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    • Nonprofit of the Month: Building Beds 4 Kids

      September 30, 2020 - 3:22 PM

      The Hastings Mutual Insurance Company Charitable Foundation recognizes the contributions of nonprofit organizations in the communities we serve. Each month, we’ll honor one of those organizations as our Nonprofit of the Month.For many boys and girls, this school year is starting out at home. Now they need a place to...Full story

    • Actual Cash Value vs Replacement Cost

      September 23, 2020 - 1:56 PM

      One of the reasons you talk with your local independent insurance agent is to get straight answers about the information in your insurance policy. Policies are written the way they are to specifically describe what is and isn’t covered. We have legal experts on staff here at Hastings Mutual for...Full story

    • When There’s No Sign On Your Door

      September 16, 2020 - 2:20 PM

      While it might be an exaggeration to say you’re used to the way you have to operate your company these days, you can at least acknowledge that the way your business works is different than it was before the pandemic. Changes are often very challenging. The last thing you probably...Full story

    • Protecting Your Children While They’re Online

      September 9, 2020 - 1:40 PM

      It’s easy to do so much online today, and in the pandemic, you never even have to leave your house if you order your meals and household supplies on the internet. If you have children, they’re probably online a lot too. Maybe they’re getting ready for the new school year...Full story

    • When Does Your Car Color Affect Your Insurance?

      September 3, 2020 - 10:45 AM

      I recently bought a car — maybe an odd thing to do right now since I don’t need to drive it too often. But the old one had high mileage and some damage to the exterior. It was time for an upgrade. I bought a silver car, but while I...Full story

    • What to look for on our website (video)

      August 27, 2020 - 10:49 AM

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    • Nonprofit of the Month: GO Camp Roger

      August 26, 2020 - 1:24 PM

      The Hastings Mutual Insurance Company Charitable Foundation recognizes the contributions of nonprofit organizations in the communities we serve. Each month, we’ll honor one of those organizations as our Nonprofit of the Month.

      Summer camp, for many boys and girls, is something to look forward to all year. This year, of course,...Full story

    • 11 Ways To Move To A New House

      August 19, 2020 - 1:34 PM

      My family and I moved houses about this time last year, still in the same city, and only 5 minutes away. That made it easy and convenient to transport a few boxes every evening after work. On that last night before the moving truck came to pick up the beds...Full story
    • Crime-Fighting Tips To Keep Your Company Safe

      August 12, 2020 - 1:50 PM

      We offer coverage for crimes where your business is the victim, specifically financial crimes that affect your company’s bottom line. Our crime-pak coverage makes security its focus. It features protection for:

      • Credit, debit, or charge card forgery
      • Employee dishonesty
      • Extortion
      • Forgery or alteration
      • Money and securities
      • Money orders and counterfeit paper currency

      I know, extortion or counterfeit...Full story