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About Jeremy Hyde

Christian, MK/PK, Brother, Husband of a magnificent wife, Father of three sons and two daughters, Insurance dork, Sports and Racing fan, Competitor, Coach, Early riser, Grill-man, Yearner of sand dunes and Lake Michigan, Owner of a Yorkie named Gerald, Wannabe basketball player, Reluctant handyman, Car enthusiast, Admirer of passion and excellence and design...

What to do after an Automobile Accident: A Guide

Most people do not expect to be in an auto accident that day, however being prepared is a great way to know what to do if an auto accident does happen to you or a loved one.Safety FirstRemain claimIs everyone OK in your vehicle?Are you in a safe place? If not, move your vehicle to [...]

Classic Car | Collector | Auto Insurance

Do you own a classic, collector, sports or antique vehicle? Colligan Insurance can help you better understand and cover your collector car.  It’s a unique asset and your collector car deserves specialized advice and insurance.  Most vehicles depreciate over time, however, due to your care and limited use Colligan has carriers that will offer [...]

Personal Articles Insurance | Jewelry

Planning to buy a special piece of jewelry for your spouse? Consider a personal articles insurance policy for your jewelry.  On a weekly basis we hear one of two stories about insuring jewelry from prospective or current clients. "Janet, she is so careful with her jewelry I cannot imagine that ever happening." "There was this [...]

Home Based Business Insurance

  There are over 30,000,000 home based businesses in the United States.1  These people are brave, creative, and doers that make a difference in the lives around us.  Often they are leaders and engage life in a way most of us just do not.  They transform industries, communities, and inspire many of us to pursue [...]

Attention Advisers, Coaches, Consultants…. | You are on the hook.

You are the consummate professional.  You have life and business experiences that matter.  You breathe energy into others.  You contribute.  You network.  You hustle.  You bring value that is unique and helpful.  You make others better. You are on the hook. Professional negligence (actual or alleged) is not covered on a standard insurance policy (see [...]

Property Insurance | Valuation

Homes and commercial buildings can be a significant portion of your assets and/or a critical piece of income generation.  Maintaining quality property insurance is an important component that can assist in your long term financial stability or if done poorly can dampen your future goals.  If you have real property get it insured in a [...]

Workers Compensation Decoded in 3. 2. 1.

workers compensation photo Workers Compensation can frustrating, irritating, and downright painful to the bottom line of a business. Most businesses with an employee are required by the State of Indiana to have a workers compensation policy so this subject can make businessowners feel backed into a corner. The reality is that Worker Compensation is meant to [...]

The Independent Advantage

What’s the difference between a “State Farm” agency versus a local independent insurance agency? Let’s start from the beginning.  State Farm is a captive insurance company that uses captive agencies.  A captive agency can generally represent only one insurance company.  Who are some captive insurance companies?  Allstate, State Farm, Farmers, American Family, and 800-number companies like GEICO are a few [...]