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Wishing you

Anderson Insurance wishes you a healthy, happy and prosperous 2020! -

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Holiday Hours

In observance of the holiday, our office will be closed Thursday, November 28th and Friday, November 29th. We will be returning at our regular business hours Monday, December 2nd. Everyone have a Happy Thanksgiving!!! -...

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New look for Anderson Insurance

Give us a call for all your insurance needs at 219-462-5178!

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Top Donor Recognition

Anderson Insurance is recognized as being a top donor since 2007 by the Family & Youth Services Bureau. Check out our February 2019 article in the Reaching Out newsletter. -

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Summer Party

We celebrated this year's summer party at Bartletts Fish Camp. All of us had a blast! The food and music was fantastic!

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Anderson Insurance Awarded Senior Partner

As a leader in the insurance industry and a part of a top-tier division of Grange agency partners, we are proud to announce we have been awarded Senior Partner by Grange Insurance for our commitment to our customers...

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Check out our referral program!


6 Tips for staying safe during planting season

Spring is upon us. Here's a useful article for the upcoming planting season. https://www.agweb.com/article/...

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10 Ways to prepare your vehicle for winter Weather.


How to Prepare Yourself for a Tornado


Awarded Senior Partner Designation from Grange Insurance

Anderson Insurance was awarded Senior Partner Designation from Grange Insurance.Columbus, Ohio- Grange Insurance has recognized Anderson Insurance as a leader in the insurance industry and awarded it Grange's Senior...

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Tips on How to Handle Snow and Ice on Roofs


Why Do I Need Umbrella Insurance?

As the temperature drops and the roads/sidewalks get icy, there is more risk for injuries and accidents. Learn how to protect your business and home from possible lawsuits. Do you have enough coverage if someone slips...

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Have a Happy Holiday!


How to Create a Fire Escape Plan


First Day of Fall

It is officially Fall and I am super excited. This is one of my favorite times of the year. I love the crisp mornings, seeing the leaves change color and all of the Halloween decorations. Here are some of the reasons...

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4 Disasters Covered By Renters Insurance


Safeco's new vehicle replacement coverage


How to Stay Safe When Hail Starts to Fall

https://www.grangeinsurance.com/tips/when-hail-sta...Hail can be a serious problem and cause a lot of damage. This article has helpful tips on what to do when you experience hail damage to your home and auto.

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"Seasonal Cheer Without FIRE Fears"

December is a great time of the year for cozying up to a warm fire, decorating our trees and cooking meals for our loved ones for the holiday. It is also the time of the year where there are more house fires. Here are...

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We have the best clients!

Yesterday, Liz received a beautiful bouquet of flowers from one of our clients. The client was very pleased with the work she had done for them. Just an example of how we go any extra mile we can to satisfy our clients....

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Happy Boss's Day!

We showed our appreciation for our bosses, Rick Lohmeyer and David Karp today with some delicious lunch from Subway. We also bought cookies and a big salad from Stracks. All of the agents are extremely grateful to have...

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7 Safety Tips For Trick or Treating

For young children, Halloween night is one of the best of the year. But trick-or-treating can be dangerous if kids and parents aren't careful. Take a look at some vital trick-or-treating tips before you accompany your...

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Warren D. is our Quarterly Referral Winner!!!

CONGRATULATIONS TO Warren D. OUR NEWEST QUARTERLY WINNER!!! We truly appreciate your referrals! And to show you just how much we do... When anyone that you have referred (friend, colleague, relative or anyone you feel...

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A Visit from Neal Williams!

Anderson Insurance is always happy to see Neal Williams from Keystone Insurers Group, Inc.! Thanks for visiting, Neal!!!

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Pet Shaming

Bad gecko...

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Nanci's Retirement

Here are some photos from Nanci Oestreich's retirement party! We miss her; but wish her the very best!!

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Congratulations to Patrick P...our newest Quarterly Winner!!!

CONGRATULATIONS TO Patrick P. OUR NEWEST QUARTERLY WINNER!!! AndersonInsurance Proudly presents our: Customer Referral Program! We truly appreciate your referrals! And to show you just how much we do... When anyone...

