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The Value of an Independent Insurance Agency

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There are several different ways you can shop for your business, home, car or  truck insurance. The advancement of technology has ensured that you have various ways to shop, and you can do it on your own time, whenever you want. However, there is no mistaking that insurance is a complicated product. You need to acquire local independent agents’ services that can offer you more options, coverage, and pricing than other agents, or even direct writers. 

There are several reasons let an independent insurance agency do the shopping for you.  We have highlighted some of the main reasons for you here.

Superior Discounts

The independent insurance agent can help  save you money, as you’re not only getting a professional but a rate shopper as well! Insurance agents understand that price is important when shopping for insurance and will work with you in this regard.  They know it’s not just about finding a price you can afford; it’s also about making certain you are appropriately covered.

Choice of Multiple Companies

Independent insurance agents represent many different companies, which means you have a lot more options to choose from. You have a vast range of options at your disposal and the independent agent will shop them for you. They are there to help you through all the changes in your life, whether you’re going from renting an apartment to buying a home, starting a business, getting married, renovating your home, adding a teen driver to your auto policy, or looking for ways to enhance your employee benefits package.  As your situation changes   your agent will advise you to better fit your new situation.

Greater Knowledge

There are multiple types of insurance available to you in the market. It’s important to work with an independent insurance agent to help you understand the different insurance options and counsel you on the best options for you.  As an independent insurance agency , Yutz-Merkle Insurance, works for you, not the insurance company – giving you the power of choice.