Insured Flood Victims Are Few & Far Between

Neighbors are using their personal boats to rescue Friendswood residents in Houston during Hurricane Harvey. Steve Gonzales/Houston Chronicle Written by Kelly Tonsing   Each year, we watch in horror as unsuspecting folks—living normal lives similar to our own—are rescued from their rooftops via watercraft after their small town has been ravaged by natural disaster. Most … Continued

Protection for a Very Rainy Day

Written by Kelly Tonsing   Traditionally, personal umbrella insurance policies have been reserved for the rich and famous. Today, however, “personal umbrellas” are becoming a standard purchase for many middle-class insurance buyers who understand their risk in a litigious economy. Adding significant personal coverage at an insignificant cost, umbrella policies offer an extra layer of … Continued

What’s in Your Auto Policy? 6 Things You Should Check Before Pressing the Pedal

Written by Kelly Tonsing Kelly Tonsing manages Ascension’s Personal Lines Practice in our eastern region. Although she spends each and every day examining insurance policies, managing claims processing, and ensuring the best available protection for our clients, she hadn’t yet examined the fine print of her own car insurance. Until the unthinkable happened. Read below … Continued

Surviving Summer Blackouts

Most of us love summer. But long, hot days, coupled with heavy summer storms, hurricanes and periodic heat waves, all tax the power grid and can lead to inevitable blackouts. Now that summer’s officially on its way, what can you as a homeowner do to protect what matters to you most? As with any disaster, … Continued

Hail Storm Season Is Here, Are You Ready?

Depending on where you live, hail can be either a sporadic, mildly irritating event or a potentially devastating, destructive threat. According to the Wikipedia article, hail is a “form of solid precipitation”. It sounds harmless enough, yet hail storms cause damages to crops and property each year. Per NOAA, “small hail, up to about the … Continued

ARE YOU IN?

Sign up for the
Relation Newsletter

ARE YOU IN?

Sign up for the
Relation Newsletter