Author Archives: Bill Cummings, Independent Insurance Agent

About Bill Cummings, Independent Insurance Agent

Bill began his insurance career as a direct writer of insurance after serving six years on the Chicago Police Department. He started his first independent insurance agency in 1984 and sold it to a local agency in 2001. In 2010, he started his second independent insurance agency, Cummings Insurance Associates, Inc. in Aurora, Ill. Bill has also been an adjunct professor at local colleges and has been very active in the state and local insurance associations. Bill can be reached by phone 331.457.5752 or email

Is Your Business a Target? Robbery Prevention Tips

As a former robbery detective in the Chicago Police Department I can easily see why a business would be a target for a robbery or hold up. Now that my career is in insurance, I know how important it is for a business to keep a “low profile.” Here are a few things you can do to make the bad guys pick another business as their victim: