Homeowners: Here are 7 Fall Maintenance Tips

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Tue, Sep 21, 2021 @ 09:09 AM

Summer is officially over and winter is just around the corner. Now is a good time to prepare your home for cooler temps and unpredictable weather conditions.

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Topics: Personal Insurance

Five Facts About Critical Illness Insurance

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Tue, Aug 24, 2021 @ 09:08 AM

As pointed out in an Employee Benefit News article, critical illness insurance has been around for three decades, but it’s still growing and evolving to meet the ever-changing needs of employees.

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Topics: Employee Benefits, Personal Insurance

Your Guide to Insurance Terms & Definitions

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Mon, Aug 16, 2021 @ 09:08 AM

Insurance jargon can be confusing to those who don’t use it every day (just like in ANY industry). But, with insurance, it’s important that YOU understand what the words on your policies mean so you can make informed and confident decisions about your coverage and know what questions to ask your agent.

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Topics: Business Insurance, Personal Insurance

Advice on Preventing Car Fires

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Thu, Aug 12, 2021 @ 11:08 AM

While it’s true that many car fires are caused by collisions, they are also often caused by problems with electrical wiring, the fuel system, or lit cigarettes that have been left in the vehicle.

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Topics: Business Insurance, Personal Insurance

Tips for Avoiding a Road Rage Incident

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Fri, Jul 23, 2021 @ 11:07 AM

According to an article on webmd.com, hundreds of road-rage incidents are reported every year in the United States.

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Topics: Business Insurance, Personal Insurance

5 Insurance Tips for Millennials

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Tue, Jul 13, 2021 @ 09:07 AM

According to a study by Princeton Survey Research Associates International, Millennials are widely regarded as the most underinsured generation. This could be because so many people believe that having a financial security net is a costly investment.  

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Topics: Employee Benefits, Personal Insurance

Meet Core Value Winner: Tracey Crowder - July 2021

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Wed, Jul 7, 2021 @ 10:07 AM

Every month, Schwartz Insurance Group selects a peer-nominated associate to receive a Core Value Award. The winner is chosen because they "lived" one of our agency's core values - typically an event or accomplishment above and beyond the call of duty in serving our customers. This month, Tracey Crowder has "lived" our core value of "Consider it Done."

Here's her story:

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Topics: Business Insurance, Core Value Winner, Personal Insurance

6 Tips for Parking Lot Safety

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Mon, Jul 5, 2021 @ 09:07 AM

Everyone seems to be in a hurry these days, both on and off the roads. Add a normal dose of distractions to the mix and this can lead to problems on the highway as well as in parking lots.

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Topics: Business Insurance, Personal Insurance

12 Tips for Preventing a Home Burglary

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Thu, Jun 17, 2021 @ 11:06 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

9 Tips for Preventing Attached Garage Fires

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Thu, Jun 3, 2021 @ 11:06 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