Vehicle Insurance

    Are you ready for the road?

    Step 1 is having the right insurance before you hit the highway!

    WHN TIP – Be safe, be smart and be prepared!


  • Choosing a Car

    Some cars are stolen more frequently than others. According to the National Insurance Crime Bureau, the Honda Accord topped the list of the most stolen cars in 2015. Want to know what cars are targeted by thieves in your area? Check with your local police department. Buying a car? Ask about security systems or features that […]

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  • After a Home Fire – What to Do

    Once the fire is out, the recovery process begins. Here’s what to know and do – and not do. WHN TIP – First Needs: If you need immediate assistance with shelter, food or other personal needs, consider contacting your local Red Cross chapter. Insured? Contact your insurance agent as soon as possible, preferably before meeting with fire […]

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  • Home Break-In – What to Do

    WHN TIP – Advice from Experts: If your home is broken into, the police will ask you questions to try to ascertain who might have done it. If you witnessed someone suspicious, this podcast has tips for describing a suspect. If You Suspect a Burglar Be safe, be smart. Do NOT go into your home. […]

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  • Car Break-In: What to Do

     WHN TIP – Advice from Experts: Listen to this podcast for tips on how to describe a suspect. Immediately Be safe, be smart. Get to a safe place. Call the police. They will ask for a description of what is missing from your car. (Remember your trunk, glove compartment, anywhere else you kept items.) Download […]

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  • Top Tips to Avoid Car Theft

    WHN TIP – Advice from Experts: Watch the video below to learn what can make your vehicle a “hard target” that thieves avoid. 1. Know Your Car Know your license plate number. Know your Vehicle Identification Number. Also called “VIN” – it’s usually found on the dashboard near the steering wheel and also on the […]

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  • What to Do in Case of a Car Fire

    Fire While Driving WHN Expert Tip – Have a Fire Extinguisher Handy. In these two videos, Edina, MN Fire Marshall Tom Jenson explains the features and uses of four different types of fire extinguishers and how to use them. Be safe, be smart. Pull over and stop your car immediately. Turn off the ignition. Get yourself […]

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  • What to Do After an Accident

    WHN TIP – Be Prepared: Keep a copy of both of the following in your glove compartment just in case: Car Accident-No Other Driver Involved and Car Accident-Another Driver Involved. Also, download the free RedCross first aid mobile app – just in case! Immediately Be safe, be smart. Stop your vehicle if it is clear, safe and legal […]

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  • After the Accident: Insurance Claims

    WHN TIP – Accident File: When you get home, make an “accident file”. This will include all of your notes, contact information, messages and other pertinent information. This can be an envelope, file folder, binder – whatever works best for you. Prefer digital files? Create a folder on your computer where you can save your scanned notes, […]

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  • Renting a Car

    We’ve talked with rental car agencies, car insurance agents, people who rent cars—and rented a few cars ourselves—to prepare this handy guide to help you through the rental car process. Insurance Options Review your auto insurance policy. According to the Insurance Information Institute, if you have comprehensive and collision coverage, your personal insurance policy will likely […]

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  • Filing an Insurance Claim

    WHN TIP – Accident File: When you get home, make an “accident file.” This will include all of your notes, contact information, messages and other pertinent information. This can be an envelope, file folder, binder – whatever works best for you. Prefer digital files? Create a folder on your computer where you can save your scanned notes, any emails […]

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