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What Michiganders can learn from Hurricane Harvey

September 29, 2017

Our hearts go out to the victims of Hurricane Harvey, especially knowing that 85% of them have no flood insurance. These people face a crushing blow to their personal finances…

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You wrecked “Brad” and you want a new “Brad”

September 12, 2017

Yes, we realize that the Liberty Mutual television ad about wrecking a just purchased vehicle (she calls Brad), and not being able to purchase another one with the insurance proceeds,…

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College Kids – To Be… or Not to Be… On Their Own

September 7, 2017

  Your 19-year-old son is away at college, is listed as a ‘driver’ on your auto policy and is using a vehicle that you; their parent – owns and insures.…

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Teen Driver Safety Tips

August 30, 2017

Drivers education courses provide our teens with enough knowledge and hands on experience to get their license, but that’s about it.  I realized this as I watched my 16-year-old taking…

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Renters Insurance – Worth the cost of 2 Ristretto Venti Chocolate Brownie Iced Drinks?

August 24, 2017

Not only are kids moving back into their parents’ homes, now they are bringing their significant other and many times, other unrelated minor children with them. Today’s home can have…

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Client Relationships

August 15, 2017

Today I got the news that a long term client of mine passed away over the weekend. Every business owner gets these calls, and we empathize over the phone with…

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Why is Local Important?

August 11, 2017

Yes Amazon is quick, convenient, and all too easy to use. My 16-year-old doesn’t understand why I prefer to purchase what I can here locally in Traverse City. Just today…

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Cover Yourself with an Umbrella

April 23, 2017

An Umbrella Liability policy is a ‘separate’ policy that provides clients with an additional ‘layer’ of liability protection. The policy is placed ‘on top of’ your other insurance policies; hence…

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