Category: Inside car insurance

  • Not sure how Halloween could be any more frightening

    It’s scary to think of one night’s risks to personal safety, property and bank accounts Here are 11 Halloween safety tips endorsed by Trusted Choice®, the affiliation Independent Insurance Agents like us at Meadow Park belong: Don’t be a scary driver. Drive sober, slowly and even more carefully than usual on Halloween. Watch for children […]

    October 31, 2014

  • Triple trouble for AAA policyholders

    Company’s new minimum wind and hail deductibles really blow   POSTAGE  by Rob Stamp We’ve spent a lot of time lately counseling customers who followed our recommendation to place their personal insurance business with AAA. Most of the conversations include a confession of sorts, wishing we hadn’t. We facilitated many switches to AAA since we contracted with […]

    June 24, 2014

  • You never know when fate is gonna leave you out in the cold

    No reason to be totally unprepared for the worst that Old Man Winter can throw at you   POSTAGE  by Rob Stamp My kids make fun of me upon my return from work when they see me all bundled up. Stocking cap, gloves, scarf and heavy winter coat must give the appearance that I apparently trudged […]

    February 5, 2014

  • Tackling one of our most frequently asked questions

    “My car is getting older. Why does my insurance keep going up?”   POSTAGE  by Rob Stamp There probably isn’t a week that goes by when we’re not asked that question. It doesn’t bother me in the least to explain it to customers; it’s what I signed on for, right? Truth be told, a car’s […]

    November 20, 2013

  • Smart to use phone for proof of insurance

    Electronic images of ID cards for Missouri drivers now being accepted   POSTAGE  by Rob Stamp Now that proof of car insurance can be produced electronically, it seems now that taking care of your business in the bathroom is the last thing not to have gone paperless. Missourians can now go paperless when showing proof that they […]

    September 4, 2013

  • Hope you avoid falling into a painful coverage gap

    Loan/lease coverage ensures your new vehicle gets paid off in the event of a total loss.    POSTAGE  by Rob Stamp Ask anyone who’s been told their car has been declared a total loss and they’ll probably be able to cite a lengthy list of frustration at every step of the process. First of all, […]

    June 19, 2013

  • Here’s the windup, and here’s the pitch …

    A car insurance glossary only a baseball fan would appreciate    POSTAGE  by Rob Stamp It’s baseball season and, around these parts, it’s a six-month-long celebration. A diamond jubilee, if you will. St. Louis fans are somewhat spoiled because their Cardinals often make it last into October. Here’s my first attempt to put auto insurance […]

    May 8, 2013

  • Frequently Axed Questions

    Q I’ve lost my insurance ID card, but need to renew my tags at the license office. What do I do? A Wear comfortable shoes. Those lines at the DMV can be rather long, especially near the end of the month. Seriously We will be glad to send current proof of insurance wherever you’d like. E-mail, […]

    March 27, 2013

  • Before your renewal ends up in the bottom of the paper pile …

    Here are a few steps to follow. And you still won’t need to bore yourself to tears trying to read it all.    POSTAGE  by Rob Stamp I’m as guilty as anyone when it comes to setting aside important paperwork, promising to dig right in at the first opportunity. Yeah, you know how that always end […]

    February 27, 2013

  • A real pain in the glass

    We’ve all been there. Driving down the road, minding your own business, maybe without a care in the world, then WHACK!!! You’re startled by a noise so loud you expect that whatever just struck your car must have left a gaping hole. Could a single gunshot be any louder?   POSTAGE  by Rob Stamp Of […]

    February 6, 2013