Insurance Talk

Insurance Talk

By Tammy Lesueur
Rex Lesueur and Cheri Martinen give you straight forward answers to your insurance questions.
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Drones
Drones and the equipment you put on them. Where can you buy insurance to protect your investment? Drones operators you may be liable for  intruding on your neighbors privacy.....does your homeowners insurance cover your liability exposure? Listen to Cheri Martinen and Rex Lesueur podcast to find out.
21:00
July 30, 2020
Insurance Talk — Terrorism Risk Insurance Act and Commercial Property
You're listening to Insurance Talk with Cheri Martinen and Rex Lesueur from Bancorp Insurance located in beautiful downtown La Pine, Oregon. We are coming to you with some fun insurance facts today, ripped from the headlines. We've been getting a lot of calls about how our customers are covered for riots and civil commotion. And what is that terrorism form that I've declined year after year? And does that mean I'm not covered for riots and civil commotion?
09:58
July 22, 2020
Insurance Talk — COVID-19 and Offices Reopening
Welcome to Insurance Talk with Cheri Martinen, Rex Lesueur, and our special guest Ed Martinen, who is a professional in human resources, or PHR. Today we are talking about that fun subject again, COVID-19.
13:32
June 24, 2020
Insurance Talk — How Insurance is Responding to COVID-19
Today we’re talking about a subject that's been overly talked about for the last 60 days: COVID-19. We did a blog on this right when it came out, but we didn't put it into the verbal platform and so we thought we'd just recap what we came out with right at the beginning versus what we have now and where we think we're going in the future.
09:47
June 16, 2020
Insurance Talk — Insuring Your Toys and Recreational Vehicles
I have two topics I want to discuss today. The first one is the importance of insuring your toys and your recreational vehicles. Toys can be anything from boats, travel trailers, snowmobiles, motorized scooters, dirt bikes, ATVs, all that fun stuff.
08:12
June 1, 2020
Insurance Talk — Should I Purchase Insurance From the Car Rental Agency?
Should I purchase the insurance offered by the car rental agency? It's a big question, we get it all the time, and the answer is you don't have to, but we normally recommend it. This is one of our most frequently asked questions and it gets a little tricky.
08:25
May 14, 2020
Insurance Talk — Be Prepared with Wildland Fire Contractors Insurance
Today we're here to talk about one of our specialties. And that specialty is insuring wildland firefighters. And that's very specific. We're not talking about the firefighters that you think of on the big red truck. We're thinking about the firefighters that are in the forest. The wildland.
07:55
May 1, 2020
Insurance Talk — What is the Medicare Birthday Rule?
Let us tell you about the Oregon Birthday Rule. This applies to folks that have Medicare supplement or Medigap plans. In the state of Oregon, Medicare beneficiaries have a yearly opportunity to compare Medicare supplement prices and switch companies. They must keep the same plan type or choose one with lesser benefits.
07:27
April 20, 2020
Insurance Talk — Understanding the Nuances of Life Insurance Part 2
We are here to help you with all of your insurance needs but today we are talking about life insurance. Last week we talked about term insurance, how much life insurance you might need, and then we talked about the bell curve of how much you need throughout your life.
21:00
April 9, 2020
Insurance Talk — Understanding The Nuances of Life Insurance Part 1
You are listening to Insurance Talk with Cheri Martinen and Rex Lesueur from beautiful Central Oregon. We are from Bancorp Insurance. We’re the father-daughter team who sells insurance to all of Central Oregon and fourteen other states if you can believe it or not, but today we are here to talk about life insurance.
21:00
April 2, 2020
Insurance Talk — Commercial Auto Insurance For Your Business
You are listening to Insurance Talk with Cheri Martinen and Rex Lesueur. We’re  the father-daughter team out of Bancorp Insurance. Bancorp Insurance is a locally owned, family-run insurance agency out of Central Oregon. We're here in beautiful downtown La Pine recording our wonderful podcast today. It's actually kind of timely, because we're talking about auto insurance, and specifically commercial lines auto insurance or if you have an auto that you use for your business.
07:01
March 25, 2020
Insurance Talk — Health Insurance Special Enrollment Periods
The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in lost jobs, lost income and lost health insurance for people in a variety of industries from entertainment to restaurant staff and a variety of other small businesses. We recorded this podcast before the thought of Coronavirus ever entered our minds and in recent weeks it has become important for many individuals in our communities. Listen to our podcast on health insurance Special Enrollment Periods or read the transcript below to learn about if you qualify for health insurance SEPs.
08:33
March 20, 2020
Insurance Talk — Insuring E-Bikes and Personal Mobility Devices
Today we have a really fun topic. It's something that we use ourselves and I think it's getting more and more popular — e-bikes and personal mobility devices. 
21:00
March 16, 2020
Insurance Talk — Digital Marketing Techniques for Small Businesses
Normally I have Rex Lesueur on, but today I have Tammy Lesueur, my mom, and we talked about in a previous episode how she is the wizard behind the curtain, like the Wizard of Oz, who helps our business grow using marketing. And she's with us today to share her marketing guru secrets with all the small business owners or entrepreneurs that might be looking to grow.
