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Late winter water problems bring home insurance into spotlight

Late winter water problems bring home insurance into spotlight

The late winter months often bring with them the threat of water damage to homes from multiple angles, so being aware of what is covered by home insurance and what isn’t can be critical to the financial well-being of home owners.

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Satisfaction with home insurance companies at record high

Satisfaction with home insurance companies at record high

Tuesday, October 16th, 2012

Overall homeowner satisfaction with home insurance companies recently reached an all-time record high, J.D. Power and Associates said in a September report. Read more

Posted in: Home Insurance, Home Insurance Rates


Less than a third of renters have renters insurance

Less than a third of renters have renters insurance

Wednesday, August 15th, 2012

Nearly seven of ten renters choose to go without renters insurance, the Insurance Information Institute ( I.I.I.) revealed in a recent report. Read more

Posted in: Home Insurance, Insurance, Loans


Lightning accounts for almost $1 billion in insurance costs in 2011

Lightning accounts for almost $1 billion in insurance costs in 2011

Friday, July 27th, 2012

Costs associated with lightning strikes totaled almost $1 billion in insured losses in 2011, the Insurance Information Institute (I.I.I.) said in a recent report. Read more

Posted in: Home Insurance, Home Insurance Rates


III: Coastal home owners must understand Hurricane insurance

III: Coastal home owners must understand Hurricane insurance

Tuesday, June 19th, 2012

Those who own homes in coastal states should take steps to understand the hurricane deductible associated with their homeowners insurance, the I.I.I. urged in a recent report. Read more

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Dog bites account for one-third of home insurance claim dollars

Dog bites account for one-third of home insurance claim dollars

Thursday, June 14th, 2012

More than one of every three homeowners insurance liability claim dollars that were paid out in 2011 resulted from dog bites, the Insurance Information Institute (I.I.I.) said in a recent report. Read more

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III: Time to consider a flood insurance policy

III: Time to consider a flood insurance policy

Friday, April 13th, 2012

With the start of Spring already in the books, now is the time to consider purchasing a flood insurance policy, the Insurance Information Institute (I.I.I.) said in a recent report. Read more

Posted in: Auto Insurance, Business Insurance, Home Insurance


Informed consumers can save money on home insurance

Informed consumers can save money on home insurance

Tuesday, March 13th, 2012

Asking the right questions can go a long way toward obtaining the best home insurance coverage and the best price, the Insurance Information Institute said. Read more

Posted in: Home Insurance, Home Insurance Rates


III urges consumers to prevent being underinsured

III urges consumers to prevent being underinsured

Monday, January 9th, 2012

The Insurance Information Institute (I.I.I.) recently offered up tips to consumers to help them start 2012 off the right way. Read more

Posted in: Auto Insurance Rates, Business Insurance, Home Insurance, Life Insurance


Q&A: Making your home resistant to disasters

Q&A: Making your home resistant to disasters

Tuesday, December 20th, 2011

By choosing the right improvements to make for your home, you can - and probably will - see a difference in premiums. Read more

Posted in: Home Insurance, Home Insurance Rates


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