Can you depend on crowdfunding for funeral costs?

It’s an all-too-common occurrence: A family loses a loved one unexpectedly and is forced to appeal for help to cover expenses. Many of us have seen the memorials on social media, the crowdfunding websites, or the donation bins at a local store for a family dealing with an unexpected loss. In many cases, the family […]

Matthew D. Becker has become an owner-principal of Johannesen-Farrar Insurance.

Andrew E. Groth, President, and Joseph P. Mulder, Vice President of Johannesen-Farrar Insurance have announced that Matthew D. Becker has become an owner-principal of Johannesen-Farrar Insurance. Matt joined the agency in July of 2006. “We are pleased to have Matt as part of our management team. His experience in the insurance business strengthens our firm […]

Prepare your family for severe weather and tornadoes

You can’t avoid tornadoes, but planning can help you recover. While tornadoes can occur throughout the year, spring and early summer are peak months in most of the United States. Prepare to respond to a tornado by stocking your emergency kit, updating your family’s emergency communication plan and checking your insurance coverage. “Tornado Alley” in the southern […]

Slider crime: Protect yourself from thieves

It’s not entertainment on a slide, a sport on ice or even a small hamburger. Slider crime is much more dangerous and is sweeping the country, particularly in urban cities. A slider crime is a new form of stealing. No longer do thieves simply target vehicles to steal, but their contents, too. And they are […]

When hiring a snow removal service, don’t forget about insurance

After a quiet December, Mother Nature has really created a ruckus in Wisconsin the last several weeks. From significant amounts of snow to extremely cold temperatures, winter’s back! If you’re fed up with shoveling, it may be time to hire a snow removal service for the remainder of the season. If you’ve recently hired a […]