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As your life changes, your insurance needs change, too. In fact, there may even be types of insurance you didn't know you needed! An "umbrella"  is one of these oft overlooked policies. Umbrella insurance is extra liability insurance that's designed to help protect you from major claims and lawsuits -- and as a result, it helps protect your assets and, ultimately, your future. READ MORE >>

If you have a student just starting college: congrats! As you take mental inventory of the many (expensive) supplies needed for this venture, you may be wondering about dorm insurance. Are dorm-dwelling college students insured? We've got all the answers in today's blog. READ MORE >>

There's (a little) good news for homeowners: last Friday, President Trump signed legislation reauthorizing the National Flood Insurance Program until Dec. 8, 2017, which essentially buys more time for Congress to consider reforms of the program. As we reported recently, the NFIP was set to expire in a few weeks on Sept. READ MORE >>

  Here's a statistic: according to a 2016 survey, 28% of owners had plans to remodel their existing homes within the next 12 months. (For millennial homeowners aged 18 - 29, the number climbed to 37%). As insurance agents, it's important to stay in touch with clients in order to provide the best, most up-to-date coverage. READ MORE >>

Landlines are quickly going the way of the VHS player and cassette tape. According to the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention, since 2004, the number of U.S. houses with a working landline has dropped from over 90% to less than 50%. Recently, cellphones have eclipsed landlines in popularity. READ MORE >>

Spring has sprung in Cincinnati, which means it's storm season! Thunderstorms can obviously wreak havoc on your home and yard, but there are several things homeowners can do to prepare. Here are 6 storm preparation tips for homeowners: 1. Clear your gutters READ MORE >>

If the recent rainfall has you nervous about wet basements, backed-up lines or leaky roofs, you're not alone. Lately, Cincinnati could easily be mistaken as Seattle -- and many of us are probably lacking a key form of coverage in our homeowner's policy: Flood insurance. READ MORE >>

Homeowner's insurance is homeowner's insurance... right? It's not. Picking a homeowner's policy is about as straightforward as choosing a home -- there are lots of options, lots of hidden costs, lots of variety. Don't assume that the same company you've been using for your car insurance will be the best for your homeowner's insurance. READ MORE >>

As homeowners, there are lots of simple things we need to do in order to ensure the safety of our house: regularly checking smoke detectors, replacing furnace filters, making sure our locks are safe, watching our outlets. Add "cleaning dryer vents" to your list of homeowner to-dos; this simple chore could literally save your house. READ MORE >>

So you got engaged for Valentine’s Day — congrats! Or maybe your sweetie surprised you with that rose gold bracelet you’ve been subtly dropping hints about for months. Or, perhaps you’re the jewelry buyer, and wondering if you should purchase insurance on your hefty new investment? READ MORE >>

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