Tornado Season Has Arrived

Just as we are recovering from blinding snowstorms and icy roads, we “welcome” tornado season. Instead of hearing wind chill statistics, prepare to hear about the F scale—the method used to rate the intensity of a tornado. Tornadoes run the gamut from F0 through F5, signifying the lowest to highest wind speeds. However, even an […]

Choosing a Deductible for Your Car Insurance

Those of us living in western Wisconsin and eastern Minnesota have a tough choice—Vikings or Packers? You can’t be both and there’s no way to “hedge your bets.” That’s all the more reason to hedge your bets, that is, counterbalance your risk of loss, in other areas of your life. How? Choosing a car insurance […]

Wisconsin’s Fishing Season Opener

Now that the snow is gone, it’s finally starting to feel like spring here in Wisconsin. After Mother Nature’s not-so-funny April Fool’s joke of yet another winter storm, it’s safe to say the recent sunshine, chirping birds, and warmer temperatures are here to stay. With the longer days of spring comes the kickoff of Wisconsin’s […]

Spring Break – Time for Fun and Vacations

It’s that time of year where many of us are sick of winter and ready for a week of fun in the sun.  While some of us fly to Mexico or the Caribbean, others will choose to stay in the states and enjoy a week on a Florida beach, or an Arizona golf course. Whatever […]

Snow Melt And Spring Rains Increase The Risk Of Flood Damage

Many of us look forward to the end of winter and the warm spring weather that follows.  Of course we must also recognize along with the melting snow, spring rainstorms, and warm sunshine is the increased threat of flooding.   These are all a part of spring in the Midwest. What about flooding? Damage from spring […]