Avoid These Thanksgiving Dangers

What do you think of when you think of Thanksgiving? Happy times spent with family, a delicious meal, maybe a football game on TV? You probably don’t picture putting out a fire in your kitchen or a trip to the …
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Insuring Your Toys – Peace of Mind When It’s Time to Play

One of the best things about the Bradenton/Sarasota area is the climate—when other people are getting ready for winter, we’re still able to play outside! And many of us have the “toys” to do just that—toys like boats, RVs, all-terrain …
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Why Young Families Need Term Life Insurance

If you have a young family, you probably find yourself financially stressed. Your expenses are rising at the same time that you might be dropping from two incomes to one, even if it’s just for a short time. Money’s tight—but …
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Lakewood Financial Serves Standard and Non-Standard Risks

Independent insurance agencies, like Lakewood Financial, sometimes have the reputation of specializing in non-standard drivers who have risk factors that make it hard to get insurance at standard or preferred rates—factors such as accidents or a blemished driving record. While …
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Five Things to Do Now to Prepare for Hurricane Season

The start of the 2017 hurricane season is just 10 days away. Are you ready? If you’ve lived in Florida for any length of time, you know how much havoc a storm can cause. Better to spend an hour or …
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Think You Don’t Need Renters Insurance? Think Again!

Renting a place rather than buying can make good financial sense for many reasons. But what if a fire damages your apartment, or a leaky roof saturates your furniture? Who would pay for your damaged belongings? If you think it’s …
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Improving Your Home? Don’t Forget to Upgrade Your Insurance

Spring weather has many of us thinking about home and landscape improvements. But It’s a perfect time of year to spruce up our surroundings, and prepare for the coming heat, humidity, and summer storms.If you’re planning renovations or landscaping projects …
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Protect Your Assets With an Umbrella Policy

It only takes a moment for an accident to happen and for your life to change. In today’s litigious world, if you’re responsible for an accident, you could find yourself being sued and your auto or homeowners policy limits aren’t …
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Three Reasons to Choose Lakewood Financial Insurance For Your Insuring Needs

We know buying insurance can sometimes be a confusing and frustrating experience. Sorting through coverage, deciding what you need and finding a cost-effective policy can be challenging. That’s where going with an independent agency like Lakewood Financial Insurance can really help …
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Creating a Home Inventory

It does take some effort to create a home inventory, but if you lose your belongings and you don’t have one, it may take quite a lot of time and hassle for your insurance company to reimburse you adequately.
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