How to Get Your Motorcycle Ready for Spring

As winter snow starts to melt and icy roadways clear up under sunny spring skies, navigating streets and highways is a much more pleasurable and safer experience. It’s also the time when motorcycle owners begin to plan their first ride of the season. But before putting on your helmet and zipping off for an exhilarating ride, you should take time...

What To Do After a Hit and Run Collision

The initial impact of any automotive collision can leave many victims anxious, disoriented and angered. There’s the instant worry that you, your passengers or the other involved driver and...

Do I Need Snow Tires?

Taking snow tires out of the garage and replacing regular or summer tires during the snowy and icy months was once a familiar winter ritual for many people. With all-season tires becoming...

Fraudulent Unemployment Claims

We want you to be prepared. Every day, thousands of people fall victim to fraudulent emails, texts, and calls.  The Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) is seeing an increase...

What Your Car Emergency Kit Should Have

It’s one of a driver’s worst fears: A dead battery or alternator, a blown gasket, your car ran out of gas, or any number of other car troubles that leave you stranded on an empty stretch of road....

Our Offices Remain Closed but our Staff is Ready to Serve

We have always prioritized the safety of our staff and our customers. We will continue to be enforcing best practices for social distancing and self-isolation in the midst of COVID-19. Our offices...

Why did my auto insurance costs go up even when I didn’t file a claim?

Auto insurers price their policies based on a number of factors. Sometimes these cost factors go up, and sometimes they go down. In most states, costs are currently rising. Your actions, as...

How to Break In a New Car

Breaking in a new car is a practice that has been recommended by manufacturers for decades. It’s a combination of driving techniques, precautions, and maintenance tasks, which are ultimately supposed...

Understanding the Insurance Claims Payment Process

  After a disaster, you want to get back to normal as soon as possible, and your insurance company wants that too! You may get multiple checks from your insurer as you make temporary...

What Should We Still Be Cleaning And Disinfecting To Prevent COVID-19?

The sales of disinfecting sprays and wipes skyrocketed in recent months as the public scrambled to more frequently disinfect commonly touched surfaces and items that could spread the coronavirus. We...

Introducing our Renewal Center

It is an ongoing task when working on ways to improve the service to our customers. It all starts with our account managers and I’m proud to have a great team here at the agency. We also look...

Online Identity Theft Prevention

Going online has become part of everyday life, whether it is for everyday activities such as shopping, sending email or paying bills, and managing your accounts. But data breaches, in all their forms,...

Your Auto Insurance Policy Does Not Cover Delivery

Our Covid experience is changing the way we live. How we socialize, consume products, and how we work is all evolving. The demand for having products delivered has never been greater. Before...

Should You Take a Staycation or a Social Distancing Trip?

Should you stay home or hit the road?  Should you stay home or hit the road?  No one would blame you for feeling tired. There’s a lot going on in the world right now, and you could use a break. You...

Get Your Summer Toys Ready

Let’s face it, off road vehicles and personal water crafts are fun. Off road vehicle and PWC insurance are critical tools to make sure you keep them fun. Whether you are a recreational ATV rider or...

Night Driving 101

Night Driving 101 Did you know that the rate of traffic deaths at night is three times greater than driving during the day? It is more difficult to see hazards ahead on the road, and often the lack of...

Umbrella Insurance: Protection for that Nest Egg

A retirement nest egg may make you feel like you've locked down your financial future, but don't get too comfortable. Getting hit with a liability lawsuit in your retirement years could turn your life...

What Is Subrogation?

What is Subrogation? You're stopped in traffic when another driver plows into you from behind. Your company is a contractor working on a renovation project. An employee of one of the other...

Important Steps To Follow After A Car Accident

Important Steps to Follow After A Car Accident In the event an accident occurs on the road, it is important to know what to do. People who already know how to react can help save their own lives, the...

Drowsy Driving: A More Serious Issue than Americans Think

Drowsy Driving: a More Serious Issue than Americans Think Recent research shows that more than 20 percent of fatal car accidents are due to fatigued drivers. This finding confirms what...
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