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When and Why to Remove Your Child from Your Policy

Most of us know that a young driver on their own policy is more expensive than keeping them on the family policy. However, having to pay expenses from an accident out of pocket because coverage didn’t apply could be even worse. With May being the month of graduations, [...]

Lori’s Update: Late Season Snow Causes Havoc

Well that late May snow sure did some damage to the trees around here. We lost our Hot Wings Maple in our backyard that was finally getting to be a nice size.  We will really miss it’s bright red leaves this fall. We saw so many branches down [...]

Cyber Crime, Data Breach, Ransomware, Hacking, Jackware

10 years ago, these terms did not mean a lot to many people in the world.  Now, most of them are a common, every day, part of our lives, except, maybe Jackware. At The Insurance Place we work to find the correct cyber coverage for our commercial and [...]

Lori’s Update: Back in Colorado

These cranes were peeking in at Lori & Jim having coffee on the lanai. Happy Spring! Jim and I returned to our Colorado office after working remotely for three months in Florida. Jim's early morning walks or bike rides had him meeting a bobcat, two alligators [...]

Auto Thefts Continue to Rise

If you are on Nextdoor, the fact that auto thefts are up will be no surprise. It seems like every day someone posts on there that their vehicle was stolen, attempted to be stolen or the catalytic converter was stolen. It isn’t just that more people are talking [...]

Lori’s Update: Spring in Florida

The clocks are moved forward now, and spring is on its way. Springtime in Florida is the perfect time for early morning walks when the temperature is still cool and all the birds are out. It’s a perfect time to just walk and not think about everything else going [...]

Onust: Mechanical Breakdown Coverage You Can Trust

We have recently partnered with Onust, who offers the most comprehensive vehicle mechanical breakdown coverage in the industry. Onust is passionate about providing the best-in-class vehicle ownership experience possible through their suite of product offerings. Onust knows that your car is important to you and may even feel [...]

Lori’s Update: The Marshall Fire is on All our Minds

Lori & Jim are enjoying some added time with Megan & family in Florida. Jim and I have now arrived in Florida to work remotely for the winter only to have the weather report saying dress in layers, frost warnings and you might want to check [...]

Choosing the Right Gasoline

With higher gas prices, you may be tempted to choose the lowest priced gas you can find. However, this can cause issues with expensive repairs down the line. When it is time to fill up, the place you go AND the octane you choose should both be considered. [...]

Lori’s Update: Time for a Giveaway

As I write this November note, we hear we are missing the first real chill of those winter days ahead.  We arrived in Florida last week after being gone during all those hot months.  I’ve already checked to see what our return weather will be and I’m happy [...]

Protect Yourself When Using Public Wi-Fi

Around The Insurance Place, Jim is our go-to for tech support questions.  He is always coaching us on sneaky tricks of hackers and what to be watching for.  One thing he does not like is public Wi-Fi.  There are too many people using the network and limited ways [...]

Lori’s Update: Welcome Heather

We mentioned last month that Heather Cavey has joined our team.  She will be working primarily with Jim on the Commercial Lines accounts but is working to get familiar with the overall office so you may hear her answer the phone.  We asked Heather to provide us with [...]

Off-Road Vehicles Need Insurance Too

As fall begins to move into the state (and winter soon behind), some people are happy to cozy up in front of the fire with their favorite book and hot beverage.  However, we know Colorado’s outdoor enthusiasts start to think about trading in their boats and jet skis [...]

Lori’s Update: Season of Change

The calendar is saying soon our hot summer days will be behind us and before we know it, the leaves will be changing their colors.  This month is bringing changes here to our office families too. Jan has her daughter moving back to Denver.  Jaci has lived on [...]

Building Costs and Your Dwelling Coverage

If you have thought about any home improvement projects lately, you have likely noticed the cost of building materials and labor have skyrocketed this past year.  You may have decided to put your project on hold or downsize the scope in order to stay within your original budget. [...]

