Even if you haven’t submitted a claim recently, you may have had an unpleasant shock when
opening your most recent renewal invoice. As nerve wracking and frustrating as it can be to see
an unexpected uptick in your premium, it’s important to understand what is driving this increase and even more critical to know what you can do about it.
Unfortunately, along with other aspects of our financial world, auto and homeowner’s insurance
rates are being driven higher by many of the same factors. Here are several that are particularly
Summer is here! And with it, thunderstorm season. Hundreds of people in the United States are injured or killed each year due to lightning. While lightning can happen any time of year, summer is a good time to review lighting facts and fallacies.
- The safest place to be during a storm is typically indoors, but it is important to avoid anything that conducts electricity – metal, landline phones, appliances, wires, TV cables and plumbing.
- Automobiles can be safe havens thanks to the metal frame that diverts the electrical charge. Don’t lean on the doors during a storm, though.
Water damage is a common issue that faces homeowners, and it has the potential to be very costly. Leaky pipes, faulty appliances and sewer backups can all wreak havoc in your home. If you aren’t properly insured, these mishaps can also wreak havoc on your bank account. It is important to be prepared before a problem strikes because once you have water damage it’s too late to make any modifications to your policy that will help your current situation.
To avoid the headache of expensive repairs and the threat of an unhealthy buildup of mold in your home, follow…
It’s summertime and for many that means vacation. Here are some tips to keep in mind when traveling.
Do Your Research in Advance – Online reviews make everything easier nowadays. Before you book time at that fancy hotel, cool restaurant, boat ride, or jungle tour, seeing what others have to say can help you make all the best choices, for just a few minutes of your time.
Minimize and Monitor Money – Everyone is afraid of losing their identity (and cash) these days. One trick to avoid this is to carry only the credit card(s) you plan to use on your…