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Robert Weinstein wearing red tie head shot with logos of TheStreet, CNBC, Barron's, Forbes, MainSt, MSN Money, The Motley Fool, Stockpickr, The Huffington Post, Fidelity, Chicago Sun-Times, Value Walk, Kitco.Our Commercial Insurance Services Include:
Key Person Business Life Insurance
Worker's Compensation Insurance 
Business Liability Insurance
Business Owner Policy Insurance
Worker's Compensation Insurance
Commercial Auto/ Car Insurance


Our Personal Insurance Services Include:
Auto Insurance
Life Insurance
Long-Term Care Insurance
Homeowner's Insurance
Snowmobile Insurance
Boat
Insurance
Motorcycle Insurance
Personal Umbrella Insurance

We're an independent insurance agency serving Michigan, Minnesota, North Carolina, Oregon, and Wisconsin (Florida and Texas coming soon). You owe it to yourself, and wallet, to compare coverage, cost, and value.

Because we're independent, we represent numerous insurance companies. If fact, if you're searching for business insurance, car, home, life, or long-term care insurance, we may have dozens of companies to choose from, so you can count on and expect great value.

Featured specialized insurance products include: 

Commercial Auto including long-haul and local trucking

Contractors including Roofer's insurance, Construction, Electricians, Plumbers, Painters, Power Washers, Concrete, Roofers, Siding

Scholarship Foundation Insurance (liability, bonding, property, directors & officers liability, accident medical plus)

If you’re a customer who:
•    Wants their personal agent to search for and compare insurance prices, so they don't have to.

•    Prefers to talk to a local agent, not someone working from a large call center far away that may not understand your needs.

•    Wants an agent that is pro-actively discovering changes in your asset protection requirements.  An agent that will look for ways to save you money so you can focus on what’s important to you, instead of becoming an insurance expert.

2017 I-9 – Employment Eligibility Verification Download For New Employees

2017 I-9 - Employment Eligibility Verification Download For New Employees Here's the form for your easy download ----->   I-9 Fillable Form     I-9 Paper Version For Printing If you want a W-4 form, click HERE   And to learn more about W-4 Forms, Click HERE Form I-9 is used for verifying the identity and employment authorization of people hired for employment in the United States. All U.S. employers are required to ensure Read More

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Form W-4 – Information for Employers Wanting to Hire an Employee

Picture courtesy of Anderson Landscape in Greeen Bay, click HERE to see more of their fantastic work What is a W-4 form? A W-4 is an IRS form that let's employers know how much they should deduct from the employee's pay for things that include federal and state income tax. Employees fill out the form with their name, social security number, home address, marital status, number of allowances (generally children, but others may qualify), additional Read More

July Blog 2

10 Reasons Why You’re Losing Sales That You Might Have Made

In a world of online shopping and the greatest price transparency ever, it may seem logical that price is what drives a buyer's decision making, but some things never change, and one of them is price isn't the most important factor in a buyer's mind. Many salespeople seem to forget, or maybe they never understood in the first place that price, and especially the lowest price can actually work against you. Having the lowest price signals to the buyer that your offer is Read More

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Business Website Review For Free In Wisconsin

At the end of this post I give instructions on receiving a free review of your Wisconsin small business website that includes actions you can do yourself. Does your website make you money or cost you money? Many business owners, especially those starting out view their website as a necessary cost of doing business. Nothing could be further from the truth. Websites are your storefront in today's digital age and should present your products and services in the best Read More

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Duty To Mitigate – What Do I Need To Do After An Accident?

If you suffer a loss that's not your fault or is mostly someone else's fault, you have rights and obligations, and understanding what your obligations are and reasonably performing your obligations can be a significant help towards protecting your rights. In other words, even when you haven't done anything wrong, you may have new obligations you didn't even think about, and more importantly, if you don't follow through, you may not recover your loss from either the party Read More

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Workers’ Compensation Ghost Policy In Minnesota

For many contractors, buying a Minnesota workers' compensation insurance ghost policy means buying one through the Minnesota Workers' Compensation Assigned Risk Plan, commonly called "the pool".  763-710-8808 For a workers' compensation ghost policy, call now It's an insurance policy no one wants to buy, and for good reason, it provides zero benefit to the policy owner. The only reason we sell them is because sub contractors are often required Read More

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Workers’ Comp Requirements – Untangling the Confusion

Workers' Comp Requirements In Wisconsin in basic form with a focus on contractors and sub-contractors. Untangling the confusion between having a workers' comp insurance requirement and adding payroll to your commercial business general liability insurance policies. This isn't a substitute for speaking with an employment attorney and other experts, but hopefully this will help you better understand what may be required of your firm if you're deciding on Read More

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10 Marketing Ideas For Your New Business On a Tight Budget

Starting a business isn't the easiest thing most people do. Forget about all the passion and desire you have, at the end of the process of getting your business off the ground you're most likely going to be ready for sleep, another bottle of aspirin to replace the one (or several) you've used, and up to your eyeballs in credit card (and other) debt. If you started a business from scratch and the above doesn't describe you now or before, count yourself lucky. As Read More

Power Washer Business Insurance

Power Washing Business Insurance  If you're operating a power washing business, or thinking of starting one, you should give considerable thought to having an insurance policy that protects you and your clients in case an accident occurs. Power washing can consist of buildings, boats, cars, roofs, and windows to clean or remove paint and other unwanted coatings.  As a power washing contractor, what you don't know can and at some point likely will hurt you Read More

Starting a Corporation or Limited Liability Company In Wisconson

Starting a Corporation or Limited Liability Company In Wisconsin and receiving a federal employer identification number isn't very difficult if you know where to find the forms and state information.  I provide so many people with links to the various website portals that I decided to create a post that people can easily use to get their business started as a corporation or limited liability company LLC. The first step is figuring out what type of entity Read More

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5 Cheap and Easy Ways To Improve Your Website SEO Performance Right Now

Search engine optimization and ranking can appear overwhelming at times. Business owners I talk to fall into two camps. The first are owners who grudgingly pay their web hosting bill each month because they believe they need to have a website. Their websites generate little or no business and is more or less "set it and forget it". These owners don't know how much traffic or business, they receive as a result of their website. Reviewing traffic patterns Read More

Robert Weinstein Certified Advisor for Patriot Software Certificate

Patriot Payroll and Accounting Software Certified Advisor Certificate

Robert Weinstein earned the Patriot Software Certified Advisor Certificate of Achievenment. In order to earn the certified advisor designation, a 50 question test on Patriot Software and some accounting standards was asked and answered. Test was passed on the first attempt, and 1 Reason will now be offering payroll and accounting services with Patriot Software.  Read More

Michael Weinstein's 2017 District Pinewood Derby Car

2017 District Race Pinewood Derby Car For Michael

He took seventh out of about 80 cars. Not bad for his first "real" race and being only seven years old. He just doesn't have it in him to work the axles yet as much as they need to be sanded. Not bad for a first grader with his first car (he wasn't able to make it to the pack race) Read More