Lori’s Update: Reflecting Back

July is here and the summer will begin to wind down before we know it.  We hope everyone had a fun 4th of July this year. This is the month when I reflect back on starting the business in 1983.  How things have changed in this industry since [...]

Jim’s bike safety – Be Observant, Stay Alert!

You may have heard about the Lakewood bicyclist who lost her life a couple weeks ago while riding in the Green Mountain area.  Our thoughts and prayers are with her, her family, and the community.  She likely could not have done anything to avoid this accident due to [...]

Lori’s Update: Time for a Vacation

We hope everyone had a nice Memorial Day weekend and ready for summer to begin! We arrived in Florida for a vacation with our Wyoming grandsons.  There had been lots of rain in Wyoming before we left and we know we saw our share of chilly rainy days [...]

Keep Rodents Away From The House

Whether you live in the country, city, or the suburbs in between, mice, rats, and other rodents or vermin are always a concern.  Whether they took up residence under your shed, in your garage, or made it all the way into the house, they are more than just [...]

Lori’s Update: Running the Farm

Our return to the Colorado office was a bit of a shock with the spring snow and cold.  Jim forgot how it was to get up early to shovel!  We are looking forward to the nice weather ahead now. We just took a couple days off though to [...]

Reduce Risks on Your Next Home Renovation

Most of us have spent more time at home this past year than we normally would.  For many, this has pointed out some spaces that could use an update.  If you plan on undertaking a renovation project in the near future, let’s talk about ways to protect yourself. [...]

Lori’s Update: Snowbirds wrapping up in Florida

The calendar says it is spring and we hear it is still snowing in Colorado.  In Florida, spring has our magnolia tree ready to bloom and it is alligator mating season.  This means you don’t leave your garage door open unless you want a large surprise!  The thermometer [...]

Spring Break Plans? 4 Tips to Help Cut Road Trip Costs

Spring Break Plans? Kids are always looking forward to spring break – a chance to refresh and be ready for the rush at the end of the school year.  Some families make big plans and others use the time to unwind at home.   Based on lots of home [...]

Great Time to be in Florida

We continue to enjoy Florida while working remotely and were happy to avoid the cold days in February in Colorado.  We definitely won’t miss the upcoming snowstorm we hear is heading your way. We are finding the mornings here with comfortable temperatures and an early morning walk may [...]

Jewelry Protection and Other Valuable Items

Have some new valuable jewelry in the house? Receive a piece of artwork for your collection? Protect it! Ah, Valentine’s Day is near, and love is in the air. Well, love and a few other things, such as chocolates, romantic dinners, flowers - and, of course, jewelry. It’s [...]

Lori’s Update: Checking in from Florida

As we have left 2020 behind, here we are with one month gone already in the New Year.  Even though 2020 was a tough year for so many, we hope lessons were learned that will carry over into this New Year. What will your goals be for this [...]

Household safety tips change with the season

As days get shorter and nights get longer, our habits begin to change. Most of us typically spend more time hunkering down at home and less time hiking in the mountains. That usually means resuming favorite fall pastimes like cheering on the Broncos while enjoying some hot cocoa [...]

Lori’s Update: Girls’ Getaway

Along with all of you, we were heartbroken to see the fires spreading across our state this month.  While the devastation of the homes lost is difficult to see, it was the loss of human life that really hit home.  Lyle and Marylin Hileman had been friends and [...]

Should You Be Worried About Your Appliance Hoses?

There’s a ticking time bomb in your Colorado house right now, waiting to strike when you least expect it. In fact, there might even be more than one. And each can cause thousands and thousands of dollars in damage. We here at The Insurance Place talked about water [...]

Lori’s Update: Fun with Grandsons

Football, baseball playoffs and pumpkin spice are all about our fall days now.  Our early September snowflakes were a reminder that winter is also just around the corner.  As our challenging year goes on, we hope you and your loved ones are doing well. We were lucky enough [...]

Water Damage is a Common Home Insurance Claim

What is Water Damage? Water damage is the 2nd most frequent type of loss for homeowners, after weather related claims.    In fact, homeowners are over 3 time more likely to experience a water loss over fire and theft losses combined. Many people think of flooding when they think [...]

