Shafer Insurance Associates knows that insurance can be difficult to understand and potentially expensive.  Our goal is to listen, assess your needs and provide sound solutions that will help you manage your risk at a fair price.  Since 1992 our dedicated staff has been professionally serving individuals, families and businesses in Nicholas and surrounding counties.

We have built our reputation on trust and exemplary customer service.  We believe in the strength of good relationships.  It is this belief that serves as the foundation for our risk management services.  We work closely with each of our customers to provide them with the coverage that best suits their needs and budget.

We look forward to serving you and all of your insurance needs!

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Our personal insurance products provide our customers with protection for their homes, automobiles and personal possessions, along with personal liability coverage.



Whether you are working to maintain an established business or trying to keep up with a growing business – don’t leave your insurance coverage to chance.

Life & Annuities


Finding the right Life Insurance products can be challenging in today’s insurance environment.

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