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Richard E Bechtold Agency Inc. in Palatine, IL

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  • Auto Insurance

    Get an auto insurance policy you can count on from Nationwide.

  • Homeowners Insurance

    Protect your house and personal property by choosing the right insurance coverage from Nationwide.

  • Life Insurance

    Let us help you select life insurance coverage that meets your needs, your life and your budget.

  • Business Insurance

    Cover your business with commercial insurance from Nationwide.

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Our Insurance Products

The Richard E Bechtold Agency Inc. in Palatine, Illinois provides the following products. To learn more about each insurance product, click on the links below.

  • Auto Insurance

    Understanding the coverage you buy is important, but the language of underwriting can be a little difficult for those who are new to it. That's why Richard E Bechtold Agency Inc. focuses on explaining auto insurance coverage in a common sense way that members in Palatine appreciate. That way, it's easier to enjoy your vehicle with the assurance you understand what is covered in the event of an accident.

    Auto policies tend to start with liability coverage, and the right amount can depend on the vehicle you drive, the state's requirements, and other factors. Once you have the liability package you need, collision coverage is there to help take care of any covered damage your vehicle takes in the event of an accident, and comprehensive packages are there to cover you in the event of an incident when the vehicle is not in motion. Richard E Bechtold Agency Inc. works with Nationwide to provide drivers with a wide range of coverage choices. After you find the right coverage levels for your vehicle, we will apply discounts you may qualify for such as for safety equipment in the vehicle or your safe driving history.

    Finding out more about our policy options is easy. Our offices can be reached at (847) 221-2500, and agents are happy to take set appointments for in-person consultations at our office located at 502 N Plum Grove Rd.

  • Homeowners Insurance

    No matter which Charlotte neighborhood you live in, home insurance isn't a luxury. It's an essential measure of financial protection against many different coverable losses. Let the Richard E Bechtold Agency Inc. quickly and clearly explain the different types of coverage you need for your property and belongings. We take great pride in finding personalized policy solutions for our Palatine homeowners.

    Have a bunch of older belongings that would be difficult to afford to replace? You'll be interested in Nationwide's Brand New Belongings® program. Are there several high-value items in your home? We'll talk about Valuables Plus® coverage. Do you host a lot of parties, or do you have a swimming pool in the backyard? The most important financial protection in your Palatine homeowner's policy may very well be liability coverage.

    This catalog of personalized coverage programs is impressive, but it's not the only reason the Richard E Bechtold Agency Inc. partners with Nationwide. Give us a call at (847) 221-2500. We can talk about available policy discounts, the no-hassle treatment you can expect from the On Your Side® Claims Service, and all the advantages that come with a Nationwide home insurance policy. You can also schedule an appointment with our office. We're located at 502 N Plum Grove Rd.

  • Life Insurance

    Bringing home a new baby, like many of life’s happy events, also brings on new responsibilities. New obligations can be more easily shouldered if you take steps now to plan ahead. In order to provide long-term financial security for your family, you need a Palatine life insurance agent who can help you understand the types of life insurance that best suit your family’s needs.

    The agents at Richard E Bechtold Agency Inc. will help you safeguard your family’s future by helping you select the right life insurance. We will explain term versus permanent insurance and answer all your questions. We are here to help you assess your needs and will explain the difference between whole life insurance and universal life insurance.

    Our agency will help you determine the appropriate level of coverage for you and your family. There are several considerations when deciding the amount of coverage you need. Besides funeral and burial costs, you should consider current debts such as your mortgage, car loans and credit card debt.

    You may also want to include child care and long-term educational expenses when figuring coverage amount. Whether your family has one or two sources of income, you should think about covering lost income for a specified number of years. We will also help you determine the number of years for which you need coverage.

    Whether you have a new baby on the way, or you brought your baby home several months ago, now is the time to plan for life’s eventualities. Call (847) 221-2500 and ask for Richard E Bechtold Agency Inc. or visit us at 502 N Plum Grove Rd,Palatine,IL,60067. We will be happy to work with you to make sure your family’s financial security is always protected.


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  • Business Insurance

    Maybe you're looking for targeted business coverage or maybe you're looking for wide-ranging policy protections as part of a new business continuity plan. Either way, Nationwide Insurance: Richard E Bechtold Agency Inc. can help you protect past gains, while also positioning your company for future growth.

    Through Nationwide, our agents offer business insurance for Palatine companies that operate in a wide range of industries from food and beverage to building management to professional contractors. Product offerings include liability, property, and commercial auto insurance. For some companies, it's also crucial to get operating loss coverage to ensure money is coming in even if something forces their business to close shop for a time. Likewise, flexible billing options help you meet premium obligations regardless of how your company's budget is structured.

    It sounds complicated, but it doesn't have to be. In fact, to combine several products in a single policy, have one of the risk management experts at Nationwide Insurance: Richard E Bechtold Agency Inc. help you build a business owner's policy with coverage that's personalized for your company. Call us at (847) 221-2500 to discuss your Palatine business insurance or to set up an appointment at the office located at 502 N Plum Grove Rd.

    Nationwide offers small business resources to help you strengthen your business, such as financial calculators and information and articles on marketing and cash flow management. Learn more at the Business Solutions Center.

The Richard E Bechtold Agency Inc. also offers products in FL, IL, IN, MO, WI. Please call for information on products in those states.

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