Lori’s Update: Check those dryer vents

It’s crazy to think we are in September already.  Last year at this time, we were enjoying a fabulous European vacation with friends and are so thankful that it wasn’t scheduled for this year. Jim did take a quick trip to Florida though and, fortunately, had no hurricane [...]

Working from Home Now? A Great Reason to Review

Working from Home Now? A Great Reason to Review What we thought might be a month or two working from home continues to be extended with some businesses telling their employees to plan on working from home at least through the end of the year.  The positive side is [...]

Lori’s Update: What Will This School Year Look Like?

Lori's Update: What Will This School Year Look Like? Summer is winding down and it seems to be ending the same way it started.  I’m sure everyone will agree that next summer we hope we don’t have to hear about social distancing, face masks and cancelled vacations. We [...]

Let’s get techy… Technology E&O and Cyber Insurance to the rescue

One of the joys of being an agency that insures small businesses is working with entrepreneurs who are willing to take the risk of starting their own enterprise.  For those of us at The Insurance Place working with our commercial insureds as they grow and expand is exciting [...]

Lori’s Update: Another Anniversary and Increase in Camping

Today marks another year in business for The Insurance Place, Inc.  I started on July 1, 1983 so today is 37 years.  I cannot believe it most days!  I know there are several of you who are some of my first customers.  We appreciate all of our customers, [...]


We are all anxious to see live sports again, but here is a business that is very excited to get athletes back on the fields as soon as it is safe to do so.  Front Range Striping works with recreational and high school sports to provide accurate line [...]

Lori’s Update: How are you staying busy?

Our life probably looks a lot like most of yours these days.  We enjoyed a zoom call for Jim’s brother’s birthday last week.  Doug lives in Pennsylvania so seemed to appreciate it and was surprised.  Getting family together is always fun and just as chaotic whether it is [...]

Would you benefit from a policy review?

As your policies come up for renewal, we try to review as many as possible to make sure the coverage is still meeting your needs.  However, we know we don’t make it through everyone.  Make sure you have the coverage you need Do you feel that it has [...]

Lori’s Update: What a Month It Has Been

First off, we hope all of you are healthy and for those who can, staying home as much as possible.  For those of you working in essential businesses (healthcare, food service, etc.), THANK YOU for continuing to take care of the rest of us.  This is such an [...]

Getting Ready for Motorcycle Season

You may be seeing more motorcycles on the roads around Denver soon.  About this time of year, motorcycle riders start to get that itch of wanting the wind in their hair or maybe you’ve decided this is the year you purchase your own.  Before you head out, we [...]

Lori’s Update: from the South Annex

Well, they are at it again. When the snow blows and the temps drop, Jim and Lori set up the South Annex for The Insurance Place a few weeks each winter. They stay in Venice, Florida, and log in to work remotely. As Jim says, “How dumb is [...]

2020 Charity Partner for Referral Program

When you pass our name along to a friend, we know you are putting your trust in us.  We promise to take care of their needs as we do yours.  We also want to make sure you know you are appreciated.  When we receive a referral from one [...]

An Update from Jan Riggsby

Have you seen emails coming in from Jan Riggsby and wondered who that was?  Maybe you already heard that I was married in December – December 28th in Genesee to be exact.  We had chosen that date early last year and I (not so much my Alabama born [...]

Cheesy Potatoes Recipe

  Maybe this is a Midwest thing, but cheesy potatoes accompany almost all of the Buscher family gatherings. If you want something different than mashed potatoes this Thanksgiving, give these a try! If you need another veggie side, scroll down for a homemade cream corn recipe as well. [...]

Lori’s Update: Giving Thanks from Florida

What a week of weather we’ve had…  Well, I must admit as I write this note, we are enjoying record high temperatures from Florida.  After a family wedding in New York, we decided a return to Florida was in order.   Here we thought we would be missing out [...]

