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Thursday, December 13, 2018When an accident occurs, do the right thing. Report it. Call the police to get an official statement over what happened on record. Be sure to file a police report. Then, call your auto insurance agent. The fact is, if you do not report it, chances are they will learn about it anyway. READ MORE >>
Tuesday, December 11, 2018Do you want to find a way to reduce your home insurance costs? One way to do so is with a new home security system. Adding security means reducing risks. Home insurance companies often value this. A home that is safe is one less likely to see numerous claims for vandalism and break-ins. READ MORE >>
Thursday, December 6, 2018Starting a new business means fantastic new opportunities. For many people who love pets, providing pet sitting and grooming services is a great way to build a business. But, what type of business insurance do startup pet groomers and pet sitters need?
Having proper business insurance is essential. READ MORE >>
Tuesday, December 4, 2018Auto insurance companies use credit scores to determine the risk of a vehicle owner. Those with good credit scores could save money. It is always wise to work to boost your credit score. It could help reduce what you have to pay each month. But, how do you do so? Before you renew your policy, consider these tips. READ MORE >>
Thursday, November 29, 2018Your parents are getting older. You worry they may not be as skilled behind the wheel like they used to be. In situations like this, many people want to know what to do. And, how do you know when your senior loved one is no longer safe behind the wheel? Your auto insurance provider needs to know this information as well. READ MORE >>
Tuesday, November 27, 2018Every year, plan a meeting with your business insurance agent. Discuss the types of risks your company faces, their changes, and any claims. Then, upgrade your liability insurance. Though not always necessary, an annual review is critical to know what your risks are. READ MORE >>
Wednesday, November 21, 2018Many homeowners are adding smart thermostats to their property. This can be a good addition. It may reduce your home’s heating and cooling costs. Yet, thermostats like this do not always reduce home insurance costs. The details are in the way the thermostat functions. READ MORE >>
Tuesday, November 20, 2018Owning a vehicle is a big responsibility. Even if you never take it out onto the road, it tends to be a good decision to maintain proper auto insurance on it. This can help protect your investment. However, the laws on this differ from one state to the next. A vehicle not on the road may not legally have to have coverage. READ MORE >>
Thursday, November 15, 2018Why does your home insurance agent need to know if you have an ill loved one? Most often, they do not need this information. However, they do need to know if the home is vacant. A vacant home is a high risk to insurers. If the home’s owner cannot live there for some time, you may see your insurance drop off. READ MORE >>
Tuesday, November 13, 2018Business insurance provides financial protection from losses you cannot control. This includes vandalism to your landscape in many cases. However, there are limitations to how much coverage you have as well as when this type of coverage applies. If you are unsure about any type of incident, contact your agent. READ MORE >>