Creating a Home Inventory

Much of your home’s value is what’s inside. There’s a popular saying that goes like this: “Home is where the heart is.”  That saying rings true for many who find “home” a safe haven and a place to cherish, convene

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Preparing for Winter Weather

Getting ready for winter weather Fall has arrived, but there’s still time to get ready for winter weather, including storms. Extreme cold is always a possibility here in Northern Illinois & Southern Wisconsin so we at the Michelle Fonk Insurance

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SafeCo Insurance

SafeCo is one of many insurance companies offered by the Michelle Fonk Insurance Agency. SafeCo Insurance Company has been in business since 1923 and has a rating of “A” by A.M.Best. You can check out more about Safeco using their

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Borrowing a Car

I’m borrowing my friend’s car … am I covered? Most people have an idea of what’s covered and not covered under their various insurance policies. But at Michelle Fonk Insurance Agency we get a lot of questions about borrowing or

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Personal Umbrella Insurance

To really feel secure about protecting your assets and your future, you may need the extra level of protection provided by a personal umbrella insurance policy. – What’s Peace of Mind Worth to You? A personal umbrella insurance policy provides

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Halloween Safety

Make your house a haven for trick-or-treaters Halloween is one of the fall season’s most treasured holidays. Kids love to dress up, get together with friends, and go door-to-door in search of the biggest and best goodies.  If your neighborhood

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Renters Insurance

The Importance of Renters Insurance If you live in a rental home or apartment, chances are you don’t have the proper insurance. Despite the fact that rented homes are more likely to be burglarized than owner-occupied properties, nearly 60 percent

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Fall Home Safety

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Household safety tips change with the season.  As days get shorter and nights get longer, our habits begin to change. Most of us typically spend more time at home and less time doing our favorite summer activities. That usually means

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Back to School

Most college students have been back to school for about month now. But here are some back to school insurance tips to save you and your family time and money. Insurance Tips for Back-to-School Time College is expensive enough without

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Car Insurance FAQ’s in Wisconsin and Illinois

Do you have a question about your car insurance? Check out this list of Car Insurance FAQ’s. Q: I have an older car whose current market value is very low – do I really need to purchase car insurance? A:

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