Richard Anderson - American Family Insurance Agent

Please call or stop by for insurance quote for your auto,snowmobile, motorcycle, home, farm/ranch, life, liability umbrella and/or commercial.

Weekends and Evenings by Appointment As an American Family Insurance agent, I believe there's more to insurance than the policy itself. It's about providing dependable protection, service and flexibility to choose when and how customers want to interact with me. Please visit my page and click Like so we can keep in touch. Auto, Home, Commercial, Life, Farm/Ranch, Renter's, Motorcycle, ATV, Boat, Snowmobile Insurance is available.

How to Create a Farm Business Plan

A farm business plan gives you a detailed account of your vision, mission, goals, strategies, operation and finances — all which help your bottom line. Learn how to create one now. Creating a farm business plan will help you reach your bottom line. Take a look at some of the main components of a business plan and start creating your own roadmap to success.

American Family KnowYourDrive, powered by Automatic™ Telematics

Saving money is just an app download away! Learn how KnowYourDrive can help you take control of what you pay for car insurance. Get KnowYourDrive, powered by Automatic™. The Automatic driving app teaches safer driving habits to earn you savings on car insurance!

Keeping Your RV Awning Safe

Your awning is an important (and expensive!) component of your RV. Learn how to keep it in good condition this summer. Taking good care of your RV means protecting and maintaining your RV awning. Here’s some great ideas to keep it working well for years to come.

First-Time Home Buyer Guide

Ready to start your first home-buying journey? We’ve got helpful info on everything from saving, to tips on mortgages and guides for closing day. Here’s all you need to know. Buying a home for the first time? Our first time home buyer guide explains the process of buying your first home, step by step. Read more today!

Life insurance can help ease the financial burden on your family if you were to pass away. But most people don’t have enough coverage to replace the income their loved ones depend on. Let’s make sure you’re not one of them. Contact me today.

Create Work-Life Balance in 4 Simple Steps

Striving for some better work-life balance this summer? We’ve got just the tips to help. Balancing work, family, friends and “me” time can be really challenging. But it’s important to find a happy medium in life, and we’ve got some advice that’ll help! Learn more and discover your version of work-life balance today.

Farm Job Hiring Advice

In a competitive job market, hiring the right candidates is crucial to your farm’s success. Learn how to do it the smart way. Hiring for farm jobs can be a job in itself and the competition for qualified prospects can be tough. Take a look at these insightful tips to get a better understanding of what drives laborers and farm workers when considering a new job.

Renters Insurance Basics

Renters insurance is a simple, affordable way to protect all the stuff that matters most! Have questions? This guide can help. Study up, or contact me to learn more. Renters insurance is an easy and affordable way to protect your personal property, provide liability coverage and even has your back on the go. Learn more here.

4 Steps to Living Your Best Life

Infusing a childlike sense of wonder into your life may be the key to unlocking your happiness! And we’ve got some expert tips that’ll prove it. Take a look and be on your way to living your best life in no time. As an expert adventurer and stage 4 cancer survivor, Rob Harsh knows a thing or two about the impact a positive outlook can have on life. Check out his tips on embracing change and rediscover a sense of wonder that’ll help you live your best life and achieve your dreams.

ATV Riding Tips and Advice for Beginners

Are the kids getting old enough to drive the ATV themselves? Share this list with them before they hit the trails solo. Our ATV tips for beginners will not only help shape your new passion responsibly, but they will give you safe footing for a lifetime of ATV enjoyment.

RV Insurance – Protect Your Sense of Adventure| American Family Insurance

Dreaming of hitting the road with the family in tow? Check out our customizable RV insurance that protects your adventures. Stay protected on every adventure with RV insurance from American Family. Our smart, affordable coverage frees you to take the road less traveled.

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Flooded Basement? Here’s What to Do.

Tis the season for rain, rain and more rain! If you find your basement flooded as a result, take these steps to safely get things back to normal. When your basement floods, you’ve got a potentially costly and unsafe situation on your hands. Here’s how you can make the best of an unfortunate situation.

