November 1, 2019

Lawrenceburg Agent Matt Fox explains the differences between cash value and replacement cost. Learn the benefits of both options and learn why the age of your roof can impact your premiums.

Do you know what your policy would cover in the event of a claim? 

November 30, 2018

Insurance Agent Tami Thayer was recently awarded Indiana Farmers Insurance's Circle of Excellence Award. Recipients are nominated by Indiana Farmers employees and chosen based on their professionalism, focus on the customer, and knowledge of Indiana Farmers Insurance products and services.

Thayer has worked 20 years in the insurance industry, spending the last decade with Friendship Insurance’s Vevay Office. Her unwavering commitment to those she s...

July 6, 2018

Having lived in Southeastern Indiana all of my life, I know how bad storms can be. I thought that I was well prepared on how to weather them. Should my electricity go out, I have a battery powered camping lantern with the batteries that actually go in them. I have two oil lanterns with extra oil and wicks. I have 3 large boxes of matches. I have extra water in my fridge. I have first-aid supplies.

I totally got this…bring on the storms! Well maybe...

May 16, 2018

Meet Matt Fox. Matt is an agent at the Friendship Insurance Lawrenceburg office. He was born in Port Jefferson, NY but identifies himself as a native Hoosier, having grown up in Lawrenceburg. He now resides with his wife and three kids in Greendale.

Matt started his insurance career 22 years ago, working for his parents' agency. He stayed in the business for the satisfaction of helping others.

"Insurance can be a language of its own a...

March 14, 2018

Meet Neil Washnock, Friendship Insurance's newest agent.

Neil is a southeastern Indiana native. He grew up in Ohio County and graduated from Rising Sun High School. He now enjoys a beautiful rural landscape with his wife, Jacqueline, and their sons in a log cabin near Moorefield.

You'll find Neil bonding with his sons while cutting and splitting firewood in the fall and winter. While others find it a chore, Neil values the quality time....

January 17, 2018

House fires are at the front of our minds this winter. Our hearts have broken as we witnessed family members, neighbors and fellow community members’ homes go up in flames.  

According to the US Fire Administration, 50% of all house fires are cooking related. 10% of residential fires are a result of heating equipment and 6% electrical malfunction. Review these simple tips to extinguish your risk for fire.


1. Never leave the kitchen unattended...

December 18, 2017

Shopping, baking, traveling and time with family are high on the to-do list this holiday season. Reviewing our insurance policies probably didn't make the high cut, but maybe it should. Consider the following to ensure you're covered in the case of a holiday calamity. 

1. Did you purchase any electronics for gifts? 

Televisions, smartphones, tablets, laptops, gaming systems and cameras are fun to give (and receive)....

November 14, 2017

Can you smell it? The teasing, wafting savory scent of roasting turkey, the sweet yeast rolls pulled from the oven or the oh-so-spicy pumpkin pie cooling to follow a delightful holiday meal.

Or maybe it is the salty-ocean air or earthy mountain pines you breathe in. Whether you are traveling to visit family or just getting away during the holidays, do you know if you are covered if something were to go wrong? 


October 24, 2017

Meet Greg Hughes, Lawrenceburg insurance agent. Greg has been part of the Friendship family since 2007 when he moved from Ohio back to his roots in Farmer's Retreat.

Greg and his wife recently welcomed another little addition to their family and he shares what it's like being a dad to a newborn and two teens.

Q:  Tell us a little bit about your family?

My wife Shannon and I have been married for almost 16 years.  We have a 14 year-old-son...

September 5, 2017

Meet Bruce Murray, Friendship Insurance agent in Dillsboro since 1998. Connecting with his customers is the highlight of his work.

"I like establishing long relationships with clients and becoming friends with them along with being their agent," Bruce shared. "I have many 19-year customers."

Those customers and friends often run into Bruce on the weekends, guitar in hand feeding his love of music. We caught up with Bruce and asked him a few que...

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Friendship Insurance Agency is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Friendship State Bank. Insurance products and annuities are not deposits or other obligations of, or guaranteed by, The Friendship State Bank.Products offered through this Insurance Agency are not FDIC insured.Friendship Insurance Agency is a separate company licensed with the State Insurance Commissioner. Equal opportunity provider.