Winter Power Outage Tips

Dealing with a power outage never comes at a convenient time, but when it happens in winter it’s not only inconvenient, it can be downright dangerous. For many, not having electricity can mean no heat in their homes and, sometimes, no water. With the “Polar Vortex” and sub-zero temperatures Michigan and other states have been […]

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‘Tis the Season for Vehicle Break-ins

From credit cards to bags full of merchandise, people keep more valuables in their vehicles this time of year, making for easy thieving. As holiday shopping picks up speed, here are some tips to help protect vehicles from break-in. Break-in prevention tips  Keep valuables out of sight If your vehicle is free of items like sunglasses, […]

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Terry Kunst Honored by National Society as 25 Year CIC

MT. PLEASANT, Mich., December 12, 2018 — Terry Kunst, CIC, of Mt. Pleasant Agency, Inc. – Central Insurance was recently recognized for professional leadership and advanced knowledge by the Society of Certified Insurance Counselors (CIC), a leading national insurance professional organization. Mr. Kunst was awarded a certificate marking more than 25 years of participation as […]

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Common heating mistakes to avoid this winter

‘Tis the season for tossing logs into the fireplace or cranking up the furnace. Heating your home during the winter months can be costly. One of the most relied upon systems in your home is your furnace. Sadly enough, it may also may be the most neglected system. It’s often tucked in a closet or […]

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Preventing Break-Ins

As an insurance agency, sometimes we are able to spot trends in crime very quickly. One thing we’ve noticed in our community and the central Michigan area recently is theft from local businesses especially as it relates to breaking & entering during after-hours. In the past week, we’ve seen a handful of occurrences and want […]

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Renting a Car for Spring Break? Read this first!

“To purchase rental car insurance, or not to purchase the rental car insurance? That is the question.” It has been debated for years whether or not a person renting a vehicle should purchase rental car insurance, but something to know is that it’s not really insurance that you’re purchasing from the rental car company… it’s […]

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Give the Gift of Life Insurance

This Christmas season, we’re asking you to think outside of the wrapped box when it comes to gift giving. Many gifts that children get are a temporary joy – they can use them for a year or two before the toys or clothes are outgrown and passed down, donated, stored in a box, or even […]

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Scams to Watch out for This Holiday Season

Hackers put a lot of thought and effort into coming up with new ways to fool the unsuspecting consumer, especially during the holiday season. Here are some scams you should watch for in the coming month. Bogus Charity Websites Increasingly, hackers are setting up fake charity websites to scam people with good intentions. To guarantee that you’re […]

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New Website & Blog!

Welcome to our new and improved website and blog! We’ve made some updates with this web remodel and want to share some of the highlights! On our new website you’ll find: Request an auto certificate – just fill out a form and voila! We’ll have a certificate to you by the end of the workday. […]

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