Lori & Jim’s European River Cruise

After planning a river cruise trip along the Danube with friends for 18 months, we finally took off from Denver in August.  Our first flight was to Munich with what was supposed to be a quick layover before continuing on to Prague.  We all know that travel doesn’t [...]

Buying a Car for Your Young Driver

Did you know that U.S. News & World Report has a whole section on recommended vehicles?  They have lists by style, by brand, by cost, ones for families, new vehicles, used vehicles…  For parents with young drivers, we thought the 2019 list of best cars for teens might [...]

Lori’s Update: Jim Steals the Pen

Many of you may know that in the spring, summer and fall I ride my bike to work. I have been doing this for 10 years and average about 1,500 miles per year. It’s an easy workout and keeps a low carbon footprint. What has changed over [...]

Is Sweet 16 Really So Sweet?

Sweet 16 seems to be less sweet when you are a parent and worried about what your son or daughter will do to your auto insurance.  As auto rates continue to rise, the cost to insure young drivers has also skyrocketed. If you have a teenager in [...]

Lori’s Update: On the Farm

Summer seems to be quickly zipping by.  We hope everyone is having a great summer so far. July found us being Grandma & Grandpa on a couple weekends so parents could get away to celebrate anniversaries and birthdays.  That had me going to the farm in Wyoming [...]

How Safe Are Your Valuables?

How Safe Are Your Valuables? Think fast – your tax return from 2017, where is it? How about your grandmother’s diamond watch? Is it in a secure place? Having a home safe means that not only are important documents and valuables protected from fire and theft, but [...]

Lori’s Update: Celebration Time

We hope everyone is having a great summer so far.  As July comes, it is my reminder of another anniversary for the business.  I started The Insurance Place, Inc. on July 1, 1983 so celebrating 36 years today.  I was sure a lot younger back in those [...]

Self-Service Options Available 24/7

For those that are looking for other ways to get the information you want in the way you want it, we have compiled a list here of your self-service options.  Always know that if you prefer to speak with our office directly, we are happy to help [...]

Avoiding Deadly Distractions Behind the Wheel

Many people have a limited definition of “distracted driving”: They think it only means texting behind the wheel. There’s good reason for that, because texting requires visual, manual and cognitive attention – the same attention required for safe driving. But although texting is perhaps the most [...]

Lori’s Update: Sports Fan’s Delight

We are wrapping up another stay in Florida where we have enjoyed nice weather and even low humidity. However, the heat begins so we are ready for our beautiful Colorado spring and summer weather. But wait, did I hear snow has still been in the forecast? Heading [...]

Time to Talk About Water Damage

Water damage can be devastating, regardless of the source.  However, the cause of the water is a big factor in determining if there is coverage under your homeowner’s insurance policy. The home policy is very specific about one thing – it must be “sudden and accidental.”  [...]

Lori’s Update: Spring has Sprung

We hope you had a chance to enjoy the nice taste of spring last week. We were in Florida working remotely and came back on Wednesday – it was nice to not go into shock from a big temperature change when we [...]

What the Hail? Home Premiums Continue to Rise

At this point, we probably sound like a broken record when you ask about your home insurance premium.  The rates in Colorado continue to rise as the cost of insurance claims, many due to hailstorms, increase.  We wanted to give you some things to consider to [...]

Lori’s Update: Mexican Vacation and other news

Seems hard to believe that March is here and I’m sure everyone agrees we are ready for some warmer weather.  Jim & I were lucky to have been able to escape for a week down in Nuevo Vallarta over Valentine’s and enjoyed beautiful weather.  Jim would tell [...]

Protect Yourself from Hackers

The more we rely on technology, the more our information becomes accessible to hackers.  We recently heard of someone that saw an email confirming a gift card purchase she hadn’t made on one of her store cards.  While she was researching this fraudulent charge, emails came [...]

Update: Jan’s European Christmas Vacation

  Jaci and I have been talking about visiting Germany frankly since our first European vacation in 2015 to Italy and Spain.  As I’ve written about previously, my family heritage is German, and it just seemed like a place I had to [...]

