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James Benson

Farmers Insurance Agent in Austin, MN
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Farmers Insurance Agent in Austin, MN

About Me

Born and raised in this area, I'm proud to be your local Farmers® agent in Austin, MN. At the Jim Benson Agency, education and hometown hospitality are at the forefront of our customer service values. We are community-driven, and feel honored to protect our neighbors. With 30 years of insurance expertise, I can ensure that this process will be straightforward and personalized to help you select the most comprehensive, cost-effective solution for your needs. So come see us, in between the Paramount Theater and The Tendermaid in Austin, and across from the Spam Museum. We have the knowledge and experience to help you better understand your coverage options -- whether that's life, home, auto, commercial, financial services, and more.

Give me a call at (507) 433-9696 and I'll be happy to answer any questions you might have.

Languages Spoken: English

Years of Experience

I have over 30 years of experience as a Farmers Insurance agent.

Awards and Honors

Topper Club

Neighborhoods Served

Austin, Albert Lea, Rochester, Mason City, and Northwood

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Insurance Products Offered

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Ask Me About:

Life Insurance

Life Insurance
Life Insurance
Life will throw you its share of curve balls. Life Insurance can be your financial catcher's mitt. Let me show you how.


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The Future of Your Small Business

The Future of Your Small Business
The Future of Your Small Business
As a small business owner myself, I know it's not easy to plan for the future when you factor in the unexpected. A Buy-Sell Agreement funded by a life insurance policy can help reduce the "what ifs" in your mind. Let’s work together on a plan sooner rather than later.

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Add Auto Insurance to Your Farmers® Coverage
Add Auto Insurance to Your Farmers® Coverage
The personalized service that comes with your Farmers homeowners coverage might be the best recommendation for adding a Farmers auto policy to your insurance portfolio. When you purchase an additional policy, you might also qualify for a multi-line discount. Call me today for more information.
My Hobbies and Favorite Activities
Motorcycle Riding
Flying Planes
Horseback Riding
Mounted Shooting
Customizable Home Insurance Packages
Customizable Home Insurance Packages
There are so many variables to consider when choosing homeowners insurance. But Farmers Smart Plan Home® can simplify your decision with customizable packages! Call me today to learn more.

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We Know From Experience
We Know From Experience
At Farmers® we've seen almost everything, so we know how to cover almost anything – like a bear turning a garage upside down. So do you have a plan for the unexpected? I'm happy to lay out the insurance options for you to select the coverage you want.