2015

  • Three Ways To Secure Your Home Before You Travel This Fall

    If you're planning a trip this fall, it's easy for your mind to be filled with visions of memorable family moments at tourist attractions. Before you pack your bags and hit the road, however, you shouldn't overlook the necessity of keeping your home secure while you're away. Home break-ins are more than an invasion of your personal space -- they can also increase your home insurance premium. Keep your insurance rate low by doing all you can to ensure your home is secure before you leave on vacation.
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  • 3 Reasons Why You Should Buy Life Insurance While You Are Young

    Life insurance is sometimes seen as something that is needed by an older individual who wants to protect his or her spouse and children from financial hardship as they're health starts to deteriorate. While this is a common example, you shouldn't wait until your health starts to fail start thinking about such an important purchase. In fact, there are several good reasons why you may want to look into purchasing life insurance while you are still young and vibrant.
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  • College Students Who Can't Afford Auto Insurance: Lower Your Bills With These Tricks

    If you are a broke college student and you can barely make your auto insurance payments, you need to make sure you're claiming all of your discounts. There are a lot of different discounts you may be missing out on because you don't know about them, or you don't know that you qualify. If you have recently became a better student, you have moved out of the dorms into nicer housing, and you want to put some time into improving your driving, you can cut down those monthly insurance payments.
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  • Why You Need Product Liability Insurance For Your Small, Self-Run Business

    Many people have small businesses they don't even think of as businesses at all. If you're producing anything, selling it, or giving it away, you're creating liability. That's why you should consider product liability insurance to protect yourself. Even if You Don't Think You Need It You may not think you need product liability insurance for your business for many reasons. You run what you consider a tiny business, with few customers You don't make many sales; your business is more like a hobby You didn't know what you did was a business If you make something and it goes from your hands to another's, you are running a business.
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  • How To Have Inherited Artwork Properly Insured

    When you inherit artwork from a loved one, it is important to add it to your insurance policy as soon as possible. When you add a piece of artwork to your insurance coverage, you need to know how much the artwork is worth and how to keep it safe. The following guide walks you through the ins and outs of insuring inherited artwork. Have the Artwork Authenticated There are some pieces of artwork that are designed to look identical to true masterpieces.
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  • Pets And Auto Insurance: What You Need To Know As A Driver

    Do you take your pup to the dog park a lot? Are you concerned about taking your cat to the vet? What happens if you get hit by another driver -- will your auto insurance help? And what if your accident was your fault? Pets and auto insurance are a complicated subject that many drivers forget to think about. It's important to realize that pets are not covered under "medical" coverage.
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  • New To Canada?: What You Need To Know About Auto Insurance And Driving

    Auto insurance in Canada varies widely from province to province. The only things that are universal are the government's requirements that every driver have insurance and that every driver carry a "pink" insurance card as proof of insurance. The rest of the auto insurance business is left up to each province's decision to involve the government or allow private insurance to cover drivers. If you are moving to Canada, you should be aware of how auto insurance works in each province and how it can affect your licensing and ability to drive.
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  • 5 Tips For Staying Protected With Used Car Insurance Without Paying A Fortune

    Staying safe on the road means getting car insurance that will help protect you in the event that you're involved in an accident. A lot of people make the mistake of buying a used car without looking into car insurance, resulting in them paying more than they can comfortably afford. If you own a used car or are currently shopping for one, there are a number of unique things to consider so that you can get the coverage you want at a good price.
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  • What You Need to Know about Home Insurance and Personal Liability

    Did you know that if someone is injured at your house, you could be liable? This person could file a personal injury lawsuit, and you might be responsible for all of their care. This is why it is important that you make sure that you are taking extra precautions to protect yourself and your property. One of the best ways to do that is to make sure that your homeowner's insurance policy covers accidents.
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  • Home Insurance: Why Yours Is High And What You Can Do

    Your home is a valuable asset, but you may be paying too much for your insurance policy. There are things that could be causing high insurance rates that you don't know about, and you could be missing out on a variety of discounts. If you don't shop around for new insurance annually, you should, because there are often deals you can get just for switching. Here are a few things to consider, and try, to get a lower homeowner's insurance rate.
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