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Your Road Map to Auto Insurance Success

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By Diane Tait
While my agency carries a full line of personal and commercial insurance, the type of insurance that we sell the most of is auto insurance.One of the reasons we sell so many auto policies is being an independent agency means we can query more than 50 insurance companies in order to find the best auto coverage at the best price.

Everything You Need to Know about Renter’s Insurance

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By Diane Tait
If you own your home, chances are you have homeowner’s insurance.That’s because your home and everything in it represents a huge investment.Should the worst come to pass and a fire should break out in your home, or a pipe should burst, you don’t want to dig deep to cover the costs.If a burglar breaks in and steals your most precious possessions, you want to be able to make yourself whole without digging a hole in your wallet.That’s why you carry homeowner’s insurance.

What Kind of RV is Right for You?

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By Diane Tait
Living in Florida you see a lot of RVs on the road. Why not, since the Sunshine State is one of the most popular winter destinations in the US.With mild winters and 1,350 miles of coastline to explore, what’s not to like?But even a number of those who live in Florida either own an RV or are thinking about buying one.For those of you who are toying with the idea of joining the ranks of RV owners, you need to know choosing an RV is no simple matter nowadays.While there are only really two types of RV, motorhomes and towables, there are many derivations of class and creature comforts.Add to this the expenses associated with owning an RV and you could wind up busting your budget before you even get to hit the road.

Diving into Flood Insurance

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By Diane Tait
As I write this, Hurricane Florence continues to wreak havoc in the Carolinas. Both North and South Carolina continue to be affected by epic flooding as some areas have been hit by 30-40-inches of precipitation.This doesn’t even take into consideration how much more flooding will take place as rivers in the area top their banks.The worst part of the disaster will be the fact that many homes and businesses that will sustain flooding were not in designated flood zones.That means many families and business owners affected by flood waters do not have flood insurance.After dealing with the aftermath of Hurricanes Mathew and Irma during the past two years, I felt it was high time to dive into the ins and outs of flood insurance.
1.Do flood zones matter? Many people make the mistake of failing to procure flood insurance simply because their homes and businesses aren’t located in a flood zone.Just because your property isn’t located in a designated flood zone, that doesn’t mean …

10 Ways Cybercrime Can Ruin Your Business

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By Diane Tait
Every month it seems you read about another high-profile business that has been hacked by cybercriminals.Whether it involves the theft of data from a big box store, or from one of the credit reporting bureaus that store all our data, these breaches affect all of us.What most business owners don’t realize is that they are living on borrowed time if they don’t take the time to address this issue and secure their digital domain soon.To help you assess how well-prepared your business is to deal with cybercrime, I have come up with 10 ways cybercrime can ruin your business.