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Each Christmas team members at Harbor/Brenn Insurance Agencies choose to donate money and/or time to help our local community. We do not do this for notoriety or for public recognition. We do this because it makes us feel good! We enjoy being active members of...

The term PLPD used to be utilized as an acronym for Michigan drivers that stood for public liability and property damage.  However, most agents will tell you that there really is no such thing as PLPD.  You do not simply add liability and property damage. ...

While a zombie apocalypse may seem a little far-fetched, the Center for Disease Control has taken it very seriously. They have even put together a zombie apocalypse preparation kit.  If you take a look at their preparation kit your will find that its contents may...

Hard to believe that it is that time of year.  Summer will soon come to an end and most everyone will resume their back to school schedule. But what if you have a student who is headed to college this year: Are they staying in...

I have it on good authority that the waterfront in Petoskey as well as the pier is a GREAT place to find Pokémon. I have also heard that places like the Historical Museum, Stafford’s Gallery and Indian Hills Gallery are Poke' Stops. Right about now...

Unfortunately, we recently were given a very real example of the importance of renters insurance here in our community. 16 families were deemed homeless due to an unforeseeable accident with nothing but the clothes on their back. While nothing can ever replace the sentimental items such...

Our first brainstorming sessions this year led us to discuss our environmental impact and how we can reduce it.  We created some goals around reducing our energy usage, reducing paper both internally and externally to clients, figuring out how we can promote rebuilding with "green"...

I don’t know about you, but I love hearing new ideas, thinking of the big picture, creating grandiose plans for my business and my life. But then …. the dreaded implementation. How do you go from ideas to results? The Thriving Michigan program that I'm participating...

Umbrellas are great for keeping the rain off you when it’s raining, and keeping the direct sunlight off you when you are at the beach.  But did you know there is another type of umbrella?   A personal lines umbrella policy is an insurance policy with high...