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Introducing “Smart” Items in your Home can Help Save it in an Emergency

2019-02-14T12:48:28+00:00

Technology continues to seep into every aspect of our lives, and our living spaces are not spared. If you have held out from introducing smart devices in your home - here are a few that you should consider. These items can alert you to danger or trouble in real-time and potentially save lives. The following [...]

Introducing “Smart” Items in your Home can Help Save it in an Emergency2019-02-14T12:48:28+00:00

Preventing Water Damage While You Are Away

2019-01-21T16:48:11+00:00

The bitter cold temperatures have arrived as we transition further into 2019. The cold air and bitter winds can present unique challenges for those of us living in northern climates. One of the concerns that we often have revolves around water. Are our pipes going to freeze? Should we shut off exterior valves? These questions [...]

Preventing Water Damage While You Are Away2019-01-21T16:48:11+00:00

Government Shutdown Assistance

2019-01-14T17:02:24+00:00

Since December 22, 2018, the United States government has been shut down. We understand that this may be straining our clients and, aligning with our mission to provide customers piece of mind, we have some options available to help minimize this strain as best we can. If you are a federal employee experiencing difficulty making [...]

Government Shutdown Assistance2019-01-14T17:02:24+00:00

Why Do I Need to Review My Policy?

2019-01-04T19:00:37+00:00

With the New Year, it is a great time to evaluate your policies. Maybe you remodeled your home last year and forgot to let your agent know. Or, maybe you finally caved and bought an RV. Make sure to get it on your policy as soon as possible! Puppy for Christmas? Pet insurance may be [...]

Why Do I Need to Review My Policy?2019-01-04T19:00:37+00:00

Top New Year’s Resolutions for 2019

2018-12-27T13:43:00+00:00

Saving money is the biggest New Year's Resolution on the rise according to an article posted by ABC. Exercising more is typically the most common resolution, but that is seeing a decrease for 2019, down 3% from 41% in 2018. Instead, more people are focusing on saving money at 37% (up 6% from last year). [...]

Top New Year’s Resolutions for 20192018-12-27T13:43:00+00:00

3 Ways to Save Money This Holiday Season

2018-12-05T17:45:06+00:00

Buying gifts for every one on your list can leave your wallet thin. There are still ways to save this holiday season and keep your bank account growing. Read our tips below! Bank your cash savings and rebates. You got those shoes half off?! Great - add the half that you would have paid into [...]

3 Ways to Save Money This Holiday Season2018-12-05T17:45:06+00:00

What to Keep in Your Car During Winter

2018-11-26T14:53:21+00:00

Driving in the winter presents a unique set of dangers. Looks can be deceiving - even seemingly clear roads can be laced in black ice. Sunshine not only makes us think the roads are fine, but can also make a layer of slush when can grab your car and pull you into a ditch. So, [...]

What to Keep in Your Car During Winter2018-11-26T14:53:21+00:00

Do I really need to clean the snow off of my roof?

2018-11-29T14:43:20+00:00

Tis the season! Snow is falling, lights are up, and holiday music is on the radio. Living in Michigan, we are no strangers to snowy roofs - but how much snow is too much, and when should we think about clearing it? According to an article written by USA Today, roofs can typically sustain 20 [...]

Do I really need to clean the snow off of my roof?2018-11-29T14:43:20+00:00

Giving Thanks

2018-11-16T13:27:17+00:00

This Thanksgiving, we reflect on those we are thankful for at Miller-Schuring Agency. First and foremost, we are thankful for our clients. Without you, our agency wouldn't exist. We are delighted to serve our clients on a first name basis, and it is always our goal to provide the best insurance experience for our clients. [...]

Giving Thanks2018-11-16T13:27:17+00:00

Are Poinsettias Poisonous to Pets?

2018-11-08T17:55:39+00:00

We mentioned in a previous post that they are, but that doesn't mean you have to forego the beautiful flower this holiday season. The Pet Poison Helpline shares that they are not as poisonous as they are made out to be. You can read more about that here. This is good news if your pet [...]

Are Poinsettias Poisonous to Pets?2018-11-08T17:55:39+00:00