Stay Safe in a Fire with These Tips

One of the most dangerous disasters that can ruin your home is a fire. Since October is Fire Prevention Month, it is the perfect time to make sure that you and your family are prepared in case of an emergency. Keep these tips in mind to ensure that you know what to do if a fire ever breaks out in your home. Make sure every level of your home Read More

Benefits of Working with an Independent Agent

Navigating the insurance world can be both confusing and stressful. While you want to make sure you have the right amount of coverage in every situation, you also want to make sure that you’re not overpaying for policies. Working with an independent insurance agent is the best way to know that you have the right policy for your specific situation. Read More

October is National Cyber Security Month!

October is National Cyber Security Month!

October is National Cyber Security Month! This means it's also time to make sure that you have the right measures in place to protect your business from any cyber hacks or problems. Keep these tips in mind to ensure online security! Update the system. Whenever there is an update for the system you’re using, make sure to renew it as soon as Read More

Employee Benefits Insurance

ADMITTED VS. NON-ADMITTED INSURANCE CARRIERS

19September,2014
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Written by: Terry Koplan, CIC. Your insurance broker just informed you that they can provide the business insurance you need, but it will be with a non-admitted carrier.  What does that mean?  Should you be concerned?  While the term “non-admitted” may sound like you’re using a lesser carrier, that’s not the case. WHAT IS AN ADMITTED Read More

Payments and Claims

Glossary of Terms

19August,2014
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Actuary An individual employed by a property/casualty insurer to evaluate losses and settle policyholder claims. These adjusters differ from public adjusters, who negotiate with insurers on behalf of policyholders, and receive a portion of a claims settlement. Independent adjusters are independent contractors who adjust claims for different Read More

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Take Control of Your Auto Insurance Premium

1July,2014
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Despite popular belief, you can take control of how much you pay for auto insurance. There are a variety of aspects affecting the price you pay each month, many of which are lifestyle factors. Take control of your auto insurance premium by making these simple adjustments: The coverage you choose and your deductible affect how much you pay each Read More

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The Advantages of an Independent Insurance Agency

26May,2014
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There are multiple options when it comes to buying insurance, and with all the different choices it may get a bit confusing. However, when you use an independent insurance agency we are here to clear the confusion and help you with your needs. As an independent insurance agency, we represent multiple carriers and are able to explore all of Read More

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Welcome to Our New Website & Blog!

24May,2014
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The Hoffman Brown Company would like to extend a warm welcome to our new website and blog! Through our newly revamped website and blog, our team will update you on the latest news within the insurance industry while also offering regular lifestyle tips. Our blog will be your first stop for not only the latest information, but also community Read More

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We’re Going Social!

24May,2014
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On top of releasing our new innovative website, we have also updated all of our social media pages including Facebook, LinkedIn, Google+ and Twitter. You can now communicate with us through whichever platform you prefer. We would love to receive feedback and find out what topics you want to learn about, feel free to comment on our posts and tell Read More