Helpful Tips Posts

Ask a Broker: What can I expect when filing my first insurance claim?

As with any new experience, making an insurance claim for the first time can feel like unfamiliar territory. Learn how our MCT Insurance brokers help in the process and, depending on the claim you make, how it may unfold.

Three tips to protect vacant or unoccupied properties

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You’ll likely hear of “vacant” or “unoccupied” properties. These words have important meaning when it comes to insurance. A property is “vacant” when the owner does not intend to return – such as when it is sold. An “unoccupied” property means the owner is away temporarily – such as being on vacation.

Advising customers on what insurance coverage they need for vacant or unoccupied properties is a regular occurrence for MCT Insurance.

Hiring a contractor for your business? Make insurance a priority

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When hiring a contractor or subcontractor to help with your business, verify they have proper insurance. This not only protects you in the event of loss or damage, but also minimizes losses from an uninsured contractor on your property.

On vacation? Be careful what you share on social media

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School is over, long weekends are popping up, and everyone is taking the time to enjoy summer and vacations. One thing to be aware of is how much you share on your social media. Everything you put online can help a criminal steal your identity or even break into your home while you are away. Learn how to stay safe online.

Car maintenance tips for your road trip

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Planning on going on a road trip? Before you head out on the open road, check your car to make sure that it is in good condition and running smooth. With this checklist, you will be free to roll down the windows and enjoy the open road.