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Jun 18, 2014, 09:00 ET
Americans spend trillions of dollars on insurance premiums every year, according to the Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development. Research shows that many believe they are overpaying for at least one insurance policy, which can partly be a result of missed insurance discounts that over a lifetime can equate to thousands of dollars.Columbus, Ohio-based Grange Insurance has identified four easy ways for policyholders to save money through common discounts, making sure they maximize savings. (PRNewsFoto/Grange Insurance)

Four Ways to Save on Insurance Premiums Without Sacrificing Coverage

Americans spend trillions of dollars on insurance premiums every year, according to the Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development....

May 16, 2014, 12:15 ET
Grange Insurance announced today that Michael Winner has joined the Columbus, Ohio, based insurance provider as president of commercial lines. In this role, Winner will be responsible for the overall growth and profitability of the company's commercial lines book of business, including product development, underwriting management, risk control and operations. (PRNewsFoto/Grange Insurance)

Michael Winner Joins Grange Insurance as President of Commercial Lines

Grange Insurance announced today that Michael Winner has joined the Columbus, Ohio, based insurance provider as president of commercial lines. In...

May 15, 2014, 09:00 ET
Columbus, Ohio-based insurance company Grange Insurance provides a few tips for contractors to protect their employees and businesses and to eliminate downtime. According to the 2013 Better Life Index*, Americans now spend more time on the job than any other nation, which is why it's more important than ever to provide employees with a safe work environment. This is especially true for contractors as they have increased risk management and profitability issues due to safety concerns on construction sites. (PRNewsFoto/Grange Insurance)

Prevention on the Job Makes a Big Impact

According to the 2013 Better Life Index*, Americans now spend more time on the job than any other nation, which is why it's more important than...

Mar 06, 2014, 09:00 ET
Grange Insurance's latest Insurance Made Simple video, "Put it Away," encourages drivers to put away their smartphones and prevent distracted driving, which takes more than 3,000 lives a year in the United States alone according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).  (PRNewsFoto/Grange Insurance)

Grange Insurance on Driving with Smartphones: "Put it Away"

Grange Insurance's latest Insurance Made Simple video, "Put it Away," encourages drivers to put away their smartphones and prevent distracted...

Dec 19, 2013, 09:00 ET
According to The Old Farmer's Almanac, one of the worst winters in years is ahead for most of the United States with below average temperatures and abnormally high snowfall. Columbus, Ohio-based Grange Insurance suggests that homeowners consider these tips to begin to prepare their homes for the cold months ahead, and to avoid unnecessary claims. More information can be found in the company's latest Insurance Made Simple video, "Winterize Your Home, featuring curmudgeonly yet loveable "Uncle Insurance.  (PRNewsFoto/Grange Insurance)

Winterize Your Home to Avoid Unnecessary Insurance Claims

According to The Old Farmer's Almanac, one of the worst winters in years is ahead for most of the United States with below average temperatures...

Oct 21, 2013, 09:00 ET
Grange Insurance announced today the release of its first video in a new series called, "Insurance Made Simple," dedicated to educating consumers about insurance topics in an easy-to-understand way. The first, titled, "Homeowners Insurance: Two new ways to cut costs," focuses on how to keep homeowners insurance costs down. (PRNewsFoto/Grange Insurance)

Grange Insurance Releases First Video in Educational Series

Grange Insurance announced today the release of its first video in a new series called, "Insurance Made Simple," dedicated to educating consumers...

Aug 20, 2013, 09:00 ET
With summer coming to a close, many families are preparing their recent high school graduates to move away from home for the first time. With these changes, there are several insurance considerations that should be top-of-mind to parents as well. Columbus, Ohio-based Grange Insurance offers advice for soon-to-be empty nesters during this time of transition.  (PRNewsFoto/Grange Insurance)

Choose the Right Coverage for Your Soon-To-Be College Student

With summer coming to a close, many families are preparing their recent high school graduates to move away from home for the first time. With these...

Jul 09, 2013, 09:00 ET
Columbus, Ohio-based Grange Insurance offers tips to help families have fun, stay safe and avoid claims that could become financial inconveniences.  (PRNewsFoto/Grange Insurance)

Don't Get Burned By Insurance Claims This Summer

School is out for the summer, and for many, that means vacations, cookouts and pool parties. Summer is fun, but its activities can also lead to...

