MILE-STONE® celebrates a milestone 21st anniversary
The world was a very different place in 1998. Titanic swept the nation, Google was founded, the first MP3 players burst onto the scene, and Who Wants to be a Millionaire had us all asking, "is that your final answer?"
While 1998 was a monumental year in terms of pop culture, it was even more monumental for SECURA as our home and auto package, MILE-STONE® was born.Read More →
7 days to digital detox
Did you know that the average American checks his or her phone 80 times a day? We're using them while we're shopping, eating, watching TV, and yes, driving. We're even using our phones while talking to family and friends.
Put down the device and become more mindful of the people and experiences around you. Here's a one-week digital detox to help you dial back your phone attachment.Read More →
7 tips to keep your family safe in the swimming pool
Swimming pools can provide a refreshing retreat during the hot summer months, but they can also pose a major risk. According to the World Health Organization, drowning is the third-leading cause of unintentional injury death worldwide.
Proactively prevent the risk of injury or death from drowning. Keep these pool safety tips in mind.Read More →
Insurance coverage you should have for your sporting vehicle
Whether you are hitting the course in a golf cart or heading for the trails on your ATV, accidents can happen. Make sure you are covered.
Golf carts, ATVs, utility vehicles, side-by-side, and UTVs are all considered sporting vehicles and should be insured.
How you use your sporting vehicle affects what type of coverage you need. The following coverages are common for sporting vehicles, and some are even required where you live.Read More →
4 need to know answers when insuring a new vehicle
So you're ready for a new ride.
You've researched gas mileage, reliability, performance, and safety. You even know what color you want. But did you consider the insurance costs and the steps you need to take to make sure that new vehicle is properly covered before you leave the lot?
Here are some questions you'll want to answer before the car dealer hands over the keys.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.