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Preparing for winter

Preparing for winter

It’s that time of the year again, when the landscape turns into a winter wonderland and all we dream of is mulled wine and presents and carols. All this beauty can easily turn into a rough season if some preventive measures aren’t taken a little while in advance. Regardless of your housing status, homeowners and […]

Have a safe, not scary, Halloween

Have a safe, not scary, Halloween

Halloween is supposed to be scary, the fun kind of scary. Unfortunately, some scenarios turn seriously scary, ending in property loss, illness or worse. Insurance though, can blow away some of the concerns related to this otherwise enjoyable holiday. Here are a few tips. Vandalized home/car—standard homeowners and renters insurance policies have you covered for […]

Cybersecurity Month

Cybersecurity Month

October is dedicated to cybersecurity, which is incredibly important today. Our lives are now composed of a series of connected activities — on social media, through smart home technologies, on banking systems, video games, anything with an online or app-based login, essentially. This interconnected technological existence is also known as the Internet of Things. According […]

After Hurricane Florence

After Hurricane Florence

Moody’s Analytics estimates that Hurricane Florence caused property damage somewhere around $17 billion to $22 billion, but the estimate could turn out to be conservative as the Carolinas continue to face record rains and flooding. This places Florence among the 10 costliest hurricanes. Those affected by the natural disaster are advised to take the following […]

Keep Your Home Safe

Keep Your Home Safe

With more than 43 million renter-occupied units, the number of renters in the U.S. is near an all-time high, according to the Census Bureau. The Insurance Information Institute offers the bigger picture, showing that only 41 percent of the renters carry renter’s insurance, far from the 95 percent of homeowners who carry homeowners insurance policies. […]

A year of wildfire

A year of wildfire

The year 2018 is thought to be less dramatic than 2017, weather-wise. Colorado State University released its latest Atlantic seasonal hurricane activity and landfall strike probability forecast, which envisions that the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season will include an additional nine named storms, three hurricanes and one major hurricane (Category 3 or stronger) by the end […]