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Make a New Year’s Resolution to Save Money on Your Auto and Homeowners Insurance In 2014

Five Tips to Cut Your Insurance Costs, Without Being Dangerously Underinsured December 31, 2013 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New York Press Office: (212) 346-5500; media@iii.org NEW YORK, December 31, 2013 — Trimming ongoing expenses is a popular New Year’s resolution for many people. While there are smart ways to save on homeowners and auto insurance, making […]

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Arson

Arson DECEMBER 2013 UP FRONT An investigation by Scripps Howard News Service found that arson cases are vastly underreported to the U.S. government. Arsonists set fires that destroyed $1.1 billion worth of property in 2012, up 54 percent from $689 million in 2011. In 2012 there were 26,000 intentionally set structure fires, down 1.9 percent […]

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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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