Homeowners Insurance: What Affects the Premium?

  Have you ever wondered how your homeowners insurance premium is determined and what factors contribute to the cost?  If so, you're not alone.  Many of us secure a homeowners policy during the escrow process when buying our first home.  We take the first policy that we can get our hands on, and away we go.  It's only later, that we stop to...

Is Your Home Properly Insured?

  Here are some tips to help you make the right choices about homeowners insurance. Just as there are different home styles, insurers offer a menu of different policies. For the majority of single-family homeowners, the most appropriate policy is the HO-3, sometimes called the Special Form.  It insures all major perils,...

Don’t Let Thieves Steal Your Holiday Spirit

    Some insight on theft from our trusted partners at Travelers Insurance: The 2014 holiday season is upon us.  Many people will spend time shopping in stores and online for the perfect gifts for their loved ones.  While it is easy to get caught up in the fun of it all, it's...

Why Do “Good Students” Get Discounts?

Younger drivers often face paying higher car insurance premiums than more experienced drivers because they are more prone to accidents and, as such, statistically present a higher risk to their insurance companies. Fortunately, if you are a young driver (or the parent of a young driver), you do have options to...

Summer Is Almost Here!

  Is your boat or jet-ski insured??? There are five common mistakes boat owners make with their insurance coverage. Whether they believe they do not need insurance because they own their boat, or because the boat isn’t physically in the water during the off-season, there are widespread misconceptions about when boat and...