Wednesday, January 17, 2024

Additional Living Expense (ALE) is included in most homeowners policies. Here’s what you need to know…

Tuesday, December 19, 2023

If you opened your car insurance bill recently and noticed it’s higher than you expected, you’re likely experiencing the insurance rate increases being made by most insurance companies in late 2022 and into 2023.

Tuesday, November 21, 2023

Every year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, hundreds of people in the U.S. die from carbon-monoxide (CO) poisoning-and the invisible, odorless gas sickens thousands more.

Tuesday, November 7, 2023

Florida is the Sunshine State, but did you know it’s also the lightning capital of the US? Here are some myths, facts, and ways to keep yourself – and your home – safe. Each year there are nearly 3 million lightning...

Tuesday, October 24, 2023

Oh no! It’s nearing the end of another year of commercial insurance, which means another premium audit needs to be completed. You start to panic. Do you have all the right documents? Will the process take a long time? Despite...

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Wednesday, October 11, 2023

1 in 4 feel like they need more Life Insurance

Wednesday, September 6, 2023


Wednesday, August 16, 2023

A home inventory is a crucial tool to prepare you and your family for storm season and other emergencies. By assessing what you have in your home, you can feel confident when it comes time to report what you’ve lost.

Monday, July 24, 2023

Hurricane season can be terrifying, especially for children. Children add a new challenge to hurricane planning and it can be quite difficult to comfort them in the event of a disaster. Here are five tips to help your kids feel more...

Friday, June 30, 2023

Did you know that over 200 people will go to the emergency room each day in the months surrounding the Fourth of July because of firework-related injuries? Follow these safety tips from the National Council on Fireworks Safety...

Wednesday, June 21, 2023

Hurricane Preparation Checklist

Friday, May 19, 2023

What is Gap Insurance and How It Can Save You Big

Friday, April 14, 2023

The minutes right after a car accident are a blur. What just happened!? What am I supposed to do now?

Wednesday, March 22, 2023

You can lower your risk of drowning by wearing a life jacket - but it can't be just any life jacket. To truly be effective, a life jacket needs to be the right type and fit correctly.You probably know you should wear a life jacket when...

Friday, February 24, 2023

It's that time of year again. The weather is warming up, flowers and trees are beginning to bloom, and your time spent outdoors is increasing in the beautiful sunshine state of Florida.

Wednesday, February 1, 2023

A plumbing leak in your Florida home can cause many issues, from outrageous water bills to serious water damage costing thousands to correct.

Wednesday, January 4, 2023

So you’re in the process of buying a new home, and you’re wondering what the deal is with home insurance. You need it, obviously, but how should you go about finding it? What type of coverage do you need?

Friday, December 9, 2022


Wednesday, November 23, 2022

Let’s start with a few wood-burning fireplace tips:Have your fireplace and chimney inspected by a professional on a yearly basis. Ash and creosote can build up in your chimney and if not cleaned properly could cause...

Wednesday, November 9, 2022

STEPS TO RESCIND An Assignment Of Benefits contract

Wednesday, October 26, 2022

Assignment of Benefits (AOB) 101 – What You Need to Know To Stay Safe

Wednesday, October 12, 2022

We get it: Life insurance can be complicated.It’s further complicated by the fact that everyone’s situation is different. So, it’s a good idea to contact your tax professional/financial consultant for specific advice...

Friday, September 23, 2022

Generator safety needs to be top of mind before, during, and after a storm to keep your house & family protected.

Wednesday, September 14, 2022

Med Pay? PIP? Dec pages? Insurance terms, explainedWith all kinds of different coverages for all kinds of different needs, insurance can be very confusing. And to make it even more challenging, at times it probably seems like insurance...

Wednesday, August 31, 2022

What Does Renters Insurance Cover? A Quick [Expert] Overview

Wednesday, August 17, 2022

Calculating Towing Capacity: 8 Critical Mistakes You Need to AvoidSafe towing starts before you hitch up and hit the road. The hitch itself, your vehicle and even how you load your cargo all play a big part in travelling safely...

Wednesday, August 3, 2022

From building materials to furnishings, many of the things in your home likely aren't as flame-resistant as those from yesteryear.

