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4 Factors That Affect Your Car Insurance Premium

Author: Doug Lefeber

Category: Personal Insurance

If you’ve ever wondered why your auto insurance premium differs from what your family and friends pay, it’s because auto insurance policies are not one-size-fits-all. Factors like your personal driving history, how often you drive and where you live can all affect the cost of your auto policy...

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Thunderstorms - What to do Before, During, and After

Author: Doug Lefeber

Category: Personal Insurance

Warmer weather is here and with that comes the chance for severe thunderstorms. Here are some safety tips for before, during, and after a thunderstorm. 

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Prevent Your Pipes From Freezing this Winter

Winter weather is on its way and along with the arctic air comes the risk for frozen pipes. Have you done the following to prepare your home and business this winter?

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New Tax Bill Could Mean Additional Costs for Homeowners

Dissecting the recently passed 400+ page tax overhaul can be daunting, but there is one change that should have all homeowners taking a second look at their current insurance program.

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Resale of Flood Damaged Vehicles – Buyer Be Aware

Author: Doug Lefeber

Category: Personal Insurance

It’s estimated that there could be as many as a million vehicles that have sustained flood damage as a result of recent hurricanes and floods. Flood damaged vehicles are often transported well beyond their original region where consumers may be less aware. There have been many reports of flood..

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Deer Collision Season is Almost Here

Author: Doug Lefeber

Category: Personal Insurance

National Highway Safety Administration study shows that deer-related car accidents have consistently risen due to increasing deer populations and destruction of their habitat.  In Wisconsin, there were 20,413 such accidents reported in 2016, up from 18,312 in 2014.

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End Distracted Driving

Author: Doug Lefeber

Category: Personal Insurance

At any given daytime moment, 660,000 Americans are using cell phones while driving.

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Airbnb Growing in Popularity

Author: Doug Lefeber

Category: Personal Insurance

Airbnb is an online marketplace that connects people looking to rent their homes with people that are looking for accommodations.  It started in 2007 as a way for two roommates living in San Francisco to make a few bucks to help pay rent. By 2011, Airbnb was in 89 countries and had over 1..

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10 Tips to Avoid Water Damage in Your Home

Author: Doug Lefeber

Category: Personal Insurance

Imagine a typical day and you’re getting ready to go to work. Being the helpful husband that you are, or at least aspire to be, you start a load of laundry at 7:30 am, right before you head out the door. Your wife arrives home from her job at 4pm and discovers that you now have an indoor pool in..

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Are Those Cool Holiday Gifts You Received Covered By Insurance?

Author: Doug Lefeber

Category: Personal Insurance

Perhaps you got engaged over the holidays and if so, you might have even thought about insuring the ring. Congratulations and good for you for thinking about insurance!

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