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“Insure Your Love” – With Life Insurance!

February 14, 2024

Flowers are beautiful, but they’ll be gone in a week. Chocolates are delicious, but if you have kids, you won’t see them by tomorrow! Valentine’s Day is all about love, so why not add something to your gift list that will have a lasting impact? A life insurance policy can be a great way to […]

Essential Insurance Needs for College Students

February 1, 2024

As a parent, you’ll probably feel pretty great when it is time for your child to head off to college or out into the workforce after graduating high school. You’ve gotten them through those first 18 years, and now it is time for them to spread their wings and fly!  Of course, a parent’s work […]

Do You Need Insurance for a Home-Based Business?

January 17, 2024

When it comes to running your own business, you should always make sure you’re covered by liability insurance – even if you work out of your home! Let’s explore the options for a home-based business owner and cover which insurance policies may be the best options for you. The ‘Business Owner’s Policy’ (BOP) Nearly all […]

Fun Activities for a Snowy Day in Minnesota

December 20, 2023

No matter the weather, yes even on the cold and snowy days, there is something awesome to do in Southern Minnesota.  Over the holiday break, chances are high that you will have opportunities to connect with friends and family. Why not create some amazing memories and enjoy everything our state has to offer?  Enjoy the […]

The Pros and Cons of High Deductible Health Insurance Plans

December 11, 2023

If you are seeking a new insurance plan, as many are this time of year during an open-enrollment period that typically ends at the end of the calendar year, you’ve likely seen the phrase “High Deductible Health Insurance Plans” or a “High Deductible Health Plan” (HDHP). These are plans that have many pros and cons, […]

Exploring Pet Insurance Options for Your Furry Friends

November 29, 2023

We all have insurance. We have different types of insurance for different needs. From your health insurance to car insurance, homeowners and renters insurance, and even our “toys” like boats, campers, and ATVs, we all have unique policies to fit our needs. But, what about your four-legged friends? Our fur babies are important members of […]

Health Insurance for the Self-Employed

November 8, 2023

  Working for yourself has plenty of benefits. You get to be your own boss. You get to set your own goals, and chart a course to get there. The sky is the limit when it comes to your income potential.  One of the tough parts about being self-employed, however, is being a “jack of […]

Protecting Your Business from Cyber Attacks

October 23, 2023

From Amazon to eBay, Uber to DropBox, companies worldwide have become the victims of cyber attacks. While your company may not be as large, protecting your business from such threats is very important.  Common Cyber Attacks for Small Businesses You may think “But, we’re such a small business, who would attack us?” but any transaction, […]

Understanding Insurance for New Parents

October 10, 2023

Let’s check in on all our new parents, shall we? How are you feeling? Chances are you have not slept a full eight hours in months. You have become accustomed to changing your clothes many times a day due to spit-up stains. Your home is now filled with diapers, bottles, and toys. How did someone […]

The Best Fall Foliage Drives in Minnesota

September 26, 2023

It’s the most colorful time of year! From the brightest yellows to the glowing oranges, the leaves of fall are an iconic and picturesque sign of changing seasons. It also makes a great time in Minnesota to drive around and take in the beauty. Whether it’s a romantic getaway weekend or a family fun adventure, […]

Tips for Lowering Your Car Insurance Premiums

September 13, 2023

  We’re all looking for ways to save money, these days! Budgets are stretched tighter than ever, and finding ways to cut back can only go so far. Most of us include car insurance premiums as a “must have” if you drive any type of automobile. We need our cars to get to and from […]

Top Minnesota State Fair Foods (and Drinks!) You Must Try

August 21, 2023

Where can you find 80 foods on a stick, 65 new beverage premieres, and over 300 food vendors offering mouthwatering fare? Well, the Minnesota State Fair, of course!  The fair will run from August 24 to September 4, in 2023, and this year’s tasty treats include a few you just can’t miss out on.  So, […]

What to Consider When Buying Homeowners Insurance

August 9, 2023

Whether you are just about to buy your very first home, or you’ve lived in the same one for 20 years, there are always things to consider about your homeowner’s insurance policy. Your house is likely your biggest financial asset, which is why you want to be sure it’s protected. Let’s talk about making sure […]

Understanding Long-Term Care Insurance

July 25, 2023

Have you considered what it means to require long-term care?  Even if you are decades away from retirement age, it’s pretty likely that you and/or your partner will, at some point in life, require specialized care services. Thankfully, there is insurance available for long-term care. But, who should buy it? And why? What Is Long-Term […]

Insurance Considerations for Renters in Minnesota

July 12, 2023

Our houses, our vehicles, our vehicles, and our health all deserve protection – and insurance is one way we keep these things safe and covered. But if you don’t own a house right now (the market is challenging!), renters’ insurance can help protect your belongings. Let’s talk about it.  What Is Renters’ Insurance? Renters’ insurance […]

Flood Insurance: What You Need to Know in Southern Minnesota

June 26, 2023

While the chances of Minnesota ever getting a hurricane are pretty much zero, it doesn’t take an ocean to cause serious flood damage to your home. Few people in Minnesota think much of flood insurance – which, by the way, is not typically included in a basic homeowners’ policy – but I’m here to tell […]

5 Must-Visit State Parks in Minnesota

June 14, 2023

Living and working in Southern Minnesota has so many advantages! Being able to raise our three children here means safe neighborhoods, plenty of family-friendly activities, and more. This can include visiting our area’s wonderful state parks, too. Here are some area favorites, so you can enjoy the bounty Minnesota has to offer all summer long: […]

Don’t Let Storm Chasers Chase You Down

May 30, 2023

Remember when the term “Storm Chasers” only meant the heroes of “Twister” who followed tornados to study their incredible power?  Today’s storm chasers are aiming to scam people that were impacted by a devastating storm. From high winds, lightning, hail, and even tornadoes, our Minnesota communities get their fair share of property-damaging weather, and these […]

Tips for Choosing a Life Insurance Beneficiary

May 8, 2023

Finding a life insurance policy is the hardest part! But once you’ve secured one, your work isn’t quite done. Who will you name as your beneficiary? Let’s break down some considerations you may want to weigh in your decision.  What Is a Life Insurance Beneficiary? Let’s make sure we first understand what we mean by […]

5 Questions to Ask About Your Homeowners Insurance

April 26, 2023

Any type of insurance usually comes with a long list of questions. If you aren’t asking them (or aren’t even sure WHAT to ask), we’re here to help! Homeowners insurance, in particular, comes with plenty of confusing options.  Whether you’re buying a new home and getting it insured for the first time, or updating policies […]

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