Lori’s Update: Volunteering in Florida

As many of you know, we also work from our second home in Florida.  We just returned for a short stay and a bit of a change of scenery.  We are enjoying some fall like weather here with cooler mornings and low humidity. Seems the snowbird neighbors [...]

13 Essential Auto Insurance Tips

Self-Driving Car? Someday … but Not Today As drivers, we humans can make bad decisions and cause accidents. Consider how easy it is to drive while distracted. And we drive in a world full of perils — damaged and congested roads, flooded streets, fallen branches … [...]

Lori’s Update: Garage Sale Season is Winding Down

I’ve probably mentioned before how much I enjoy garage sales.  It has become my Friday morning ritual to stop by a few on the way into work.  I really don’t need anything myself, so I love to shop for others.  Babies/toddlers are the best as I know [...]

Roof Replacement Options

Over the past 2 summers, we have had many clients hit with hail.  Whether you are replacing your roof due to a claim or paying out of pocket to upgrade an old roof, there are a few things to think about. For a claim, the insurance [...]

Lori’s Update: Checking in on Fall

We hope you all enjoyed your long Labor Day weekend.  Depending on your viewpoint, this either marks the sad end of summer and all things sunny and carefree or the delightful beginning of fall with pumpkin spice and organization returning.  As kids return to school and sports, [...]

UBI: Help Control Your Auto Insurance Rates

The term Usage-Based Insurance (UBI) may sound unfamiliar to you, but have you seen advertising for Progressive’s Snapshot? Each company has a different term for the way they implement their UBI, but these telematic devices are becoming common and could save you money! For years, auto [...]

Jan’s Update: Check out our New Website & Portal

Over the past six months, we have been working on some technology upgrades here at The Insurance Place, Inc.  We previously shared with you that we have added texting capabilities.  That phone number for texts only is 720-619-2123.  We are now ready to share the final items [...]

Lori’s Update: Welcome Spring

Even with more snow in the forecast, I can’t help but look forward to spring. Seeing the tulips and daffodils start popping up always brings such bright color, especially after the dry, brown winter we had for a few months. For my yard, I have to wait [...]

Tips for Your RV

It's never too early to start planning your next vacation! There’s nothing quite like taking a camping trip, whether you stay in Colorado or venture across the country. In most cases, it is a way to relax and reconnect with nature while not having to lug [...]

Lori’s Update on changes to serve you better

We hope you have had a great start to 2018! The New Year always brings the feeling of starting fresh and seems like a good time to make changes. The Insurance Place is no different and is working through a transition of our internal management system which [...]

Breakfast Pizza Recipe

Lori has been making this breakfast pizza for her family for a few years now and wanted to share it with you. It is from one of her trusty Southern Living cookbooks. Maybe you can start a new Christmas morning tradition at your home.  To save time [...]

Lori’s Thanskgiving plans and a Thank YOU!

It feels like this year has gone even faster than most. We have Thanksgiving this month which means Christmas and the New Year is just around the corner. Are you ready? I don’t think I am, yet! Jim and I are taking a true vacation this month [...]

Does Your Personal Insurance Provide Protection When Travelling?

Jim & Lori on beach in Florida With Jim & Lori heading to Mexico this month, it seems a perfect time to discuss how your insurance covers you when traveling, especially internationally. Experiencing a loss on vacation is bad enough, but to find out that [...]

Pumpkin Cheesecake Recipe

There is a reason that EVERYTHING comes in "pumpkin spice" flavor this time of year - it is delicious!  This pumpkin recipe ranks right up there in our family.  My daughter isn't a big fan of pumpkin pie, so pumpkin cheesecake is our compromise for Thanksgiving dinner.  It [...]

Lori’s update on Hurricane Irma

Jim hanging our hurricane shutters on the Florida house Well, we made our trip to Florida as planned, but decided to return a few days early and avoid Hurricane Irma. When we bought our Florida home, it was built to the latest [...]

