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Want a Safer Home? Consider these Inexpensive Fixes

Dec 18 2017 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 maintenance tasks and other improvements you can handle to make your home safer – whether... more

Do You Need Umbrella Insurance?

Dec 18 2017 One of the most certain things in life is uncertainty. Your dog could bite the neighbor’s kid. Your teen driver could hit a cyclist. A guest could fall down your stairs. A rainy morning commute on worn-out tires could result in a multi-car accident. And you... more

How to Lower Your Auto Insurance Bill

Dec 18 2017 It’s easy to lower your insurance costs - especially if you have a great driving record, or don’t mind having higher deductibles. Who doesn’t want to pay less for car insurance? Billions of dollars are spent on ad campaigns to convince you to “switch and save”... more

Why Today’s Homes Burn Faster

Dec 18 2017 From building materials to furnishings, many of the things in your home likely aren’t as flame-resistant as those from yesteryear. A fire in a modern home is a “perfect storm,” according to safety consulting and certification company UL (Underwriters... more

Thanksgiving 2017: Don't Wash The Turkey!

Nov 22 2017 Preparing for your big Thanksgiving feast? The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Janell Goodwin shared these tips on how to safely handle your turkey and all the trimmings: 1. Clean everything BUT the turkey Wash your hands before handling any food. Also, wash... more

Halloween Safety Tips: 2017

Oct 30 2017 Kids love the magic of Halloween: Trick-or-treating, classroom parties and trips to a neighborhood haunted house. But for moms and dads, often there is a fine line between Halloween fun and safety concerns, especially when it comes to road and pedestrian... more

Are You Leaving Your Loved Ones In A Bind? Find Out Below

Oct 3 2017 During the last few months, we have had a huge increase in interest for Life Insurance. A recent situation with a client caught our attention and we wanted to share with you. We recently met with a client to go over their policy, they were adamant that Life... more

Apply for A Free, No-Obligation Life Insurance Consultation

Oct 3 2017 Please email our Life Insurance specialist, Jake Brodbeck, at . You can also reach him via phone at (513) 624-0900 ext. 306. Jake will follow-up with you within 24 hours with some Life Insurance options for you and your loved ones.... more

2017 December Referral Program

Sep 22 2017 We will be making our next drawing for the December 2017 Referral Program in just 3 months. The referral basket is filling up, participate now by sending us an email of a potential referral. Simply send us an email address or home address and name of a friend,... more

Hurricane Preparation

Sep 8 2017 The worst thing that people who live along coastlines can do is not to prepare for tropical storms and hurricanes. According to the National Hurricane Center, the two key factors contributing to weather safety during hurricanes are preparing in advance for... more

25 Tips For First-Time Home Buyers

Aug 18 2017 Buying a home can be nerve-wracking, especially if you’re a first-time home buyer. Not only is it probably the biggest purchase of your life, but the process is complicated and fraught with unfamiliar lingo and surprise expenses. To make the first-time home... more

Adding A Teenage Driver To Your Policy: Here Are A Few Tips

Aug 16 2017 The financial shock of adding a teenager to a family auto insurance policy is getting less shocking — at least somewhat. An annual analysis by insuranceQuotes.com, a rate comparison site, found that adding a teenager still increased annual premiums... more

10 Things You Absolutely Need To Know About Life Insurance

Aug 15 2017 Life insurance is one of the pillars of personal finance, deserving of consideration by every household. I’d even go so far as to say it’s vital for most. Yet, despite its nearly universal applicability, there remains a great deal of confusion, and even... more

August: The Dog Days of Summer

Aug 10 2017 August begins right in the middle of the “dog days of summer,” the hottest and most sultry time of the year. Ancient cultures believed that the excessive heat was caused by the alignment of Sirius, the Dog Star, with the sun during the summer. These are the... more

Flood Warning: What You Should Do.

Jul 25 2017 What Flooding is a temporary overflowing of water onto land that is normally dry. Flooding may happen with only a few inches of water, or it may cover a house to the rooftop. There are many possible causes of floods including heavy rain or snowmelt, coastal... more

Apply for Life Insurance Today or at least a Quote: Here is Why!

