Bair Necessities

The Bair Necessities is a video series that delivers industry sales tips and quantifiable hacks from Jeff Bair, our Head of Marketing at Foremost.

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Preparing for Hurricane Season

Hurricanes. Just the thought of them can make a person tremble in fear. Whether you've experienced a hurricane yourself or you've just heard about their destructive patterns, these...

Do You Know Your Flood Risk?

According to the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), floods are the number one natural disaster in the country. Good thing that this week is National Flood Safety Awareness...

Seeking Shelter During a Tornado

The images from Arkansas, Mississippi, and Alabama after this week's devastating storms are the latest evidence of the power of Mother Nature. They're also reminder that disaster can strike...

Grow your Agency with Foremost Education

If you're an independent agent, your time is valuable. And you're probably doing everything you can to grow your agency. Whether it's through social media marketing, referrals ...

Motorcycle Rally Survival Tips

This year I traveled to Sturgis, South Dakota to experience my first motorcycle rally. I was excited to attend, but also nervous. I'm new to the world of motorcycles, and I had no idea what to expect.

When to Show Your Roof Some Love

You may tend to overlook your roof, but it's actually the most important component of your home - and the most vulnerable. It protects you from the elements like rain, snow and sun, but roofs...

Vacation Home Weekend Wrap Up Routine

Keep your vacation home in tip-top shape by taking care of it before you leave! You'll thank yourself when you arrive next time.

Coexisting with Bicyclists

Cycling has grown significantly in popularity over the past decade. Towns across the country are adding bike lanes to their roads to become more bike friendly, and more...

Things to Consider Before Renting an Apartment

It's no secret that apartment hunting can be stressful. It can be hard to find the perfect one that meets your checklist, and that's within your budget.

A Foremost Claims Story: Recovering from Louisiana Tornado Damage

On April 3, 2017, tornadoes struck the town of Jena, Louisiana, destroying Mary Lee Taunton's home.

It's hot. Don't leave your kids in the car!

I wish I were kidding. As an on-the-go-mom, I have sympathy for parents trying to multi-task, but there are certain things that we MUST pay attention to.

What's the Deal with Renters Insurance? Adjusting to Changes in Consumer Lifestyles

It's undeniable: the fastest growing segment of personal lines property and casualty—in terms...

Home Pool Safety

It's that time of the year – school is out, temperatures are warming up and pools are open for the summer. If you own a pool, you're probably aware of the maintenance and care that's involved. But have you considered taking that...

Insurance Awareness Day – Terms Made Easy

Foremost is finally celebrating its favorite holiday of the year: Insurance Awareness Day! That certainly calls for poem-making, party-throwing, and having a good 'ol time talking about what makes insurance so exciting!

Fireworks and the Fourth: 9 Tips For Safe Celebrations

The most common type of boating accident is a collision with another vessel, according to the U.S. Coast Guard. To avoid this and other issues on the water, here are some responsible boating tips that will help keep your family and your boat safe.

Ten ways to protect yourself from the sun's rays

When my teenage daughter arrived home the other day with a sunburned face, I asked her why she didn't use her sunscreen. She answered with, "I did Mom! I put it on this morning." But since she was out all day and never re-applied it, she still got a sunburn.

Take a Boater's Safety Course

Know the laws before you launch. It's a simple mantra that all boaters should take seriously. "It is the responsibility of all boaters to know the rules of the water," said Brad Seeley, senior marine product manager for Foremost Insurance Company.

Preparing for Hurricane Season

Hurricanes. Just the thought of them can make a person tremble in fear. Whether you've experienced a hurricane yourself or you've just heard about their destructive patterns, these bad boys know how to make their name heard.

"Time is money" Savings for Memorial Day driving

It's amazing how much money you can save, if you have the time. My Mom always told me, "Time is Money." I rolled my eyes when I was younger, but now that I am a working adult, those words couldn't be truer.

Work Zone Awareness Week - What you need to know!

Once I see that the cars are slowing down, I always get frustrated and then I see that the cars are merging to one lane (way too late) and all that makes me think is, must be road construction.

The Do's and Don'ts of Driving with a Trailer

Whether you're taking a road trip or taking the family camping, driving with a trailer can be a challenge. When you add a trailer to your vehicle, the overall handling and rules of driving dramatically change.

Know the Electrical Dangers Lurking in Your Home

I love electricity. Without it, we wouldn't have Electric Avenue, The Electric Company, the Electric Slide, or Electric Light Orchestra. But as awesome as electricity is, it also causes approximately 53,600 home fires every year.

Top Motor Home Questions to Ask Your Agent

Spring is slowly making it's way here and before you get out on the open road, make sure you have the correct coverage for your RV.

Children Act Fast — Poison Prevention For Your Kids

Last night I heard clamoring from our bathroom — not a good sign when you know your one-year-old can pull everything out of the cabinets within 10 seconds. I opened the door about two inches, but found that it quickly became lodged onto the bathroom cabinet.

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Vacation Home Weekend Wrap-Up Routine

Labor Day has passed, which probably means less vacation time and more school and work. Keep your vacation home in great shape by taking these easy steps before you leave. You'll thank yourself when you arrive next time!