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Congratulations to our Quarterly Winner!!!

CONGRATULATIONS TO Jason U. OUR NEWEST QUARTERLY WINNER!!! Anderson Insurance Proudly presents our: Customer Referral Program! We truly appreciate your referrals! And to show you just how much we do...When anyone that...

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Distracted Driving Awareness Month

Thousands die needlessly each year because people continue to use their cell phones while driving, handheld or hands-free. Join the National Safety Council this April in urging those you care about to: Stop using cell...

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10 Home Maintenance Tips for Spring

Spring is here - FINALLY!!!! Time for SPRING CLEANING!!! OHBOY!!! Here are some helpful tips to make the most out of spring cleaning for your home! - Tackle your furnace - Now is a great time to clean or replace your...

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Best Wishes on a Safe New Years Eve!

Thank you for a wonderful year! Fondly, Anderson Insurance

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Holiday Safety Tips...

Based on data from the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and the U.S. Fire Administration (USFA), there is an estimated 240 home fires involving Christmas trees plus another 150 home fires involving holiday...

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Anderson Welcomes Acuity Insurance!

Anderson Insurance is proud to welcome our newest company for Personal & Commercial Lines Insurance! Ask about quoting Acuity Insurance for all of your insurance needs! Here is Kim Elston proudly displaying the WOW...

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Tips for Driving in the Ice & Snow

Whether you are a new driver or an experienced one, poor weather conditions can test your nerves and skills on the road. We have already had a few days of white-knuckle driving this season as winter storms have pounded...

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Congratulations to James G. our September Referral Winner!

CONGRATULATIONS TO James G. OUR NEWEST QUARTERLY WINNER!!! AndersonInsurance Proudly presents our: Customer Referral Program! We truly appreciate your referrals! And to show you just how much we do... When anyone...

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Data Breach Seminar

Data Breach Seminar Presented by: Anderson Insurance & John Immordino, CIC, RPLU, CRM Vice President of Professional Liability, Arlington/ Roe Please join us On: October 2, 2013 at 8 am At: The Valparaiso...

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Choose the Right Coverage for Your Soon-To-Be College Student!

Grange Insurance urges parents to work with an independent agent to plan for college... With summer coming to a close, many families are preparing their recent high school graduates to move away from home for the first...

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Don’t Get Burned By Insurance Claims This Summer

Grange Insurance offers tips to have fun and stay safe School is out for the summer, and for many, that means vacations, cookouts and pool parties. Summer is fun, but its activities can also lead to unnecessary and...

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Cut car insurance for teens!

If your son or daughter is heading out on the road for the first time, be sure you're not breaking the bank on insurance rates. Here are ways to keep costs in check. Your auto-insurance premiums are likely to skyrocket...

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Preventing Identity Theft

Your Identity Belongs to You. Protect It, Too. - The best way to protect yourself against identity theft is to prevent it. If your identity is stolen, you'll be able to lessen problems by being prepared to act quickly....

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Five home maintenance tasks you can do yourself

When it comes to home maintenance, it's certainly good to know your limits, but there'splenty you can do on your own. Here are five ways you can get your place ready for spring: 1. Unclog that slow drain: You'...

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It's Tornado Season!

Don't Fear Your Insurance Company When Disaster Strikes; With storm season here, Anderson Insurance reminds families independent agents are here to help! COLUMBUS, Ohio (via Grange Insurance) - Spring weather means...

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Grange Insurance Named ‘Benefactor of the Year’

At the annual Corporate Caring Awards presented by Columbus Business First, Grange Insurance was recognized with the top award, "Benefactor of the Year." Each year, the local business weekly recognizes small, medium...

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Starting a Business? Let Anderson Insurance Guide the Way.

Since small businesses make up 99.7 percent of U.S. employer firms, according to the U.S. Small Business Administration, they continue to be the pulse that keeps the U.S. economy ticking. Starting a business is part of...

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Grange & Insurance Systems Group Honors 100-Year Old Policyholder

Grange Partner Insurance Systems Group, Inc. in Cleveland received a letter from 100-year old Michael Poprik in December explaining that due to his failing body he did not feel he could operate his vehicle in a...

