Have you completed your holiday shopping yet? If you’re like many, you may shop online for everything from groceries to car insurance. And while you may have heard that it pays to cut out the middleman when it comes to insurance, you could actually be missing out on big savings by not working with an independent insurance agent. While buying directly from an insurance company can be convenient, if you’re not exploring different coverage options and discounts, you could be overpaying for mediocre coverage. Luckily, when you work with our experienced and knowledgeable independent insurance agents, you have access to multiple insurance companies all represented by a local agent.
Why Should I Choose an Independent Insurance Agent?
When you shop for insurance, you have three main choices for getting the right policy. Many people think going directly to the insurance company is a good way to save money, while others like to work with an agent. If you work with an agent that only represents a single company, you will be getting a more personal experience but still have access to a limited number of coverage and policy options. However, when you reach out to an independent insurance agent for help, you have access to many top-rated companies.
Similar to when you’re shopping for a car or a home, looking at one dealership or in one neighborhood could be limiting. The same thing applies to insurance. And while you can spend your precious time scouring the internet and the yellow pages to compare prices, an independent agent can save you time and money.
Independent insurance agents represent many companies, so they can listen to your specific needs and make suggestions based on different coverage options and your budget. On average, independent agents work with about 5 to 8 different insurance providers, meaning that they can quickly assess your needs and match you with the appropriate company.
Not only do independent agents offer you more choices but they are often times right around the corner. Whether you want to stop into our Janesville offices or you simply want to chat with us on the phone, we’re here to help.
Finally, we like to think of ourselves as a one-stop shop for insurance coverage. While you may initially only be interested in a auto insurance policy, as your needs change, we can help you find the right policy to protect your future. From weddings to buying your first home and insurance for teenage drivers, we can help you find the coverage you need and a great value as well.
Contact Gary Ellis Insurance Today
Want to learn more about the many advantages of working with an independent insurance agency? Don’t get caught without the right insurance policy when you need protection the most. Instead, put your trust in your local independent agents and invest in comprehensive coverage today. Call (608) 352-7729 or contact our friendly team to learn more and be sure to request a free quote.