4 Tips to take to 'heart'
Did you know that February is National American Heart Month? Designated by the President of the United States each year, National American Heart Month aims to raise awareness about the importance of cardiovascular fitness.
Heart disease is responsible for about one in every four deaths in the U.S. and claims the lives of more than half a million people each year, making it the leading cause of death in both men and women. By following these four simple tips, you can reduce your risk of heart disease and keep your heart healthy and strong.
SECURA recognizes top-performing agencies of 2018 at annual conference
Each year, we gather to honor our top agencies for their outstanding business performance at our annual Premier Agent Professional Development Conference.
We place a high value on the relationships we have with our agents and we are proud to honor six agencies that represent the best of the best. These agencies were chosen based on their premium volume, profitability, growth and loss history with us.
Help your children enter adulthood responsibly with the right renters and auto insurance
It may be that time – your son or daughter is graduating from college or they’re ready to move out on their own. And, you’re ready for that too!Read More →
Former farm kids — Today's farm insurance experts
Kevin Schock's Story
Most people would probably consider someone who majored in agricultural studies and minored in agronomy at Iowa State University to be more than proficient when it comes to farm knowledge. Tack on actual firsthand farming experience, and you have a true expert.Read More →
Need insurance for your health club?
Your basement might have a treadmill, but somehow, it’s just not as motivating as your gym. The amenities are what members love about fitness and health clubs, but they’re also what make them tough to insure. From rock-climbing walls and juice bars to lap pools to heavy weights, the equipment alone can pose some challenges to coverage.Read More →
Delayed flights and lost luggage often headline the list of concerns for travelers, but they are minor inconveniences compared to severe illness, missing prescriptions, or serious injury away from home.
The time to prepare for sickness is before germs hit your team. Illnesses can happen anytime, but flu season generally peaks between December and February, although it can stretch from October through May. Consider how you canprevent an outbreak and how you can respond quickly to limit the impact and costs to your business.
When Jenny VanDeHei left for college to study business, she thought she had picked her last stone and fed her last calf. She loved the family farm she grew up on, but she saw her future as an accountant, in an office building in the city, far from the country fresh smell of cow manure.
When you’re born into a farm family, on the job training begins the moment you can walk. You learn quickly where it’s safe to play, not to startle the animals, and that there’s always a way you can help – no matter your age. Curt Weis, Manager – Farm and Agribusiness Training, can attest to this because he earned his keep by working on his family’s farm right up until he left for college.
Patti Lemke, Sr. Agribusiness Underwriter, spent her entire young life living and working on a farm. Her parents owned and operated a small farm in Eden, Wis. that milked 65 cows in a stanchion barn, and she worked on a large dairy farm that milked 700 head from the time she was 14 until she left for college.