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Brad Karp named the 2012-13 CCAC Men’s Basketball Player of the Year!!!

Brad Karp,St.XavierUniversity SaintXavierUniversity's Brad Karp (Valparaiso) headlined the 2013 Capital One Academic All-America College Division Men's Basketball Team as selected by the College Sports Information...

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Our Quarterly Referral Winner!

Anderson Insurance Proudly presents our: Customer Referral Program! CONGRATULATIONS TO Deborah M. OUR NEWEST QUARTERLY WINNER!!! We truly appreciate your referrals! And to show you just how much we do... When...

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Prices of items in the Christmas carol “The Twelve Days of Christmas”

- ...according to PNC Wealth Management: - Partridge, $15; last year: same - Pear tree, $189.99; last year: 169.99 - Two turtle doves, $125; last year: same - Three French hens, $165; last year: $150 - Four calling...

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Safeco Insurance to sponsor IU Basketball

Anderson Insurance is proud to be a Safeco select agency partner for the 2012-13 Indiana University Athletics teams!

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Preparing for Severe Weather

- Important Safety Tips - If you see a downed power line, stay away from it. Assume that all downed power lines are live and extremely dangerous. Don't touch any person or object that is in contact with a power line;...

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Happy Halloween from Anderson Insurance!!!


4 Core Life Insurance Tips

Buying life insurance for the first time can be overwhelming. You'll run into a lot of terms that you may not understand at first. The good news is those terms are not very difficult to figure out once you do a little...

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Disaster Planning: There’s an App for That

These days, we rely on our iPhone to keep us from getting lost, find us the best shopping deals and check in online with our social network. The new Know Your Plan app gives you the mobile power and organization to help...

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The ins and outs of homeowner's insurance

One of the things people rarely pay much attention to when they buy a property is whether they have adequate dwelling hazard and liability insurance, otherwise known as homeowner's insurance. Getting a policy is easy...

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Why your house may be under-insured

Hurricanes. Wildfires. Floods. Tornadoes. There are lots of reasons - natural and man-made - to make sure your homeowner's insurance is current, adequate and economical. But chances are, like many Americans, you have...

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Trim your home insurance premiums

Raising your deductible can help you in multiple ways. The higher your deductible -- the amount you agree to pay out-of-pocket before the insurer begins to pay for a loss -- the lower your premium and the less...

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Car Insurance: When Not to Skimp on Coverage

When shopping for car insurance, the unfamiliar names and functions of major coverage can read like ancient Sanskrit. Collision sounds self-explanatory enough, but what's up with "comprehensive" and "uninsured/...

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Customers stall trying to reach BP over bad gasoline

BP recalls gasoline sent to region fuel distributors - The BP gas station at the corner of Main Street and Calumet Avenue in Munster remain out of service Monday because of a recall on BP gas. Hundreds of...

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Are You Ready for the Globally Harmonized System?

If you have not heard yet, the Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDSs) that you receive with chemicals used in your operation will take on a new look by mid-2015. Several countries, including the European countries and...

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The Most Expensive Cars to Insure

Think your car insurance premiums are high? The difference between the cheapest and costliest vehicles to insure can amount to several thousand dollars a year. And we’re talking about models from major automakers, not...

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Grange Gets Free Sponsorship at Mid-Ohio Indy Car Race

This past Sunday was an exciting day for the #77 Schmidt Hamilton HP Motorsports Grange Insurance Dallara/Honda/Firestone car at the Mid-Ohio Honda 200. Driver Simon Pagenaud drove to a third-...

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Grange, Integrity Celebrate 10 Years of Affiliation

Grange, Integrity Celebrate 10 Years of Affiliation It was 10 years ago that Grange Insurance and Integrity Insurance formalized an affiliation agreement between the two companies. Both organizations shared a...

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CONGRATULATIONS TO Jan R. OUR NEWEST QUARTERLY WINNER!!!

Anderson Insurance Proudly presents our: Customer Referral Program! We truly appreciate your referrals! And to show you just how much we do...When anyone that you have referred (friend, colleague, relative or anyone...

