Category: Personal Insurance

California ‘insurer of last resort’ sues the state as crisis deepens in wildfire zones

With thousands of rural Californians losing their homeowners’ insurance because of wildfire risks, the state’s “insurer of last resort” sued its regulator Friday, seeking to block his order requiring the insurer to…

8 Common Car Insurance Myths

Auto insurance can be complex and difficult to understand. With all the information available to policyholders, it can be challenging to decipher the facts from myths. Knowing what’s covered under your auto…

2019 Slated as California’s Worst Wildfire Year Yet

SEPTEMBER 4, 2019 Late on September 2 a 117-acre mountainside wildfire, dubbed Snoqualmie Fire, ignited less than a mile from a residential neighborhood in Layton, Utah, prompting mandatory evacuations of 125 homes.The fire,…

Insuring Your College Student

Sending a child off to college is a significant milestone that represents the culmination of years of planning and hard work. As you prepare for the start of the semester, you should…

Making a Home Inventory

Your homeowners insurance policy is there to protect you from losses like fires and burglaries, but an often forgotten part of having this coverage is documenting your possessions. Insurance carriers are much…

Wildfire took your home? Don’t count on insurance

A new study concludes the prevalence of under-insurance among American homeowners might be close to 80%. Own a home? No doubt you’ve insured…

Avoiding Contractor Fraud

Avoiding Fraud The average homeowner isn’t likely to know much when it comes to the costs of materials and labor put into home repairs. As a result, it’s important to stay informed…

Teaching Teens to Drive

There are few experiences more nerve-wracking than letting an anxious teenager get behind the wheel for the first time. But there are some common training strategies that help ensure that teens can…

Hard to Place Homes

Although it’s always important to purchase homeowners insurance to protect your investment, some homes are harder to insure than others. These homes, referred to as “hard to place homes,” are usually exposed…

The Snow Pack Threat – How the Oncoming Spring May Mean Flooding

By: Jeffrey Wood As the snow pack melts there is potential for flooding in our area. Stream and river waters will rise as the weather starts to warm.  Here are some important…