Does my college student need a renter’s insurance policy?

For many young adults, college is a fun, but stressful, part of their development. It is a time filled with new experiences, friends, living spaces, and of course- knowledge! For many parents, or primary caregivers, the question of, “What can I do to help my child during this life phase?” exists. As an insurance agency, we often are asked, “Does my college student need renter’s insurance?” If you don’t want to read past this sentence, the short answer is: Yes. There are three basic types of...
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Do I need Identity Theft Protection?

Think you’re more likely to have your identity stolen via your computer? Think you can’t do anything about identity theft? Then think again! More and more these days, consumers are being warned about identity theft. Newspaper and magazine articles, television reports, flyers in your monthly bills, even on-hold messages give the warning signs of identity theft. A Federal Trade Commission report cites 160,000 identity theft cases reported in the United States in 2002. In less than two year...
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Automobile Accident FYI

Whether you're involved in a simple fender bender or more a catastrophic accident, it's hard to think clearly after an auto accident. This short checklist will help you know what steps to take after an accident. Feel free to print out a copy and keep it in your car. It's just another way Bryton Insurance Agency helps our clients! Determine the Extent of Damage or Injuries – Try to stay calm to determine the extent of damage, and if there are any injuries that require medical attention. ...
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