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Acuity to Provide Nearly $20 Million in Relief to Auto Customers

To assist customers affected by the COVID-19 crisis, Acuity is discounting our personal auto rates, subject to regulatory approval. This reduction will benefit existing as well as new policyholders and provide nearly $20 million to our personal lines customers. Acuity carefully considered a number of different options for providing rate relief to customers. Ultimately, we […]

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COVID Announcement from Progressive Insurance

Progressive to credit approximately $1 billion in premium to customers April 08, 2020 Today we announced that we’re providing credits of approximately $1 billion in premium to Progressive personal auto customers as a result of fewer claims that come with less frequent driving. Subject to approval by state regulators, Progressive personal auto customers who have […]

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COVID Announcement from Safeco Insurance

A message about how we’re supporting our customers during the Coronavirus At Safeco, the well-being of our customers and employees is always our top priority. We recognize the uncertainty and financial challenges many of you are facing as the nation bands together to slow the spread of coronavirus. To help our customers, we have taken […]

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COVID Announcement from Auto Owners Insurance

Special Announcement from Auto Owners Insurance Special COVID-19 Personal Auto Premium Refund Program Due to a reduction in travel across the nation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, we (Auto Owners Insurance) will be providing a 15% premium refund to our personal automobile policyholders for the months of April and May. This refund will be processed […]

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New Location

21 Mar 2018 | Under Uncategorized | Posted by | 2 Comments

Billups, Snyder & Associates has joined forces with Insurance Management Associates in Lee’s Summit. Both locations and staff will remain the same, but service and options will increase for clients of both agencies.

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The Growing Risk of Data Compromise in Small Businesses

Cyber security, data breach, safeguards, cyberattacks are terms that are all too prevalent in the news today. From big box stores, to mom and pops shops, to online retailers, restaurants and bars, we can no longer ignore how a data breach would damage reputations and cause huge headaches and financial hardships for your consumers. The […]

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Auto Coverages you THINK you have!

Does your current auto insurance policy provide the protection you expect? Many times people aren’t sure what their insurance covers until it is too late. Here are some auto coverages that are generally available, but not typically included in an auto policy. 1. Lease/Loan Payoff Protection If you owe more on your vehicle than what […]

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Life Insurance vs. 529 Plans for College Savings

21 Jan 2016 | Under Uncategorized | Posted by | 0 Comments

Where you store your child’s college savings could impact his or her ability to attend college almost as much as grades and standardized test scores. Section 529 plans — the college savings vehicle preferred by many families and financial advisers — offer federal and sometimes state tax benefits, and subtract far less from a student’s […]

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Frozen Pipes….How to prevent them, and what to do when one bursts

18 Jan 2016 | Under Uncategorized | Posted by | 0 Comments

What Causes Frozen Pipes? The water inside pipes can freeze when outdoor temperatures drop below freezing. As freezing water expands, it causes the pressure inside the pipes to increase, possibly leading to bursting pipes. Preventing Frozen Pipes Insulate pipes, especially those close to outside walls, attics or crawl spaces where the chance of freezing is […]

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One of the BIGGEST Threats to a Business Owner

21 Jan 2015 | Under Uncategorized | Posted by | 0 Comments

Today everything is done electronically. Computers, tablets, and cell phones are used in business everyday. Did you know that all of those devices are vulnerable to hackers? Did you know something as simples as your credit card machine can be compromised? Everyday we hear of massive data breach incidents from Target to Sony, but what […]

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