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April 26th, 2018 by Fortified Insurance Agency

What if the Insurance Carrier Offers Me Less Than What My Car is Worth?

A totaled vehicle brings with it a certain amount of stress.  The good news is that total vehicle losses are pretty rare and we hope that you don’t ever have to experience it.  In the event that you do, here are some tips from our years of assisting clients through this process. Every insurance carrier pays vehicle losses based on actual cash value, or ACV. ... Read Article

Fortified Insurance Agency Welcomes New Agent Lynn Lavallee!

Keith Beausoleil, owner of Fortified Insurance Agency announces that Lynn Lavallee has joined their team.  “Lynn has a great insurance background, she comes to us from the Elliott Insurance Agency in Goffstown, NH.  She’s also worked for Nationwide and Davis & Towle. Lynn specializes in working with new clients for both Personal and Commercial Lines. She enjoys getting to know you and creating an insurance... Read Article

Special Discounts for Teachers and First Responders (EMTs, Police, and Fire Department) in NH

As a local Trusted Choice agency, we represent over 20 different insurance carriers and each one offers something special. One of our favorite carriers, Ohio Mutual Insurance Company, offers an 8% discount for people that are teachers or 1st responders (EMTs, Police, or Fire Department). Just another way our wonderful compliment of carriers helps clients in our community. Thank you for your service! March 24th,... Read Article

The Cost of Automobile Repair in 2017 and the Impact on Rates

As the economy has improved, people have purchased more new vehicles at a record pace. These new vehicles are more often equipped with new safety features that have NOT helped bring down accident rates. But, these new safety features sure are costly to repair after there is an accident. These safety features will also work to drive up the cost of automobile insurance. Check out... Read Article

Ice Dams and Your Home Insurance Coverage

If you own a property with a roof on it, please pay attention…or forward this memo to someone you know that does own property.  February is setting up very similar to the winter of 2014/2015 when we experienced record snowfall in the month of February 2015.  One obvious difference was that February 2015 was one of the coldest Februarys on record thanks to the Polar Vortex from... Read Article