Outdoor Spring Cleaning

Take your spring cleaning outside! This list will help you get the exterior of your home looking like new for the warmer months ahead. Tackle this outdoor spring cleaning checklist and watch the exterior of your home come back to life!

Use cool #connectedcar technology to become a safer driver and save money! Call me today to enroll in KnowYourDrive. Just download our simple app that helps you learn safer driving habits, and gives you control over how much you pay for insurance. Nice!

Tips to Prevent Distracted Driving Accidents

Whether you’re teaching your teen driver or guilty of it yourself, distracting driving just isn’t worth the risk. Learn which behaviors are the riskiest and how to stop them. As a driver, it’s your responsibility to focus on the road in order to keep you, your passengers and other people on the road safe from accidents. We’ve put a spotlight on some risky driving behaviors that we hope can help influence you to keep your focus on the road.

How to Prevent Appliance Breakdowns

Your home’s appliances play a big role in your daily life. Prevent them from breaking down by keeping up on their maintenance! Here’s how. FB8532 Keep your appliances in tip-top condition with these suggestions. Sometimes just a little regular maintenance can save the day.

Ready for a Brand New App?

Prefer electronic billing vs. paper documents in the mail? Our MyAmFam app walks you through the enrollment process! Download it today and opt for convenient insurance. The MyAmFam Mobile App has been completely redesigned to be even more user-friendly and provide even more amazing features. And it’s ready for download!

First-Time Home Buyer Guide

Dream of owning your first home? We’ve got some resources that can help make that dream a reality. Check out our handy guide today. Buying a home for the first time? Our first time home buyer guide explains the process of buying your first home, step by step. Read more today!

[05/17/19]   Last week Jessica Gruenwald received some interesting names for "name that Baby Girl"! This week PLEASE, make recommendations "must haves" for new baby and new Mom-to-be so she can be ready-to-go as a new parent.
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Teen Safe Driving & Teen Driver Discount

Got a new driver in the family? Learn how our Teen Safe Driver app helps them develop safe habits on the road. Helping your teen master safe driving habits just got easier with the Teen Safe Driver program. Our smartphone app powered by TrueMotion monitors distracted driving and other risky behaviors — helping your teen learn how to drive safer and smarter.

Discounts | American Family Insurance

Give all your dreams the protection they deserve by bundling your policies – home, auto, life and more. You might be eligible for a discount. Learn more. From markdowns for switching to American Family, to savings that reward safe habits, discover all the ways you can save.

Keep Track of Your Boat Equipment with These Checklists

Fishing and boating season is just around the corner! Are you ready to hit the water? These handy checklists will help you make sure you’re prepared. Ensure you’re protecting your boat accessories by filling out our handy checklist that lets you stay organized and keep track of your items.

[05/12/19]   Happy #MothersDay! How are you all celebrating the special women in your life today?

Smart Home Water Leak Detectors

Did you know water damage is a common cause of home insurance claims? But they can be easily prevented with smart water leak sensors. Learn more and consider equipping your home with these savvy devices today. Technology is changing the way people interact with their homes. Learn how smart home water sensors can help you proactively protect your home.

3 Expert Tips for Starting a Non-Profit

Ever thought of starting a non-profit? Or want to take action on a cause in our community? Learn from Barb, founder of Treasures 4 Teachers. Her story has got us feeling inspired to give back! Thinking of starting a non-profit? Barb Blalock, founder of Treasures 4 Teachers, has some advice that just might help. Learn how she grew her initiative from her garage to a 20,000 sq. ft. space and become inspired to take action today!

Many of you know Jessica Gruenwald, Sales Specialist , here at our American Family Office. Some of you may not know that Jessica and Justin are expecting a baby girl in JUNE!
Would you please help them out with naming that little girl? Jessica Gruenwald

Boat and Watercraft Insurance Coverages | American Family Insurance

Take some time to document all the accessories on your boat – you never know when it may come in handy! Protect your boat or watercraft with AmFam's boat insurance policy. Learn more about boat insurance coverage and costs, plus get a boat insurance quote today!

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How Does Life Insurance Protect My Family?

