Category: Personal Insurance

More Americans Riding Bicycles to Get to Work

A greater number of people are leaving their vehicles in their driveways and going to work on two wheels rather than four. According to a new report from the U.S. Census Bureau, in the past decade, the number of people who commuted to work by bicycle increased nearly 60%, jumping from 488,000 people in 2000 to 786,000 between 2008 and 2012. Brian McKenzie, sociologist for... Read Article

Back To School Time So Protect Your college Student’s Possessions

Do you have a young adult heading off to college in the fall? College can be a fun time for the student but a stressful one for the parent. Reduce some of the stress by planning ahead to make sure your college student has appropriate insurance protection while away at school. Insurance companies cover full-time students under age 25 in various ways. You’ll want to... Read Article

Top Phishing Scams Play On Emotions

Phishing has become one of the most common ways to circumvent the security of your PC. The key to taking over your system is convincing you to click on a link that seems legitimate at the time. The themes and “bait” used to get you to click can be compelling and nearly always try to exploit an emotion. Be wary, and exercise the firewall between... Read Article

Flood Season Is Here PCI Advises

For spring and summertime enthusiasts, this is one of the more enjoyable times of the year, as there are plenty of days to look forward to in which the warmth outside makes for fun in the sun. However, while the melting snow may be Mother Nature's way of preparing the earth for the summer solstice, this is also a point on the calendar in which... Read Article

Booster Seats Working-Highway Fatalities Among Children Plummet

CDC: Highway fatalities among children plummet Due to greater awareness on the road and improved safety systems, the number of auto insurance claims involving the loss of a child during an accident has dropped substantially, based on information analyzed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. According to the government report, in the past 10 years, childhood fatalities stemming from a crash fell by... Read Article