Jan shares her experience tracing her ancestry

My daughter, Jaci, in Munich, Germany Why is it that the older we get, we start to feel the draw of knowing our family history? Sometime last year I decided to sign up for the free 30 day trial at I think I had [...]

Dangers of night time driving

A little extra caution can go a long way while driving at night.  Summer has ended and while fall and winter have their own pleasures - like football and skiing - longer nights mean increased danger on the roads. You might think you drive just as well [...]

Camping, Comprehensive, and Bears – Oh My!

No lions and tigers here; just bears, camping and comprehensive coverage. As August wraps up the last full month for good summer camping, we want to make sure you are prepared from your city home to your outdoor home. Here is a list of things to consider [...]

Peach Amaretto Crisp – Serves 6 Recipe

August is Colorado Proud Month! In honor of one of the juiciest Colorado staples – Palisade Peaches – Lori would like to share a favorite Sunday night dessert recipe with you. Ingredients: - 5 cups peeled, sliced fresh peaches (about 6 peaches) - ¼ cup [...]

A Day at Guided Hope

  We’re finally getting around to summer - even as we barely escape the grasps of winter and spring weather. And what a month May was! We certainly had our hands full after the major hailstorms, as we’re sure many of you did too. If you are one [...]

Severe Weather is Just Beginning

“Insured losses due to natural disasters in the United States in 2016 totaled $23.8 billion, according to Munich Re, more than the $16.1 billion total for 2015.” -Insurance Information Institute Severe thunderstorms amounted for the most of that list at “$14 billion,” while winter storms/cold waves tied with the [...]

Small Business insurance needs for Small Business Week

In honor of Small Business Week (April 30 – May 6), a Small Business Administration event, we have compiled a few mini-articles to help out those of you who already have or are thinking of starting a business. Being a family-owned small business, we are excited [...]

Gooey Butter Cake recipe

Have graduation parties you will be going to this month? Memorial Day barbecues? Potluck wedding events? Baby Showers? The following is a recipe Tawny wants to share with you out of her family cookbook. Her mother Debbie originally got this recipe from her father’s friend in 1975 [...]

A Letter from Megan: A Farm Girl at Heart

  Some of the animals on Megan's farm: mama goat and kids, Bucket the hog, and the barn cat    I wasn’t born on the farm. In fact, I actually grew up in the back room of The Insurance Place. My husband [...]

Drone Hobbyists: The Latest Buzz in Insurance

The last week of March marked the “Unmanned Aircraft Systems Symposium.” In a speech by Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Administrator Michael Huerta in its first day, he states the number of online drone registrations over the past 15 months is at “770,000 and counting.“ In short, that [...]

Terrariums: Colorado’s Easiest Gardening

In Colorado’s fickle climate, it’s no wonder this trend has really hit home the past few years. Check out the list of our favorite DIY terrarium tutorials to help you brighten your home this spring. Examples of terrariums you can create using [...]

Welcome Change

As we said goodbye to 2016, we said goodbye to those we loved. Sadly, Jan joined me with the loss of a parent in 2016 as her father passed away suddenly on December 31st. She was touched by those of you who reached out to her and appreciated [...]

Why Do My Auto Rates Keep Increasing?

It is 2017, and so far we know it is a year of big changes. Another change to add to the list is auto insurance rates. No one ever wants to hear the words “rates” and increase” in the same sentence. So maybe it would help us [...]

Our Office is Moving!

As of January 1st, you will be able to find us at our new location: 2750 S Wadsworth Blvd, Ste C-208, Lakewood, CO 80227. Luckily, you will not have to travel too far. We will only be a little north of our current location. You can find [...]

Final Days of Fill the Kennel Drive

Freedom Service Dogs of America is a non-profit organization that trains rescue dogs to learn special commands and turns them over into service dogs to assist people with a range of disabilities. Not only does the organization save two lives at once, but they provide all lines [...]

From Alaska to Colorado: Jim & Lori’s adventures

We promised pictures! As mentioned in last month’s newsletter, Jim and I took our first trip to Alaska in early August and we would like to share our experience with you. After flying into Anchorage, we took the Alaskan Railroad to Denali National Park, a six [...]

