Springtime in the Midwest means increased risk for severe weather. What if your home and property are damaged? Learn what to do to protect your family and property before, during and after severe weather strikes.
April 6, 2021
Are you prepared for severe weather?
Thinking of jumping in on the home-upgrade trend? Before you get too caught up, remember to make sure your insurance coverage keeps up. Otherwise, if disaster should strike, you may feel the sting of underinsurance.
April 6, 2021
Spring home upgrade? Don’t be stung by underinsurance
After decades of gift giving and receiving, you may have accumulated some nice jewelry pieces — perhaps even a large collection. Whether they are newer pieces or precious family heirlooms, it’s a good idea to protect your jewelry with the right type of insurance coverage.
December 11, 2020
Protect your valuable jewelry with the right insurance
Have you ever taken a moment or two to simply stand in the center of a room in your home and take a careful look around? What did you notice during your super-quick visual scan? If you’re like most people, you noticed you have a lot of stuff.
October 10, 2020
Home inventory is key to organizing, protecting your stuff
Firearms sales in the United States have skyrocketed this year. In fact, according to an analysis out of the Brookings Institution, gun sales between March and July surged by more tha
August 11, 2020
Do these three things when buying a gun
The summer season offers plenty of opportunities to get outside and enjoy the fresh air and sunshine. Before you fire up the grill or light your patio torches, keep in mind some basic safety practices to help you handle backyard fire responsibly.
June 25, 2020
Handling backyard fire responsibly
Most everyone loves fireworks, especially for Independence Day. Others like to get in on the fireworks action themselves. Before you begin the show, be aware of the dangers. Read on to learn the facts and how you can be safe this year, and every year, by being careful with fireworks.
June 25, 2020
For a happy 4th of July, be careful with fireworks
On a stormy night in July 2015, Mary and Don Smith (names altered for privacy) experienced a disaster that resulted in a catastrophic loss of their suburban Minneapolis home. As the storm raged outside at 1:00 am, lightning struck a tree across the street.
May 11, 2020
Disasters happen. What would it take to rebuild your home?
What if there is a fire, or a flood, or a tornado? Will your homeowner policy cover the entire cost to repair or rebuild your home? Are your possessions totally covered if a disaster should strike?