Spring Newsletter

My 2012 Spring Newsletter is now available! Click here to read about how “Love Me Tender” could turn rapidly into “Jailhouse Rock” (enjoying your favorite music could land you in legal and financial trouble). Review ways to protect your personal belongings while travelling (Spring Break is almost upon us, after all…yeah!) Explore the affordability of life insurance, the availability of pet insurance, and much, much more! You can access past issues of our newsletter on our website: http://www.insurance-by-katie.com/. Enjoy!Do you have a topic you would like to see addressed in our next issue?

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Flood Insurance Reform Bill Passage

As we all thankfully watch the river waters begin to recede here in Western Nebraska, I am also pleased to pass along information that our government has been hard at work to ensure the continuation of the protections afforded by the National Flood Insurance Program. As a member of the Legislative Committee for the Big “I”  (Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers Association), I have worked closely with senators and congressmen for many years in forwarding legislation that is beneficial to consumers and to trying to prevent changes that would be detrimental to the industry. Below is a new release about the latest Big “I” success:   Big “I” Applauds House Passage[…]

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The DMV Debacle

The woman is driving home from work, happily tapping her fingers to the beat of her favorite song. All is right with the world, until….. she glances in her rear view mirror and sees flashing lights. Bummer.She didn’t think she was speeding…nope, not speeding. What’s up? She pulls over and nervously gathers her driver’s license, vehicle registration and insurance card. The officer steps to the window, “Hello Ma’am, do you know why I stopped you tonight?” “No” she sheepishly replies. “One of your tail lights is out”, says the officer while taking her license, registration and insurance card. He steps back[…]

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I’d Like a Slice of Turkey with a Side of Lawsuit, Please

Happy Holiday’s everyone! The first snow has flown, the air is getting crisp, and I can almost smell the turkey baking! I’m one of those crazy people who love the crowds of relatives that come and go during this season. But with the increased hustle and bustle can comes the increased potential for injuries and other liabilities. Click this link to read an interview I did for the Independent Insurance Agents of Nebraska: Personal Liability InterviewClick here for an audio version of the entire interview: Personal Liability Pod Cast   What is your favorite part about this holiday season?

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Crash “Text” Dummies

I was stopped at a stoplight on the corner of 27th Street and Avenue B the other day innocently minding my own business (and contemplating the delicacies I was hoping to enjoy at lunch very soon thereafter) when I noticed a blue vehicle swerving toward me. At first I thought the driver intended to enter the center turn lane (there is really no true center lane but that was my fleeting hope at the time). Then I noticed that the driver was not even looking out his windshield but rather, he was looking down! At that split second I looked[…]

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Summer Newsletter

Click HERE to access our Summer Newsletter.  Read about the potential “sand traps” associated with Birdies, Bogeys, and Banana Balls (what?).  Learn about ordinances and laws that could require you to demolish the undamaged part of your home or commercial building – and the fact that your cost to do so may or may not be covered by your insurance. Learn about the new Code Red emergency notification system and how to prepare yourself for this summer storm season and much, much more! You can access past issues of our newsletter on our website: http://www.insurance-by-katie.com/. Enjoy! Do you have a[…]

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