Entries by Tosten

Auto Insurance, Renters Insurance & Discounts for Your College Student

Leaving for college is an exciting time for your child. Whether your child is moving out of state, moving out of your home, or even living with you at home, college is a new chapter in his or her life. Being your agent, there are a few common questions we get asked about insurance. Does […]

September is National Preparedness Month – Here is How It Relates to Your Insurance

FEMA, Ready.gov, and Listo.gov are big voices in reminding Americans that September is National Preparedness Month. Ready.gov is a great resource for teaching you how to prepare for a natural disaster. What do they consider a disaster? Wildfires, flooding, thunderstorms & lightning, hurricanes, earthquakes, tornadoes, landslides, severe weather, droughts, and more. No matter where you […]

Four Tips For Future or Current Landlords

Whether you are looking to buy an investment property or are looking to change your existing home into a rental property, there are some things you should know about becoming a landlord. Most people choose to become a landlord for financial investment. By following these tips below, you can make being a landlord easier and […]

Six Great Upgrades To Your Home & Why You Should Alert Your Agent

Many homeowners upgraded their homes in the last 18 months. Whether it was bringing a furry friend into your home, updating a kitchen or bathroom, or adding additions like a swimming pool, trampoline, or detached structures, these upgrades make living in your home more enjoyable. If you completed any of the following updates or additions […]

Do You Have a Personal Insurance Agent?

When it comes to buying insurance, you can purchase it online yourself through a well-known insurance carrier, a captive agent or you can buy it through a local insurance agency. When you buy it online yourself, you may find it can be more challenging to manage your insurance policy. When you have to call an […]

Looking for an Auto Insurance Discount? Consider Telematics.

Looking for an Auto Insurance Discount? Consider Telematics. Many insurance carriers offer telematics for an auto insurance discount. If you are seeking out additional auto insurance discounts to lower your monthly or annual premium, talk to your insurance agent to see if your carrier offers telematics. Many carriers do! How does telematics work? A telematics […]

Do Millennials Need Renters Insurance? Learn The Benefits.

Do Millennials Need Renters Insurance? Learn The Benefits. If you are a millennial, there is a good chance you rent a home, apartment or condo. According to surveys, up to 70% of millennial renters do not have renters insurance. This is an alarming statistic. Whether you are a young professional or finishing up your college […]

What You Need to Know About Vacation Home Insurance

What You Need to Know About Vacation Home Insurance When it comes to insuring a vacation home, the insurance landscape can look slightly different from that of primary homes. While the risks are relatively similar, you’ll find that some added perils come with vacation homes. These risks vary with how you intend to use your […]

Tips For Staying Healthy While On The Road

How to Cook Healthy Meals On A Road Trip Did you purchase an RV this past year or have you found you enjoy taking road trips? With the COVID-19 pandemic, many people invested in an RV, travel trailer, or simply went camping more in order to safely travel & enjoy the beautiful outdoors. When you […]

Choosing the Right Insurance Company

How do I choose the right insurance company when there are so many to choose from? With such a large selection to choose from, it can be hard to know which insurance company is right for you. Many people revert to shopping based solely on price or they rely on recommendations from friends and family to […]