Many of us utilize ride sharing apps such as Uber and Lyft for various reasons. I use them for transportation to and from the airport, on a night out, sporting events or if I just simply don’t feel like driving myself and paying for parking… aka ALL the time!
Have you ever thought about the laws and regulations for taking a child into a ride share vehicle with no car seat and who would be liable if a child was injured in an accident?
There are 4 types of couples on Valentine’s Day. Those that stay home, those that spend an hour on a restaurants waiting list, those that forgot it was Valentine’s Day and finally, those whose significant other is their only other single friend.
Whatever type of couple you are, I dare you to try something new this year!
Did you know that over 1 in 3 homes with children in the United States have toys that are considered to be part of the “Internet of Things” or IoT?
Did you also know that online predators or hackers can use the information you provide on the IoT devices to help them acquire personal information of you and your kids?
First things first… Try NOT to panic! (Easier said than done though, I know)
You may not think you need to read an article on what to do if you hit a deer because lets be honest…. the majority of us know we need to pull over, call the police, take pictures of the damage and contact your insurance agent.
So instead of reiterating facts you may (and probably) already know, I’ve decided to write about a few less common things you should do after you hit a deer and some ways to help prevent a deer collision.
Are you one of the thousands of people who flee the nest each winter and move south? Do you know what steps to take in order for your home to not be considered vacant? Keep reading for a birds eye view of the actions you should be taking before takeoff!
Umbrella. Liability. Coverage. Many people have an idea of what this coverage is, but don't know what it specifically covers.
It's the end of July... that time of year when you're either relieved or heartbroken that summer is almost over (depending on how crazy your kids made you). But making sure your children are well equipped for the school year isn't the only thing you should be equipped for. If you have a child going to college this fall, you'll want to take these 4 insurance policies into consideration…
I get it. You work 40-50 hours each week, have a family (or a very busy social life in my case), and on top of all of that, you attempt to hit up the gym to work off all of those adult beverages you drank last weekend. The last thing you want to do with the little bit of spare time you have is do more work.... especially for free.
Admit it. You love your dog or cat almost as much as you love your children... sometimes even more. So why do so many people not insure their pets? I sat down with Peg Albrecht, our Senior Personal Lines Account Manager, and asked her what her thoughts were on the subject.
For those of you who didn't read who wrote this blog, my name is Ashley and I am the only non insurance related employee at Minnesota Insurance Group. Here are the reasons why I think Independent Insurance Agents are beneficial for everyone!