Now is the time to enroll in a healthplan through Pennie, the Pennsylvania Health Insurance Exchange. Here is an article put togetehr by Mike Fields, one of our Pennie Certified Brokers with everything you need to know about this enrollment period & how we can help! 

Pennie Article

Starting on January 1st, 2023 the premium for Medicare Part B, Medical Services, is being reduced from $170.10 down to $164.90 per month.

The annual deductible is also being reduced from $226 per month, effective the same day, 1/1/2023.

For all of your Medicare related inquiries, please contact Jay Mahoney, 610-898-6516

What You Need to Know About Water Damage and Homeowners Insurance

Water damage can be devastating, costly and destructive to your home. The causes of water damage can range from weather-related flooding to an overflowing toilet in your master bedroom. The statistics related to water damage are daunting. According to the Insurance Information Institute, over 20% of homeowners insurance losses are due to water damage and freezing, a close second to hail and wind damage.

Do you know what types of water damage your homeowners policy covers? Read the full article here

What Are Some Common Exclusions on Commercial Policies?

While today’s commercial insurance policies provide broad coverage, all policies contain exclusions — things the insurer doesn’t cover under that particular policy. But this doesn’t mean you cannot obtain coverage. You usually can through a separate policy designed specifically for that risk.

Let’s look at some common exclusions here.

When Fall Hits,

Don't Let the End of Daylight Saving Set You Back

Read this article to help you set some new bedtime rituals for a good night's sleep for yourself & tips for kids too!

Daylight Savings Article

Silent Witness Project

More than 250 people participated in the Safe Berks 21st Annual Silent Witness March & Dedication on Oct. 17. At this solemn event, part of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the community honors and remembers those lost to domestic violence homicide in Berks County and stands together to end domestic violence. Safe Berks provides free and confidential services to survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault 24/7/365, in all languages.

To request services from Safe Berks, call the 24-hour Hotline at 844-789-SAFE (7233) or text SAFE BERKS to 20121. 

Mary's Shelter Celebation

Mary’s Shelter hosted their 27 Anniversary Celebration on 10/27/22 at St. Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church.

The evening included yummy food and drinks, raffles, fundraising and moving testimonials from clients. A fun night was had by all. 

To learn more about Mary’s Shelter

please visit:

Pictured above from left to right: Sue Gallen, Ann Gallen Moll, Amber Rice-Manella

Gallen Insurance | 610-777-4123 |

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