Welcoming our new Client Happiness Agent

We are BEYOND EXCITED to welcome our new Client Happiness Agent! Helena will join Shine Insurance Agency on Monday January 12,2015. We have feathered the nest in anticipation of her arrival, and we know she is the PERFECT addition to the Shine Insurance Agency family. Please join us in welcoming her. Three cheers for Helena! Client Happiness Agent Helena’s new home-away-from-home With...

Calling all Business Owners and Aspiring Entrepreneurs

We didn’t always know that we would feel this spark. But since the entrepreneurial spirit kicked in, we haven’t looked back. We started Shine Insurance Agency to change the way people think about insurance. Business ownership has been, and continues to be, AMAZING. We are super grateful that we have such bright, interesting clients.  We enjoy working together, sharing our lovely...

How to: SAFELY STORE YOUR VALUABLES

Our friends over at BrightNest have some great ideas for storing valuables. Here’s a quick list of hiding spots sure to spark your imagination. A safe. Like this one. An envelope taped behind a painting. A tampon box. Leave some of the product on top of your valuables, and store with other toiletries. A bag of coffee. On the shelf of your pantry or in a kitchen cabinet. Behind an outlet. A...

We’re having an Open House

Shine Insurance Agency Open House Join us for a laid back evening Wednesday October 15, 2014 5-7pm Shine Insurance Agency 409 E. 3rd Street Bloomington, IN 47401 Featuring: Bea’s Soda Bar – mobile retro soda fountain Rainbow Bakery –  impressive vegan baked goods  Oddball Fermentables Cyser – dry, cold, tasty booze Bloomington Brewing Company – Quarrymen Pale...

5 Reasons Your Homeowners Claim Could Be Denied

We purchase insurance for one reason – to pay for our loss when something bad happens. But search any insurance company on Google, and you’ll see a bunch of complaints from folks whose policies didn’t pay. These people are usually mystified and miffed, and ready to tell anyone and everyone how terribly the insurance company treated them. As agents, we’ve read through a lot of...

5 Surprising Smoke Alarm Facts

  Smoke alarms are the best way to protect ourselves from fire. We spend a lot of time at home. A couple points to consider: Fires at home are most common during the evening cooking hours. This is also the most common time for burn injuries. Death from home fires are most common when the fire occurs after bedtime. When we replaced the batteries in our smoke alarm this weekend,...

The Great Hail Damage Hoax

  We’ve all heard of “ambulance chasers” – unscrupulous lawyers who prey on accident victims, building America’s reputation as the most litigious society in the world, costing insurance companies millions of dollars spent on attorney fees. But for homeowners, there’s a greater villain still. We are talking about STORM CHASERS. No, not the adventurous meteorologists who roll...

Top 5 Tips to Grill Safely on Labor Day

We LOVE holidays and traditions. Celebrating the contribution and achievements of American workers on Labor Day feels good. The first Monday of September, we show our gratitude for the strength and prosperity of the United States, and the contributions of the American worker, simply by not working. Labor Day weekend signals the end of summer, the closing of pools, and the beginning of the...

Cyber Liability Coverage – NOT just for online businesses

Risk Management Tactics For Business Owners  Quick and easy way to make sure you are doing everything you can to prevent a total meltdown when (not if): your email is compromised your website is hacked your computer crashes If you wait to deal with this, it will be too late.  http://bit.ly/16CxlEN

Warning: Insurance Will Cost More

Climate change. Global warming. It’s happening. And it’s going to cause your insurance costs to go up. When and how much are the questions. The insurance industry is a business. When it comes to paying for claims and making a profit, insurance companies and regulators pay close attention to the details. The recent National Climate Assessment report asserts that climate change is...
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