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Decreasing Your Risk of Accidents Through Regular Home & Auto Maintenance

January 25, 2023

No one can see the future. Accidents happen. And, in my line of business, I have seen it all! As an independent insurance agent, I have seen my clients experience all kinds of issues. Some of them are even preventable! Accidents and incidents that end up as insurance claims, especially in the winter, can sometimes […]

DIY Your Perfect Emergency Car Kit

January 11, 2023

From the Boy Scouts who warned you to “always be prepared,” to Ben Franklin’s proverb that “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure,” we have all heard the warnings. Traveling by car – especially in the Minnesota winters – requires extra preparedness, in case of an emergency.  Preparing an emergency car kit […]

5 Popular New Year’s Resolutions

December 22, 2022

It’s that time of year – an opportunity to reflect on the previous year and decide what we want to do in the new one. But what are the most common resolutions, and do they apply to you? Should they? If you are struggling to decide what to resolve to do in 2023, consider some […]

How Does Bodily Injury & Property Damage Liability Insurance Work?

December 14, 2022

When it comes to hitting the road, car insurance is there to protect you (and others on the road) just in case the road isn’t all you “hit.” But, there are so many variations available to you. What’s the difference between basic, legally required car insurance and policies such as bodily injury or property damage […]

Does Minnesota Tax Life Insurance Proceeds?

November 29, 2022

When it comes to preparing your family for the unexpected, life insurance is a great way to be sure your family is taken care of, in the unlikely event of your sudden demise. But you don’t want to leave your loved ones with the burden of paying extra taxes. This leads to the obvious question: […]

Qualifications for Life Insurance Policies in Minnesota

November 9, 2022

Did you know that the average cost of a funeral in Minnesota is $7,824? However, costs can range from $4,600 to over $14,000.  While it is surely not a fun topic to think about, funeral expenses aren’t the only debts you will leave behind for your family. To protect yourself and your loved ones, a […]

How to Compare Minnesota Car Insurance Policies

October 24, 2022

Does your car insurance policy cover bodily injury liability? How about property damage liability? Do you have comprehensive coverage? What about collision?  If these phrases have your head spinning already, you are not alone. There is a lot to learn when it comes to different automotive insurance policies. Let’s dig in.  Compare Minnesota Car Insurance […]

Six Snack Ideas for Your Next Minnesota Football Party

October 7, 2022

  This time of year, there’s one sport Minnesotans can’t get enough of… Football! From the Vikings to the Gophers to local high school teams, we have plenty to keep us cheering. Besides the excitement of the game, one of the very best parts of getting together for these games is the food. Wouldn’t you […]

What to Know About Minnesota Life Insurance Policies

September 26, 2022

If you’re a resident of Minnesota, and you aren’t sure which way to turn when it comes to life insurance, I have good news. First, you are not alone. And second, I have the solutions and tools you need to find the solution! What Is Minnesota Life Insurance? Let’s start with the basics. What is […]

Our Basement Flooded on the First Day of School: Here’s What We Learned

September 14, 2022

Like so many other families in Minnesota, we sent our kids back to school on August 31st. But unlike most families we know, extra chaos ensued in the Rehm household that day.  Instead of enjoying first-day-of-school pictures and putting the finishing touches on first-day-of-school outfits, our house was bustling with an entirely different kind of […]

Six Types of Insurance Every Small Business Should Have

August 31, 2022

Every small business has its own unique needs, services, and products – so that’s why your insurance should be personalized to you!  How do you know what the right amount of small business insurance is? Which policies make sense for your operations? What coverages are ideal for your individual business? Let’s find out.  Types of […]

How Much Personal Property Insurance Do You Need?

August 17, 2022

One of the most difficult questions I get selling insurance is “How much do I need?” To be perfectly honest, the answer to that is simply: Insurance is not one size fits all… but I can help you find what fits for YOU. Each person that comes into my office has a different level and […]

Life Insurance for Accidental Deaths: What You Need to Know

July 27, 2022

When your family suffers an accidental death, it can seem like the world stops. There are so many questions and so much to handle after an unexpected death – but you can help to ease the burden on your loved ones with an accidental death policy.  What is an Accidental Death Policy? An accidental death […]

Staying Safe in the Land of 10,000 Lakes

July 13, 2022

Though our license plates boast “Land of 10,000 Lakes,” and we’re all well-acquainted with the fun outdoor activities built into the landscape all around us, did you know there are actually 11,842 lakes in Minnesota? That makes for a lot of waterways open to boating fun! Before you take to the waves, make sure you […]

Commercial Insurance Rates for Minnesota Small Businesses

June 20, 2022

Every small business has unique needs when it comes to insurance coverage. Some policies are required by law. Other types are wise to have in the event of different types of emergencies. Whatever small business you own, we can help you find the policies to fit your individual needs. Why Small Businesses Need Insurance You […]

Tips for Buying or Selling a Used Boat

June 7, 2022

Whether you are in the market to buy a used boat or sell the one you have, there are a few tips that can make the process run more smoothly for all parties involved. Taking a moment to do some research can not only save you some money, but will help any sale conclude with […]

Insurance Checklist for Your Summer “Toys”!

May 23, 2022

We’re about to head into a wonderful Minnesota summer. If you are like me, you are more than excited to get out there and enjoy the warmer weather. As we prepare our “toys” for the fun season ahead, it is an important time to be sure you are covered for the tools of summer. In […]

The True Meaning of Memorial Day

May 11, 2022

We are approaching the annual kick-off to summer! Celebrated with barbecues, parades, and a day off from work and school, Memorial Day in 2022 falls on Monday, May 30. This holiday is fast-approaching and makes for the perfect time to reflect on why it is a holiday in the first place. Honoring Our Armed Forces […]

What Does a Personal Umbrella Insurance Policy Cover?

April 28, 2022

With so many insurance options, it can be overwhelming to figure out exactly what you do (and don’t) need. Thankfully, it is my job to keep tabs on the latest products and what purposes each can serve so that I can tailor an insurance package that uniquely fits your individual family’s needs. Today, we’re talking […]

Are Your Insurance Premiums Tax Deductible?

April 6, 2022

It is almost Tax Day, and the burning question every taxpayer asks this time of year is: “What is tax-deductible?”  So when it comes to your insurance premiums, what can you claim on your deductions?  Let’s take a look at the different kinds of insurance, which will impact whether or not they are tax-deductible. Car […]

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