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5724 Villa Drive
Shoreview, MN 55126

Phone:

651-785-9224

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651-784-5960

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About one in 15 insured homes has a claim each year.

Source: Insurance Information Institute, 2017

What's covered by my homeowners policy? How much liability insurance do I need? What's the best way to take an inventory of my home?

Our newsletter articles are designed to provide helpful information on a wide range of timely topics. Simply click on one of the headlines below and the full article will appear. And keep checking month after month. You never know what story may address your individual situation.

November

  • Are You Ready for Winter?

    In the first half of 2018, winter weather caused at least 10 deaths and $4 billion in property losses in the eastern United States. Here are some tips to help protect your home and family when winter hits your area of the country.

  • Stay Safe on Winter Roads

    More than one out of five auto accidents is weather related, most often caused by rain, snow, sleet, and ice. By taking precautions and carrying appropriate insurance coverage, you could help make this winter a safer driving season.

October

  • Why Tenants and Landlords Should Have Their Own Insurance

    It’s important for both renters and landlords to protect themselves from potential damage and liability costs associated with weather-related disasters, normal household hazards, and random accidents.

  • Deer in the Headlights: Avoiding Animal Collisions

    In many parts of the country, autumn brings an increase in insurance claims related to collisions with animals, primarily deer. Consider these tips for avoiding animal collisions, and make sure comprehensive insurance coverage is in place.

September

  • Wildfires: Tips to Protect Your Home

    From January through late August 2018, more than 42,000 wildfires burned over 6.2 million acres of land across the nation. In many areas of the country, wildfire risk can be even worse in the fall.

  • What Can You Do About Rising Auto Insurance Costs?

    The average annual cost of auto insurance in 2017 was $1,427, and premiums rose 7.4% over the 12-month period ending July 2018. Consider these tips to help keep your own premiums under control.

August

July

  • Summer Fun: Boat Safety and Insurance Checklist

    Boating accidents, though relatively rare, still pose a serious risk. Before you hit the water, make sure that you have appropriate insurance coverage and follow safe boating practices.

  • Have a Backyard Pool? Tips for Safer Splashing

    Having a swimming pool or spa at your home can provide hours of family fun, but it can also be dangerous, especially for young children. These tips may help protect your family and friends.

June

  • Rental Car Insurance: Understanding Your Options

    No matter how convenient it may seem, renting a car is a formal financial transaction that involves risk. Doing some advance research into your insurance situation might help you avoid paying for duplicate coverage or facing a hefty bill in the event of an accident.

  • Volcanoes, Mudslides, and Sinkholes: Are You Covered?

    If the first half of 2018, extensive damage from the eruption of Hawaii’s Kilauea Volcano and mudslides near Santa Barbara, California, have raised questions about coverage for unusual natural events. Learn more about coverage, exclusions, and specialized policies.

May

  • Brace for an Active Hurricane Season

    The 2018 Atlantic hurricane season is projected to be more active than usual, but every hurricane season brings the potential for danger. Consider these tips for protecting your house, planning for evacuation, and carrying appropriate insurance.

  • Parents Hold the Keys to Training Safe Teen Drivers

    A driver's license can create an exciting sense of freedom for a teenager, but parents know this new found freedom comes with plenty of risk. Make sure your teenager has appropriate training, and that both you and your teen understand the applicable rules, safety concerns, and insurance issues.

April

  • Need a Lift? Ride-Sharing Insurance Issues

    Ride-sharing services can be a cost-effective and convenient transportation method or a source of extra income. However, this quickly growing business carries liability issues for both drivers and passengers.

  • Twister Tips: Tornado Safety

    Although the peak tornado season runs from April to July, tornadoes can strike almost any time of year anywhere in the continental United States. Here are some tips to help keep you safe if a twister blows your way.

March

  • Are You Ready for the Big One? Quake Risks Are Real

    Though California has experienced the most earthquake damage in recent history, 42 states are at risk for earthquakes. Unfortunately, many people may not know that damage from earthquakes is not covered by standard homeowners insurance policies, though separate coverage is often available.

  • Born to Ride? Bikers Should Consider Safety and Insurance

    More than 8 million motorcycles are on the road in the United States. Unfortunately, there's no way around the fact that riding a motorcycle can be dangerous. Consider these tips before revving up your engine.

February

  • Eyes on the Road: Guard Against Distracted Driving

    Cell phones are a great invention, but they can be deadly when used behind the wheel. After a decade of decline, motor vehicle fatalities have been rising since 2015, due in part to greater cell phone use and other distracted driving behaviors.

  • Personal Property Insurance: A Diamond May Not Be Forever

    Homeowners or renters insurance may not provide enough protection to replace an engagement ring or other expensive item that is lost or stolen. Purchasing a separate personal property policy or adding a "floater" to a standard policy could provide the protection you need.

January

December

  • How to Choose a Deductible You Can Live With

    Having the appropriate deductibles for your auto and homeowners policies could provide peace of mind — and might even save you some cold hard cash.

  • Holiday Hazards: Tips for Celebrating Safely

    It’s easy to get caught up in the excitement of holiday traditions and neglect the potential dangers associated with this time of year. Consider these tips for decorating and celebrating with good sense.