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We understand that knowledge is key to making informed decisions about your needs. We have provided this page as a resource tool to support our clients by providing valuable news articles on current insurance related topics as well as links to industry related sites. We trust that you will find this as informative and beneficial as we have.

Assurance Brokers is recognized as an expert in the insurance industry. Many times we are asked for opinions, and our professionals are published in industry-leading publications. On some occasions we also author and distribute white papers or informative letters to clients and referral sources. A select group of these items is presented below, along with additional articles of interest.

Assurance Brokers Thanksgiving Hours

Although Thanksgiving will look significantly different this year for most of us, we are still taking time to spend with family and celebrate Thanksgiving.  Our offices will be closed on Thursday, November 26th and Friday, November 27th.  Stay safe & healthy!

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Construction Industry Continues to Face Challenges from COVID-19

2020 has been a year of the unexpected.  Unforeseen viruses, closures, layoffs, riots, lock downs and mandates.  Business have additional challenges of adapting to the surroundings to continue operating at some sort of profit.  As with most industries, the construction industry will continue to see new issues that will affect your bottom line through 2021. […]

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Farm & Ranch Insurance

For some of us, a farm or ranch is the way of life and source of income.  For others, it is merely a hobby or a family meeting place.  Having the right insurance protects everything from your equipment & machinery to the house, barns & personal property. We have several options offering the best coverages […]

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Deductions Questionable at Tax Time with PPP Loan

The issue is the loan is basically considered a grant once it is forgiven.  The IRS has currently ruled that will deny expense deductions to “prevent a double tax benefit.”  Typically, expenses like payroll and rent are considered write offs on taxes.  However, under this current ruling, payroll paid with PPP money is no longer […]

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Choosing a Nursing Home Facility for a Loved One

Choosing a facility that meets our loved one’s needs, fits a budget, and has the right type of care are obvious goals when looking at residential facilities. However, there are additional factors which you need to consider when visiting and choosing a care center with your loved ones.  Location, services, visitor’s policy, activities are other […]

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Assurance Brokers in the Community

At Assurance Brokers Ltd, we love to support great causes by volunteering, donating or even sponsoring holes at Golf Tournaments.  Recently, we helped sponsor a tournament for the Major Case Squad of Greater St. Louis and sponsored a hole for the Megan Meier Foundation. The Major Case Squad of Greater St. Louis is a task […]

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What Construction Bonding Market Could Look Like Post COVID-19

In the last two months, we have started to see the tightening of bonding markets.  With the uncertain future and financial impact of the last several months, surety companies have started to underwrite more thoroughly and request additional information. Due to COVID-19, we could be going towards a hardening market.  This article highlights the importance […]

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What Have You Learned from COVID-19?

Have you learned anything through these few months of hard times?  Is there anything you changed in your business that will set you up for future success?  We have all been impacted differently based on what industry we work in, where geographically we live and the size of our businesses.  These three executives from around […]

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We Can Help Take the Stress Out of Medicare

Medicare can be confusing.  With multiple plan types and hundreds of coverage options, how do you know which option is right for you?  How do you know what it covers and the cost?  If you have to navigate all of the Medicare options alone, it can be overwhelming.  However, we can help! Jennifer Marshall has […]

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Working with Business Partners – How to Make a Partnership Succeed

Teaming with Your Business Partners In today’s world succeeding at a high level is a challenging task. Reaching beyond this level can be daunting with new risks and hurdles encountered every day. One way to help reach the potential that is outside of your organization’s immediate walls is utilizing your external business partners. These partners […]

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