October Is Buy Nothing New Month: Check Out Some Halloween Hacks

If you are an avid Pinterest user, then you may know that October is known as Buy Nothing New Month. If you do not have a Pinterest App on your phone with anywhere from 14-167 boards (there are worse addictions), then maybe this whole saving money thing [...]

Don’t Let Winter Catch You Off Guard

As winter nears (let’s face it; it’s Colorado – Fall has practically come and gone), we must force ourselves into preparation mode. Being an insurance agency, it is only in our nature to prevent the things we can or have coverage in place for the things we [...]

Agency Update: Welcome Lincoln!

Lincoln at the hospital as a newborn and Lincoln at almost a month old! August is here! Or should we say Augustus?! This summer we said goodbye to a very loved family member: my mother, Alyce Knutson. I cannot express enough our gratitude [...]

Millennials Like Renting, But Not Insuring – Let’s Change That!

As we have seen in recent years, even around our own city, a particular age group prefers renting their homes as opposed to owning their homes. Have you guessed it? Millennials. Not only are millennials the largest age group to choose rent, they are also flocking to [...]

Changing season at the agency

Much like the weather here, Colorado is ever-changing. It is always growing (whether we like it or not) before our eyes, and yet it always feels too fast. While we understand we must let it grow to fulfill its potential of great economic stability, we can’t help [...]

Remodeling? Remodel your insurance

As the season of changes begins to sprout, so do home improvements. Paula and her husband George have started a new just in time. This includes doing some work on the interior and exterior of their home. What home improvements have you considered doing this summer? Whether [...]

Watch Out for Misleading Quotes

All of us here at the agency would like to wish you and your families a happy spring! We’re sure you’re as excited as we are to start getting outside more and enjoying our beautiful and sunny Colorado weather. Everything in the agency has been going very [...]

Product Spotlight: Umbrella Insurance

Have you ever considered getting an umbrella policy? Most people tend to think that they would never be involved in a large lawsuit or major car accident, but unfortunately it happens much more often then we expect. An umbrella policy can cover you for those losses [...]

Spring Cleaning Tips

Of course, because spring is a time for new beginnings, cleaning and organization around the house are very popular this time of year. If you’re ready to tackle that monumental chore, read on for some helpful information. (And if you’re so tidy and organized throughout the year [...]

New phone system for agency

It may be a bit belated, but Happy New Year!! Everyone here in the office had a great time with their families over the holidays and we are excited to be back servicing our customers and hearing about your great holiday celebrations. Lori and Jim had a [...]

Coverage for your Drone or UAV

Considering all of the talk recently about self-driving cars, hoverboards, and drones it seems that we may have suddenly found ourselves in the “future” that we once thought belonged only to Mr. and Mrs. Jetson. Well, we might not quite have their flying cars, but it is [...]

Is Uber All It’s Cracked Up to Be?

It is no secret that ride-sharing apps such as Uber and Lyft are revolutionizing the taxi industry. Whether it be full time taxi drivers quitting their jobs or college students and stay-at-home moms working in their spare time, many people all over the nation are taking up [...]

The Ugly Truth: Drowsy Driving vs. Drunk Driving

What's worse? Driving drunk or driving tired? We're guessing a majority of you answered driving drunk almost immediately. Maybe you chose it because of all the attention it gets in the media or maybe because you would never drive drunk but have driven tired on multiple occasions. [...]

Hiring a contractor? Ask for a certificate of insurance

Let's take a quick survey. In the last year, have you hired any type of contractor or repairmen to work in your home or on your property? Were they doing any work that could be considered dangerous? Prior to beginning work, did you see their certificate of [...]

Coverage Spotlight: Loss Assessment

Condo owners and those with an active Homeowners Association, listen up! You probably have your basic insurance, at least we hope you do, that covers your personal property as well as any damage that may occur within your own personal unit. But have you ever thought about [...]

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