5 Tips for Moving on a Budget

Moving to a new place is certainly exciting, but it can also be stressful — and expensive. Once you factor in things like movers, packing materials, truck rentals, gas and more, the costs can creep into the hundreds, maybe even thousands of dollars, for just a single move. Are you planning a move soon? Don’t want to

6 Home Renovations that Can Affect Your Insurance

If you’re planning a home renovation, you may want to call your insurance agent first because this decision can impact your homeowners insurance. Some home renovations will change the amount of coverage you need, while others could even help you qualify for a discount. We cover six common scenarios that could affect your insurance, so you

4 Things Every Renter Needs to Know About Renters Insurance

4 Things Every Renter Needs to Know About Renters Insurance Buying renters insurance to protect your stuff may seem like an unnecessary expense, until you experience a theft or fire in your rented home or apartment and lose some of your most treasured possessions forever. Whether you’re a longtime renter or starting out in your

Is Your Home Insured to Its Replacement Cost?

Is Your Home Insured to Its Replacement Cost? If you lost your home in a fire, how much would it cost to rebuild it? The answer may be different than you think. And if your home isn’t insured to its full replacement cost, your homeowners policy may not cover the full cost for you to rebuild

A Timeline for Getting Your Teen Driver on the Road Safely

A Timeline for Getting Your Teen Driver on the Road Safely Teens eager to drive often have parents equally concerned about keeping their new drivers safe. In fact, the rate of fatal crashes per mile driven for teen drivers is 3X that of drivers over age 20.1 The reality is that novice drivers can take years to

5 Tips to Protect Your Possessions with Valuable Items Insurance Coverage

5 Tips to Protect Your Possessions with Valuable Items Insurance Coverage You may think that a homeowners insurance policy provides adequate coverage for all your valuables, but policies may provide limited or no coverage for certain items — including generally expensive items — that are damaged or stolen. For example, many homeowners policies generally have a $1,000 or $1,500

How Does Cyber Insurance Work?

How Does Cyber Insurance Work? The cost of dealing with a data breach goes beyond repairing databases, strengthening security procedures or replacing lost laptops. Regulations requiring notifications of affected customers also drive costs for companies in which a data breach compromises personal or confidential data. Traditional business insurance may not be enough to protect companies

5 Cyber Risks for Technology Companies

5 Cyber Risks for Technology Companies Cyber risks are omnipresent for technology companies, yet one in five tech companies reported not needing cyber insurance coverage because of other preventive measures they take, according to the 2017 Travelers Risk Index. “Preventive measures alone might not be enough to protect tech companies from a cyber loss,” said Tim Francis,

Summer Home Maintenance Tips

Summer Home Maintenance Tips For many, there is no better time of the year than summertime to be outside in the yard enjoying the weather and sunshine. Warm temperatures and longer days make the perfect backdrop for picnicking, barbecuing or just enjoying drinks and snacks on the deck or patio. Your home in the summer