Tag Archives: home

Take A Stand Against Domestic Violence By Being Financially Prepared To Leave An Abusive Partner

Financial security and access to resources can make all the difference to domestic violence victims when deciding to leave an abusive relationship. And insurance is an important component of financial planning that can help survivors…

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Making Sure Your Home Is Properly Covered for a Disaster

For many people, their home is their greatest asset, so it is crucial to avoid being underinsured. To protect their investment from disasters, homeowners should update their insurance regularly to include improvements, major purchases and…

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Get the Facts on Flood Insurance

Flood Insurance NOVEMBER 2015 THE TOPIC Flooding is the most common and costly natural disaster in the United States, causing an average of $50 billion in economic losses each year. Most U.S. natural disasters declared…

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Lightning Coverage and Safety

Damage caused by lightning, such as fire, is covered by standard homeowners and business insurance policies. Some home and business insurance policies provide coverage for power surges that are the direct result of lightning striking…

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Hurricane and Windstorm Deductibles

THE TOPIC After Hurricane Andrew in 1992, insurers realized that losses from hurricanes could be much higher than they had previously thought. Hurricane Katrina, in 2005, which cost insurers more than $41 billion at the…

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Five Insurance Mistakes to Avoid… And Still Save Money

We are all concerned with saving money and it is important to shop around when looking for insurance coverage. However, simply reducing your coverage or dropping important coverage altogether can leave you dangerously under insured…

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Tips for Surviving Severe Cold Weather

Much of the country periodically experiences severe and sustained cold weather, with snowfalls interspersed with periods of melting and freezing. This can inflict considerable damage on homes. Here are some tips and steps you can…

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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…

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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…

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Pool Safety

Whether you have a luxury in-ground pool, or plan to blow up an inflatable kiddie pool, it is important to consider the safety implications. There are an estimated 7.4 million swimming pools and five million…

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