You’ve worked hard to make your new home a reality. Let’s make sure it’s financially protected for those you love with life insurance. What are the benefits of life insurance and how exactly does life insurance financially protect your family? Let’s take a look.

Simple Steps to a Spring-Ready Motorcycle

If you’re itching to get your motorcycle out of the garage and into the sunshine, read our 9 steps for doing it safely. You’ve waited all winter for the weather to come around and let you get your motorcycle out of the garage and back on the road. But before you hop on, check out these tips for making sure it’s ready to ride after hibernating for the winter.

Buying the Right Business Insurance

Running a home-based business? Protect your hard-earned dream with the right insurance! Here’s what to consider when it comes to choosing your coverage. Not sure what type of business insurance your business needs? A little research and preparation, and the right agent, will help you find the right coverage.

Invest in Experiences, Fulfill Your Dreams

It’s been said that we grow through the experiences we have. So learn to invest in yours today! Here’s some advice to help you prioritize experiences over material things. Money, can’t buy happiness. So, rather than spending big on material goods, consider investing in experiences — you’ll be on your way to a more fulfilled life in no time! Here’s how.

Sump Pump Coverage

Water damage due to sump pump failure can be costly. So protect your basement this spring by adding sump pump and water backup coverage to your homeowners policy! Here’s what you need to know. No matter where you live, your home can experience sump pump failure or water backup. But if you have the right coverage, you can mitigate your pain when your basement does take on water.

How to Switch Paths & Walk Boldly Towards Your Dream

Thinking of changing your career? See how this big dreamer stepped away from a stable career to pursue her true passion — she’ll inspire you to take the leap! Changing careers or pursuing new dreams can be scary. But it’s worth it! Take it from Britton Murdock, founder of the Biggest Little Fashion Truck. Learn how she left a stable job to go after her true passion.

[04/24/19]   Today we celebrate all the secretaries, administrative assistants and receptionists of the world! Thanks for all you do to keep businesses running smoothly. #AdministrativeProfessionalsDay

American Family Insurance - My Account

Thinking of going paperless? You’ll gain 24/7 online access to important policy and billing docs, plus cut down on paper clutter! Update your preferences in MyAccount today. We know you’re on the go. Let us keep you moving with My Account — your secure, 24/7 access to American Family Insurance policy details and bill pay options. Need to file a claim, contact your agent, or get instant proof of insurance? My Account has you covered.

Motorcycle Insurance

Dreaming of hitting the open road on your bike? Learn how our coverage can protect your next adventure. Hit the road with smart, customized motorcycle insurance coverage and the support of your very own agent. Keep your two-wheeled dreams on track and get a motorcycle insurance quote today!

Renters Insurance Basics

Did you know that renters insurance often costs less than a dinner out with friends per month? And it protects all the moving parts of your life! Have questions? Here’s how it works. Renters insurance is an easy and affordable way to protect your personal property, provide liability coverage and even has your back on the go. Learn more here.

Farm Equipment Road Safety

Being safe between the fields is just as important as being safe on it. Read these tips to keep everyone safe on the road this spring. Transporting farm equipment is a necessity for many farmers. Apart from following the rules of the road, there are some safe driving practices to keep top of mind when you hit the road with your farm equipment.

Insurance for Identity Protection? Yes, Please!

Your identity is worth protecting. And we can help. Learn about identity theft coverage –– a smart, simple and affordable add-on. It’s easier than you think for someone to steal your identity and sidetrack the dreams you’re pursuing. That’s why identity theft coverage is so important!

Frontpoint Home Security System

We’re always looking for new ways to help you protect your home. That’s why we’ve partnered with Frontpoint! Their innovative, wireless technology makes it easier than ever to up your home’s safety. Learn more and order your smart system today. Get protection and peace of mind with a Frontpoint wireless security system – not to mention a discount on your homeowners policy!

How to Buy Life Insurance

Check out our roadmap of the life insurance buying process and get the confidence and know-how you need to help protect your family’s financial future. At American Family Life Insurance Company, we work hard to make sure your life insurance policy fits your family’s needs. Check out our simple roadmap for purchasing life insurance.

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212 S Oak Ave
Owatonna, MN

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