6 Home Insurance Factors to Consider on Your House Hunt

Posted on: July 20th, 2016 by The Accel Group | No Comments

Wedding season is underway and with that, many newlyweds begin the search for their first home together. With all of the excitement in the search for the perfect home, it is easy to forget important details, but one that cannot …Read More

Is Your Iowa Auto Insurance Coverage Prepared for Summer Storms?

Posted on: July 13th, 2016 by The Accel Group | No Comments

You’ve been enjoying the sun soaked days of summer so far with your windows down and trips to the lake. Why should you be worried about your auto insurance? Along with the sun, summer also brings storms with damaging winds …Read More

The Brexit Shakes Global Markets

Posted on: June 27th, 2016 by The Accel Group | No Comments

The Brexit Shakes Global Markets A worldwide selloff occurs after the United Kingdom votes to leave the European Union. A wave of anxiety hit Wall Street Friday morning. Thursday night, the United Kingdom elected to become the first nation state to …Read More

Home, Car, Business and Life Insurance in Eastern Iowa

Posted on: June 2nd, 2016 by The Accel Group | No Comments

Most people don’t expect bad things to happen. But life is unpredictable and disasters do occur. While you can’t prepare for emergencies, you can take steps to ensure they don’t ruin you financially. That’s why having the proper amount of …Read More

Social Security Strategies

Posted on: April 19th, 2016 by The Accel Group | No Comments

What a difference a day makes — particularly when that day is April 30, 2016. Anyone who is 66 or older by the end of April can still file and suspend their Social Security benefits by the April 29th deadline.  This …Read More

529 Plans and Financial Eligibility

Posted on: February 11th, 2016 by The Accel Group | No Comments

529 Plans and Financial Aid Eligibility If you’re thinking about joining a 529 plan, or if you’ve already opened an account, you might be concerned about how 529 funds will affect your child’s chances of receiving financial aid. Of all …Read More

Risk Management for Your Iowa Business

Posted on: February 3rd, 2016 by The Accel Group | No Comments

The numbers are startling. In 2014, there were almost 3 million U.S. workplace injuries and illnesses in the private industry. That’s a rate of 3.2 cases for every 100 full-time employees. That same year, 4,679 workers were killed on the …Read More

ABC’s of Financial Aid

Posted on: February 2nd, 2016 by The Accel Group | No Comments

ABCs of Financial Aid It’s hard to talk about college without mentioning financial aid. Yet this pairing isn’t a marriage of love, but one of necessity. In many cases, financial aid may be the deciding factor in whether your child …Read More

Federal Budget Delays ACA’s Cadillac Tax

Posted on: December 24th, 2015 by The Accel Group | No Comments

On Dec. 18, 2015, President Barack Obama signed a federal budget bill for 2016 into law, which makes significant changes to three tax provisions under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). This new law: Delays implementation of the ACA’s Cadillac tax …Read More

Proper Eye Protection Key to Preventing Eye Injuries

Posted on: December 11th, 2015 by The Accel Group | No Comments

Today, 2,000 people in the United States will suffer a work-related eye injury that requires medical treatment. According to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), even minor eye injuries can cause lifelong vision problems — but by …Read More