June 2017 - Udell Family Insurance

Safety Behind the Wheel: Tips for Your Summer Drive

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Stay safe on summer roads with these tips.

Whether it’s the daily work commute, the school run, or a summer road trip, driving in the hottest season has its challenges. As well as sun glare, you’ve got high temperatures to contend with, which can make your car behave differently. In addition, roads are busier, especially en route to airports and around tourist destinations. Before you head off, review these tips for your summer drive.

Plan your journey. If you have a road trip planned, map it out beforehand. You may […]

Insuring a Coupe vs. a Sedan

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Decide on which ride is best for you.

Don’t ever judge a book by its cover! Conventional wisdom might suggest that a bright and attractive coupe might be more to insure than your run-of-the-mill family sedan. However, it’s always important to remember that a lot more goes into calculating car insurance premiums. Aesthetics are just the tip of the iceberg; statistics play a heavy part, as well.

What’s the difference between a coupe and sedan?

This definition is actually fairly simple! A sedan is typically referring to a vehicle with […]

The Importance of an Independent Insurance Agent

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Contrary to popular belief cutting out the middleman is not always a good thing.

In this day and age, there are many direct insurance companies who sell their services directly to you. These companies cut out the middle man and choose to cut out the insurance agent. The thinking behind this is that because you’re eliminating an extra person, the price will go down. However, that isn’t always the case. By dealing directly with the insurance company, a consumer may take on tasks that they may not realize even exist!

Why Use an Insurance Agent […]

How to Protect Your Home While on Vacation

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Heading out on vacation? Be sure to protect your home!

Where is this summer taking you? Whether it’s tropical, action-packed, or relaxing, many people go on vacations over the summer months. With time off work and school, it makes it ideal for families, couples, and individuals alike. While you’re packing to head out on vacation, ensure that you’ve taken the necessary steps to protect your home.

Ask a friend. Ask a relative, friend, or trusted neighbor to visit your home a couple of times a week. He or she can […]