Date: 20/09/2017
Name:
Email: Keep my email address private
Reply:
**Your comments must be approved before they appear on the site.
Authentication:  
3 + 5 = ?: (Required)
Enter the correct answer to the math question.

  
clear
You are posting a comment about...
A Tribute! The reality of a life ending!

I got a call Monday morning from a client of many years!  He called to tell me that his wife, a dear friend/client of mine for 39 years passed away the previous morning.  He said with the deepest of sadness: "Saturday night, we had about 3 hours together and she told me to immediately call you because she knew you would take care of all things insurance for her and me.  So I'm calling you first!"  He had not even been to the funeral home or had begun making arrangements for his 67-year-old wife of 33 years. We both shared sadness and shock that her journey to the end of life occurred in less than 3 weeks.

When he speaks all things insurance, he was calling to ask me to begin the process of filing a claim on a 20-year term insurance policy on her life that I wrote in 2003.  She had paid her premiums faithfully for 14 years.  She had very specific beneficiary designations to include not only her husband but her parents, siblings as well as their children.  We filed the claim with the insurance company and they are rushing the necessary information to this widowed husband immediately so he & the company can get the life insurance benefit dispersed immediately!

The human side of this work for us as an agency is always a challenge because as you, we care for the people we have the privilege of working with.  I have many others who have become friends of this agency over the years.  Each event we encounter - similar to this one - continues to validate this agency's very existence. 

We've lost a great friend and client to sudden death.  We pay tribute to her and to her husband and family who are in our thoughts and prayers!

Benton's Blog

Does Homeowner's Insurance Cover Your Home Based Business?

If you’re one of more than 38 million people working from your home in any capacity, beware: your home insurance may not provide adequate protection for your business, no matter how small. Thanks to the digital revolution, it’s never been more convenient to earn a living from your living space – but with each reward comes risk, and without the right coverage, that extra cash flow can turn from positive to negative. Unfortunately, too many at-home earners aren’t aware of the gaps in their coverage...

Mobile Apps for your Convenience!

Having convenience in the palm of your hand - 24/7 - is one of the big advantages of today's computer / mobile phone technology.  Our companies understand this and are offering some excellent mobile apps to help you navigate your insurance portfolio you have with us. Advantages of having the mobile app readily available: Pay your bills Set up and manage automatic payments Check the Status of a claim and/or view your claim history View your insurance ID Cards View your actual policy...

Do you Need a Personal Liability Umbrella policy?

We get this question alot!  For the coverage's afforded and the comfort level it could give to you and your family by spending about $200 per year for the policy, we think it's one of the easier policy decisions that our customers make.  And MANY are taking advantage of this affordable - extra layer of protection. I saw this video this morning that does a good job explaining how a Personal Liability Umbrella can help you protect your hard-earned assets for just pennies on the dollar: We...