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Flooding: What Damage Can It Do to My House?

“Welcome to the neighborhood!” one of our neighbors called while we were standing in the front yard of our new home. On any other day, it would sound like a normal greeting. But on that particular day in June 2014, my husband and I wryly laughed at their joke. Our neighborhood had just flooded ‒ […]

Am I Covered If I Buy a New Car on the Weekend?

It’s a Saturday afternoon and life is looking up. After weeks of searching for a new vehicle, you’ve finally settled on the right car. You completed the test drive, negotiated a good price, agreed on a trade-in value and signed all the paperwork. Now, with keys in hand, it’s finally time to drive off the lot. […]

Term vs. Whole Life Insurance: Which Do You Need?

Life is always changing – which is why it’s important to review your insurance needs and make sure your coverage is keeping up with your life. Whether you’re entering adulthood or nearing retirement, you may have a need for life insurance… but understanding which policy is best for you can be confusing. Let’s talk term […]

How to Protect Your Bike from Theft

Whether you’re a hardcore biking enthusiast or more of a casual cruiser, riding your bike is a great way to enjoy the outdoors – and a healthier way to get around, too. After each ride, it’s important to remember to lock your bike up so thieves can’t steal it. Close to two million bicycles are […]

Beyond the Walls: What is Dwelling Coverage and How Much is Enough?

Dwelling coverage is the portion of your homeowner’s insurance that protects the physical structure of your home from common hazards. This includes not only the livable area of your house but also attached structures like your deck, porch, or garage. Since it covers anything that’s considered to be legitimately part of your home’s structure, it also […]

Replacement Cost vs. Market Value: What’s the Difference?

If you were asked to describe the state of the housing market over the past few years, it could be summarized in one word: expensive. According to Home Bay, a real estate education platform, U.S. home prices increased an astounding 42% in the three years between March 2020 and March 2023. That data also showed […]

Your Quick and Easy Guide to Electrical Safety at Home

Electrical dangers are serious business. From risk of shock to potential fires, you’ve got plenty of reasons to make sure your home’s electrical systems are in good shape and safe working order. Fortunately, in most houses, a simple walkthrough can help you identify and avoid the most common risks. (Having the right homeowners insurance can provide […]

What Does Homeowners Insurance Cover?

We all hope never to need that policy, but do you know exactly what a homeowners’ policy covers? The answers may surprise you and even save you some money in areas you never realized! Homeowners’ policies offer a wide range of coverages, from your home itself and structures on your property to liability coverage, even to […]

Don’t Let These 7 Reasons Hold You Back from Buying Life Insurance

Are you like the majority of Americans who don’t have life insurance1, but say that they know they need it? With the price of everything from home to college and grocery to daycare costs rising, it’s more important than ever to get life insurance to help protect your loved ones. According to the 2022 Insurance Barometer […]

Can Dash Cams Save You Money on Your Insurance?

In times like these, we’re always looking for ways to save a little extra, right? This leads many of us to seek out what we can do to add some more discounts onto insurance policies and cut down on some recurring monthly expenses. While, in general, insurance companies do not offer a discount on auto […]