Play it Safe this Halloween

Unlike Halloween 2020, we hope kids are able to get out of the house and safely trick-or-treat this year! Whether your kids are dressed as a hot dog or another delicious treat, smart parents can ensure a safe Halloween by accompanying small children around their neighborhood. If children are old enough to explore the neighborhood…

Paying too Much for Earthquake Insurance?

Many homeowners in California are unaware that there are options for earthquake insurance; you are not obligated to California Earthquake Authority only. There are many other private insurance companies that offer earthquake insurance, and often times it is less than HALF as much as CEA! You read that right. In many areas in California, the…

Think You Can’t Afford Life Insurance, or Don’t Need it?

Thank you can’t afford life insurance? Think again. Term life insurance is actually much more affordable than most people know. It can cost as little as $12 a month for a healthy individual, depending on the term and amount. Most plans offer flexible payment options that can be helpful if your financial situation changes later…

Medicare Open Enrollment is Now!

Medicare open enrollment begins this Friday on October 15th and ends on December 7th. Now is the time to review and change your plan; or enroll if you already 65 and have not done so yet. Contact us today for your free review of your Medicare options. Our agency has a dedicated Medicare certified agent:…

Winter Proof Your Home Before Storms Begin

Although it may be hard to imagine preparing for winter storms today since it is still sunny and warm outside, now is the perfect time to “winter-proof” your home. Many winter-related disasters in your home can be prevented if you take simple precautions now in preparing your home for winter weather. An important part of…

Boating Season is Here – Are You Up to Speed on Safety?

With spring in full bloom and summer just on the horizon, prime boating season is upon us here in California! And you might notice more people on the water than ever, because sales of recreational boats have been growing at a steady clip for seven consecutive years now, according to the National Marine Manufacturers Association….

What Car Drivers Need to Know About Motorcycles

Spring is here, which means you’ll likely see more motorcycles on the road. And the key word here is “see.” People driving cars and trucks often fail to notice the motorcyclists around them, partly because they’re not accustomed to looking for them. It’s obvious yet bears repeating: Motorcyclists are much more vulnerable than car and…

Garden Water Conservation

It’s gardening season in California but with a potential drought coming water usage is a growing concern. Even if conditions aren’t dry at the moment, it’s a good idea to think about how you use this precious natural resource — and how you can use it more wisely. Here are five great tips from your…

Do You Need Earthquake Insurance?

Earthquakes are real concerns for California homeowners. A recent USGS study puts the odds of having a magnitude 6.7 (the same magnitude as the 1994 Northridge Earthquake) or greater quake in California at more than 99% during the next 30 years. Homeowners’ insurance policies do not cover damage and loss caused by earthquakes. Many people…

So You Need (or Want) to Take a Defensive Driving Course

Whether you were caught speeding (or worse), you’re looking for a discount on your car insurance, or you simply want to be a better driver, there are a wide range of defensive driving and driver improvement courses available in California these days. But, which is right for you? Here are five tips to help you…