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Category: Personal Insurance

I Missed an Auto Insurance Payment: Here's What to Expect

Life happens, oversights can occur, and payments sometimes get missed. If you missed a car insurance payment, don’t panic. Your policy will not be cancelled immediately. State laws require auto insurance companies to provide notice to policyholders before cancelling their coverage for nonpayment. What Happens if I Don’t Get My Payment in on Time? Most car insurance companies offer a grace period for late payments....

What Steps Should I Take When in an Auto Accident?

A vehicle accident is a shock, even if it is just a minor fender-bender. The impact of the crash causes serious damage to the vehicle, or causes injuries to the driver and passengers. After an accident, taking certain steps can help you file a claim with your personal insurance policy to cover lost income from work, medical expenses, and other losses. Step One: Injuries? Call...

What You Should Know Before Becoming an Airbnb Host

Becoming an Airbnb host is an exciting prospect, with a great financial upside. However, it is important to be aware that hosting others on your property comes with added risks. The visitors to your property are unknown to you, and you can’t be completely confident that they will treat your property with respect. You have invested in your property, adding all the features that attract...

Home Maintenance Checklist: Step by Step Guide to Prepare Your Home for the Fall

Your home is likely one of your most valuable assets and keeping it in good condition matters. Before the rainy, colder fall weather rolls in, taking certain steps to prepare your home can protect your home from sustaining damage during the fall and winter months. Clear out Gutters Spend a few hours clearing any debris out of home gutters and downspouts. Check the brackets holding...

Does Your Auto Insurance Cover Air Conditioning?

Driving a car with no A/C can be miserable during the hot summer months, particularly during a heatwave. As important as it is to your comfort and that of your passengers, automotive air conditioning can be expensive to repair or replace when it breaks down or malfunctions. In many cases, when the A/C malfunctions it is considered normal wear-and-tear and not covered by auto insurance...