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Below is Safeco's take on the value of an Independant Insurance Agent.

Over the next few weeks we will provide more on this subject... but think about it, doesn't it make sence to have one person or agency that learns about and takes care of you and your families or businesses needs. deals with many Insurance companies. We can shop different carriers as your needs or their rates change! is owned by Pfeifer-Ornstein Insurance Agency, LLC who has been in business since 1974! We are not going anywhere... we have all the companies you need to provide the proper solution to any insurance need.
The best of automation and the internet but small town values- where a handshake and "one's word" still matter.

Let's see what Safeco has to say:

About Our Agents

Benefits of an Independent Insurance Agent

An advisor you can trust

Safeco sells insurance through local independent agents because we believe independent advice is the best way to shop for insurance. Good insurance advice is crucial to your financial security. A local Safeco agent is a professional advisor you can trust. We partner with some of the best agents in the country who can offer insurance choices and options from a variety of companies—not just ours. Independent Safeco agents are committed to being your advocate during times of need.

Top three benefits of an independent Safeco agent

Personal service
Agents are trained to assess your needs, offer unbiased advice and support you should the unexpected happen.

Peace of mind
Your independent Safeco agent is a member of your local community and can handle your full range of insurance needs all in one place.

Your independent Safeco agent can access insurance coverage from multiple carriers–including Safeco– to provide you with the best mix of savings and pricing.

What makes a good insurance agent?

When it comes to financial security and insurance protection, your insurance agent is a trusted advisor who offers personalized and expert advice to you and your family, now and in the future.

Relationships matter

A survey by the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (IIABA) discovered that three out of four people use an agent when purchasing insurance. More than half of the respondents over age 55 have purchased insurance from the same agent for at least 20 years.

If you’re like most people, you want to develop a long-term relationship with an agent, too. But how do you go about finding someone who is professional and reputable? For starters, you can choose from a select group of agents that are part of Trusted Choice. Safeco is a founding sponsor and enthusiastic advocate of this exceptional independent insurance agent network.

What to look for in an independent insurance agent

  • Make sure the agent is licensed by your state.
  • Find out how many insurance companies they represent.
  • Find out how many years the agent has been in business.
  • Look for an agent with professional designations such as CPCU (Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter) or CIC (Certified Insurance Counselor).
  • Ask your friends and family members for recommendations.
  • Can the agent be contacted at any time for claims or emergency assistance?
  • Consider agents that are involved in your community and participate in local organizations, boards, volunteer activities or other civic endeavors.

Find a local Safeco insurance agent  today.

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