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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...

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...

Home Insurance

A Guide to Mortgage Lender Requirements & Homeowners Insurance

A Guide to Mortgage Lender Requirements & Homeowners Insurance

More often than not, people use a mortgage lender when purchasing a new home to handle offers and underwriting of a home loan. In order to protect not only your investment, but the mortgage lender’s as well, you’ll be required to have a homeowners insurance policy....

Dog Breeds Homeowners Insurance Won’t Cover

Dog Breeds Homeowners Insurance Won’t Cover

While there are many factors that go into determining your homeowners insurance rates, one that may not be on your radar is the breed of your dog. Unfortunately, some home insurance carriers consider certain dog breeds to be more of a risk to insure. Here’s what to...

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

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...

Hurricane Season: Homeowners Insurance and Auto Insurance Coverage

Hurricane Season: Homeowners Insurance and Auto Insurance Coverage

Hurricane season takes place from June to November every year, and a good way to prepare for an upcoming hurricane season is to review your home and auto insurance policies to make sure you have sufficient coverage in the event you’re hit by a destructive storm....

Tornado Insurance: How to Prepare for Tornado Season

Tornado Insurance: How to Prepare for Tornado Season

The reason we purchase insurance is to be prepared for the unexpected. What’s often unexpected, but important to be prepared for, is a tornado. Making sure you have enough home insurance and car insurance coverage is a great way to make sure you’re prepared if this...

Additional Coverage

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...

Identity Theft Protection: Additional Insurance Coverage

Identity Theft Protection: Additional Insurance Coverage

It can be quite the ordeal when you find out someone has accessed and used your personal information. Unauthorized purchases, or a loan taken out in your name can leave your finances at risk, so it’s important to know what kind of protections you can have to prevent...

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