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What's Important Coverage in a Cyber Policy?

 

  What's most important coverage on my cyber policy? 
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Happy Veterans Day!

103 years ago, on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, the Allied Forces signed an armistice agreement with the Germans in Compiègne,...

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Flood Insurance Changes. Risk Rating 2.0, What you need to know,

National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) Changes: 

Here is a basic summary of what you need to know about the new flood program, called Flood 2.0,...

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TK Testimonial - The orchard

 

Huge thanks to Tyler Racca, owner of The Orchard, for his kind words and feedback.  At TK Insurance, we pride ourselves in creating the...

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We Are Hiring at TK Insurance!

 
 
We are growing! 
 
Now hiring an Agent Support Associate 
No cold calls
Competitive base salary plus uncapped commission
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What Can Influence Your Car Insurance Premiums?

DID YOU KNOW? You could be overpaying for your car insurance, or at least paying for coverage you no longer need. 

Rates can vary across insurance...

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Happy New Year, and Let's crush 2021

 

“The greater the cause to which we might devote our lives, the more self-discipline is required.”  

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WE Salute our fellow veterans!

As we pause to honor and remember those who served before us, with us, and after us, we salute our fellow veterans today. 

As a veteran-owned...

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Don't get the Delta blues!

 

Another Hurricane?!?!, just know your TK Insurance team is on standby and watching Hurricane Delta.

 If you need resources on hurricane protection...

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TK Insurance Welcomes Ashley Hargrave

As business continues to grow... so must the team!

TK Insurance would like to introduce Ashley Hargrave to the team!

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Be ready for Marco & Laura! Download our Hurricane Prep Guide!

Hurricane Prep Guide for Marco & Laura. We just want our clients, referral partners, and friends to know we are here to help if needed. Don't...

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Why Do I Need Home Insurance?

For something as ubiquitous as insurance, it is still something that most young adults still question whenever they leave the nest on their own, and...

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Look into the Cristobal

Can you look into your crystal ball for Cristobal??  Neither can we, but we are on standby and watching the storm this weekend in the Gulf.  If you...

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Welcome To The Team Andrew Ward

As we paused to honor and remember those who gave the ultimate sacrificie for the freedoms we have today. 

Today is an important day for TK Insurance.

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SB418 Succeeds In Lowering Auto Insurance Rates

Yesterday, in the Senate Chamber, Senator Kirk Talbot succeeded in bringing Louisiana's legal system in line with other states in exchange for...

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How Can You Help to Lower Louisiana Auto Insurance Premiums?

As you are all very aware, the auto insurance market in Louisiana is in a state of crisis. We currently have the second highest rates in the nation,...

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Xplore Louisiana

I wanted to introduce and talk about a very old friend of mine. Jarret Daigle, not only is he an old friend, but a fellow veteran as well, and all...

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Progressive Returns $1 BILLION In Premium To Customers

If you are a Progressive Insurance customer, listen up! They just made a huge announcement and it may pertain you! Keep reading to see how this...

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Louisiana Commissioner Issues Emergency Rules amid COVID-19

Donelon Issues Emergency Rule 39 Providing Mid-Term Audit of Admitted Policies

Commissioner Jim Donelon issued Emergency Rule 39 to address the...

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What Do I Do After I've Been In A Car Accident?

While we hope our family, friends, and clients can all avoid the stress and dangers of being in a car accident, inevitably, they happen more than we...

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How can you be prepared for business interruption?

With all the talk of Coronavirus going on, how can you as a business owner be prepared for a disaster? Headlines about natural disasters have...

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TK Insurance Loves Investing In Clients!

We went to Lewisville, Texas to visit the EzLynx Headquarters.

Many of you don't know but EzLynx is one of the software's we use to run the agency's...

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My suggestions on How Louisiana Could Lower Insurance Rates

We all know insurance rates in Louisiana can be high. This is something that is constantly talked about in our office and brought up from clients....

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5 Winter Home Maintenance Tips

Winter doesn’t officially start until Dec. 21, 2019, yet much of the U.S. has already experienced below-freezing temperatures, snowstorms, and icy...

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How Home Insurance Actually Works

Find out how your homeowners insurance policy works so that you can make sure you have the right coverage.

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2019 Merry Christmas & Happy New Year!

Hey Levi Kastner here with TK Insurance. We want to wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

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Lamborghini Factory Tour!

