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  • 4 Reasons Why You Need Classic Car Insurance

    I recently purchased my first collector vehicle. After 20 years of writing these types of policies for my valued clients, I quickly became aware of the certain advantages that come with a classic car policy in Arizona. Over the years, I’ve written hundreds of stated and agreed value policies with Grundy and Hagerty and each […]

    August 3, 2018

  • Done Grilling? Don’t Walk Away

    As a firefighter who loves to cook, I do a lot of grilling at the firehouse, especially during the summer months because we want to keep the house cool and the heat outside where it belongs. But, what we’ve learned over the years is that you’re never safe to walk away from a working grill. […]

    July 24, 2018

  • Is My Work Life Insurance Enough?

    Have Life Insurance through Work? 4 Questions You Need to Ask About Your Coverage  by Kyle Borg This is another common theme at the firehouse, a young guy on the job gets married, buys his first house, has a baby, and then suddenly the new mommy starts the think about the what-if’s that come with a […]

    July 20, 2018

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    6 Tips for Getting to Work on Two Wheels

    Did you know that hundreds of thousands of people in the United States commute to work by bicycle, according to the U.S. Census Bureau? That’s a lot of cars off the road each day, a lot of gasoline saved and a ton of calories burned. Maybe you’re a bicycle commuter already — or maybe you want […]

    July 16, 2018

  • Are Smart Locks a Smart Idea?

    Like many suburban dwellers, I installed a Ring doorbell security system last year to help eliminate some of the package theft that seems to occur when your life revolves around Amazon Prime. While it may be a false sense of security, and at times the constant notifications to my phone and Apple Watch can be […]

    July 16, 2018

  • How to Save Money on Car Insurance

    How to Save Money on Car Insurance It’s like clockwork almost every 3rd day when I arrive for my fire shift, sitting around the kitchen table catching up with the off going crew and somebody finds out I’m an insurance agent, the first question is always, “So Kyle, how do I save money on my […]

    July 13, 2018

  • Homeowners Insurance 101

    As a firefighter we see the devastating potential that even a minor kitchen or dryer fire can possess. While we do our best to preserve the property that can’t be replaced, the insurance agent inside of me can’t help but wonder if the homeowner has the appropriate coverage now that the unthinkable has occurred. As a homeowner, you want […]

    July 8, 2018

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    Essential Safety Tips for Nighttime Boating

    If you own a boat (or better yet, as the joke goes, you know someone with a boat), you’ve probably thought about spending some evenings on the water — especially in the summertime. It’s a great thought, of course. But, when you’re boating after dark, you need to think about staying safe, even as you […]

    June 28, 2018

  • Summer Camp Safety

    Yesterday, my wife Rachel and I sent our oldest daughter off to San Diego for a week with CCV Camp. She boarded the bus with hugs and tears, equal parts jubilation and hesitation. She’s going to high school next year and straddling the great divide between childhood and adulthood. She left us with a kiss […]

    June 26, 2018

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    Facts and History Behind Father’s Day

    It’s a bit of a tradition for many fathers to go on and on about the knowledge they’ve gained over the years, whether it’s about history, family stories, financial wisdom, or just plain random facts — like how that building over there used to be the old hardware store. This isn’t a bad thing, of […]

    June 7, 2018