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A Guide for Homeowners Insurance and Dog Bites

A Guide for Homeowners Insurance and Dog Bites

Unfortunately, our beloved animals don’t always behave as we hope and they can bite, hurt or injure other animals and humans when we least expect it. On average, there are a staggering 4.5 million reported dog bites in the U.S. every year. And while all dogs are...

Six Tips to Prepare Putting Your House on the Market

Six Tips to Prepare Putting Your House on the Market

Putting your house on the market can be intimidating, and there’s a lot of prep work that goes into it. From finding a real estate agent, decluttering, to securing your home insurance, it can be hard to know where to begin. Here are six tips for putting your house on...

Home Insurance

Does homeowners insurance cover unique collectibles?

Does homeowners insurance cover unique collectibles?

Unless you took into account your collectible items when originally purchasing your homeowners insurance, it is doubtful that your current coverage would adequately cover their value. Whether it’s baseball cards, coins, comic books, instruments, artwork, vintage...

A Guide for Homeowners Insurance and Dog Bites

A Guide for Homeowners Insurance and Dog Bites

Unfortunately, our beloved animals don’t always behave as we hope and they can bite, hurt or injure other animals and humans when we least expect it. On average, there are a staggering 4.5 million reported dog bites in the U.S. every year. And while all dogs are...

Six Tips to Prepare Putting Your House on the Market

Six Tips to Prepare Putting Your House on the Market

Putting your house on the market can be intimidating, and there’s a lot of prep work that goes into it. From finding a real estate agent, decluttering, to securing your home insurance, it can be hard to know where to begin. Here are six tips for putting your house on...

Auto Insurance

When You Should & Shouldn’t File an Auto Insurance Claim

When You Should & Shouldn’t File an Auto Insurance Claim

Being in a minor car accident may leave you wondering if it’s worth filing a claim with your insurance company, or if you should pay-out-of-pocket to cover damages. And while not filing a claim can prevent an increase in your auto insurance rates, there are a few...

How long do tickets stay on your insurance record?

How long do tickets stay on your insurance record?

When shopping for auto insurance, you may find that previous traffic violations and speeding tickets can have a significant impact on your car insurance rates. How safe of a driver you are is important to your insurance carrier, as your behavior on the road affects...

Car Insurance While Traveling & Other Road Trip Tips

Car Insurance While Traveling & Other Road Trip Tips

There’s a lot to prepare for when going on a road trip—from logistics to food and gas—but often overlooked is car insurance coverage. While it’s difficult to prepare for the unexpected, here’s what you should evaluate about your car insurance before you hit the road....

Bundling Insurance

Using a National Insurance Broker vs. Local Agent

Using a National Insurance Broker vs. Local Agent

When shopping for insurance, it’s important to shop around to compare prices and coverage from multiple insurance companies. While it is possible to do the quote comparison on your own, you may be wondering if it makes more sense to have a professional take you...

Bundled vs. Unbundled Insurance: Which is right for you?

Bundled vs. Unbundled Insurance: Which is right for you?

Bundling—often known as a multi-policy discount—can often save you money by going through the same carrier for both home insurance and auto insurance. Here are a few things to consider when deciding if insurance bundles are right for you. Benefits of Bundling Your...

Additional Coverage

What is loss of use coverage?

What is loss of use coverage?

Loss of use coverage, also known as additional living expenses coverage or Coverage D, is a type of home and auto insurance coverage that will pay for your lodging, meals, animal boarding and other expenses in the event you are unable to stay in your home due to...

What is equipment breakdown coverage?

What is equipment breakdown coverage?

An important form of insurance coverage as a business owner is equipment breakdown coverage, which can help pay for the costs of repairing or replacing damaged equipment. When added to a homeowners insurance policy, however, equipment breakdown coverage also covers...

Landlord Insurance Vs. Homeowners Insurance

Landlord Insurance Vs. Homeowners Insurance

If you’re considering renting out your property to tenants, you may be wondering what type of insurance policy you’ll need to protect it. Whether you plan on having residents full-time or only part-time, here’s what to know about homeowners insurance vs. landlord...

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