The best road trip tips to check your tires

Road trip plans this summer in Florida? Worn tires may be a factor in one of 11 vehicle crashes according to NHTSA. There’s an easy way to check the treads on your tires using some spare change: Take a penny and place it in multiple grooves around your tires. If the top of Lincoln’s head is […]

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New Partnership with Auto-Owners Insurance

We are so excited to announce our new partnership with Auto-Owners Insurance! This partnership allows us the opportunity to offer a whole new level of service to our clients! Auto-Owners Insurance Group is headquartered in Lansing, Michigan. Recognized for exceptional financial strength and stability, it is among the nation’s largest insurers, with premium writings of […]

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How to Avoid Parking Lot Accidents?

More often than not, the claims happen while backing out of parking spots. So, look for places you can park where you do not have to back out. Maybe park a little further away from the store entrance, get a little exercise in by being a little further away, and it will protect you from getting in […]

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How to reduce backing up auto accidents?

I was not surprised to read the other day that 25% of collision claims occur when “backing up”. It only makes sense.  Backing up isn’t something all drivers do with regularity, especially young drivers. But of all the types of collision types, the “backing up” collisions are the most avoidable. Here are a few tips you […]

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Thank you Progressive Insurance 28.4% Savings on my Personal Auto Insurance – thanks to Snapshot!

Dear Progressive Insurance, I wanted to thank you, you are the first company who realized that I am not just a product of statistical data.  You realized that it makes a lot sense to reward me for the kind of driver I am.  Thank you for the 28.4% savings on my personal Auto Insurance purchased […]

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On my way to saving 30% on my Progressive Auto Insurance, You can do it too!

In a previous post I wrote about how many people think us insurance agents get a special deal on our auto insurance, and I did explain how I’m hoping to get a 30% discount on my auto insurance, but this was avaible for anyone not just insurance agents like myself.  Or office has been helping […]

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Snapshot from progressive Installed!!

Tuesday night when I got home I found waiting for me in my mailbox my Snapshot widget from Progressive Insurance. I must say Progressive Insurance is slick with their packaging. Progressive Insurance provided me with detailed yet easy to follow instructions on how to install the Snapshot widget in my 2007 Nissan Xterra. Plugging in […]

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Many people think we insurance agents get a special deal, but this is not the case!

Many people think we insurance agents get a discount on our insurance.  No matter how many times I try to tell people this is not case, no one ever believes me. So I’m going to pull the curtain back so to speak on my personal insurance woes! Earlier this year my Home insurance was non-renewed […]

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Do teens have to have insurance to drive in Florida?

Another question we have been asked lately that I wanted to answer for you  is do teens have to have insurance to drive in Florida? This question much like do I need to purchase extra rental car coverage are a tough one to answer, and my answer is it depends… If a teen needs to […]

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Do teenagers need underinsured/uninsured motorist coverage too?

Last week I posted a blog asking Do i need uninsured motorist coverage on my auto policy? I was asked a follow up question than many people may want to know and that is do teenagers need underinsured/uninsured motorist coverage too?  Great question, lets be very frank, I know that it costs a lot of […]

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Do I need uninsured motorist coverage on my auto policy?

I’m asked all the time do I really need uninsured motorist coverage on my auto policy, and so I thought that I would try to explain what uninsured motorist coverage is, and why it is very important to have on your car insurance policy. Uninsured or underinsured motorist coverage pays for damage that results from […]

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My kid is about to drive now what?

First of congratulations and we feel your pain… When it is time to finally let your kid drive you can be a nervous wreck. I know that Diana in our office is worried sick over her son who is about to drive. If you live in Tampa, Orlando, Jacksonville, or almost anywhere in Florida there […]

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Fortune Magazine’s World’s Most admired Companies – Travelers Insurance is #3!

Fortune Magazine recently released its 2011 list of “World’s Most Admired Companies,” and Travelers is recognized for the sixth consecutive year.  Travelers improved its rank from fourth to third in the Property Casualty sector, behind Berkshire Hathaway and Zurich Financial Services. The most admired ranking is determined by popular vote cast by executives and board […]

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Johnny the Messenger from Progressive Insurance Just stopped by the office

I’m not sure if you have seen the new Progressive Insurance ads yet, but they are running some with Johnny the messenger. He is spreading the message about saving money on car insurance.  We’ll as an agency with Progressive Insurance, He stopped by to spread some love.  Look for us in new commercials coming soon. […]

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Crash Kills Four Teens… how can I protect mine?

A Crash killed four teens early Sunday Morning… Alcohol was not a factor we are told by the state agencies.  This is truly a tragic, 4 young teens with their whole life in front of them.  We do pray for their families, during this tragic time. The Tampa Metro area, is the deadliest for Teen drivers in the united states. […]

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Do I need rental car coverage when I rent a car?

Do I need to purchase rental car coverage from the rental car company when I rent a car? This is a question that I’ve been asked several times, and I really do wish I could give you a clear answer.  But the answer I am going to give you is it depends…on several factors and […]

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I was just in a Car accident what should I do?

You where driving down the road minding your own business when all of a sudden someone runs a red light and t-bone’s your car now what?  Or you were in some other kind of accident. Here are a couple helpful tips. 1. Don’t leave the scene. Keep calm, don’t argue with the other party, don’t […]

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How to Save on Auto Insurance?

If you are like me, you want to make sure that you are getting the best deal, while not sacrificing quality.  I have had several conversations with friends lately, about how Auto Insurance companies look at individuals, and how the they price insurance.  I was talking to a good friend at church on wholesale mlb […]

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Keeping the Kids Safe

Once-taboo subjects about drugs, alcohol and sex are now an absolute must for discussion with your children.

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Tips to avoid Auto Theft

Since the first of Henry Ford’s Model T’s rolled off the Piquette production line at Detroit more than a century ago, law enforcement, vehicle manufacturers, insurers and we humble Bob and Pam Most by their 1914 Model T Ford car owners, have been waging a non-stop war against auto thieves. And despite all claimed the […]

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