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Referral WINNER!

CONGRATULATIONS TO Sarah E. OUR NEWEST QUARTERLY WINNER!!! Anderson Insurance Proudly presents our: Customer Referral Program! We truly appreciate your referrals! And to show you just how much we do...When anyone that...

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How Your Age Affects Your Car Insurance Rate

Find out how your age affects your car insurance rate, and what you can do to lower your premiums. Think all that comes with getting older is more responsibility, wrinkles, and backaches? Here's something that might...

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The awards keep coming for Brad Karp.

Brad Karp, St. Xavier University St. Xavier University's sophomore guard was recognized three times in the past week, twice for his basketball exploits and once for his classroom achievements. Karp, a...

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Saftey Tips for the Holidays

The holiday season is a time for celebration, and that means more cooking, decorating, entertaining & an increased risk of accidents. We would like to share some simple guidelines to help make your holiday season...

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Snow & Ice Removal...Stay Safe this Winter!

General procedures must be established in advance of the winter season to ensure prompt snow and ice removal. Procedures must include development of a snow removal plan that includes the following: • Providing training...

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Office Holiday Hours

- Holiday Hours for Anderson Insurance Fri. December 23: Open 8am - 12pm Mon. December 26: CLOSED Mon. January 2: CLOSED Thank you for your business! Please have a wonderful & safe Holiday Season! - ...

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2011 Best of Northwest Indiana Business Winners

Thank you, Northwest Indiana, for voting us one of your favorites! From the NWI Business Quarterly Magazine: When Northwest Indiana residents find a good thing, they let people know. And that's what they've been doing...

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Autism Awareness Raffle

Anderson Insurance, Keystone Insurance Group, and 22 other partners donated $1,000 to participate in this year's Autism Fundraiser! We are selling the raffle tickets for $5 a piece. We have a goal of raising $50,000 for...

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New campaign targets texting while driving

Amid fresh evidence that warnings against distracted driving aren't sinking in, the USA's top road safety agency, states' attorneys general and the Ad Council are launching a campaign aimed at drivers 16-24 years old....

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Water Damage - Reduce Your Risk

Help prevent future leaks and water intrusion by regularly inspecting the following elements in and around your home to make sure they remain in good condition. PLUMBING Supply Lines & Drains •Watch for stains on...

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How New Car Insurance Rates Determined?

New car insurance rates can vary dramatically. Have you ever wondered how to determine these rates? There are many factors you may want to consider before buying a car if you are worried about the price of insurance for...

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Recession Marked by Bump in Uninsured Motorists

IRC Analysis Finds One in Seven Drivers Are Uninsured MALVERN, Penn.-April 20, 2011-Across the United States, chances are roughly one in seven that a driver is uninsured, according to new estimates from the Insurance...

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Stolen Cell Phone: Who Pays the Bill?

The cellular phone - society's quintessential example of luxury turned necessity. There are more than 250 million of them in America alone, and if history repeats itself, more than 600,000 phones will sit comfortably...

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Insuring Your Desktop or Laptop Computer

You have a computer. So who doesn't? According to the latest reports, the vast majority of Americans have at lest one personal computer at home. And many count themselves among the "multi-wired" households, with one...

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Winter Storm Preparation Tips from Traveler's Insurance

For those without power after Hurricane Irene, the sound of a neighbor's generator was a loud, grating reminder that some people were actually ready for the storm. My family fared well enough during our weeklong...

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Three Things Condo Owners Need to Know About Insurance

Condo owners beware, if someone slips at the pool or on the sidewalk in your condominium complex, you may be liable for the accident. Columbus, Ohio-based Grange Insurance offers the three most important things condo...

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7 Things Employees Should Know About Safety & Their Jobs

7 Things Employees Must Know About Safety and Their Job Whether you're working in a metal fabrication shop or on an oil & gas site, all employees NEED TO KNOW these seven essential things about safely performing...

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Saving Money on Classic Car Insurance in Indiana

How much you pay for insurance depends on many factors. Following the suggestions below may help you lower the cost of your classic car or collector vehicle insurance in Indiana. Before you buy If you're thinking of...

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