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...

Why Would Anyone Want to be an Insurance Agent?

McKenzie May Goodrich, Business Insurance Agent and Co-Owner Shine Insurance Agency Get a glimpse of the inner workings of your favorite insurance pro – click here. McKenzie May Goodrich shines the light on why she became an insurance agent, and answers a few more questions in the March issue of National Underwriter Property & Casualty magazine.  Read the interview.

Giving Back

We care about our clients and our community. We want EVERYONE to SHINE ON! Each year, we choose 3 deserving organizations to give a portion of our profit.  Then we ask our clients to choose their favorite. We compile results, set aside money, and deliver checks on Valentine’s Day. When we give back, we do it together. Organizations that SHINE ON Boys & Girls Club...

Are your friends in love?

Are your friends in love with their insurance? No? Send them to us. They’ll fall in love with insurance, with their business, and with Shine. “I love Shine Insurance. McKenzie and Jeremy care about their clients, and make insurance understandable.” Abby Noroozi, The Green Nursery “McKenzie always offers sound advice and knowledge. Our business can be complex and she works hard to...

Business Insurance 101: the basics

We are entrepreneurs. We support entrepreneurship by helping your business SHINE. We created Business Insurance 101 to help you understand basics. In our experience, businesses usually need… General Liability: Coverage to protect your business if someone gets hurt and you get sued Typical reasons you’ll be glad you have General Liability coverage: Your landlord requires it Your vendors...

How to Avoid or Thaw Frozen Pipes

It continues to be incredibly cold in the Midwest and below zero temperatures are supposed to keep coming.  Make sure you don’t end up in a nightmare water situation by reading this great Red Cross article: Preventing and Thawing Frozen Pipes. You might also check out our post: 13 Things You Must Know To Stay Warm and Well in Extreme Cold

WARNING: You’ll Wish You Found Us Sooner – Shine Insurance Agency

The next time you call your insurance company on their toll-free line… And work hard to find someone who might actually help you…. And that familiar Comcast-like experience makes you want to RAGE…. think of Shine Insurance Agency – we take the hassle out of insurance hang up the phone contact us – online, through social media, email, text, call, stop...

13 Ways To Stay Warm in Extreme Cold

We are experiencing the coldest weather we have faced in over 20 years Sunday night through Tuesday night, wind chill temperatures of -40 degrees. Read on for tips to protect yourselves, your plumbing, and your heat. 1. Bring animals inside.  2. Set your thermostat a few degrees higher to build up some warmth BEFORE the extreme temperature arrives. You can expect your furnace to run constantly...

We just signed up! Healthcare.gov is working.

WOO HOO! We registered a while ago when HealthCare.gov was launched. Then there were some problems with the site. You may have heard. But now IT IS WORKING! So we retrieved our username & password and we were off to the races. We completed the forms online, no big deal, and now we’re comparing plans. We are super duper excited that folks all over the country finally have access to...

Shine On: Health Care. How To Sign Up.

Have you tried to sign up for the Health Insurance Marketplace? Have you been successful? We have. It’s easy as 1, 2, 3. Here’s how: We went to this page: http://marketplace.cms.gov/getofficialresources/publications-and-articles/publications-and-articles.html We printed the form. We filled it out. We put it in the mail. Just like we have done all these years for our health insurance...
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