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June 28th, 2017 by Yutz-Merkle Insurance Agency

Renters, What You Need to Know About Renter’s Insurance

Since most homeowners are also mortgage holders, they are required to have home insurance. However, most renters are not required to purchase renter’s insurance according to the terms of a lease. They face many of the same risks as homeowners. Although renters do not have to pay for the actual structure that is rented, they are responsible for covering their personal belongings that they bring... Read Article

6 Benefits of An Independent Insurance Agency

 The other day Jim said, “I feel like David.”  Huh?!?  “Okay, I’ll bite,” I thought.  So, I asked, “David who?”  “You know…the guy who was up against the giant in the Bible.  Only, instead of a giant, I am up against a lizard and prehistoric characters.”  Ah, now I was starting to get the idea – large insurance companies and their clever marketing campaigns. I... Read Article

5 Uses for Technology in Creating a Home Inventory.

“Life is uncertain, eat dessert first.”  This famous quote by American author, Ernestine Ulmer, always makes me smile.  What a clever way to remind us to appreciate and live every moment!  The truth is, we can’t predict everything that may happen in our lives – and, no matter how careful we are, or how much planning we do, we can’t actually prevent those uncertainties from... Read Article

Visit Us at the Home Show

The Greater Pocono Home & Outdoor Living Show Saturday March 25th 10:00 am – 6:00 pm Sunday March 26th 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Kalahari Resort & Convention Center Pocono Manor PA 18349 Stop by our Booth & Register for a Chance to win a Fitbit Charge 2 or  a pair of Bose Soundsport wireless headphones Hope to see you there! Click here for more info March 25th, 2017 by Yutz-Merkle Insurance Agency... Read Article

More Tips From Our Agents!

Connie If you have an accident and your car is not drive-able or in the repair shop for a few days how will get to work or get your children to school?  If you will need a rental car, you can add this coverage to your policy for as little as $8 a year!  Check your policies to see if you have rental car (transportation... Read Article