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7 Exclusions to Your Typical Life Insurance Plan

Life insurance is one of the most effective ways to ensure your family is protected. Should you suddenly become incapacitated or pass away, life insurance funds can be paid at once to the named beneficiaries without any concern about taxes or delays related to probate. However, when buying a life insurance policy, the one person who truly has your back is your agent. Every life insurance... Read Article

When To Time Your Life Insurance Purchase

Having a young family is the busiest time of life, and raising little ones tends to tie up a majority of the available time and attention. Young parents may forget to consider that putting a term life insurance policy in place is an important matter. Over the younger years, these policies are at their most affordable rates. Protecting your family with term life insurance can... Read Article

Does Your Auto Insurance Cover Air Conditioning?

Driving a car with no A/C can be miserable during the hot summer months, particularly during a heatwave. As important as it is to your comfort and that of your passengers, automotive air conditioning can be expensive to repair or replace when it breaks down or malfunctions. In many cases, when the A/C malfunctions, it is considered normal wear-and-tear and not covered by auto insurance... Read Article

Eleven tips to protect your campsite this summer from West Bend Insurance

Camping is a favorite past time enjoyed by many. Early morning walks, fishing, and making S’mores over the campfire can create many fond memories for your family. Have you ever returned to your campsite to find that thieves turned it upside down and stole your cooler, grill, or electronics? Unfortunately, if this has happened to you, fond memories can quickly diminish. Here are some tips... Read Article

5 Behaviors That Can Raise Your Life Insurance Premiums

Your hobbies, lifestyle, and overall health impact how much you pay for life insurance. For example, if you have decided to take up scuba diving, mountain climbing, rock climbing, BASE jumping or decide that you want to get involved in skydiving, these activities will affect the cost of your policy. Essentially, your life insurance policy is a legal contract between you and the company that... Read Article