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Wednesday, July 8, 2020

In the event of a car accident, both drivers typically pull over and exchange insurance information as a means of resolving the situation. But what happens if you get into an accident and the other person drives away from the scene?...

Wednesday, July 1, 2020

It's never too early to contemplate safety measures for your Fourth of July celebration. Doing so will ensure that you and your loved ones have a great time on Independence Day. Besides, there's nothing patriotic about suffering...

Monday, June 29, 2020

Newman Insurance Agency is debuting a brand new look, along with a new name. The agency will transition from exclusively selling Nationwide products to an independent agency model on July 1, 2020 and will now be known as the...

Wednesday, May 6, 2020

When you buy auto insurance, you want to know what you’re getting for your money. Still, reading the fine print of your policy isn’t most peoples’ idea of a good time. Fortunately, there’s a shorter,...

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Ohio is a state in which mandatory insurance is necessary if you want to register your vehicle. Some people try to get around it by paying for insurance long enough to register their car and then canceling it or allowing it to lapse,...

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Wednesday, April 8, 2020

As any seasoned landscaper or gardener can tell you, a home’s landscape is more than just a few haphazardly placed trees and shrubs. It requires careful thought, planning, and research – not to mention hard work. Not only...

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

The Significance of National Ag Day Throughout the year, we hear about food recognitions such as National Chocolate Milk Day (Sept. 27) or National Pie Day (Jan. 23, but some celebrate again on National Pi Day, March 14). Today, we...

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Nothing feels quite as satisfying as having clean house. Since we are self-quarantining and social distancing, it is a great time to get a jump on Spring cleaning! Give all your home’s trouble spots a refresh with these cleaning...

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Unfortunately, the price of gas seems to only go up. Luckily there are some steps you can take to curb gas consumption and save yourself a little money in the process. Below are 10 tips to help you improve your vehicle’s fuel...

Wednesday, March 4, 2020

When Does Your Personal Car Become a Commercial Vehicle? For small business owners, the line between the personal and their business can be a bit hazy at times. Yet, when it comes to a vehicle that may be used for personal and...

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

National FFA Week – February 22-29, 2020 Each year, FFA Chapters around the country celebrate National FFA Week. It’s a time to share the story of what FFA is and how FFA is preparing future leaders through agricultural...

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Learn about grain bin hazards related to augers, bin collapses, PTOs, fires and explosions, toxic atmospheres and more. When one thinks of grain bin hazards, entrapment most often is the first thing that comes to mind – and with...

Sunday, February 16, 2020

Proper Grain Management Techniques Maintaining grain quality in storage can prevent grain spoilage and eliminate the leading cause for bin entry. Grain Bin Safety Starts with Proper Grain Management Every year, we’re reminded how...

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Heart Disease: It Can Happen at Any Age Heart disease doesn’t happen just to older adults. It is happening to younger adults more and more often. This is partly because conditions that lead to heart disease are happening at...

Sunday, February 9, 2020

Nominate your fire department to win a grain bin rescue tube Rural fire fighters are often the first and only line of defense when someone becomes helplessly trapped in grain. Unfortunately, many fire departments lack the specialized...

Wednesday, February 5, 2020

“When I was 19 years old, I used to keep myself busy for about 15 hours a day. I woke up at 5 AM for rowing practice, went to class, studied, worked two jobs, and made time for recreational activities. Through all of this, I...

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Want to stay active all winter long? Add these activities to your workout routine. It may seem more inviting to get your body moving in the summer, when the weather is warm - compared with the chillier seasons. Freezing cold weather...

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

When it comes to spending money, we are always looking for ways to save. Insurance is no exception. With both home and auto insurance, finding ways to save money can seem like an impossible task. But did you know that one of the most...

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Do the wrong thing and you could put your life in danger. 1) Light Candles Surprisingly, you won’t want to resort to pre-19th century lighting methods when the electricity is out. “Candles are wonderful, but they can tip...

Wednesday, January 8, 2020

As we enter into the heart of winter, it's an ideal time to take a look at your family's daily habits (and establish new ones) to support your overall health and wellbeing. Building and maintaining a healthy routine can make a huge...

Friday, January 3, 2020

If you wake up in the middle of the night during the holidays worrying about money, you are not alone. Nearly six out of 10 Americans live paycheck to paycheck, when the median household income was $63,179 in 2018. Many Americans are...

Tuesday, December 31, 2019

Each year, millions of eyes from all over the world are focused on the sparkling Waterford Crystal Times Square New Year’s Eve Ball. At 11:59 p.m., the Ball begins its descent as millions of voices unite to countdown the final...

Friday, December 27, 2019

Setting New Year's resolutions is fun. Keeping them is hard. In fact, a study conducted by researchers at the University of Scranton found that 23% of people quit working on their resolution just two weeks into the new year. And only...

Sunday, December 22, 2019

Impress your friends and family over the holiday season with your knowledge on the history of Christmas trees, how they are used throughout the world, and some little-known facts about them! How Did Christmas Trees Start? Long ago,...

Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Special occasions – from a couple's engagement to a promotion at work – may be marked with expensive jewelry. It's important to protect your valuables with the appropriate jewelry insurance coverage. Below is some...

Friday, December 13, 2019

This week, our NBG Staff Spotlight is featuring Erica Swearingen! Erica just celebrated her first anniversary working with us at the Newman-Barton Group as an Associate Agent and Area Manager, but prior to that she'd had 13 years of...

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Winter Safety Tips to Get You Home Safely Frigid winter weather - with roads covered in slippery snow and ice - can challenge even the most experienced driver. It reduces the amount of traction your tires have, changes the time you...

Friday, December 6, 2019

Continuing with our Staff Spotlights, this week we are featuring Courtney Michael! Courtney has been with the Newman-Barton Group for a little over a year and is licensed in Property and Casualty insurance. She started out as a...

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

When it comes to toys and gifts, it is critical to remember to consider the safety and age range of the toys. Prevent Blindness America has declared December as Safe Toys and Gifts Awareness Month. The group encourages everyone to...

Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Did You Know? When you spend $100 at a local business, approximately $68 stays in your local economy. Roughly $18 billion was spent by nearly 104 million shoppers on Small Business Saturday in 2018. A record high of 70 percent of...

Friday, November 22, 2019

It’s that time again to recognize another member of our NBG team. This week’s Staff Spotlight is featuring Doug Davidson! Doug is an Associate Agent and Area Manager in our Fairborn Office. He is a lifelong resident of...

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Are you looking for ways to save money on your home insurance? The following cost-cutting tips are solutions that could save you money down the road. Maintain a security system and alarms A burglar alarm monitored by a central station...

Friday, November 15, 2019

Happy Friday! Today's employee spotlight is featuring Cinda Stukins!Cinda is a Licensed Sales and Service Representative in our Beavercreek office. She got her start in the insurance business upon graduation from Sinclair Community...

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Homeowners insurance is a necessity when owning a home, not only because it protects your investment from damage or theft, but also because it is almost always required by mortgage companies before they will agree to finance the...

Friday, November 8, 2019

Our staff spotlight this week is none other than Kim Sexton! Kim is a Licensed Customer Service Representative based in our Fairborn office. Hailing from Troy, Ohio, Kim earned her AAB from Edison State Community College and has been...

Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Stress: a state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or very demanding circumstances. National Stress Awareness Day is Wednesday, November 6, 2019; a day dedicated to helping you not only identify the causes...

Friday, November 1, 2019

On today’s edition of Newman Insurance Employee Spotlights, we are featuring Tracy Payne! Tracy has been with the Newman-Barton Group for a little over 2 years as an Associate Agent in our Trotwood office at first, but has now...

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Halloween is right around the corner! It is a fun time of year for kids, especially getting to dress up and go trick ‘r treating around the neighborhood. We hope everyone has a fun and safe Halloween. Here are some tips from...

Friday, October 25, 2019

We are introducing the newest member of our team on this week’s Staff Spotlight: Haley Nesbit! Haley is the Customer Service Representative in our West Union office. She is very familiar with the area, having grown up in West...

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Now that you know what information you should have when going to get an auto insurance quote, how do you know what coverage option to purchase? What even makes up an auto policy? Am I even speaking the same language as this agent?...

Friday, October 18, 2019

It's Friday and that means it's time for another NBG Staff Spotlight! This week we would like to introduce you to another valued member of our team: Tiffany Moler! Tiffany is an Associate Agent, licensed in Property and Casualty...

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

We are super lucky here at the Newman-Barton Group to have two awesome leaders, guiding and advising us daily! To celebrate all that Russ Newman and Brett Barton do for us, and for the community, we took a little time to reflect and...

Sunday, October 13, 2019

Harvest is in full swing across Ohio, which is an exciting and busy time of the year for farmers. If you live in a rural area, you certainly have noticed an influx of farm machinery out and about and have most likely had to share the...

Friday, October 11, 2019

Today’s edition of our NBG Staff Spotlight is featuring our Vice President and Managing Associate, Brett Barton! Brett grew up in Hillsboro, Ohio and graduated from Hillsboro High School, where he met his wife, Tausha and...

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Buying a car is a big purchase that requires careful consideration and budgeting. An important aspect to factor in to your budget is insurance. It is a mandatory requirement to have auto liability insurance so it’s important to...

Friday, October 4, 2019

For our inaugural Staff Spotlight blog post, we are introducing none other than our Principal Agent, the head honcho, boss-man in charge, the reason we are all a part of the Newman-Barton Group, Mr. Russ Newman! Russ began his career...

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

National Fire Prevention Week is October 6-12, 2019! Did You Know? In a typical house fire, you may have as little as one to two minutes to escape safely from the time the smoke alarm initially sounds? (nfpa.org) Be A Hero! This year's...

Friday, May 31, 2019

An insurance deductible is the amount you, the insured, must pay before any claim will be paid by your insurance carrier. Depending upon the type of insurance you have, your policy may set the amount of deductible, or you may have the...