21:00
March 10, 2020
Insurance Talk — Paper Marketing Techniques for Small Businesses
Welcome to Insurance Talk with Cheri Martinen and today I have a very special guest with me, Tammy Lesueur. Tammy Lesueur is Rex Lesueur’s wife and she is definitely the pillar or probably the person that sits in the background of our business and makes amazing things happen, which is what we're talking about today. We're going to be talking about marketing and how my mom, over years of trial and error and really intense study, has taken our agency from a small mom-and-pop insurance agency to a larger small business that's serving a bigger population and really helping Oregonians. We are now also licensed in thirteen other states.
21:00
March 1, 2020
Insurance Talk - Travel Insurance
It's something that I think people are thinking about as the snow comes in getting out of Dodge, right as the snow comes in. I think a lot of people will look at Mexico and other warm places, right? Or even in the summer, taking that beautiful trip to Europe that they've always wanted to or maybe Asia. So what are the insurance ramifications of travel? Do you need travel insurance?
21:00
January 22, 2020
Insurance Talk - Employment Practice Liability Insurance
Today we're going to talk about employment practices liability insurance. This is an area we've actually talked about before. We're going to take it from a little bit different angle at this time. Talk about why in order to prevent employment practices liability lawsuits, you need to have an employee manual.
21:00
January 15, 2020
Protecting Your Business with Crime Coverage
Rex and Cheri discuss crime coverage and protecting your business in the event of employee fraud. 
21:00
January 3, 2020
Insurance Talk - Affordable Healthcare Act Part 2
Rex and Cheri discuss the Affordable Healthcare Act and how you can get affordable health insurance in the second part in the series on individual healthcare. 
21:00
December 10, 2019
Insurance Talk - Affordable Care Act Part 1
You're listening to Insurance Talk with Cheri Martinen and Rex Leseuer. We’re the father-daughter team from Bancorp Insurance located in beautiful Central Oregon. We are here today to talk about health insurance.
21:00
December 4, 2019
Insurance Talk — Medicare Supplement Products from Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
Cheri Martinen talks with Dara Smith from Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield about the different benefits of Medicate Supplement products. 
21:00
November 12, 2019
Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield Medicare Products
Cheri Martinen talks with Regence Blue Cross/ Blue Shield and talks about their new product. 
21:00
November 4, 2019
MASA Medical Transport
Cheri Martinen and Rex Lesueur speak with Tony Urioste with MASA Medical Transport. You never know when you next medical emergency will be, but when it does happen you want to be able to be flown to the nearest hospital, or transported via ambulance. You do not want to depend on a relative to drive you there. 
21:00
October 28, 2019
Group Health Insurance
Group Health Insurance:  Cheri Martinen and Valerie Best talk about group health insurance. Even the smallest employers can buy group health insurance. Give Bancorp Insurance a call and talk to Valerie or Cheri about group health insurance for you employees today. 800-452-6826
21:00
October 28, 2019
Medicare Supplements
Medicare Supplements fill in the holes that Medicare does not cover. Medicare was never designed to cover all your medical needs. To get coverage that fills the gaps you may need to buy a Medicare Supplement . Cheri Martinen and Rex Lesueur discuss how the Medicare Supplement plans work.  
21:00
October 21, 2019
Pacific Source's Emily Carrick Talks About Pacific Source Medicare Expo
Cheri Martinen talks with Emily Carrick with Pacific Source about their Medicare Expos coming up October 24th 2019.  Did you know that Pacific Source is a non-profit Health Insurer. Want to know about their products, listen here. 
21:00
October 16, 2019
Medicare Advantage Plans
Cheri Martinen and Rex Lesueur talk about Medicare Advantage Plans and what you should look for. 
21:00
October 14, 2019
Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Coverage Part 2 of a 3 Part Series
Medicare Part D Prescription Drug this a three part series. Cheri Martinen and Rex Lesueur talk about this important coverage. 
21:00
October 1, 2019
Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Coverage Podcast 3 of 3
Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Coverage. Cheri Martinen and Rex Lesueur talk about Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage. 
21:00
October 1, 2019
Medicare Part A & B Part 2 of a 3 Part Series on Medicare
Medicare Part one gave you the history of Medicare and we got into Part A and B and what they are and why you want to sign up for them. Cheri Martinen and Rex Lesueur are doing a 3 part series on Medicare. 
21:00
October 1, 2019
Medicare a Part 1 of 3 Part Series
Medicare is health insurance for people over 65 in most cases. There are however exceptions and you can get medicare if you are under 65. This is the first podcast in a series of 3. Yes there is that much information you need to know. Listen to Rex Lesueur and Cheri Martinen give you the ins and outs on Medicare. 
21:00
October 1, 2019
Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Segment 1 of 3
Medicare Part D (Drug Portion of Medicare) Why buy it. 
21:00
September 30, 2019
Medicare Part A & B Continued Part 3 of 3
Medicare Part 3 of a 3 part series on Medicare. Cheri Martinen and Rex Lesueur continue their talk on Medicare from last week.  