I had the opportunity of a lifetime this past June to tour the Lamborghini Factory in Santa' Agata Bolognese, Italy. I wanted to share this once in a...

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How Your Auto Rates Are Determined

There are many factors that can impact your auto insurance costs such as where you live, what you drive, the insurance company, level of coverage,...

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We Salute Veterans!

Let's remember that America's military is an all volunteer fighting force.

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National Children's Grief Awareness Day

We support Healing house and National Children Grief Awareness Day. No child should grieve alone!

WE at TK Insurance want to raise awareness for...

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Our Top 10 Fall Home Maintenance Tips

Fall is approaching fast, which means that a cold, let's be honest (cooler) —and possibly— some snow, or maybe a couple of harsh winter freezes might...

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The Top Five Appliances That Cause The Most Damage

Certain appliances or systems in your home or business can actually increase your risk of flooding. Below are the top five sources of water damage...

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Why Should I Buy Cyber Insurance?

If you have a business and don't have cyber insurance yet, read on. We highly recommend cyber and social engineering coverage. It may even be time...

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Gas, Electric, Charcoal, Pellet Grill Safety Tips

With more and more people lighting their grills than ever before, we always want to make sure our clients and friends remember that a fun barbecue is...

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Fire Safety: Steps to Protect Your Property

House fires are a real, unfortunate risk for all homeowners, and that's true no matter where you live.

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10 Things to do to your home this spring.

Ah, spring has sprung! And now it’s time to see how rough winter was on your home. Once the freezing temperatures disappear, it’s a good time to...

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HO3 VS. HO5 Homeowners Policies. What's the difference?

From time to time, we get precise insurance questions such as "HO3 vs.HO5: What's better, and What's the difference?"

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Like Grilling? Like Summer? Well Here Are Some Basic BBQ Grilling Safety Tips

Before lighting up the grill this summer, take note of a few critical grilling safety tips to keep people and property safe from the dangerous fire...

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Everything you ever wanted to know about medical payments and Personal Injury COVERAGE (PIP).

Fell asleep just reading the headline? Well you're not alone. However, check out this super informative article!

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LA regular session: Final Report on Insurance Bill Updates

 

I think everyone had a vested interest in this session for Louisiana politics, so I just wanted to update our friends and clients on what went down...

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Preparations for Tropical Storm Barry

In preparation for Tropical Storm Barry, we wanted to communicate with you about our procedures as this storm moves toward the Louisiana.
 
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Quick tips for Hurricane Season

 

Preparing for the storm:
    • Designate an out-of-area contact that your family members can call in case you are separated.
    • Place your insurance...
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Your Preparation Checklist for the 2019 Hurricane Season

Yes, another Hurricane Prep guide. One that I hope is actually useful. One thing I have learned from my time in the service is that prior planning...

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TK Insurance Supports Our Local Businesses! check out The point seafood & Steakhouse.

Broussard, LA has just acquired a delicious new venue for an amazing dining experience. Welcome to The Point Seafood & Steakhouse! Watch the video to...

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Bills affecting your Home and Auto insurance: What you need to know

 

An Update – HB229

PIA of Louisiana is pleased to report that HB229 by Rep. Huval, which provides with respect to the use of a wireless...

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THE BEST VALUE IN LAFAYETTE | 200 Edgewood Dr. Home FOR SALE! | TK INSURANCE

Located in the heart of Lafayette, you don't want to miss the opportunity to own this beautiful 3 Bedroom 3 bathroom home.

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Looks Like Louisiana could be cutting auto insurance rates

In our blog post last week, urging citizens to voice their concern about Louisiana Auto Insurance Rates, we gave instructions on how you can make...

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Tired Of High Auto Rates? Contact Your State Rep Today To Guide Legislation!

One complaint we hear over and over is about Louisiana auto rates being high. Well, finally something can be done, but it's up to Louisianian's to...

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Hot, Hot, Hot!!! 2018 Real Estate Report, From Jim Keaty

Interested in how the Lafayette real estate market performed in 2018? Check out Jim Keaty's from Keaty real estate's 2018 market review.

 

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Ready To Save Money And Build Your Financial Foundation?

Being complacent can cost you, money. Read below for some important money saving tips. We are here to help build your family's financial...

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5 Insurance Preparedness Tips

Ahead of  major weather events, we have outlined a few preparedness tips for clients to protect themselves during future extreme weather events. Keep...

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Merry Christmas & Many Thanks!

