What is a homeowner’s insurance policy?

Whether owning a home, purchasing a condominium or renting an apartment in the city, homeowner’s insurance is necessary and often required.  But, what is a homeowner’s insurance policy and what […]

Why do I need car insurance?

Auto insurance is a lot like homework.  Every day we would do (or not do) the homework our teachers assigned.  We rarely asked why – we simply did it because […]

Why do I need business insurance?

Business owners often launch their business because they are GREAT at what they do.  They provide great service.  They build great products.  And they want to have greater control over […]

Why do I need homeowner’s insurance?

Every year, Illinois homeowners pay on average $1,000 per year to insure their homes – but, why?  Often homeowners ask, “why am I paying my hard-earned money on insurance policy […]

What is a retroactive date?

A legal malpractice policy (AKA Legal Professional Liability policy or LPL policy) covers law firms from malpractice claims.  Generally, these are claims-made policies that only respond to claims presented or […]

How much home insurance should I buy?

Owning a home is super-exciting.  Hard work, planning, and a lengthy search resulted in a place to call home.  And when it’s all said and done, a new homeowner owns […]

Our New Site!

Welcome to Sidebar Insurance’s new,  online home! Over the past several months, we have spent a lot of time trying to find ways to improve your Sidebar experience.  We have […]

5 Rules Every Landlord Should Live By

I’m pretty confident that if you asked anyone who has ever owned a rental property you would get an overwhelming response that it’s not as lucrative or easy as they […]