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Claims service with a local Travelers Insurance Agent

  Travelers Claim service Travelers Personal and Business Insurance Auto & Property Local service. Travelers has more than 11,000 experienced Claim professionals located across the country who are prepared to handle property or auto claims of all sizes and complexities. Expertise. Travelers Claim professionals receive specialized training at Travelers Claim University so that they can meet your customers’ high expectations. Improved agency efficiency. MyTravelers.com has many valuable services for customers, such as claim reporting, so you can spend more time growing your business. Growth and retention. 9 out of 10 customers who have had a claim with Travelers would recommend […]

Work Safely in the Yard

by IST
Let’s Keep Our Lawns – and Ourselves – Safe in Minnesota For many of our neighbors in MN, summer means more than sunshine and vacations. It also means working in the yard – often with tools that can be dangerous if not used properly. Each year about 400,000 people are treated for injuries from lawn and garden tools, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). Don’t let your landscaping efforts land you in the hospital! Follow these handy safety tips. Tool safety tips from the U.S. CPSC  Dress appropriately. To protect yourself from debris when using lawn […]

Do You Need a Personal Umbrella?

Use the quick form below to determine if you should consider an umbrella. Umbrellas aren’t just for the super wealthy. We live in a litigious society and umbrellas don’t cost much. In fact, they could be considered a bargain after a judgment. It’d be a sad day if you were determined liable for an at fault accident and had a judgment against you. For example:   $2,000,000 judgment – $30,000 (the state minimum auto liability limits) = Bad situation – especially when you find out how affordable an umbrella or just extra liability coverage costs.  It’s one of the few […]

The Truth about Water Damage

by IST
Most policies don’t come with backup of sewer and drains coverage.  It’s true.  Do you have this coverage?  How much do you have? Check the video below for the truth about water damage. What can be saved? What should you do first? What is the minimum amount of coverage one should include? What does it cost? According to the Insurance Information Institute most homeowner and business insurance policies do not cover sewer backup unless specific sewer backup coverage is added to the policy. Tim Peddycoart – home insurance specialist for the Insurance Specialists Team says to “Check and find out […]


by IST
It’s no secret winters in the Midwest are frigid. Keep the chill outside by following these helpful tips to reduce your energy bills without sacrificing comfort. Fuel The most common home heating fuel is natural gas and according to the Department of Energy it’s used in about 57 percent of American homes. • Shop around for the best price on home heating fuel; some companies will sell at a lower rate if you pay upfront • Purchase heating fuel in the off season; often times, filling your tank in spring and summer costs less than fall and winter Make your […]

Tis the Season for Christmas Shoplifting…and for Stolen Gifts

by IST
              These holiday tips brought to you by The Insurance Specialists Team We are in the peak holiday shopping season. Whether your at Rosedale, Northtown mall, The MOA –  we’d like to suggest a few reminders about how to be safe and to prevent your gifts and other purchases from being stolen. Shopping during the holiday season can present many dangers, but following a few prevention measures can help keep your holiday season joyous.  Packages left in a car in plain site can be too much for criminals to resist. Please keep these safety […]

Insurance Specialists Team Increases Odds of Saving on Home Insurance

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PRLog – Global Press Release Distribution Insurance Specialists Team Increases Odds of Saving on Home Insurance Source: NorCal Press Dated: Mar. 09, 2014 Quickly becoming the leading home insurance provider for Minnesotans.  The Insurance Specialists Team “IST” has revised their site and added more carriers for faster and more comparisons.   MINNEAPOLIS — The Insurance Specialists Team “IST” represents the top A rated insurance companies.  Some of these companies are new to MN and selected IST top roll out their products. IST has experienced insurance specialists who can assist in making sure all coverage is correct and all discounts available […]

Is Your Home Insured Correctly?

by IST
  Most have seen photos or videos of the devastating tornadoes. Property is destroyed. Things are tossed for miles. If you’ve experienced severe storms and tornadoes you know how scary and the heartache of seeing everything you own gone within minutes. It’s no fun. Having a home doesn’t just require a huge financial investment. For most people, it also requires upkeep, hard work, and pride of ownership. So understanding how to properly insure your home is really important. Doing this will help get back on your feet if a tornado, storm, fire, or another such damages or destroys it. The […]

Flood Insurance and Back Up of Sewer and Drain Coverage

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Flood insurance? Why are we talking about flood insurance when it looks like we’re going to receive snow again today? Well, for good reasons.  The biggest reason behind thinking about things like flood insurance and back up of sewer and drains coverage now, when the snow is still here, and not in the spring/summer time when floods might actually happen, is because, just like everything else here at The Insurance Specialists Team, we want our clients to be prepared before something happens, and not having to ask the question, “how could this have happened” instead. We generally advice our agents […]

Are Your Buildings at Risk of Collapse?

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Due to the amount of snowfall so far this year and the amount of ice that is building up on roofs throughout Minnesota, there are many buildings that have a potential for collapse. Collapsed roof of out building   Taking the time and effort to remove the snow and ice from the roofs of your buildings will benefit you. Besides the damage to your property covered by your insurance policy, you may have substantial uninsured loss. This includes:  downtime to your operation;  the additional cost of debris removal; the loss of items that cannot be replaced; or the value of […]

ASI Insurance in MN

by IST
ASI insurance in Minnesota As you shop for ASI or any home insurance, it’s important to avoid some common mistake and do some research on Insurance companies. One of the best ways – if not the best way is to use a local independent agent who represents ASI Insurance and other top rated insurance companies. Compare ASI insurance, MN insurance providers and other options to customize a policy that fits your needs, and discover the best customer benefits in Minnesota. Get home insurance quotes from top providers and have the insurance specialists team as your resource. Today, it can be […]

Home Insurance MN – Why Are Home Insurance Rates So High?

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  The Insurance Specialists Team has some new home insurance carriers.  One is new to MN and eager to provide home insurance here.  They have excellent prices for many home owners. Get quotes easy fast local here and see how much you could save.  763-263-0785 or click below! *An Insurance quote does not impact your credit score. Quote will take approximately 3-5 minutes to complete.   Get Home Insurance Here – Easy Fast Local!   The Insurance Specialists Team recognizes the responsibility that comes with being a homeowner and we understand that it is crucial to protect your home and those […]

Get FREE Insurance Quotes! Insurance Specialists Team

Insurance Specialists Team Represents Many Companies…Not Just One. You Get Quotes Easy, Fast, and Local!     Phone: 763-452-2146     Insurance Specialists Team MN