Jul 14 2017 Do you really need a reason to buy Life Insurance other than the fact that in the event you pass away you can provide financial stability for your loved ones? Look at it this way, you are a 25 year old. You recently graduated college and are making $40,000 a... more

The Renewal Process

Jun 6 2017 The Brodbeck Porter Agency is an Independent Insurance Agency dedicated to providing its clients with outstanding personal service. We offer the Greater Cincinnati area over two decade of experience in insurance services. We can assure you, our customer, the... more

Meet Our Commercial Real Estate Financial Expert

Jun 6 2017 We our happy to announce our partnership with Rick Ruehlmann of C4 Financial. Rick Ruehlmann, a Notre Dame grad & Duke MBA, seasoned his executive skill set at Procter & Gamble and Coca-Cola. An entrepreneur at heart, he left “corporate” America to... more

The Hustle: The Rise of the Gig Worker

May 24 2017 There’s an exciting career revolution taking place – say hello to the “gig economy” (AKA, the side hustle), a booming new job market characterized by workers who call their own shots, set their own schedules and control their own destinies. According to the... more

9 Things to Never Do To Your Car

May 23 2017 Be honest: Are you good to your car? There are lots of ways to show your car some love... and then there are some things you should never do to your car. Here's what they are-- and what to do instead. 1. Putting off recommended maintenance It sounds obvious,... more

Is Rustproofing Your Car a Good Idea?

Apr 18 2017 Rustproofing and undercoating your vehicle can protect it from corrosion and rust. This is especially important for the undercarriage of your vehicle, which commonly comes into contact with substances such as water, chemicals such as salt, and other dirt and... more

Spring Insurance Check: Auto, Home, & Life

Mar 31 2017 As you’re tackling dust bunnies and cluttered closets in your spring cleaning, don’t forget your insurance policies. They may need to be dusted off and refreshed, too. Reviewing and adjusting your insurance coverage is an important part of overall financial... more

Condo vs. Homeowners Insurance

Mar 28 2017 Know What You Own Before You Buy Condo Insurance Coverage: A condominium is different from a house or an apartment — you own part of a building or a property, but not all of it. Insurance for condominium owners is different, too. Just like homeowners and... more

Tree Falls Down - Who Pays?

Mar 24 2017 Trees can be tricky, but for the most part homeowners are responsible for what falls into their own yard. So if your neighbor’s tree falls in your yard, your homeowners insurance would typically help cover the cost of removing the tree and remedying the... more

10 Tips For A Less Stressful Vet Visit

Mar 9 2017 Going to the doctor doesn’t rank high on most people’s list of favorite things to do. And they’re not the only ones, because our furry friends often feel the same way about the vet. Dr. Philip Saxton, a veterinarian who places his business insurance with ERIE... more

10 Home Maintenance Tips: Upcoming 2017 Spring

Mar 2 2017 After a long, dark winter, spring's bright sun and warm winds are, well, a breath of fresh air. The only downside? All that sunshine spotlights your leaf-filled gutters, cracked sidewalks and the dead plants in last year's flower beds. Dwight Barnett, a... more

Outdoor Spring Maintenance Tips: 2017

Feb 9 2017 1. Gutters and Downspouts It is really important to make sure gutters and downspouts remain bonded to the home. Every spring it is necessary to check for loose downspouts and sagging gutters. Tighten any loose gutter straps and, if spout extensions have been... more

June 2017 Rewards Program

Feb 8 2017 We will be making our next drawing for the June 2017 Referral Program in just 4 months. The referral basket is filling up, participate now by sending us an email of a potential referral. Simply send us an email address or home address and name of a friend,... more

Get Your Vehicle Spring Ready

Feb 8 2017 Winter is shifting toward spring in much of the US, and that means it's time to get your car ready for warmer weather. Here are five simple things you can do to make sure you have a happy season of motoring — and make your car feel all shiny and new at the... more

Car Shopping With Safety in Mind

Feb 6 2017 You’ve heard all the talk about driverless cars. Yet we’re still years away from living in a world where you can just tell your car where to go and then kick back and relax with a book or your phone. Even still, technology already plays a big role in the way... more

10 Things To Know About Buying Auto Insurance

Jan 26 2017 1. How is Your Insurance Rate Determined? Two factors determine what you pay for auto insurance. The first factor is underwriting and the second factor is rating. Insurance companies underwrite to assess the risk associated with an applicant, group the... more

Excluding People From Your Auto Insurance

Jan 16 2017 As one’s household grows, so too, does their auto insurance policy. While this is a pretty standard and expected occurrence, it’s important for people with an increasing number of licensed drivers under one roof to realize they have options. Should any of... more

How To Winterize Your Vehicle

Jan 4 2017 Winter months can present many challenges for your vehicle. While modern vehicles are designed to handle inclement weather conditions, there are some basic steps every driver should take as the days get shorter and the temperature drops. Whether you take your... more

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