Protecting Your Valuables

Congratulations! It’s Exquisite! Now Protect It. Humans are simple creatures. We like shiny things. For more than a thousand years, we’ve flaunted our jewels or lavished them on the people or animals we love. Rings, necklaces, bracelets, earrings or even crowns can be more than just bling. They acknowledge milestones, reward achievements and symbolize relationships. […]

Protect Your New Home While It’s Being Built

Building the home of your dreams requires you to think about insurance. Homeowners insure their homes with a homeowners policy—but what about the home that is still under construction? Perhaps some expensive lumber or copper piping is stolen from the construction site in the middle of the night: Some homeowners insurance policies might cover some […]

Your Personal Umbrella Policy: A Few “Non-Negotiables”

So maybe you’re still on the fence about whether purchasing a personal umbrella policy is a good move for you and your family. Following is a list of “non-negotiables” — that is, these are the exposures your family may have that make having an umbrella policy a must. If You Have Children Of course, kids […]

What Is Auto Insurance?

An auto insurance policy is a contract between you and an insurance company. You agree to pay a premium for protection, and the insurer agrees that as long as your premium payments are current, the company will pay for covered losses. The policy outlines specifically what is covered and how much you would receive in […]

5 Tips to Keep Your Backyard Safe for Summer Fun

Summer is here — time to break out the grills and swimsuits!  The backyard BBQ is a summer classic and we’re absolutely here for it. But every year, thousands of Americans are injured from barbecue grills and other home hazards. Without the right precautions, a fun family get together could become memorable for the wrong […]

RV Trip? Make Happy Trails, Not Painful Travails

The concept of sightseeing no doubt predates the invention of the wheel. When the weather is right and the mood strikes, there is clearly something in humans that cries, “Road trip!” Your RV may be your retirement home, your favorite alternate lifestyle possession, or a temporary rental. Your pleasure may be a long-term tour to […]

BBQ Safety: Be Safe, Grill Smart!

Your Grill Should Cook, Not Burn… the barn. Or the house. Or a child. Every year, what should be a fun outdoor occasion for family and friends instead turns into tragedy at nearly 9,000 homes, causing deaths, injuries and tens of millions in property damage. Your Trusted Choice® independent insurance agents at Waypoint Insurance can […]

College Wars: May the Coverage Be With You!

One of the most loved film series is “Star Wars.” From those who fondly remember seeing that massive star destroyer fill the theater screen for the first time in 1977, to those who’ve only watched the later animated version, millions of fans eagerly await a return to that universe far, far away.  Similarly, the parents […]

What Is Condo Insurance?

When you purchase a condominium, you want to protect that investment in case of adversity — whether a fire, plumbing catastrophe, liability or theft, to name a few. The condo association should maintain insurance on the building, but it will not deliver all the coverage a condo owner needs. An HO-6 condo policy will insure […]

10 Tips To Reduce Distracted Driving

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Driving distracted is more dangerous than you think! Protect those you love and make wise choices while on the road. Read these 10 Tips from one of our carriers, Travelers, to reduce distracted driving. More than 40,000 Americans died on the roads in 2016, the most significant increase in […]