Comparing Basic, Broad, and Special Form Insurance Coverages

July 13, 2021

When taking a close look at the different home insurance options available, you may have noticed the recurring phrases “basic, broad, and special form.” These three terms refer to the different levels of protection for insurance policies, and knowing the level of protection that works for you is crucial. So, let’s take a closer look […]

Getting Married? Here Are Some Insurance Changes Newlyweds Should Know About

June 23, 2021

No matter how long you’ve been with a partner, getting married changes a million different aspects of your life. For many, marriage comes with changes to their name, living space, family, friends, routines, and goals – just to name a few. Even your insurance policies should change! Here are some possible changes you might want […]

8 Fun Things To Do In Southern Minnesota This Summer

June 9, 2021

There’s no hiding it anymore, summer is upon us! And with the sunny weather and smiles all around comes the challenge of cooking up fun and exciting activities to fill up your time. Luckily, the Greater Mankato area is a pretty great place to be when you’re looking for new and entertaining adventures.  Here are […]

Commonly Misunderstood Insurance Vocabulary

May 26, 2021

If you’ve ever started researching insurance policies online but quickly found your eyes glazing over, you’re not alone.  Many people are confused or unsure about the technical ins and outs of insurance. That’s why it’s important to find an agent you know, like, and trust! Agencies like ours are available to answer any questions or […]

Prepare your home for winter this fall

November 12, 2018

For many, the fall season is a busy time of year. High school, college, and professional sports are in full swing. Kids are participating in homecoming festivities and many families are making trips to their local pumpkin farms. These activities don’t leave much time to get your home projects completed before the snow flies. With […]

Umbrella Insurance – Why It’s Critical for Small Business Owners

November 5, 2018

As a small business (SMB) owner, you already know that whatever your business lacks in size, it makes up for in hard work. The majority of owners report working well over the standard 40-hour work week. In fact, according to a recent study, 30 percent of entrepreneurs work more than 50 hours per week and 19 […]

Five Ways to Protect Your Personal Electronic Data

October 29, 2018

Online data breaches are just an unfortunate fact of life now—as the New York Times put it, you might as well assume that your personal information has been taken, because cyberattacks happen all the time. That’s why we recommend identity-recovery coverage, which may be available for as little as $1 a month for our homeowner […]

Back-up Cameras: Not as safe as you think

October 22, 2018

Isn’t technology great? Every day we see new technology that makes our lives better, more efficient, and safer. Cellphones have facetime capabilities and great cameras. Fit bits track our active lifestyles. Hover boards … who wouldn’t want one? Back-up cameras in our vehicles help us see things we normally wouldn’t. But sometimes you have to […]

Five High-Tech Ways to Reduce Fire Risk

October 15, 2018

House fires are something most homeowners live in fear of, but today’s technology can help you ensure the safety of you, your family, and your home. Here are five high-tech ways you can reduce fire risk. 1. Install smart smoke detectors for added efficiency and convenience. Traditional smoke detectors excel at one thing in particular: […]

Make Football Season Safe and FUN

October 8, 2018

​Finally, we’re welcoming fall, that eagerly anticipated season when we get to enjoy cooler temps, colorful leaves and, of course, football season in Minnesota. Football brings with it a whole host of seasonal activities around Rehm Insurance and Financial Services for football fans, from game-day tailgates and sports bar outings, to friendly bets and bowl […]

Your Home Maintenance Checklist for Fall

October 1, 2018

Fall brings more than just changing leaves and shorter days. In many areas, it also comes with a shift in weather conditions that can have a serious impact on your home. And, don’t forget, winter is right around the corner, too. Before the rain and cold take over, it’s time to do some routine maintenance […]

What Should Go Into Your Home Safe (or Safety Deposit Box)?

September 24, 2018

Spring has arrived, which means it’s time to clean the cobwebs out of the corners, organize the closets and so forth. While you’re at it, don’t forget to revisit the important documents and other items you have in your home safe and in that safe-deposit box at the bank. What documents do you need to […]

Does your insurance agent have your best interests at heart?

September 10, 2018

When shopping for insurance, you want to receive the most value for your money. This means you need to hire an agent who has your best interests — not their own bottom line — at heart. The key to finding an agent who’ll always do what’s most favorable for you is to understand the differences […]

The Anatomy of a Typical Home Insurance Claims Process

September 5, 2018

If you’ve ever filed a home insurance claim, you may have wondered what goes on behind the scenes. Insurance companies follow established procedures, and knowing them helps the insured understand the process. The typical home insurance claims process from beginning to end. 1. Report Claim You can submit your claim online, directly to your agent, […]

Fall Safety: Pedestrians, Drivers and Deer

August 27, 2018

As fall approaches we need to remind ourselves of some safety issues that come with warm days and nights, but a loss of daylight. Fall is the time of year that has the highest occurrence of accidents involving motorists and pedestrians. Low light contributes to this, so we need to be extra careful as daylight […]

Motorcycle Safety

August 21, 2018

Near the end of August, riders from across the country will converge on Milwaukee and Southeastern Wisconsin to celebrate the 115thanniversary of Harley Davidson®. As the rumble of motorcycle engines fills the air and the shine of chrome and custom paint jobs line the streets and highways in Southeastern Wisconsin, it’s the perfect time to […]

Tips for a safe 4th of July – from food to fireworks

June 25, 2018

Memorial Day might be the unofficial start of summer, but Independence Day is when the season truly kicks into high gear. July 4 is a holiday that has something for everyone, whether you like to host (or attend) backyard barbecues, get out on the water or just hang out at home and watch the “bombs” […]

Safety tips for summer swimming

June 4, 2018

When the sun is out and the weather’s warm, people flock to the water — whether it’s the beach, a lake, a river or a backyard pool. But, wherever there’s water, there’s also danger. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 10 people drown every day — and two of those […]

How to lower your auto insurance bill

May 29, 2018

It’s easy to lower your insurance costs — especially if you have a great driving record, or don’t mind having higher deductibles. Who doesn’t want to pay less for car insurance? Billions of dollars are spent on ad campaigns to convince you to “switch and save” — but the truth is, many people can find […]

Why today’s homes burn faster

May 22, 2018

From building materials to furnishings, many of the things in your home likely aren’t as flame-resistant as those from yesteryear. A fire in a modern home is a “perfect storm,” according to safety consulting and certification company UL (Underwriters Laboratories). Larger homes, more open layouts, new construction materials and other factors mean fires burn more […]



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