It’s Umbrella Day

Which is a bit silly considering yesterday’s snow storm, but I digress, it is UMBRELLA day so I thought it would be entertaining to tell you more about Umbrella Insurance and why we at Advocate Brokerage think it might be the most important part of your insurance portfolio.  I like to call it the “sleep at night, something has gone...

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2015-02-10
By: Advocate Brokerage

It’s that time of year again. Prevent ice dam damage

First there was the storm that wasn’t, Juno.  Juno was followed closely by Linus, who blanketed our area with a few inches of snow. From the looks of early forecasting, we may get a few more inches headed our way next week. We decided it might be a good time to revisit some past blogs about Ice Dams. What they...

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2015-02-04
By: Advocate Brokerage

I resolve…to be organized.

This is the last blog in our resolution series and we are going to focus on getting your insurance policies organized! Reviewing Your Insurance Needs Generally speaking, brokers and insurance carriers go through a renewal process on a yearly basis. At Advocate Brokerage, we stay in touch with our clients, reviewing their policies annually for any changes, possible gaps in...

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2015-01-30
By: Advocate Brokerage

I resolve…a picture is worth 1000 words

    I resolve to be more organized! As we have mentioned in previous blogs, one of the top resolutions made each year is to be more organized. One area where many people seem to be organizationally challenged is when it comes to having a record of items owned.  In fact, according to the National Association of Insurance Commissions, 59%...

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2015-01-23
By: Advocate Brokerage

I resolve…to be prepared in the event of an emergency!

I resolve to be prepared in the event of a winter storm disaster!  While this may not fall into the top 5 resolutions we listed last week, it certainly falls in the organization category and is most likely one of the items on your “I’ve been meaning to take care of that!” list. On board with FEMA In fact, the...

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2015-01-16
By: Advocate Brokerage

I resolve…62% of Americans say they make New Years Resolutions

Each year thousands of Americans take the time to look at their lives and try to identify things they would like to do differently as we pass from one year into the next.  In fact, according to Statistic Brain, 62% of us make New Years Resolutions. What Resolutions are the most common So what are we resolving to accomplish?  Let’s...

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2015-01-09
By: Advocate Brokerage

Keep Hanukkah Happy. Safety Tips for the Festival of Lights!

Hanukkah brings families together for 8 nights of celebration.  As you gather around the menorah, play games and share a meal, team Advocate wants you to be sure you are playing safe. Hanukkah & Fire Safety Plenty of house fires have occurred during Hanukkah celebrations and the traditions that surround them.  The Fire and Rescue Commission has published some guidelines...

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2014-12-19
By: Advocate Brokerage

Merry Safe Christmas. Tips on keeping everyone safe during the Christmas Season!

Christmas time usually means decorations galore with a Christmas tree as the focus.  Team Advocate wants your holiday celebration to be filled with beauty and cheer but we also want you and yours to be safe!  So we bring you tips on keeping everyone safe during the Christmas Season. Christmas Trees & Fire Safety Every year there are there are...

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2014-12-19
By: Advocate Brokerage

Shop Safe on Black Friday!

shop safe on black friday

The biggest shopping day of the year happens this week!  Over 308 million shoppers will be out and about the day after Thanksgiving (some shoppers will even venture out on Thanksgiving Day) to take part in this holiday tradition and take advantage of great deals.  While everyone loves to find a bargain, it is important to take precautions to ensure...

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2014-11-25
By: Advocate Brokerage

Sometimes Mother Nature is the enemy. How to prep your home for Winter, The Most Wonderful Time of the Year!

Prepare your home for winter

According to Travelers, the most common cause of property damage comes as a result of a storm.  Either wind, hail or water damage coming from rain or snow that has gotten inside causes more claims than any other for home insurance customers.  It makes sense to do what you can to prep your home for winter before the storms come in...

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2014-11-06
By: Advocate Brokerage

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