Considerations When Employing Youthful Drivers

Delivery driver

As of July 2022, unemployment in Minnesota was 1.8% and nationally it was 3.7%. This has caused many employers to hire younger and less experienced staff just entering the job market. New employees are often asked to use a business vehicle to complete tasks typically assigned to those with more seniority. Anyone who has added […]

Tips for Safe Towing

Truck towing in a dry area

It happens every summer. Boats come out of storage, campers begin to make appearances after being stored all winter and construction vehicles are busy hauling trailers full of heavy equipment. If you find yourself pulling anything down the road, make sure it is loaded properly, pull it safely, and properly insure both vehicle and trailer. […]

Inflation & Rising Insurance Rates

Inflation & and Insurance Rates

We’ve all heard about the newest anxiety-inducing hot topic causing prices to skyrocket in nearly every corner of the country: INFLATION. It feels like a curse word we dare not utter in public! Unfortunately, the insurance industry has not been spared from the effects of this indiscriminate scourge to our economy. WHY does inflation cause […]

Insurance For Delivery Drivers
(Uber Eats, Grubhub, Doordash, etc)

Teenager taling on the phone in front of a damaged vehicle

Since the beginning of 2019 and the COVID-19 pandemic, we have seen app-based deliveries explode in popularity. For a variety of reasons, many Americans are joining this labor force as an easy source of supplemental income. Whether it is a second job, a change in careers altogether, or your teen’s new summer job, this income […]

Our Community, Our Focus

Serving our Community

At Reliable Agency, we enrich the communities we serve through rooted relationships. One way we accomplish this is by living out one of our core values, Involved. Not only does being involved mean helping one another achieve greatness, we also strive to be involved in the communities that provide us with so much happiness. We […]

Scheduled Property Insurance

Diamonds and pearls

WHAT IS SCHEDULED PROPERTY? It is a special type of insurance that extends the limits of coverage beyond your Homeowners or Renters policy. This offers extended coverage of high-value property if it is stolen, lost or damaged. FROM AN AGENT: “One of our clients lost her wedding ring in the sink while cutting vegetables. Before […]

Has COVID-19 Changed Your Insurance Needs?

Road sign with insurance options

There are numerous ways in which COVID-19 has changed our personal lives as well as our communities in general. Some changes are easy to identify while others are more subtle. Reliable Agency has identified some changes you may have experienced that may affect you and your insurance policies. If any of these resonate with you, […]