April 29, 2019

How to avoid scams

It happens more than you think. Have you ever received unsolicited, automated phone calls from numbers you don’t recognize? Have you received an email stating that […]
April 18, 2019

Rockford summer happenings

Don’t miss out on all the big events happening in the 815 area! Summer might be the most fun season in Rockford, Loves Park, and Machesney […]
March 27, 2019

How to prep your home for spring

The snow and ice are finally subsiding — make sure your home is getting into tip-top shape! The state line area had a pretty tough winter […]
March 8, 2019

Frequently asked questions about your home policy

Why is the dwelling amount so high? I am covered if my basement floods? Why are my rates as much as they are? If you read […]
January 16, 2019

What’s in an auto policy?

Information on what you’re really covered for on that thing you pay for every year. You’ve heard this — or said this — before: insurance is […]
January 14, 2019

Why choosing a good insurance company matters

The California Camp Fire In 2018, California experienced some wildfires in the latter part of the year that had serious consequences for families and their homes. Dozens […]
December 27, 2018

How to protect your home in the winter

Tips for prepping your home for the winter months in northern Illinois Winter in northern Illinois can be brutal. If you’re a Rockford resident, it was just […]
December 10, 2018

Winter driving tips

Make sure to stay safe on the roads when you are travelling in inclement weather.  Driving in northern Illinois is often not the easiest thing to […]
November 19, 2018

So, you’ve got a teen driver

Teen drivers Insurance is a necessary cost in today’s world. The law requires auto insurance, and a mortgage company requires home insurance. It is impossible to […]
May 14, 2018

When hail hits your roof

Why is hail such a problem for home and property owners? According to the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration, hail causes right around $1 billion in damage […]
May 14, 2018

What is Ordinance & Law Coverage?

An ordinance is a rule made by a municipal authority, and this can sometimes have an effect on how a claim might be handled with your […]
May 14, 2018

Renters insurance: not a luxury

Renters insurance is considered by many to not be a necessity; after all, a tenant doesn’t own the property, so why would they need to have […]
September 28, 2018

A message from our summer intern

This summer, Eckburg hired its first ever summer intern! We were happy to welcome Machesney Park native and Harlem High School graduate Brendyn Ford, who was […]
September 28, 2018

What happens if someone sues me for over $100,000?

Woah, that’s a scary thought. For many, being sued for $100,000 is almost incomprehensible. Luckily, if you have renters, condo, or homeowners insurance of some sort […]
October 8, 2018

When the river rises

Flooding The Rock River Valley is called a valley for a reason. In recent years, there have been plenty of rough storms that have damaged property […]