Wednesday, July 20, 2022

For many people, one of the most difficult conversations to have involves talking with an aging parent about extended medical care. The shifting of roles can be challenging!

Wednesday, July 6, 2022

How to keep your trees healthy — and uprightThey're trees. And as with so many things in life, proper maintenance is critical. Keeping your trees healthy will allow you to continue to enjoy them and their benefits - one of which...

Wednesday, June 22, 2022

Make sure your hurricane disaster plan includes the family pet. In the event of a catastrophe, they are unlikely to survive on their own.

Wednesday, May 25, 2022

Here’s a quick guide to checking to see if you have unclaimed money!

Wednesday, May 11, 2022

Think of this "Dec Page" as the “Cliffs Notes” for home insurance coverage.

Wednesday, April 27, 2022

To ensure you’re ready for the rest of the year , get started on Spring Cleaning

Wednesday, April 13, 2022

Key factors that impact homeowners insurance premium in Florida

Wednesday, March 30, 2022

11 Ways to Keep Your Identity Safe this Tax Season

Wednesday, March 16, 2022

Though many people love thinking about their boat, they hate thinking about insuring it.

Wednesday, March 2, 2022

What is Umbrella Policy Protection?

Thursday, February 17, 2022

How is the Chip Shortage and Global Supply Chain Issues Affecting My Insurance?

Wednesday, February 2, 2022

Car Seat Safety !

Wednesday, January 19, 2022


Wednesday, January 5, 2022

Coexisting with bicyclists  

Monday, December 20, 2021

 How to Prevent Christmas Tree Fires for a Happy Holiday!                                                                ...

Wednesday, December 8, 2021

For most of us, holiday shopping takes place in the mall, or even at local small businesses ,But for a felonious few, the parking lot is their shopping center of choice – and they’re happy to patronize unlocked vehicles for...

Monday, November 22, 2021

Preparation is Key to Road Trip Success by Jenean McLoskey ( Foremost Insurance) Long drives can be exactly that – long! So what can you do to make hours in a vehicle more comfortable and enjoyable? Here are some ideas to help...

Wednesday, November 10, 2021

BUYING AUTO INSURANCE FOR TEEN DRIVERS Driving may be a rite of passage for teenagers, but for parents, having a teenage driver can be stressful and expensive. Your child will need auto insurance coverage as soon as they receive their...

Friday, October 29, 2021

Man’s best friend is always here for us. But what happens when one goes doggone wild? Dog bite claims account for more than a third of all homeowner’s insurance liability claims paid out. There are over 15,000 dog bite...

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

What is Comprehensive and Collision Insurance? The Informative Answer You (Actually) Want When you hear someone use the term “comp and collision,” they are referring to two separate insurance coverages available

Wednesday, September 29, 2021

If you own a home there is bound to be Wear and Tear. So what exactly is wear and tear? It is generally considered to be gradual damage that happens over time to a home as the home ages. Examples of Wear and Tear - AC unit clunking out...

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Picture it. A sunny Saturday morning. There’s a knock at the door just as you’re finishing breakfast. It’s a man from a local roofing company. He offers you a free roof inspection because a windstorm passed through...

Wednesday, September 1, 2021

It’s easy to do. Your phone buzzes, you look down, and before you know it, you’re typing a response - while driving at 65 mph. taking the time to learn more about this issue could help our roads be safer. If you have found...

Wednesday, August 18, 2021

Truth be told, it doesn’t take much of an excuse for us to host a barbecue, really – man has loved meat and fire almost since the beginning of time. But just because our desire to barbecue seems to be innate, that...

Wednesday, August 4, 2021

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Wednesday, July 7, 2021

What better way to spend the summer than on the water? With the increased number of watercraft sales in recent years, there is a growing need for insurance coverage. Don’t be left without the important coverages you need....

Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Hurricane Season is Here! It's the official start of the 2021 Hurricane Season, we've already seen some storm activity in the Atlantic. This handy Hurricane Preparedness Guide and Hurricane Checklist will help ensure you are prepared.

Wednesday, June 9, 2021

We all need flood insurance because almost every building can be damaged by surface water.

Thursday, May 27, 2021

7 Things Nobody Tells you About Homeowners Insurance Congrats! You’re a homeowner. Or, maybe you’re touring houses for sale and about to be a homeowner. Either way, welcome. Welcome to a stream of never-ending projects,...