May 21, 2013, 09:00 ET
"Insurance carriers, including Grange, want to give the best options to their customers to ensure they stay with them long-term," Ammendola said. "With this in mind, carriers sometimes offer bundling deals to policyholders who insure multiple lines of business at one time. Bundling products under the same insurance carrier allows policyholders to take advantage of significant discounts. Bundling not only saves you money, but it takes less time to manage, review and pay for each policy."  (PRNewsFoto/Grange Insurance)

Maximize Your Insurance Coverage And Minimize Cost

Purchasing or renewing an insurance policy is likely one of the most important financial decisions consumers make each year. But, with...

Apr 23, 2013, 09:00 ET
"Though it may be a difficult moment, your independent agent is there to help and make sure that you get the proper claim reimbursement from the damage caused during the storm."- John Ammendola, president of personal lines, Grange Insurance.  (PRNewsFoto/Grange Insurance)

Don't Fear Your Insurance Company When Disaster Strikes

Spring weather means dusting off your sandals and gardening equipment, and spending more time outside enjoying the sunshine. But for many in the...

Apr 02, 2013, 09:00 ET
"Securing insurance for a new business can be difficult for a variety of reasons, but without it, entrepreneurs are exposing themselves, their businesses, their employees and their potential customers to risks that can close down a business and financially break the entrepreneur," said Peter McMurtrie, chief sales and marketing officer, Grange Insurance. "Agents can help you through the entire process to help you avoid those risks."  (PRNewsFoto/Grange Insurance)

Starting a Business? Let Your Independent Agent Guide the Way.

Since small businesses make up 99.7 percent of U.S. employer firms, according to the U.S. Small Business Administration, they continue to be the...

Feb 26, 2013, 09:00 ET
"If at any time you're unsure of what you're reading or what your coverage is, call your agent. He or she can help explain what's in your policy, and more importantly, help make sure that you're appropriately protected for the future." -- Larry Tamasovich, manager of policy forms and compliance, Grange Insurance.  (PRNewsFoto/Grange Insurance)

Putting Together the Pieces of your Insurance Policy Puzzle

According to Punxsutawney Phil, spring is just around the corner. For those who live in colder climates, this might be a welcome change. However,...

Nov 02, 2009, 16:00 ET

Battle the Winter Winds by Winterizing Your Home

With the crisp chill of autumn now in full effect, homeowners must begin thinking about ways to prepare their homes for the colder weather that...

Jun 15, 2009, 12:42 ET

From 'Me' to 'Us:' Grange Insurance Offers Helpful Tips for Couples Combining Households

With wedding season upon us, it can be easy for couples to get caught up in putting the final touches on their special day and ignore other...

Mar 23, 2009, 13:53 ET

Go Green this Spring: Grange Insurance Offers Environmentally-Safe Spring Cleaning Tips

As the spring season rolled in, many people take this time as an opportunity to spring clean their homes and vehicles. This year, consider...

Nov 17, 2008, 14:34 ET

Protect Yourself From Identity Theft During the Holidays With Tips From Grange Insurance

The holidays are right around the corner, and for many people it means it's time to start shopping. However before diving into your usual shopping...

Sep 15, 2008, 01:00 ET

Grange Insurance Dispatches Catastrophe Teams in Kentucky and Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to the high straight line winds that struck most of Ohio and Kentucky yesterday, the Grange...

May 07, 2008, 01:00 ET

Protect Against Vehicle Theft with Tips from Grange Insurance

COLUMBUS, Ohio, May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Purchasing a vehicle is a big decision. Next to your home, your vehicle is most likely the second most...

Mar 19, 2008, 01:00 ET

Preparing for Severe Spring Weather; Grange Insurance Offers Tips on Disaster Preparedness

COLUMBUS, Ohio, March 19 /PRNewswire/ -- As spring ushers in longer days and greener grass, the change of season can also bring severe weather,...

Apr 19, 2007, 01:00 ET

Grange Insurance to Take Advantage of New Ohio Law

COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 19 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to recent changes in Ohio's Graduated Driver License law, Grange Insurance today announced...