When a Little White Lie Leads to Jail Time: What Insurance Fraud Is and How to Avoid It

Most people assume a little white lie is harmless. When you’re filing an insurance claim for damages after a car accident, maybe you include damage to your fender that you know happened long before the accident in question. When you’re filling out an application for home insurance, maybe you conveniently forget to disclose that you have a pool in...

We are free because of the brave.

Zeiler Insurance Services, Inc. wishes you and your family a safe and happy Memorial Day Weekend! Our offices will be closed on Monday, May 28th, 2018 in observance of those who have lost their lives...

3 Ways the Insurance Industry Can Kick Distracted Driving to the Curb

Driver distraction is a leading cause of vehicle accidents. Nearly 80% of vehicle crashes involve driver inattention, according to research conducted by the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute....

Personal Watercraft Insurance and Safety

What is personal watercraft insurance? Personal watercraft (known by brand names like Jet Skis, Sea-Doos or WaveRunners) can be lots fun on the water. But, like any moving vehicles, they are...

Do I Really Need Disability Insurance?

There are lots of things no one wants to talk about - disability insurance is one of them. But the longer you ignore it, the less protected you are against long term financial risks due to unexpected...

Why do today’s homes burn faster?

From building materials to furnishings, many of the things in your home likely aren’t as flame-resistant as those from yesteryear. A fire in a modern home is a “perfect storm,” according to...

Facts about Flood Insurance

The risk of flood damage or loss According to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) floods—including inland flooding, flash floods and flooding from seasonal storms—occur in every region...

4 Disgusting Bacterial Hazards That Are Lurking in Your Home

Bacteria is one of the superstars of the food world. It’s in your yogurt. It’s responsible for that sauerkraut on your bratwurst and the pepperoni on your pizza. Other bacteria can be...

Happy Easter!

All of us at Zeiler Insurance Services, Inc. would like to wish you a Happy Easter! Our offices will be closing at 2:00pm - Friday, March 30th in respect of Good Friday. Should there be an...

15 New Cars To Avoid

New cars just aren’t what they used to be. No, we’re not getting all crotchety and decrying the evolution in styling and technological breakthroughs that have literally reinvented the automobile...

Does Auto Insurance Follow the Car or the Driver?

There are a few questions in life that are more confusing than their answers. The blanket query into whether or not insurance follows the car or the driver in a particular jurisdiction is such a...

The Griswolds had nothing on our Christmas

The week before Christmas my family and I returned home from a weekend at the lake to find Mr. Squirrel nestled comfortably on top of our living room couch. He was gazing outside into the yard...

AIG: A reminder about frozen pipe prevention

  Bitter cold, snow and ice continue to blanket many areas of the country, and we still have much of the winter season to go! Click Here for a quick reminder from AIG about safeguarding your home from...

What Type of Trust Should You Create for Your Estate?

A trust can be a great way to protect your assets and help provide income to your family if you pass away. But how do you determine what’s best for you and your family? Learn more about...

It's the most dangerous time of the year.

As the holiday season is upon us, the amount of stress people are under and weather conditions play into distracted driving. Christmas and New Year’s are in the top five of the most dangerous holidays...

Wishing you a Magical Holiday Season!

      All of us at Zeiler Insurance Services, Inc. would like to wish you a magical holiday season! Our offices will close early on Friday, December 22nd at 2:30pm and be closed on Monday, December...

Pekin Insurance: Avoid These Mistakes When Naming a Beneficiary

One of the most important decisions you make when buying a life insurance policy is naming the beneficiary. After all, that person, or persons, is the reason you’re buying the insurance; you want...

5 phishing scams you need to be aware of

Phishing uses the name of a trusted entity – often financial institutions – to get sensitive personal information such as passwords and credit card details via bogus email or texts.  “Scam or phishing...

New Cars Increasingly Crammed With Distracting Technology

The infotainment technology that automakers are cramming into the dashboard of new vehicles is making drivers take their eyes off the road and hands off the wheel for dangerously long periods of...

Those damn Ice Dams

I know we have sent you this topic before - but those damn ice dams cause MAJOR issues for my customers every year.  A common claim occurring in the winter months is ice damming and with a little loss...
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