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Homeowners Insurance Claim: A Step by Step Guide

Are you going through a homeowners insurance claim?   Damage to your home can be really scary and a total pain.  Getting your life back to normal is going to be a process.  The better you understand how to navigate each step the smoother it will go.   So we created a step by step guide to walk you through it.   HERE’S THE GUIDE Simply download the PDF and refer to it...

Step-by-Step Guide to a Roof Claim

Has your roof been damaged by wind or hail? Insurance companies often have confusing rules about roof claims. So let’s walk through an example claim scenario, break down the process, and explain possible coverage options. Why do insurance companies have different rules for your roof? More than 40% of all homeowner’s insurance claims involve wind damage or hail damage to the exterior of...

What is a Personal Umbrella Policy Anyway?

Maybe you’ve heard of umbrellas. Maybe you haven’t. I don’t mean the kind we’ve been using all summer long to combat Indiana’s unpredictable weather.   I’m talking about a personal liability umbrella policy.   Or maybe you’ve heard of it but it was called something else?   A Personal Umbrella By Any Other Name Would Smell as Sweet It’s...

3 Ways to Buy Home & Auto Insurance

You know you need to buy home & auto insurance. But what’s the best way to get it?   Well, there are…you guessed it… 3 ways. Each one has its pros and cons, but it can take some digging to figure out what’s best for you. Especially when you see those big name insurance commercials. They’re funny. And sometimes the path of least resistance just seems like the...

Jay Baer — How To Explode Your Word of Mouth Marketing with Talk Triggers

When McKenzie and I started Shine Insurance I had very little knowledge of how to run a business and even less about how to sell something.  I had been a teacher for 13 years.  People brought their kids to my classroom and if I bombed, the immediate consequences were pretty limited. I also knew that most people don’t like insurance or insurance agents very much. Along with people in the...

The Price of a Good Laugh with Mat Alano-Martin

 One of the great things about entrepreneurs is that they come in just about any category you can imagine. No matter what topic you name, you can bet there’s a business owner who’s mastered it. Take money for instance. Jeff Bezos is an incredibly rich guy, but at the other end of the spectrum, a homeless person is somewhere doing the best they can with the cards they were...

Adjusting Medicine with Dr Karin Drummond

There’s nothing more valuable to running a profitable business than being yourself. This might not have been true fifty years ago–when molding yourself to established norms was how you succeeded– but it definitely is today. Today, authenticity is everything. You don’t have to be polished or perfect to succeed in business, but you do have to be for real. The work of...

Why Stop at $4,000,000?

Today’s Hosts: Jeremy Goodrich – Owner of Shine Insurance Agency David Quick – Business Coach at Helping Bulls Thrive in China Shops The Crossroads episodes of Scratch Entrepreneur are all about solving a specific growth point for our guest.  David and Jeremy ask probing questions during the first half of the show.  Their goal is to uncover the heart of the growth...

Crossroads: Budgeting For Your Launch with Ellie Symes

While I might not own a traditional tech startup, I still a love/love relationship with the tech world.  Maybe it’s because of the huge role tech now plays in the American Dream.  Or maybe the whole tech building process just fascinates me.  It’s simple, right?  All you have to do is come up with a solution to a pain point, build a model, and put a bunch of cool tech stuff into...

Tim Alison Says Screw the Naysayers

 I spend about 70% of my waking hours thinking about my business, but it’s not something I’m particularly proud of. With that much of my mental space filled up with work, there simply isn’t enough room for the things I love most– family, fun, exercise, nature, etc. Instead of engaging in these enjoyable activities, I usually find myself obsessing on details that should...
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