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Wednesday, July 22, 2015When determining auto insurance premiums, an agency is always interested in how safe a vehicle is. This means that it's parking space can also have a big importance. A vehicle that is safely parked in a garage will be well protected against vandalism and other civic related damages. READ MORE >>
Friday, July 3, 2015Warm summer months see the most motorcycles on the road, and now there are more than ever out there. According to the Motorcycle Industry Council, motorcycle sales are up more than 8% through the first quarter of this year. READ MORE >>
Thursday, July 2, 2015Florida Citizens Property Insurance Co.'s Board of Governors approved a 2016 rate package that will lower rates for nearly half of Citizens' personal lines policyholders. The package will also respond to increased water loss claims and continued inadequate rates for its remaining policyholders along the coast, Citizens said in a release about the approval. READ MORE >>
Wednesday, July 1, 2015Boating on a warm, sunny day is a relaxing experience, often met with food, alcohol and comradery. But even if you enjoy kicking back with a beer, you should always pass on the booze if you’re in charge of operating the boat. Driving any motor vehicle while intoxicated, even on the open water, puts you and your passengers in a dangerous situation. READ MORE >>
Wednesday, July 1, 2015Every mile you drive increases the risk that you'll encounter someone who's not such a good driver and get in an accident. "It's only fair that if you drive less, you should pay less," Preston said. The key to Metromile's system is Metromile Pulse, a device that plugs into your car's computer system and measures how far you drive READ MORE >>
Friday, June 26, 2015Florida's "insurer of last resort" says it has finalized its financial preparations for the 2015 hurricane season and has enough money to pay claims on a once-a-century storm without levying assessments on Florida policyholders. Last week, Citizens Property Insurance Corp. READ MORE >>
Thursday, June 25, 2015Homeowners who ignored a letter from their flood insurance company explaining rate increases that took effect April 1 are in for a $250 surprise when they get their renewal notices. The good news: People living in their primary residence can reduce the $250 premium surcharge to a $25 surcharge, even if their policy renewal has already taken effect. READ MORE >>
Wednesday, June 24, 2015Attention tailgaters: Someday a bank or a potential employer considering your loan or your job application might become privy to your tendencies for aggressive driving.
Northbrook-based Allstate, which last month floated the idea of one day selling the information it collects from policyholders'... READ MORE >>
Tuesday, June 16, 2015If you live or work in Texas and part of the South-Central U.S., you’re likely trying to recover from record-breaking rains and widespread flooding. You’re probably prepared to deal with damage to buildings, but are you ready to deal with the damage to your car as well? READ MORE >>
Monday, June 15, 2015Renting a vacation home can be a great escape, whether you’re headed to a mountain cabin, a beach bungalow or a city condo. You’ll likely bring various personal possessions along—clothes, luggage, a camera, a computer, sports equipment and even jewelry. READ MORE >>