Insurance Blog

Please read our blog about a wide variety of insurance topics. Please feel free to ask us any questions.

April 20th, 2019 by Russell & Cook Insurance

 

April 20th, 2019 by Russell & Cook Insurance

How to Protect and Preserve your Family Photos

As the old saying goes, “a picture is worth a thousand words.” This is especially true when it comes to your collection of family photos.  We take photos to capture the most significant milestones in our lives. Whether it’s your wedding day, the birth of a child or their high school graduation, pictures can take us back to a moment in time – even as... Read Article

What’s a Home Inventory, and Why Do I Need One?

What if you were asked to make a list of everything inside your home from memory? Chances are, you’d end up forgetting a thing or two … right? Well, if you ever have to file a homeowners insurance claim after a fire or major disaster, you could be asked to do just that. That’s why you need a home inventory. A home inventory is exactly... Read Article

Is Auto Insurance Tax Deductible? It Depends

Tax deductions are a way to lower your taxable income, so you can decrease the amount of taxes that you owe the government. Thinking about the different IRS-approved deductions as you prepare your tax returns may lead you to wonder: Is auto insurance tax deductible? The answer depends on how you use the car and other factors. For specific questions about your own taxes, consult... Read Article

How to Store Your Outdoor Gear During the Offseason

Whether it’s camping, biking, kayaking or skiing, there’s nothing quite like spending time outdoors. Getting outside can be a great way to disconnect from the stresses of everyday life, allowing you to clear your head while enjoying the added benefits of sunshine, fresh air and exercise.  But as the seasons begin to change, so do the outdoor recreation activities you’re able to enjoy. And this... Read Article

How to Help Your Car Recover from Winter

Your car has battled snow, ice, salt and potholes for months on end. Now that winter’s in the rear view mirror, certain aspects of your car need a little more TLC than others. spring car maintenance: 8 things to check  Tires: In the snow belt, now is the time to swap your snow tires for your all-season tires. If you kept your all-season tires on... Read Article