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Starting a New Business? Don’t Forget the Insurance!

Every business needs some kind of insurance to protect the business owner—and its customers—from a variety of potential risks. Even a small start-up needs to carefully assess the risks inherent in doing business to be sure that the right coverage is in place. Insurance policies are available for most risks your business might face. Some […]

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High Deductible Homeowners Insurance is Not Right for Everyone. We Can Offer Low, Fixed Deductible H

The deductible on your homeowners insurance policy is the portion that you must pay before your coverage kicks in and your insurance company pays for the loss. Most Texas homeowners policies involve two deductibles: one for claims involving windstorm, hurricane and hail damage, and one for claims involving all other types of covered damage. Most […]

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Keep Identity Thieves At Bay This Holiday Shopping Season: Tips From the I.I.I.

IDENTITY THEFT INSURANCE IS AVAILABLE TO HELP IN RESTORATION PROCESS DECEMBER 4, 2013 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New York Press Office: (212) 346-5500; media@iii.org NEW YORK, December 4, 2013 —Holiday shoppers can reduce their chances of becoming victims of identity theft by carefully protecting their private financial information, according to the Insurance Information Institute (I.I.I.). Identity […]

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Auto Crashes

THE TOPIC The cost and crashworthiness of vehicles as well as drivers’ safety habits affect the cost of auto insurance. According to preliminary data from the U.S. Department of Transportation, 34,080 people died in motor vehicle crashes in 2012, up 5.3 percent from 32,367 in 2011. 2012 marked the first year-to-year increase in motor vehicle […]

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One-Year Anniversary of Superstorm Sandy Offers Lessons Learned For Coastal Residents

Understand Flood Insurance; Know Your Deductible; and Prepare for Future Disasters October 16, 2013 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New York Press Office: (212) 346-5500; media@iii.org NEW YORK, October 17, 2013 — One year ago this month, Superstorm Sandy struck a dozen states in the Northeast and became the third costliest storm in U.S. history, after hurricanes […]

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Are You Ready For a Long, Cold, Snowy Winter?

Are You Ready For a Long, Cold, Snowy Winter? More Importantly, Is Your Home Prepared and Winter-Proofed? Winter-Related Damage Causes Over a Billion Dollars in Insurance Losses Annually October 23, 2013 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New York Press Office: (212) 346-5500; media@iii.org NEW YORK, October 23, 2013 — With a devastating snowstorm hitting South Dakota in […]

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Daniel G Stroup Recognized by Society of Certified Insurance Counselors

THE SOCIETY OF CERTIFIED INSURANCE COUNSELORS HONORED Daniel G. Stroup. CIC A leading insurance professional organization recently recognized Daniel G. Stroup, CIC, of Evans, Ewan & Brady, for dedication and ongoing leadership in the insurance industry. The Society of Certified Insurance Counselors (CIC) honored Daniel G. Stroup for ten years of successfully maintaining the Certified […]

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Identity Theft Insurance

Tips for Protecting Your Identity Identity theft is the act of taking someone’s personal information and using it to impersonate a victim, steal from bank accounts, establish phony insurance policies, open unauthorized credit cards or obtain unauthorized bank loans. In some more elaborate schemes, criminals use the stolen personal information to get a job, rent […]

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Older Drivers

UP FRONT In 2011, there were 35 million licensed drivers age 65 and over according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. 5,401 people age 65 and older were killed and 185,000 were injured in traffic crashes in 2011. In 2011 drivers age 65 and older accounted for 17 percent of all traffic fatalities. THE […]

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Know More: Six Financial Strategies to Help Victims Escape Domestic Abuse

OCTOBER IS DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS MONTH; THE I.I.I. PROVIDES TIPS FOR GAINING FINANCIAL FREEDOM OCTOBER 9, 2013 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New York Press Office: (212) 346-5500; media@iii.org NEW YORK, October 9, 2013 — Financial security and access to resources can make all the difference to domestic violence victims deciding to leave an abusive relationship. And […]

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