The Advantage Blog

Our 2018 New Year’s Resolutions and Goals

Making resolutions and setting goals are part of ringing in the New Year.  But as much as we talk about it most people shy away from making definitive goals.  Why?  It’s mostly from the fear of being held accountable.  No stated goals mean you don’t have to make a plan to actually accomplish anything. Goal […]

Mitchell Agency 2017 Readers’ Choice Award Winner

In the most recent Journal & Courier Readers’ Choice Award voting, the Mitchell Agency was selected as the Best Insurance Agency.  All of us at the Mitchell Agency would like to thank our many clients and friends who took the time to cast their vote for us. We will continue to work diligently on behalf […]

Jackson Bogan Named Agent of the Year

The Mitchell Agency’s Jackson Bogan was the recipient of the Independent Insurance Agents of Indiana’s (IIAI) 2017 Agent of the Year Award.  Jackson, accompanied by his wife, Jenny, father, Jack, and mother, Connie, received this honor at the IIAI Annual Convention held November 13-15 at The Westin Hotel in Indianapolis. Outstanding Performance and Achievement This […]

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 […]