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Independent Agents Take on Reform

Agents Ben Rathbun and David Finkbeiner headed downtown to the Capitol in Lansing to lobby on behalf of independent agents for no-fault auto insurance reform.Pictured: Agent Ben Rathbun, Representative Andy Schor, Agent...

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Throwback to 1924!

Time for a #ThrowbackThursday! Customer Service Representative Mary LeZotte did some homework on the history of our building with the help of the Capital Area District Libraries. Our building was built in 1924 by...

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April Quotes for a Cause - Allen Neighborhood Center

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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Michigan Independent Agents take on The Hill

We hit The Hill in Washington D.C. last month to advocate on behalf of independent insurance agents at the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (IIABA) Legislative Conference. This year's lobbying...

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Thanks Iron on the Move!

A big thank you to Iron on the Move for making us a scrap version of our logo to hang in our conference room! If anyone is interested in having their logo "scrapified," we would highly recommend Bob Welton. Check him...

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Introducing HabiKids!

The Capital Region Habitat Young Professionals launched HabiKids over the weekend, a monthly program for elementary-aged kids to get involved through educational opportunities and hands-on building.

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March Quotes for a Cause - Lansing Promise

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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February Quotes for a Cause - Hospice of Lansing

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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Happy St. Patrick's Day!

St. Patrick's Day is all about green so we decided to give some green away! Thank you to Hastings Mutual Insurance Company and their Foundation for partnering with us to donate $3,000 to Ele's Place - Lansing! Happy St....

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Why Should You Place Your Coverage With An Independent Agent?

You should buy your insurance coverage through a direct writer, right? Why pay an agent to shop for you when you can just go directly to the company? You can cut out the middle man and save big bucks, right?Wrong.As...

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