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Enroll today in your insurance company portal to easily access your insurance information. Their secured sites allow you to .... *** Pay your bill *** Go paperless *** Print proof of insurance cards *** Report a claim *** Set up and...

Friday, April 30, 2021

Did You Know You Can Help Stop Insurance Fraud? Monique Miskimon-Aikens Corporate Communications Specialist Share: Contractors trolling neighborhoods looking for victims is rampant in Florida, and it’s highly likely...

Wednesday, April 7, 2021

What is Bait and Switch ?? According to the dictionary, " bait and switch is the action (generally illegal) of advertising goods which are an apparent bargain, with the intention of substituting inferior or more expensive goods or...

Thursday, April 1, 2021

As I backed out, I heard a crunch behind me. Sure enough, I hit a parked car.I had a lot on my mind and apparently, what I could see in my rearview mirror wasn’t one of them.Fortunately, nobody was in the car and it was minimal damage....

Wednesday, March 17, 2021

5 Simple Tips for an Awesome Family Road Trip Whether you and your family are driving to the zoo, the lake or visiting relatives, you are part of the American tradition of the road trip. Part of the appeal of a road trip is all the...

Thursday, March 4, 2021

Did you know a new roof is of vital importance for securing a homeowners policy? If you have a new roof on your home, make sure to call your insurance agency and provide the information they need to update your policy! You can also...

Monday, February 15, 2021

8 Steps to be Confident in Your Commercial Insurance You work hard to grow your small business but it doesn’t feel small to you. To you, it’s your livelihood and your legacy. We get it. We know you work hard to build it,...

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

8 Steps to be Confident in Your Commercial Insurance You work hard to grow your small business but it doesn’t feel small to you. To you, it’s your livelihood and your legacy. We get it. We know you work hard to build it,...

Tuesday, December 29, 2020

Monday, December 21, 2020

The family at Mitchell Insurance Agency wishes you and yours a blessed and peaceful Christmas! During this season, we want to send our gratitude and most sincere wishes for each and every person during this most wonderful time of the year!

Monday, December 14, 2020

How to Prevent Christmas Tree Fires for a Happy Holiday It makes sense that a dry, or even artificial, Christmas tree decorated with lights that produce heat is a fire hazard. But, did you know Christmas tree fires burn so quickly...

Friday, December 4, 2020

Many times we loan our vehicles to family and friends! Here in central Florida, everyone needs transportation to the beach! But have you ever called your insurance agent to ask about how your insurance coverage applies when you loan...

Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Friday, November 6, 2020

Welcome to the Sunshine State! This greeting is said many times in our wonderful state of Florida. Sunshine, beaches, lakes and wildlife are so many of the perks of our fine state. But did you know that property insurance in the State...

Friday, October 30, 2020

Friday, October 9, 2020

5 Common Car Seat Installation Mistakes to Avoid As an expectant parent, you’re likely a delightful mix of unbridled joy and complete exhaustion. We get it. Your baby's car seat is just one of the many brightly patterned puzzles...

Tuesday, September 29, 2020


Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Want a Safer Home? Consider these Inexpensive Fixes Home improvement: It’s a never-ending process for many people, and for those of us who aren’t necessarily handy, it can be a hassle, too. But there are plenty of simple...

Thursday, September 10, 2020

You Just Got into a Car Accident. Now What? The minutes right after a car accident are a blur. What just happened!? What am I supposed to do now? Well, first, take a deep breath then: 1. Move to a safe location If you are able to move...

Tuesday, September 1, 2020

We have all heard the saying “You get what you pay for”. Well, this statement can be applied to all of uswhen it comes to purchasing insurance. Whether its home, auto, business, or life insurance, every oneof us has...

Thursday, August 27, 2020

Thinking about cyber crime and how it affects your business is not what a business owner likes to ponder! These are frightening times with the cyber crime rampant and computers, with our most important information, being hacked and...

Tuesday, August 18, 2020

What is an Independent Insurance Agent? Everything You Need to Know You need insurance. We all do. In some cases it's required by law, in others it's required by the unwritten code of being a responsible adult that owns things. So,...