Whether you’re a first-time homebuyer or you’ve owned a home for a long time, home insurance is a necessity. It can be a lifesaver if something disastrous happens to your property. Water damage, fire, and theft are the primary situations that homeowners are usually concerned about, but home insurance also covers several other incidents that have probably... Read more »
Every week I receive a call, text, or email that starts like this…”Sorry for the dumb question, but I was wondering if my insurance will cover me for (fill in the blank).”  My standard response, “there are no dumb questions.” Given the recent news of protests, riots, civil disturbance; the “not so dumb question of... Read more »
Congratulations! After weeks of research, comparing makes and models, and taking test drives, you finally bought that brand-new car you wanted. But before you take that well-deserved road trip, check one more item off your list: the right car insurance. While some auto coverage options are essential, whatever the age of your car, new vehicles... Read more »
As a homeowner, one of the most important aspects of your home isn’t something you use daily. And it isn’t something flashy you show off to friends. It’s your homeowners insurance policy, and it protects you in more ways than you may think, helping you rebuild your home or repair damage that results from a... Read more »
As an insurance agent based in Colorado, one of my biggest challenges is finding new customers.  When I started Badger Insurance Advisors (BIA), it began with a simple mission: think in the eyes of the consumer and make the shopping process simple and straightforward!  What could be easier than online shopping, right?  So I reached... Read more »
Med Pay? PIP? Dec pages? Insurance terms explained With all kinds of different coverages for all kinds of different needs, insurance can be very confusing. And to make it even more challenging, at times it probably seems like insurance websites and policy documents are written in a completely foreign language. Of course, that’s why we... Read more »
  Drafty windows. Leaky faucets. Dirty air filters. All are common issues in homes across the country, and they’re not just annoying—they also cost you money in decreased energy efficiency and higher bills. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Energy Star program estimates that homeowners can save 5% to 30% on annual energy costs by incorporating... Read more »