10 reasons to call your insurance agent

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Big changes in your life can happen in the blink of an eye. Sometimes those changes can impact your auto or home insurance needs. Independent insurance agents offer their clients expertise to make sure their insurance coverage matches their specific insurance needs.

How can you know it’s time to call your independent insurance agent? We’ve made it easy for you! Check out our list of 10 reasons you should call your insurance agent.

  1. New addition to the family – Whether you adopt a furry friend or a new baby is born, call your insurance agent to ensure they are covered.
  2. Moving – If you are moving, buying or selling a home, these are all good reasons to call your insurance agent, so they have the most up-to-date information.
  3. A big purchase – Finally buying that boat you have always wanted or purchasing an engagement ring for that special someone is exciting, but don't forget to give your agent a call so these items are covered.
  4. Married, divorced or widowed – A change in marital status requires a call to your insurance agent.
  5. New driver – Make sure your insurance agent is aware prior to your child getting their learner’s permit so they can be added to your auto insurance policy.
  6. Child going away to college – Let your agent know If your child goes off to college and won’t be driving for an extended period. If your child is taking the car to college with them, make sure you call your agent to update the garaging address.
  7. Starting a home-based business – Selling on Etsy or becoming a beauty company representative are examples of at-home businesses that your insurance agent should know about.
  8. Buying or selling a car – Updating your car insurance policy is crucial when you buy or sell a car to make sure all drivers and your current vehicle is insured.
  9. Retirement – Retirement is an exciting time in life, but remember to call your insurance agent first.
  10. Filing a claim or coverage questions – Call your insurance agent with almost anything regarding your policy. If you want to update your insurance policy or just have questions make sure to contact your agent.

If any of these situations apply to you, contact your independent Integrity agent today to ensure all of life’s exciting moments are covered. Independent agents work to provide you with the right types of insurance coverage for your unique needs. If you aren’t sure if a life event requires an update to your insurance, your agent can answer your specific insurance questions.


This article is for informational and suggestion purposes only. Implementing these suggestions does not guarantee coverage. If the insurance policy coverage descriptions in this article conflict with the language in the policy, the language in the policy applies. For full details on Integrity’s auto, home, business and life insurance coverages and discounts, contact your local independent agent.

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