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Know the Lay of the Land: Why being local helps.

Know the Lay of the Land: Why being local helps.

Most clients can buy insurance one of two ways.  They can buy direct from the carrier, working with a computer...

Pioneers

Pioneers

Covered Wagon.  Based on photo by By B.D.’s world  via Wikimedia Commons Stand on the main street of most of our...

Read the Fine Print

Read the Fine Print

We had frustrating experience in our office a few weeks ago.  A customer came to us to see if we...

Do you have a hole in your business insurance policy?

Do you have a hole in your business insurance policy?

A hole in your business insurance can cost you big money.  Can you do anything to help plug these holes?...

Ah, spring! When our thoughts turn to … potholes?

Ah, spring! When our thoughts turn to … potholes?

Spring seems to finally be arriving, and with the melting snow comes, no, not birds and flowers but . ....

On the Value of (Travel) Agents…

On the Value of (Travel) Agents…

a·gent  [ /ˈājənt/] Noun:  A person who acts on behalf of another. Here at Fortress Insurance we’re insurance agents. And...

Insurance Concierge

Insurance Concierge

Last weekend, the staff at Fortress got invited to an industry event up in the Twin Cities.  The invitation said...

Car Insurance or Cow Insurance?

Car Insurance or Cow Insurance?

Okay, so we were sitting around the office the other day, discussing our clients to make sure they were covered...

IDENTITY THEFT: Why it’s nice to have a good insurance agent on your team

IDENTITY THEFT: Why it’s nice to have a good insurance agent on your team

This week’s insurance story is about a guy who had his identity stolen.  We’ve all heard a lot about identity...

A tale of two clients, two deer, and two very different results.

A tale of two clients, two deer, and two very different results.

If you believe all the lizards and the odd insurance company checkout girls you see on TV, then it would...

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