Safeco Workplace Discount Program

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Expand your employee benefits package with exclusive savings on auto insurance.

We have a special deal that saves up to 30% on your insurance with workplace and other discounts.

As an independent insurance agency, The Insurance Specialists Team represents multiple carriers – not just one. This allows us to offer your business and your employees the best options for competitively priced insurance.

Working in partnership with Safeco Insurance®, one of the insurers that The Insurance Specialists Team represents, we’re pleased to offer an easy and convenient option that enhances your employee benefits package by helping your employees save on auto insurance – at no cost to you. The Safeco Insurance Workplace Discount Program offers your employees exclusive savings on Safeco® Auto insurance on top of the discounts Safeco already offers.

Safeco Insurance has been protecting individuals and families since 1923 and, in addition to auto insurance, offers:

  • Comprehensive auto, antique/classic car, home, motorcycle,  boat and RV coverage
  • 24/7 claims service
  • 24/7 Customer Service
  • Online account management tools
  • Local Insurance Specialists

We’ve made implementation easy. There is no cost to you, and your employees will have access to some of the best prices Safeco has to offer, making the Safeco Insurance Workplace Discount Program an easy choice for your business.

And as an independent agency, we are not employed by any insurer, which allows us to work on your employee’s behalf to help get them the coverage they need, even if the Safeco Insurance Workplace Discount Program isn’t the best option.

Please call IST today at 763.244.3735 to find out how to get started.

Minneapolis Auto Insurance Guide

This article will help you learn the basics when it comes to buying auto insurance. It will help get you get better coverage and lower prices.

Minneapolis car insurance

Intro: What is Car Insurance?

Auto Insurance is insurance purchased for cars, trucks, motorcycles, and all other land based vehicles. Its primary purpose is to protect you financially against physical damage or bodily injury resulting from accidents like traffic collisions and from the liability that could also arise later on. The specific coverage and terms of vehicle insurance vary with legal regulations from state to state. In some cases, car insurance can include financial protection against theft of you car or even damage to the vehicle that has been sustained from something other than traffic collisions like hail or other weather damage.

Common Types Of Car Insurance:

Liability Coverage: This coverage is used to protect you from liability resulting from accidents you may be liable for or have caused. It’s important to not that most states have minimum liability limits and were set decades ago. These limits may not be enough to protect you and you’re assets. Many insurers use prior liability limits as a rating factor and you could actually get better rates for carrying higher limits and obviously better protection.

Coverage for Your Vehicle:

Collision and comprehensive coverage are optional. However, your auto lender or lease holder may require you to have this coverage until you’ve paid off your vehicle.

Collision coverage helps pay for damages that your car may suffer in an accident.

Comprehensive coverage helps pay if your car is damaged from causes other than a collision. Theft, vandalism, falling objects and hail are commonly covered by this type of coverage as well.

Additional Coverage Options:

In addition to liability, comprehensive and collision coverage, there are other coverage options that can help keep you protected.

Medical payments coverage, for example, can help pay the medical bills you or your passengers incur if you are injured in an accident.

Personal Injury Protection, often called PIP, can also help reimburse you for lost income if you’re unable to work due to an injury that results from a car accident. It may also reimburse you for child care expenses if you’re unable to take care of your children following an injury.

Uninsured and underinsured motorist coverage can help cover your damages caused by someone with limited coverage, or no insurance at all.

Other coverage an auto insurer may offer include towing as well as labor coverage, which helps with the cost of towing your car if it breaks down or gets a flat tire, rental car reimbursement, which can help cover the cost of a rental car while you wait for your covered car repair to be finished, and even sound system coverage for those drivers who install aftermarket stereo equipment in their cars.

Choosing A Car Insurance Company and where to buy:

Choosing the correct coverage is the first step. You must also choose a good car insurance company if you want to maximize the chance that your claims will be paid. Look for the following qualities when choosing your car insurer.

Reasonable and Reputable – Insurance carriers should be reliable and reasonable for the coverage and the prices they charge. Who needs hassle at claim time.  A cheap policy for a good price is not what you need or want. You need and  want the best coverage at the lowest cost.  So, if you ever need it – you have it.  Why pay for anything that falls short and ends up costing you a fortune if you are ever involved in an accident and are short. In some states, there isn’t much difference in price among insurance companies due to state mandates. In most states, however, companies will quote different prices for similar coverage.

Is it better to buy online? – Many online sites just aggregate information and sell it to many agents and insurance companies.  If you buy direct even fro a seemingly reputable company – you become your own agent.  If you make a mistake or need help – you are on your own.  Insurance agents are required to have E&O insurance to protect them and you if a mistake is made.  Why settle for less safety and service? It doesn’t cost you more to have an experienced or good agent either.  It’s all the same.  So, why would you not use a good experienced local independent agent?  Why not an agent who represents many companies – not just one brand. The insurance companies are the only

Miscellaneous Tips: 

Use a local independent agent. They generally have the most experience and represent many companies – not just one.  So, you don’t have to spend all your time shopping and giving your info to who knows.  One thing that most people fail to do is research the agent or company that they purchase insurance from. The better business bureau is one of the best sources to find out if you car insurance company is a reputable organization.  You can also look agents up on many states commerce sites.  Even further, it’s a good idea to check a company’s financial strength (which directly impacts their ability to pay out your claims) through rating services such as A.M. Best. Don’t take advice from uncle cheap skate Charlie or some know it all at someone at work.  Consult an insurance professional.  Most experienced agents will have a designation after their name like AAI, CIC, CPCU.

If you are going to use the internet – use it to check reviews and do research – not to purchase auto insurance.

Minneapolis Auto Insurance Specialists Team

Safeco Insurance: The Value of an Independent Agent

Safeco Insurance

We represent Safeco insurance. Safeco consistently provides some of the best auto and home insurance rates in Minneapolis. They also offer business insurance, boat and motorcycle insurance.  Safeco is almost always in the top three of our carriers in coverage and price for Minneapolis. Their claims service is tops too.  Check Safeco insurance for Minneapolis house insurance and Minneapolis car insurance.

To get a Safeco Insurance Auto quote, Home Insurance Quote or Renter’s Insurance Quote online – use one of the buttons below or call 612-460-7796.

Whether you’re a new home owner, or one of the older homes in Minneapolis, we know how important your home is to you.  Some of the homes in Minneapolis need special consideration and need to be reviewed to ensure proper coverage.  Insurance for your home doesn’t just protect your house and property.  Safeco insurance for Minneapolis homeowners  also protects your belongings, yourself and your guests. You’ve put a lot of hard work into providing a home for yourself and your family. Call the Minneapolis insurance Specialists Team for personal advice on the best combination of home insurance coverage, value and price to protect your hard earned investment.

If you would like to access your Safeco insurance policy online use the bottom button.

Clients with the Minneapolis Insurance Specialists Team love being able to access their policies and the convenience of online.  They also love having local experts who they can trust if they need expert advice or assistance.

Safeco insurance offers great rates for all your insurance needs like motorcycle insurance, classic car insurance, insurance for RV’s and ATV’s.  Safco clients like being able to have all their insurance in one place and getting the multi-policy discounts.

 


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If you are an existing Safeco policy holder and have your insurance with the Insurance Specialists Team – you can access your policy here.


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If you would like to talk about Safeco insurance or get an insurance review at our Minneapolis office – call 612-460-7796 to schedule your appointment.