The Advantage Blog


Our Truckers’ Policies Offer Advantages and Enhancements

Running a trucking business whether large or small comes with a wide range of insurance and liability considerations. From replacing a cracked windshield to more serious accidents, it is important that your insurance coverage is comprehensive and protects you from major losses. Policies Designed Specifically for Truckers With policies designed specifically for truckers, the Mitchell […]

Helping Your Employees When Lay Offs Come

Generally speaking employers don’t like laying off workers, and workers don’t like being laid off. But as the weather turns colder, layoffs are a fact of life for many in the construction industry. For those who work primarily outdoors, such as landscaping, roofing, paving and excavation contractors, workloads tend to slow down considerably requiring reductions […]

Halloween Fire Safety Tips

Children (and many adults) look forward to Halloween when they get dressed up in scary costumes, go trick-or-treating, and attend parties. These Halloween activities include decorations of glowing jack-o-lanterns; paper ghosts and goblins; and dried cornstalks and hay bales adorning our front porches. These fun activities and decorations also can present potential fire risks that […]

Transitioning from Landscaping to Snowplowing

It’s that time of year when the weather starts to turn cooler and the winter months are not too far off. For those businesses that switch from doing lawn care/landscaping to snow removal during the colder months, there are some steps you need to consider doing now to be ready for that first snowfall. Making […]

The Mitchell Agency Understands Trucking Claims

Handling Claims Professionally and Quickly When you or one of your driver’s has an accident or other loss, it is critical that your claim is handled professionally and quickly. The Mitchell Agency team has the experience to handle claims in a timely manner whether you are an owner-operator or have a large fleet. Stress Free […]

How to Avoid Compiling Huge Student Debt

The Class of 2016 just graduated with an average student loan debt of $37, 172, up six percent from last year. This means that for the next 10 years these individuals will be paying over $400 a month to repay their loans. Student debt impacts new graduates in a number of ways. It often means […]

Get the Most Out of Your Next Vacation

How often do we hear from someone who has just returned from a vacation the lament that “they need a vacation from their vacation.”  This typically implies that the stress-free, carefree vacation they were hoping for did not happen. Why Vacations are Important Enjoying your time away from work and your normal routine is important […]

The Mitchell Agency Knows Trucking

We Have the Coverage a Trucker Needs We’ve got the experience and insurance products that cover your trucking business whether you are an owner-operator or have a large fleet.   We’ll provide peace-of-mind and allow you to focus on running and growing your business. Commercial Auto Liability Commercial Auto Physical Damage including: Loss of fuel Loss […]

The Mitchell Agency … A Cut Above the Rest

Experienced landscapers and lawn care professionals know that at this time of year when everyone is so busy, accidents happen and unforeseen losses occur. Having the right insurance that protects your business from potential claims and losses is a must. Protecting Your Business The right lawn care or landscaping insurance program will help protect you […]

The Importance of Having Outside Interests

Your life is made up of many vital areas including your health, family, financial, intellectual, social, work, spiritual, recreation, personal growth, romance and more. But where do we tend to spend the most time?  For most of us it is at our jobs.  Jobs that, again for many of us, tend to define who we […]