Category: General Insurance

Really! 2013 Fourth Warmest Year On Record

After a brutally cold winter - where temperatures reached below freezing in every state at one point during the season, and another storm sweeping much of the nation this weekend - spring warmth and mild breezes sound pretty nice. But when sweltering conditions predominate, the effects can be devastating, manifested occasionally by drought and wildfires. What's in store for 2014 will soon be learned, but... Read Article

More Cars On The Road Than Ever Before

If there's only one fact of life in the U.S. that's abundantly clear, it's the following: Americans love their cars. The most recent evidence of this is just how many automobiles are registered nationwide. According to global information services company Experian, there were nearly 248 million cars and light trucks on the road in the second quarter of 2013, the latest period for which data... Read Article

Contractor Selection Key To Successful Construction Project

If your family or business is planning a construction project in 2014, you can help assure your project’s success by selecting a qualified general contractor. Business owners and homeowners can mitigate construction risks by asking a lot of questions up front and weighing several factors before hiring a contractor. Keep in mind that a building contractor needs to be a business owner first and a... Read Article

Insurance Tips for Back-to-School Time

College is expensive enough without finding out too late that an accident or theft isn’t covered under your current policies. So, as you get your children ready to head off to school in the fall, there’s one vital “to-do” to add to your list (other than writing that tuition check): a review of your insurance coverage. It's important to keep in mind that policy language... Read Article

Don’t Get Into a Storage War; Make Sure Your Storage Unit Is Properly Insured

Homeowners Insurance May Provide Off-premises Protection, But Policy Limits Differ Whether you are downsizing to a smaller home, safeguarding heirlooms after a death in the family or just cannot let go of those old mementos, storage units can provide a useful solution for dealing with extra belongings. While storage units may be the answer to de-cluttering your home, adequate insurance coverage is the answer to... Read Article