Lowering the Cost of Your Homeowners Insurance

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Wed, Apr 17, 2019 @ 10:04 AM

No one wants to spend more than is necessary to insure their home. These five tips can help you save big! 

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Topics: Personal Insurance

Tips on Handling a Homeowners Insurance Claim

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Fri, Apr 12, 2019 @ 11:04 AM

Whether your home has sustained damage from a burst pipe or an unexpected hail storm, it is likely that filing a claim with your insurance company will be at the top of your priority list. However, if this is a first time experience, you might not know exactly what to do. The process isn’t too complicated, and you could save hundreds or thousands of dollars in out-of-pocket costs by following these simple steps.

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Topics: Personal Insurance

Coping Strategies for Springtime Allergies

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Mon, Apr 8, 2019 @ 09:04 AM

Most people look forward to the arrival of spring, but many of us have a good (or bad) reason to dread the season: allergies. Irritating symptoms like itchy, swollen eyes, a runny nose and sore throat can make those warm, sunny days quite miserable.

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Topics: Worksite Wellness, Personal Insurance

Schwartz Associate Impresses Client with Medicare Assistance

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Wed, Apr 3, 2019 @ 10:04 AM

We often get phone calls, emails and letters from clients telling us about the outstanding service they received from one of our associates.  Last month, Schwartz associate Charlie Stoddard received an email filled with high praise from Ms. Wheat, a personal insurance client. Here is an excerpt:

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Topics: Personal Insurance, Client Testimonials

Driving Tips: How to Prevent Hydroplaning

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Fri, Mar 29, 2019 @ 11:03 AM

Most drivers know that it’s important to slow down, turn off cruise control and avoid tailgating when driving in winter weather. However, many drivers are surprised to learn that rain can be nearly as treacherous to drive in as snow and ice.

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Topics: Business Insurance, Personal Insurance

For Homeowners: A Springtime Maintenance Checklist

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Mon, Mar 25, 2019 @ 09:03 AM

It’s March, and you’re probably intending to reserve a weekend soon for the annual task of spring cleaning. Don’t forget that home maintenance – both indoors and out – should be a big part of the plan.

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Topics: Personal Insurance

Are You Prepared for Stormy Weather?

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Thu, Mar 21, 2019 @ 11:03 AM

Every year, southern states are usually hit the hardest when it comes to spring storms and tornadoes. But severe (unpredictable) weather can strike in any area of the country.  

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Topics: Personal Insurance

Advice on Preventing a Home Burglary

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Tue, Mar 19, 2019 @ 09:03 AM

As noted in an informative HomeAdvisor.com article, a burglary takes place about every 18 seconds in the United States. That adds up to nearly 200 per hour and approximately 4,800 every day. These are startling statistics, but the good news is, the more you learn about burglary, the more effectively you can help protect your home and family.

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Topics: Personal Insurance

5 Ways to Save Money on Your Personal Auto Insurance

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Wed, Mar 13, 2019 @ 10:03 AM

There is a good chance that you may be paying too much for your personal automobile insurance. This is particularly true if you are unaware of the numerous auto insurance discounts out there in the marketplace. The following are discounts to ask about that may significantly affect your insurance premium.

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Topics: Personal Insurance

9 Tips on Preventing Garage Fires

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Mon, Mar 11, 2019 @ 09:03 AM

Attached garage fires accounted for about 2% of all residential building fires reported to the National Fire Incident Reporting System from 2009 to 2011. Overall, 2% might not seem like a lot, but it equates to 6,600 individual fires resulting in 30 deaths, 400 injuries and $457 million in property damage. 

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Topics: Personal Insurance