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COVID-19 Response

The Insurance Center Group's Offices are still open

Stay safe and stay home! We are in the office to help you. However, we are not allowing walk-ins during the stay at home order. If you need to ask questions, pay your bill, etc., please call us. We can take care of your needs over the phone or through email. It is imperative that you limit your time in the public to help stop the spread of COVID 19.

Monday, Oct 12th, 2020

Covered: The Health Insurance Term You're Misusing

ConfusedOur agents hear it all the time, “is it covered?” You’ve probably asked this question before when buying health insurance, be it out loud or just in your head. Before every doctor visit or procedure, I ask it myself, too… However, I’ve only recently realized that what I’m asking is not what I really mean…

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Tuesday, Sep 1st, 2020

10 Surprising Factors That Can Affect Your Car Insurance Premiums

Kya Ready for a Ride!We may think we know what factors are used to calculate our auto insurance. Do we have a history of speeding or accidents? Our age and where we live is a pretty large factor. Young, inexperienced drivers are more likely to be involved in an accident. The age and type of vehicle you drive is a huge factor. Is it a two-door sports car or a minivan? Does it have all the newest safety features? Most of these seem fairly obvious, but did you know your job can affect your insurance premium? What about your credit score? Did you know your previous insurance carrier can affect the rates of your new insurance carrier?

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Thursday, May 14th, 2020

Temporary Home Offices: Working from Home Tips

Home OfficeOur lives look a lot different now from the way they did even two months ago. The coronavirus pandemic turned our world upside down, drastically changing how people travel, work, parent and more.

No matter how your pre-pandemic life looked, one thing you’ve probably altered is your spending. From impulse shopping to panic buying, Americans are spending money in ways we’ve never seen before.

Here’s a look at some of the most interesting numbers about our coronavirus spending habits

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Wednesday, May 6th, 2020

Temporary Home Offices: Working from Home Tips

Home OfficeThere's no doubt COVID-19 has dramatically changed our lives. Social distancing is our way of life for now. When possible, many businesses are navigating this new normal by closing their offices and asking employees to work from home. This may be a first for many employees and it might have them wondering: How should I set up my workstation at home?

Here are some tips we shared with our associates. We hope you are staying healthy and safe!

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Friday, March 20th, 2020

The Insurance Center Group's Business Continuity Plan

COVID 19We hope everyone is in good health and safe during this tough time. We are currently open. We are following the advise of the CDC and of our state and local officials. We are here to serve you, but please stay home. We can service your needs over the phone, through email or online. If we are required to close our office, we will still be able to help you. We are completely capable of servicing your policies remotely. We will still be able to answer our office phones, check and respond to email, and access your policies remotely.

Wednesday, September 18th, 2019

The Vaping Illness Outbreak: What We Know So Far

VapingAn outbreak of severe lung disease among users of electronic cigarettes continues to spread to new patients and states, and public health officials say it's too soon to point to a cause.

According to the latest report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a total of 380 confirmed and probable cases have been identified in 36 states and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The CDC has confirmed six deaths, and a seventh death has been reported by public health officials in Tulare County, Calif.

Public health officials are taking steps to identify what's causing previously healthy vape users to develop pneumonia-like symptoms. But the results are still inconclusive. Here's what we know so far about the outbreak.

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Wednesday, February 13th, 2019

Does my insurance cover me for flood damage?

Neighborhood floodingSouthern Indiana weather is the best. We've had sub-zero temperatures, heavy snowfall then 60 degree weather followed by nearly 6 inches of rain with flooding and just for good measure we threw in a tornado warning. That sounds like a pretty good year of weather, but that was just the last two weeks!

The amount of snow and rain lately has caused a lot of flooding. Water is a very destructive force and causes a lot of damage. This always brings up the question about what your auto and home insurance actually covers.

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Monday, January 14th, 2019

What is Full Coverage Auto Insurance?

Piano hits carMany think they carry “full coverage" on their car insurance policy; however, in reality there is no such thing as full coverage auto insurance.

When people talk about "full coverage" car insurance, they're often referring to a combination of coverages that help protect you. A “full coverage” policy is typically one that includes several types of car insurance coverages that, as a whole, provide a solid level of protection in case of an accident.

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Friday, November 16th, 2018

Will your home insurance cover damages from a power outage?

Power OutageA power outage -- whether triggered by lightning, a storm rolling or some other cause -- can suddenly make homeowners realize how vital electricity is. The outage can not only leave homeowners in the dark, but can damage computer equipment, TVs and other electronic equipment.

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Tuesday, October 30th, 2018

How to Toilet Paper a House and get away with it!

TP'd HouseMany people aren't familiar with their state laws that govern TPing a house. I have spent the majority of my life compiling an extensive list of each law in each state and the way to avoid prosecution. Did you know in Utah, if you use biodegradable TP, it's not technically littering?

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Wednesday, October 24th, 2018

Man Wakes From Coma With Ability To Understand Health Insurance Policy

Man wakes from comaIn what doctors are calling a true medical miracle, local construction worker Kal Mathyssen awoke from a week-long coma early Wednesday with the ability to fully comprehend his health insurance plan, sources at Parker Adventist Hospital confirmed.

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Friday, October 5th, 2018

National Cyber Security Awareness Month

Cyber SecurityNational Cyber Security Awareness Month is an annual designation observed in October.

Serious threats to personal data are at an all time high. Everyone, including individuals and businesses of all sizes, needs to remain diligent in their protecting themselves from hackers and privacy breaches. Scammers of all sorts bombard us through pop-ups, viruses, e-mails, phone calls and even the businesses we visit every day. Take steps to protect yourself. Read the full article here...

Monday, August 20th, 2018

Common College Scams

College ScamsAs young adults diving into the wide world alone for the first time, college students are often the intended targets of scams.

Lack of experience and a thirst for independence make students susceptible to the trickery and deceit of cunning con artists and swindlers. Even the brightest students can fall victim to the schemes of nefarious tricksters. Avoiding scams requires a worldliness that comes with age. Fortunately, you don’t have to face life unprepared. A little basic knowledge and a healthy pinch of vigilance can go great lengths in guarding any student from malevolent trickery. Here are a few of the most common college scams and how to avoid them. Read the full article here...

Wednesday, August 1st, 2018

Roadside Assistance Tips for your Next Road Trip

Road TripRoad Trip! Besides “ice” and “cream,” these might be the 2 most fun words to put together.

And to ensure a smooth trip full of laughs and upbeat tunes, take note of these quick tips. Because nobody wants to be stranded on the side of a dark road without emergency beef jerky.

Now if you DO have car trouble, I’ll show you credit cards that grant you complimentary roadside assistance. This can save you money if you need a tow or a tire replaced.

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About Us
We are an independent agency providing for all your insurance needs in one place. Our personnel brings over 84 years of combined experience to help you improve your insurance situations and fulfill your needs.
We are a member of the PROES Business Group. This association is a family of companies providing multiple avenues to make your life better. It brings business partners with the right background, experience and expertise to help you with your needs.
Each agent, servicing representative and owner’s philosophy is to combine quality, price, experience and service in every facet of your insurance purchasing experience. We strive to build long term relationships by meeting the needs of our clients.
The various backgrounds of our people help assure we can relate to your situation. Our goal is to help you have the right coverage, at the right price and be satisfied at the most important time – when you have a claim. We understand you are not buying insurance: you are buying piece of mind to protect yourself, your business and your family.