UFG Simple Solutions Blog

Simple Solutions Blog

Agent update: What not to do golfing

UFG Agent Update: What not to do during a business golf outing

 September 27, 2022     UFG Insurance    Business  Read Time: 2 min
Is the meeting absolutely necessary or is it about the chili cookoff again? Today’s UFG Agent Update tip looks at how that meeting could have been an email.
Read more
Space heater operating in room with wooden floor.

Top safety tips when using space heaters

 February 19, 2020     UFG Insurance    Personal  Read Time: 5 min
Although convenient, space heaters can be a hazard over the winter months. Here are must-read, top safety tips when using space heaters.
Read more
2016 Insurance Day on the Hill featuring Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds

Insurance Day on the Hill: An event that’s “Worth It”

 February 17, 2020     UFG Insurance    We are UFG 
Worth It campaign against distracted driving makes an appearance at Iowa's Insurance Day on the Hill.
Read more
Person a laptop shopping online with credit card in hand.

3 ideas for safer online shopping

 February 13, 2020     UFG Insurance    Personal  Read Time: 4 min
Don’t let cybercriminals steal your thunder. Keep these three ideas in mind for safer online shopping.
Read more
person's hands holding small umbrella, and weighing bag of money against blocks that say Risk

Here’s the scoop on umbrella insurance

 February 7, 2020     UFG Insurance    Business   Personal  Read Time: 4 min
Don’t let bad luck leave you all wet. Keep your assets from being washed away with umbrella insurance.
Read more
Closeup of metalworker's hands welding

3 claims examples that will make manufacturers want E&O insurance

 January 30, 2020     UFG Insurance    Business 
Defective materials and faulty workmanship can really mess up a manufacturer’s day. Here are three claims examples that will make manufacturers want E&O insurance coverage.
Read more
People discussing a car crash while looking at their phone.

5 things to do after a car accident

 January 8, 2020     UFG Insurance    Auto 
From big collisions to small fender-benders, emotions can run high after a car crash. Here are 5 things to help you remember what to do after an auto accident.
Read more
Three people in hard hats at construction site with the leader pointing out good work.

3 Keys to Establishing a Surety Relationship

 January 6, 2020     UFG Insurance    Surety 
Contractors have enough to worry about. But if you’re considering pursuing projects requiring surety bonds, the first step is to build a surety relationship that will benefit you for years to come.
Read more
Assorted business icons, with finger pointing to icon of weight scales.

The surety claim process: What you need to know

 December 31, 2019     UFG Insurance    Surety 
Did you receive a claim on your surety bond? Don’t worry, it’s not the end of the world. Here, we discuss what you need to know in the surety claim process.
Read more
Cars stopped with brake lights on in a night time snow trying not to drive distracted.

Safer holiday travel in 6 easy-to-do steps

 December 16, 2019     UFG Insurance    Auto   Personal  Read Time: 5 min
A distracted-driving related crash doesn’t have a place at any holiday table. Change your driving habits for the better with these 6 easy-to-do steps to stay focused on the holiday road.
Read more
Couple sitting on sofa in their home talking and reviewing homeowners insurance basics.

Four basics about homeowner insurance

 December 12, 2019     UFG Insurance    Personal  Read Time: 5 min
You know it’s important to protect your home with the right insurance coverage, but where do you begin? Here are four basics to help you understand homeowner insurance.
Read more
hands on a laptop keyboard, with symbols of cybersecurity

New cybersecurity requirements for government contractors in 2020

 December 4, 2019     UFG Insurance    Surety 
Cybersecurity and threats are always evolving. Learn more about what’s changing for government contractors in 2020.
Read more
UFG Surety team members smiling while working collaboratively with contractors at job site.

3 mistakes to avoid when purchasing surety bonds

 November 26, 2019     UFG Insurance    Surety 
Whether you’re a first-time buyer or searching for a new surety, here are three mistakes to avoid when purchasing surety bonds.
Read more