As You Head Out for Vacation, Protect Your Home Against Burglars

      We recommend taking the following preventative measures to keep your home and personal belongings safe: Keep your home well-lit. Mount exterior lights in your yard or on your house so that they are out of reach of would-be burglars. Put indoor lights on a timer. Make it time-consuming to break into your…

Preparing an Effective Evacuation Plan

  We have seen the recent headlines of the destructive fire in Arizona and the families who have been evacuated from their homes. In the event of a sudden emergency such as a wildfire, you may have just minutes to gather your family and important papers, and get out of your house, possibly for good….

Auto Insurance Fraud is Costing Policyholders Millions

  During these uncertain times it is no surprise that fraudulent insurance claims are on the rise. Criminals are staging accidents to collect on innocent victims insurance policies, which is costing policyholders and insurers millions of dollars every year. That is why it is important that you stay informed and know exactly what to do…

May 15-21 is National Dog Bite Prevention Week

Owning dogs is a fun and rewarding experience, however, if not dealt with responsibly, dogs can become a tremendous liability. “Dog bites accounted for more than one-third of all homeowners insurance liability claims paid out in 2010, costing nearly $413 million, according to the Insurance Information Institute” Jeanne M. Salvatore, senior vice president and consumer…

You’re No Kid, And That’s No 10-Speed!

As the weather gets warmer outside most motorcycle riders are beginning to ride more often. Now is the best time to review your motorcycle insurance to make sure you are properly covered! In addition, please take note of the below important safety tips to keep you safe on the road! Nine out of 10 motorcycle…

Schedule Your Valuables Today!!!

Do you have a diamond ring? A fur coat? Even a stamp collection? If so, are you sure that it is covered correctly under your home insurance policy? You might be surprised to find out that items such as jewelry and furs have a specific limit of coverage under a standard homeowners insurance policy. Not only that,…

Flood Safety Awareness Week

Flood Safety Awareness Week is March 14-18. This year it is more important than ever after the devastation Japan is facing right now. It is important to be aware that even if you are not in a designated flood area, you can be affected. Fast melting snow, severe storms, and extended rainfall can all contribute…

Decorate Safely This Holiday Season!

We know that decorating for Christmas is fun and festive; but before you climb on the roof to string your lights, remember that about 12,500 injuries occur every year due to Christmas lights and decorations. Along with injuries, Christmas decorations also cause millions of dollars in property damage during the holidays. Take a lesson from…

Trying to Save Money? Avoid the 5 Biggest Insurance Mistakes!

With nearly one in 10 Americans jobless, foreclosed homes reaching record heights, and others forced to make ends meet with less money, many people are looking for ways to cut costs on their insurance premiums. There are smart ways to save on home and auto insurance; however, there also mistakes that can result in being…

Leave The Paper Trail Behind!

Go green… Go paperless! The advantages of “going paperless” on your insurance policies are endless. For starters, you will help save the forests, but it can also help you become more efficient! Paying bills online saves time, money, and energy. By simply clicking the “pay now” button on your insurance company’s website you will have instantly…