Welcome to The Craft Agency Blog and Articles page where you will find relevant information about our company, insurance, and safety.


Monday, March 18, 2024

As insurance agents, it's our duty to emphasize the importance of workplace safety and the role of insurance in fostering a secure environment. Partner with us to promote and encourage a culture of employee safety.


Saturday, February 3, 2024

It's time to find insurance people you love. Come for the cute cat photo and stick around to hear what client's have to say.


Wednesday, January 3, 2024

Deep freeze can affect any type of business. It can damage your property, inventory, equipment, and data, as well as disrupt your operations and customer service. Learn why it's crucial to plan ahead and gain some practical preventive tips.


Wednesday, December 20, 2023

December is here and all things are merry and bright at The Craft Agency! It is finally that special time of the year where we spread Christmas joy to our employees, our clients, and our community. Do you want to know how we celebrate...


Saturday, November 25, 2023

Open Enrollment 2023 is almost over: What You Need to Know If you haven't yet - It’s important to review your options and make the best choice for your health and budget.


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Monday, October 23, 2023

Q: What is an Umbrella policy, Do I need One? Learn How to Save Money on Insurance and C.Y.R (Cover Your Rear). Check the "weather" and be prepared.


Wednesday, September 13, 2023

Imagine this scenario: Your home has just experienced a devastating fire, or flood. Amidst the chaos and stress, you need to file an insurance claim for your lost or damaged belongings. The problem is, you can't remember everything you...


Wednesday, August 16, 2023

Insurance rates are rising, in this brief article, you'll learn "Why are my insurance rates going up?" The Short answer: Social Inflation. Fore more detailed understanding, read on.


Sunday, July 2, 2023

Celebrating 100 Years - Together, with Balloons! This past May, The Craft Agency, Inc celebrated their 100th anniversary open house party. In honor of our many years of service, the Crafts sought to thank their colleagues and clients for...


Thursday, May 25, 2023

Many employees, customers, and fans would testify that “Olaf’s Friday Funnies” are the highlight of The Craft Agency’s work week. Ever since we started the Facebook photo album compiled of different Olaf...


Saturday, March 25, 2023

After 44 years of service, Operations & Finance Manager, Debbie Shelley is set to retire on March 31st, 2023.Throughout the years, Debbie has been one of the most diligent, assertive, determined workers to ever step foot in The Craft...


Saturday, February 25, 2023

Four years ago Olaf was found outside the agency's door. His ears had been badly frostbitten from the record-breaking cold temperatures. Nobody could commit to taking the kitty home, so Bob & David decided to keep him as an office cat.


Sunday, January 22, 2023

The Craft Agency, Inc. was originally established in 1923, by brothers Rafe S. Craft and Merrill G. Craft. Now celebrating 100 years of service to Jackson Michigan as a long standing premier insurance agency.


Saturday, December 10, 2022

It has been said for decades; December is “the most wonderful time of the year.” At The Craft Agency, that could not be more true! This is the time of the year where we give back to our employees, our clients, and our...


Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Did you know that The Craft Agency can help you when purchasing your new or used car? That's right! We have three car shopping tips to keep in mind so you aren’t surprised when you take your new vehicle off the lot!


Tuesday, July 7, 2020

The new MI auto insurance law is here! Our personal insurance department has been busy over the last year tracking all of the changes in Michigan's new auto insurance law and ultimately what it means for Michigan drivers. July 2nd,...


Thursday, April 16, 2020

Thank you Auto-Owners for stepping up to the plate regarding the COVID-19 crisis and refunding a portion of premium dollars to our customers. We are also aware that many of our other personal insurance carriers are looking into...


Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Traditional property and casualty insurance policies have limited coverage for outbreaks and epidemics like the coronavirus, but additional coverages might respond to infectious diseases in specific circumstances. These could include:...


Wednesday, February 26, 2020

A classic rags to riches story. Today we celebrated the 1 year "birthday" and anniversary of when we adopted Olaf Vincent Craft. As Karen Cyrocki, CL Manager put it in an email prior to the party: "Olaf - went from being left for...


Wednesday, January 22, 2020

We are so thankful to Tim for the pizza lunch and the kind words in his letter. We are also really glad he got to spend time with his daughter on her birthday!


Wednesday, December 18, 2019

It started off as a surplus of candy from Halloween and likely some subconscious thoughts about Veterans Day being right around the corner. An email was sent around the office with a small idea. “Anyone know what to do with it...


Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Our employees have big hearts and throughout the year we participate in various fundraisers, donations, and community events behind the scenes. It’s part of who we are so much so that we’ve written it into our Mission and...


Monday, June 24, 2019

Hear from Caleb Allen, Personal Lines Manager at The Craft Agency, Inc. as he introduces the upcoming changes to Auto Insurance in the State of Michigan. The main announcement is that currently, Michigan requires all auto insurance...


Tuesday, March 12, 2019

We are honored to be recognized as Jackson's "Best Insurance Agency" To see the article on Jackson Magazine: Click Here We have the BEST employees, clients, families and friends! Thank you!!!


Saturday, December 22, 2018

From our family to yours, we want to wish you a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!!!


Monday, November 5, 2018

Now A Top 3 Contender The Craft Agency Is Now A Top 3 Contender For Jackson's Best! We are truly honored to have made it this far as one of the "Best of Jackson" finalists. If you're a customer or had a good expereince with us in the...


Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Please join us in this Cinco de Mayo raffle that is near and dear to our hearts! Proceeds to benefit an employee battling pancreatic cancer. The drawing will be held Friday, May 4, 2018, just in time for your Cinco de Mayo celebration....


Monday, April 9, 2018

"Life will bring you pain all by itself. Your responsibility is to create joy." - Milton Erickson


Monday, February 12, 2018

"The great acts of love are done by those who are habitually...


Tuesday, January 23, 2018

It was likely a cold, spring day in March 1923 when brothers Rafe and Merrill Craft incorporated their fledgling business as The Craft Agency, Inc. Initially located on South Jackson Street in downtown Jackson, The Craft Agency handled...


Sunday, January 21, 2018

When the unthinkable happens, The Craft Agency Inc. makes filing a claim simple and convenient to ensure the resolution is prompt and fair. We understand the distress that comes after the unexpected occurs. Our claims department guides...