21:00
September 30, 2019
Mobile Equipment needs special insurance.
Contractor mobile equipment how to insure that backhoe, crane, etc. 
21:00
September 16, 2019
Does your business structure change your insurance?
Weather your business is a C corp, a S corp or a sole proprietor, it makes a difference to how your business insurance protects you and your financial investment in your business. 
21:00
September 9, 2019
Getting married, getting a divorce?
Your insurance needs to be updated when you go through life changes.  Find out what you need to do to make sure both you and your spouse are protected in case of an auto accident or the one of you stay in the home or not. 
21:00
September 9, 2019
Rex and Cheri talk about Home Based Business
What type of insurance do you need for your home based business? Will your homeowners cover it? Listen to the podcast with Cheri Martinen and Rex Lesueur to get those answers. 
21:00
August 13, 2019
Bond's What Are They
Want to understand what a bond is and why it is important. Listen to Rex Lesueur's and Cheri Martinen's discussion on bonds. 
21:00
August 13, 2019
Employer's Practices Liability Insurance (EPLI)
Listen Cheri Martinen and Rex Lesueur discuss Employer's Practices Liability Insurance (EPLI).  Even if you only have one employee this is an insurance policy you need! Lawsuits brought against a current employer, past employer, or prospective employer are the most common lawsuits that today's employers face. Learn how this coverage protects employers and how you can protect your own business from becoming the next one to get sued. 
21:00
August 12, 2019
Homeowners Insurance Claims
Water damage claims are covered, and mold is not. If you have been denied coverage by your insurer there have been lawsuits that have won coverage back for the homeowner. Listen to Cheri Martinen and Rex Lesueur Part 2 of this Podcast Interesting claims that happen because well "it seemed like a good idea at the time. "
14:00
July 30, 2019
Ripped from the headlines! Commercial Driver Kills Motorcycle Rider after Hitting Deer.
Hired a new employee to drive your company vehicle or truck. Did you check their driving record?  Often employers do not check driving records and sometimes when they do and it's not stellar they still hire them to drive. Listen to Rex Lesueur and Cheri Martinen discuss the consequences that could happen to your company if they were in an accident while driving the company vehicle. 
07:04
July 30, 2019
Personal Injury protection
Personal Injury Protection is part of every auto policy. It is not the same coverage from state to state. If you want to know what this PIP covers listen to Rex and Cheri explain this important part of you auto insurance. 
14:14
July 22, 2019
Drone Insurance
Is you drone insured by your homeowners? What about that business drone? Find out listen to Rex Lesueur and Cheri Martinen. 
06:45
July 17, 2019
liquor liability
Thinking of having that big celebration at home. If you decide to serve liquor you will want to be aware of your liability. It varies state to state. Listen to Cheri Martinen and Rex Lesueur talk Liquor liability on insurance talk.  
21:00
June 24, 2019
Business auto
Business auto. When should you be insuring your work truck or car with a business insurance policy? 
20:36
June 3, 2019
What You Don't Know About Your Homeowners Insurance
Homeowners insurance policies each have their unique coverage's.  Every insurer tries to differentiate their product from the competition. Listen to Cheri Martinen and Rex Lesueur discuss the what you should look for and what may not be covered under your current homeowners policy. Most people do not read their insurance policy until after they have the loss. A good insurance agent will have read every insurance policy he or she sells. Insurance is our business. 
21:00
May 1, 2019
Buying a home, getting married, or divorced?
Your insurance needs will change when you have a life changing event like buying a home getting married or a divorce. Learn what steps you should take to make sure your insurance matches your new life style needs. 
21:00
April 24, 2019
Flood Insurance
Flood insurance how it works and when do you have to buy it
21:00
April 8, 2019
Contractor's Tool Coverage
What is contractor's tool coverage and why should you buy it? 
06:57
March 15, 2019
Collision - Comprehensive? What does that mean. Are RV's, boats, ATV's, Snowmobiles covered under your homeowners?
Cheri and Rex discuss two insurance terms most people are familiar with, but do you really know what they mean?  How does your comprehensive coverage on your auto really work. Are your boats,  RV's. ATV's covered under your homeowners if your garage collapses on top of them, or a fire burns your home to the ground. Find out on insurance talk. Listen now.  
13:51
March 14, 2019
Winter Claims
Ice Dames, Frozen Pipes, Collapse due to weight of snow. In this episode of Insurance Talk with Rex Lesueur and Cheri Martinen go over some common winter claims and how to prevent them. 
21:00
February 27, 2019
Insurance Deductibles
What are insurance deductibles? How do they work? We talk about the that and more in this episode of Insurance Talk. 
21:00
February 25, 2019
Filing an Insurance Claim
Learn how to file a claim and get paid! With Bancorp Insurance quick and easy tips to a smooth claim process. 
21:00
February 14, 2019
Rental Car Insurance
Do you really need to buy rental car insurance? We answer that question for a family vacation or a business trip in this episode of Insurance Talk. 
21:00
February 13, 2019