Personal Insurance

Eyes (and Mind) On The Road and Hands On The Wheel

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January 9th, 2013

Anything that diverts your attention away from the main task of driving is a distraction. Basically, anything that takes your eyes/mind off the road or your hands off the wheel. This includes cell phone usage, eating, talking, listening to disruptive music, applying make-up, tending to children and navigation systems. Not Just Texting – Any Cell Phone Usage» Read Full Article

R&R Offers Schools Free Campaign Kit to Prevent Distracted Driving

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January 8th, 2013

As an independent insurance agency servicing dozens of public and private schools, and tens of thousands of families in Southeastern Wisconsin, we know first-hand how life can change in an instant. For 2013, we’ve put some muscle behind our campaign to help schools and families prevent distracted driving. R&R Insurance Services is offering a free Prevent Distracted» Read Full Article

5 Medical Conditions that Raise Life Insurance Rates

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December 20th, 2012

According to Kiplinger, there are five medical conditions that will affect your life insurance rates the most. But it’s the rankings that will most likely suprise you! Heart disease – is the number one condition that will affect your life insurance rates! Diabetes – will cause higher premiums but if it is manageable with medication» Read Full Article

Discounts on Home and Auto Insurance for Professional Groups

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December 17th, 2012

One of the many advantages of working with an independent insurance agency like R&R Insurance is that we represent many different insurance companies.  We are not a “one size fits all”, or “call 1-800 for no real service or no real relationships” type of agency.  The benefit to our clients is that we find the» Read Full Article

Jewelry, Collectible Items, and Furniture: Does Your Policy Cover Their Full Value?

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December 14th, 2012

While furniture, clothing, and electronics are covered under your homeowner’s or renter’s policy;  jewelry, works of art, valuable collections (coins, etc.) may not be covered up to their full value depending on the type of loss and endorsements included in your policy.  That means, that unless it is specifically scheduled on your policy, the beautiful necklace your husband gave you last» Read Full Article

Let’s Make a Deal: How to Get the Best Price

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December 14th, 2012

Everyone likes a good deal! You also need to make sure you are getting good quality before you just fall for the price. We have a few tips to help you be a savvy shopper: Make a list … and stick to it! Check price-comparison sites, such as PriceGrabber or Shopzilla to get a manageable number» Read Full Article

Holiday Hazards for Your Dog

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December 13th, 2012

Holidays don’t need to be dangerous, they need to be celebrated! We have some pointers of things to watch out for so you and your favorite four-legged friend remain jolly! 1. Chocolate is everywhere during the holidays. Dogs are at risk for chocolate toxicity, which by itself is rarely fatal when treated.  The darker and stronger chocolate put» Read Full Article

It’s Heating Season: When Was Your Last Furnace Tune-Up?

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November 26th, 2012

It’s that time of year again in Wisconsin – time to start thinking about turning on the heat in your house.  When was the last time you took a look at your furnace?  Better yet, when was the last time your furnace had a tune-up? R&R client, ServiceMaster Recovery Services, gives tips on a “Do-It-Yourself» Read Full Article

Real Life: Client Reaps Benefit of Umbrella Policy After Tragic Accident

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October 17th, 2012

A “real life” example from one of our clients comes from an unfortunate accident involving their son and his girlfriend.  Despite the tragic nature of the story, there was one less thing to worry about because they had proper insurance coverage. One of our insured’s 18 year old son was driving the insured’s car for» Read Full Article

Top 10 Scams Targeting Consumers

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October 17th, 2012

The Better Business Bureau compiled a list of the top 10 scams targeting people and we’re shocked that we haven’t heard of them! Scammers are getting more creative which means people need to continue to take addtional precautions. 10:  The job scam. An apparent employer, with a professional web site, conducts a phone interview and» Read Full Article