Driving Safely on Your Summer Road Trip

It's summer time and that means road trips to fun places near and far. Below are some tips from one of our insurance company partners, Auto-Owners put together to make your trip. Driving Safely on Your Summer Road Trip There's no doubt about it — summer is road trip...

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Memorial Day 2017

This Memorial Day Weekend, we join you in honoring those members of our Armed Forces who made the ultimate sacrifice. Memorial Day originated after the Civil War. Known then as Decoration Day, loved one and survivors would decorate the graves of their fallen friends...

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Bicycle Safety

School is almost out, so now is a good time to remind ourselves about bicycle safety. According to saferkids.org, a properly-fitting helmet can reduce the risk of head injuries by 45%, yet less than half the children under the age of 14 wear a helmet. That's our...

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Protecting Your Property From Wildfires

As recent wildfires and county wide burn bans have reminded us, Georgia is still in a state of lower than normal rainfall. The dry conditions create a potential for fires that could affect your property. The Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety has put...

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When to Call Your Insurance Agent

While we encourage our clients to call us anytime, there are certain situations that should prompt you to call us (or your insurance agent) immediately, or as soon as possible. Here's a few situations that a quick call to your agent is warranted: When to Call Your...

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Spring Cleaning for your Insurance Policies

Spring is officially here, and it's a great time to spend a few moments thinking about your insurance policies and any changes that might need to be made. We found a great article from the Insurance Information Institute that gives some good tips on things to...

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Limitations on Home Based Businesses

Many people operate small (and sometimes even quite large) businesses out of their homes. The standard homeowners insurance policy provides a little bit of coverage, but it's probably NOT the best way to cover your home based business. Here's a few key limitations...

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Homeowners Coverage Limits

Most people know that the contents of their home (called Coverage "C" in the policy) are insured on their homeowners policy. Usually for some percentage of the coverage on their house (typically you'll have an additional 50% of the amount you insure your home for...

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Renters Insurance Checklist

What to Look for When You’re Shopping for Renters Insurance If you rent a house or apartment, your landlord’s insurance will only cover the costs of repairing the building if there is a fire or other disaster. To financially protect yourself and your belongings you...

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Insuring Business Personal Property

Many small business owners operate out of their home. They believe, correctly, that the homeowners policy covers their business related items as well. It does, but there are some pretty strict limitations in most policies. Typically, business personal property (stuff...

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