 

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Louisiana Tops List of Most Expensive States for Auto Insurance

A new study from the IRC (Insurance Research Council) ranks Louisiana at the top of the list of least affordable states for auto insurance.

This past...

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How to Avoid Becoming a Holiday Fire Victim!

 

 

Most people don't realize how serious of a matter or how prevalent holiday fires tend to be.

Yet, as humorous as they may be to view from the...

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Are you Average or Elite? What Do Your Results Show?

 

For something that most people can’t stand the thought of being, they find themselves falling into the terrible category of the wretched “Average.”

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Examining Cyber Risks and Coverage Options

Cyber risks are continually changing as bad actors develop new ways to use malware, phishing schemes, distributed denial of service attacks and other...

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Why Is Commercial Insurance Important For Your Business?

Even if you have a successful business, disaster could strike at any moment and force you to shut your doors. Successful companies typically carry...

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Natural Catastrophes: Three Ways To Mitigate Business Risk

ARTICLE SYNOPSIS

  • Natural catastrophes are increasing in both frequency and cost, leaving businesses vulnerable.
  • Fully understanding the risks and...
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2018 Workplace Safety Index: The Top 10 Causes of Disabling Injuries

Let’s start with the good news: workplaces are getting a little safer, with a 1.5 percent overall reduction in serious accidents. The bad news?...

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New Youngsville Development: Toot Toot's Kitchen

Check out our interview with Ashley Higginbotham on her new business Toot Toot's Kitchen. Thimmesch Kastner recently helped them get setup with their

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Everything You Need To Know About Cyber Insurance

Cyber insurance is a growing segment of the insurance market. It helps companies avoid incurring huge losses from database security breaches. With...

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3 Homeowner Mistakes You Must Avoid

Few things in life are as stressful as buying a home. That is, until something goes wrong with it. The real work of owning a house often begins after...

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Why Flood Insurance Should Be On Your To-Do List

Going to the doctor. Getting exercise. Eating healthy

That’s a short list of things we know are good for us, yet tend to put off or avoid doing...

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Louisiana Marine Insurance Facing Rough Seas

 

Premium price wars have reduced income as much as 50 percent.

With one in five Louisiana jobs tied to the maritime industry, managing risk on the...

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You Down With GWC? Yea You Know Me! (Save Time and Money in Your Hiring Process)

 
 
Being in a hiring phase here at Thimmesch and Kastner Insurance, we are both grateful for the growth while simultaneously very intentional...
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6 Signs That You Are Working With A High Performance Insurance Agent

What makes a great insurance agent? 

  1. They are an independent agency. (Aka they shop FOR you)
  2. You were referred to them by family or a friend....
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$150 Oil And The Rise Of Deep Water Companies

We’ve seen this movie before. Peak price speculation invariably follows an earlier period of similar guessing about how low prices will drop. All...

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How An Insurance Company Can Use Your Credit To Determine Your Premium

You probably know that your credit score can be a factor on whether you receive a loan for a house or a car, how much interest you pay on your...

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Hurricane Season Just Began. How To Make Sure You're Financially Prepared

 

When you're looking forward to summer fun, it's easy to forget that the warmer months also can bring a big risk to your home and belongings.

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Storm Event: Maximize Reimbursement  When Multiple Water Perils Intersect

A policyholder must prove their loss. When a storm event occurs, multiple perils such as wind, wind-driven rain, wind-driven water, storm surge, and...

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Homeowners, New Buyers Should Always double check coverage's

Understanding the home-insurance coverage that you have can be difficult. My experience is that many agents and brokers don’t do a good job of...

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What Everyone Should Know About Louisiana Insurance Rates

 

Car insurance rates are based on a variety of risk factors. Some factors you can’t control, such as your age, but many you can -- such as your ...

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What You Need to Know Before Buying Business Insurance in Louisiana

I love meeting entrepreneurs at various networking events around the state because inevitably you run into some folks who obviously have a certain...

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9 Things Very Successful People Do That 99 Percent of People Don't

Becoming wealthy and leaving an impact on the world is not an easy feat. If it were, everyone would go around doing it. At that point, it would not...

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17 Tips to Pay Less for Car & Truck Insurance

You need car and truck insurance – it's the law. What you don't need is to be paying too much for that insurance. In other words, you need affordable...

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Car Insurance Frequently Asked Questions

A car insurance policy may help protect you and your vehicle in many scenarios, depending on the coverages you select. Sometimes you may have...

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