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Things to know before you deal with a claims adjuster
6 things to know before you deal with a home insurance claims adjuster Insurance October 11, 2018
With an active hurricane season ongoing, many homeowners may soon find themselves picking up the pieces due to storm damage.…
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5 things to know about Kin Insurance before getting a home insurance quote Insurance October 4, 2018
Kin Insurance is one of several new fintech companies aiming to take the pain points out of shopping for homeowners…
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Is your home underinsured if disaster strikes? Insurance August 6, 2018
If you've been in a house for five years or longer, chances are you may be grossly underinsured for homeowners…
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Insurance switcheroo: Some insurers rely on others to underwrite their policies Insurance June 15, 2018
When you hear, "15 minutes could save you 15% or more...," what comes to mind? Most people know that's the…
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Best and worst home insurance companies Insurance May 9, 2018
The latest ranking of home insurance companies shows that just focusing on what you pay in premiums isn't necessarily the…
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These are the most and least expensive states for home insurance Insurance May 2, 2018
With home insurance costs set to rise this year, there's never been a better time to re-shop your insurance. But…
The cost of home insurance is going up…here’s what to do about it!
The cost of home insurance is going up…here’s what to do about it! Insurance January 4, 2018
The year 2017 was fraught with natural disasters that cost many people dearly in life, limb and property. Between major…
2 hidden dangers of your dishwasher—and 1 way to save water, money and time!
2 hidden dangers of your dishwasher—and 1 way to save water, money and time! Homes & Real Estate September 20, 2017
Your dishwasher is going to be working overtime this coming holiday season. No doubt it will be a godsend to…
Beware of ‘storm chasers’ after Irma
Beware of ‘storm chasers’ after Irma Insurance September 12, 2017
Whenever Mother Nature strikes, that's when unethical contractors like to canvass neighborhoods asking to repair storm damage on your roof.…
What your Facebook feed can tell landlords and insurance companies
What your Facebook feed can tell landlords and insurance companies Insurance August 23, 2017
Imagine if a financial services company tracked your Facebook feed and made decisions about what kind of products it would…
5 reasons why home insurers will fire you as a customer
5 reasons why home insurers will fire you as a customer Insurance August 17, 2017
Nobody wants to be fired by their home insurer. We all know the size of the claims you make and…
Downpayment insurance: What is it and do you need it?
Downpayment insurance: What is it and do you need it? Insurance August 15, 2017
You can get insurance on almost anything — computers, phones, trips, your identity, your credit, your pets...and even the downpayment…
50 ways house hunters can get ready for homebuying season
50 ways house hunters can get ready for homebuying season Homes & Real Estate February 23, 2017
Spring will very soon have sprung — which means “For Sale” signs will be in full bloom— and if you’re…
Tips to avoid common holiday hazards, including package theft
Tips to avoid common holiday hazards, including package theft Scams & Rip-Offs November 16, 2016
If your holiday has ever felt like a Meet the Fockers movie, you're not alone! A study conducted last year by Princeton Survey Research…
Your C.L.U.E. report: What it is and how to check it for free!
Your C.L.U.E. report: What it is and how to check it for free! Insurance November 4, 2016
Knowledge is power, as the old saying goes, and the more access you have to what insurers know about you,…
What does Halloween have to do with insurance deductibles?
What does Halloween have to do with insurance deductibles? Insurance October 26, 2016
During the Halloween season, pranks like an egged car or a broken window from a smashed pumpkin often become more…
Feds shore up flood insurance program by working with private reinsurers
Feds shore up flood insurance program by working with private reinsurers Insurance October 4, 2016
As parts of Florida and South Carolina brace for possible impact from Hurricane Matthew, there's no doubt flood insurance will…
Report: Wells Fargo sticks homeowner with costlier flood insurance
Report: Wells Fargo sticks homeowner with costlier flood insurance Insurance September 30, 2016
It's been a bad week for Wells Fargo. First, CEO John Stumpf was on Capitol Hill to take a beating…
Forced place insurance: A potential danger from your mortgage lender
Forced place insurance: A potential danger from your mortgage lender Insurance September 29, 2016
Forced place insurance can be a potential problem for homeowners who have insurance but haven't properly informed their mortgage lenders.…
Lemonade reinvents home and renter’s insurance
Lemonade reinvents home and renter’s insurance Money & Credit September 26, 2016
Move over, Beyonce! There's a new Lemonade on the scene...and this one's for people in need of home insurance and…
Owner’s title insurance: What is it and when do you need it?
Owner’s title insurance: What is it and when do you need it? Insurance September 22, 2016
When you buy a home or refinance one, you need a simple insurance policy that most people just won't buyeven…
10 things homeowners insurance doesn’t always cover
10 things homeowners insurance doesn’t always cover Insurance September 8, 2016
If youown a home, you most likely havehomeowners insurance (it’s typically required to secure a mortgage). You know your insurance…
7 things to know before starting a home renovation project
7 things to know before starting a home renovation project Homes & Real Estate August 25, 2016
Americans are set to remodel their homes in record numbers over the coming year. That makes this an ideal time…
How to disaster proof your small business
How to disaster proof your small business Business & Entrepreneurs August 24, 2016
Forest fires, hurricanes, storms, earthquakesand landslides can have a detrimental impact on your business. Officials say the recent flooding in…
How your phone’s camera can save you a headache with your insurer
How your phone’s camera can save you a headache with your insurer Insurance August 18, 2016
If something ever gets lost, stolen or burned at your home, how do you prove it to your insurance company?…
Why you should update your homeowners coverage limits every 5 years
Why you should update your homeowners coverage limits every 5 years Insurance August 2, 2016
If you've been in a house for a long time, chances are you may be grossly underinsured for homeowners coverage.…
The real reason why your insurer may not renew your policy
The real reason why your insurer may not renew your policy Insurance July 25, 2016
Worried your insurance company might not renew your policy because you made a claim? Well, you can calm your fears…
Insuring a home-based business: What you need to know
Insuring a home-based business: What you need to know Insurance July 21, 2016
Today there are about 8 million business owners who operate their companies from their homes. These savvy individuals are not…
Insurance stalling payments? Fight back.
Insurance stalling payments? Fight back. Insurance July 13, 2016
Read more: Is gap insurance worth it when buying a car? Top 6 auto insurers in 2016 3 things that…
The top home insurers of 2016
The top home insurers of 2016 Insurance June 29, 2016
When you're getting ready to shop for home insurance, what considerations come into mind? For most people, it's price first…
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