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Community Highlight: South Lansing Community Development Association

Striving to be a strong community partner, we partner with a different community organization each month through our Quotes for a Cause program. Our agency donates $5 per new business quote, regardless of whether or...

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Life Insurance Awareness Month: A Rathbun - Ele's Place Partnership

For Life Insurance Awareness Month, we wanted to remind everyone of the importance of life insurance while highlighting the vital need that Ele's Place serves in our community. Ele’s Place is a nonprofit, community...

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August Quotes for a Cause - Lansing Urban Farm Project

We are excited to run a monthly Quotes for a Cause campaign. Each month, our agency will be donating $5 per new business quote to a nonprofit or charitable organization, regardless of whether or not the policy is...

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Protect Your Property - And What's Underneath It

Chances are you have multiple "service lines" running underground on your property: pipes and wires that connect your home to your energy company, cable provider, or municipality. You probably don't spend much time...

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July Quotes for a Cause - Against All Odds

We are excited to run a monthly Quotes for a Cause campaign. Each month, our agency will be donating $5 per new business quote to a nonprofit or charitable organization, regardless of whether or not the policy is...

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Community Highlight: Lansing Urban Farm Project

Striving to be a strong community partner, we partner with a different community organization each month through our Quotes for a Cause program. Our agency donates $5 per new business quote, regardless of whether or not...

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Why Do I Need Water Backup Coverage?

By far our most common claim, not a week goes by that we don’t have an insured with a water backup issue. But why is this coverage so important? Water backups can happen to anyone. The truth is it doesn’t matter if you...

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June Quotes for a Cause - Center for Financial Health

We are excited to run a monthly Quotes for a Cause campaign. Each month, our agency will be donating $5 per new business quote to a nonprofit or charitable organization, regardless of whether or not the policy is...

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Community Highlight: Against All Odds

Striving to be a strong community partner, we partner with a different community organization each month through our Quotes for a Cause program. Our agency donates $5 per new business quote, regardless of whether or not...

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Oh No! We Accidentally Hired a Wolverine!

We are proud to welcome Daniele Johnson as the newest member of our team! Daniele joins us as Operations Manager and is going to help keep everything running smoothly at the agency. Prior to coming on board, Daniele...

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Why Are Home Insurance Premiums on the Rise?

As we see home insurance premiums on the rise, several trends are driving up prices, including:Big storms - There were sixteen storms and climate disasters in 2017 that exceeded $1 billion in damage.Material and labor...

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Community Highlight: Center for Financial Health

Striving to be a strong community partner, we partner with a different community organization each month through our Quotes for a Cause program. Our agency donates $5 per new business quote, regardless of whether or not...

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May Quotes for a Cause - Lansing 5:01

We are excited to run a monthly Quotes for a Cause campaign. Each month, our agency will be donating $5 per new business quote to a nonprofit or charitable organization, regardless of whether or not the policy is...

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Cheers to Ten Years

Customer Service Representative Mary LeZotte just celebrated 10 years with The Rathbun Agency! We want to thank her for her tireless dedication to the agency, our staff and all of our insureds. We are truly blessed to...

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Come on out to 517 Day!

What: A family-friendly community-building event hosted by Lansing Made and Rivertown Adventures, with financial support from Rathbun Insurance, Elderly Instruments, Women's Center of Greater Lansing, Land Visions Lawn...

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April Quotes for a Cause - The Davies Project

We are excited to run a monthly Quotes for a Cause campaign. Each month, our agency will be donating $5 per new business quote to a nonprofit or charitable organization, regardless of whether or not the policy is...

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Community Highlight: Lansing 5:01

Striving to be a strong community partner, we partner with a different community organization each month through our Quotes for a Cause program. Our agency donates $5 per new business quote, regardless of whether or not...

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Why Lansing? Why Insurance?

This blog post was originally published by Ben Rathbun for Lansing 5:01, who strives to retain and attract young professionals in the Lansing region by connecting both college talent and young professionals to the...

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Congratulations, Crandell Brothers!

Crandell Brother's Trucking has received yet another Fleet Service Award from Acuity Insurance! We are proud to have such a longstanding relationship with the Crandell's and are glad to be working alongside another...

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March Quotes for a Cause - Capital Area Humane Society

We are excited to run a monthly Quotes for a Cause campaign. Each month, our agency will be donating $5 per new business quote to a nonprofit or charitable organization, regardless of whether or not the policy is...

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Community Highlight: The Davies Project

Striving to be a strong community partner, we partner with a different community organization each month through our Quotes for a Cause program. Our agency donates $5 per new business quote, regardless of whether or...

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Why Life?

The Rathbun Agency has been providing insurance solutions for auto, home, business and life insurance for over sixty years. When we bring up life insurance, customers find it easy to put off a decision. As life...

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Congratulations to the Entrepreneurial Awards Winners!

Last week, we had the pleasure of attending the 2018 Entrepreneurial Awards, put on by Greater Lansing Business Monthly. The Rathbun Agency had the honor of being one of this year's nominees and we were blessed to be...

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February Quotes for a Cause - Helping Women Period

We are excited to run a monthly Quotes for a Cause campaign. Each month, our agency will be donating $5 per new business quote to a nonprofit or charitable organization, regardless of whether or not the policy is...

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Community Highlight: Capital Area Humane Society

Striving to be a strong community partner, we partner with a different community organization each month through our Quotes for a Cause program. Our agency donates $5 per new business quote, regardless of whether or not...

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Thankful for our Strong Partnerships!

We like to pride ourselves on the strong relationships we maintain with reputable insurance carriers. The Rathbun Agency is proud to celebrate another year in partnership with Citizens Insurance. For decades, they have...

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MAIA Convention 2018

We spent last week at the Michigan Association of Insurance Agents Annual Convention in Grand Rapids! The Michigan Young Agents Council were promoting our summer conference, The Wind in our Sales. In traditional Young...

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How Can I Collect for Damage to My Car without Full Coverage?

For decades now, Michigan insurance has been regulated as providing “no-fault” coverage. No-fault insurance is aimed at promptly paying personal injury claims and decreasing potential litigation costs. This means that...

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Community Highlight: Helping Women Period

Striving to be a strong community partner, we partner with a different community organization each month through our Quotes for a Cause program. Our agency donates $5 per new business quote, regardless of whether or not...

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January Quotes for a Cause - Firecracker Foundation

We are excited to run a monthly Quotes for a Cause campaign. Each month, our agency will be donating $5 per new business quote to a nonprofit or charitable organization, regardless of whether or not the policy is...

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Young Entrepreneurs Academy

This was the second year in a row we were fortunate to speak to the high school students participating in Young Entrepreneurs Academy through the Michigan Chamber of Commerce. The program allows middle and high school...

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Why Is My Home Insurance So Much Different Than My Friends?

Why are my friends home insurance rates so much different than mine? We live in similar neighborhoods and our homes are about the same size! We get this question all the time and thought it would be beneficial to review...

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Congratulations, Denise!

A big congratulations to Customer Service Representative Denise Pelletier for earning her Certified Insurance Service Representative (CISR) designation. We are very proud of all your hard work and for passing all five...

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December Quotes for a Cause - Haslett Food Pantry

We are excited to run a monthly Quotes for a Cause campaign. Each month, our agency will be donating $5 per new business quote to a nonprofit or charitable organization, regardless of whether or not the policy is...

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Two Anniversaries are Better Than One!

Today, we have the honor of celebrating work anniversaries for two of our long-term employees, Paul Rathbun and Brenda Palomo! Coming up on his fifty-second year with us, President John Keel recognized them for their...

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