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9 Ways You Can Save Money on Homeowners Insurance

Homeowners insurance is one of those things you know you need, but you don’t know if you can afford great coverage. The good news is there are ways you can save without sacrificing the effectiveness of your policy. Here are some basic ways t...



POSTED NOVEMBER 21, 2017
Renters Insurance vs. Landlord Insurance: What They Do & Don’t Cover

There’s some confusion about the differences between renters insurance and landlord insurance, but the concept is straightforward: If you own the rental property, get landlord insurance, but if you renting the property from someone else, you...



POSTED OCTOBER 31, 2017
Does Your Home Insurance Cover Animal Damage?

So, does homeowners insurance cover animal damage to your home? The answer is: It’s complicated. There are a seemingly endless list of “ifs” and “buts” at first look, but overall there are guiding factors. Check y...



POSTED SEPTEMBER 27, 2017
How Homeowners Insurance Covers Firearms

Firearms and homeowners insurance have a complicated relationship. The issues related to the topic range from policy limits to criminal or non-criminal acts to individual state regulations. Firearms and Insurance Rates Many insurance compa...



POSTED JULY 20, 2017
Insuring Your Home in an HOA Community

Homeowners associations (HOAs) are common, and not just for condominiums and townhomes. Some single-family detached homes are located within an HOA neighborhood or community. When buying a new home, whether multi- or single-family, it’s impo...



POSTED JUNE 21, 2017
Does Your Airbnb Home Have Enough Insurance Coverage?

Home sharing service Airbnb now offers free Host Protection Insurance (HPI).  Although HPI covers up to $1M per incident, don’t expect it to be enough protection. The liability policy, like those offered by other vacation rental sites,...



POSTED MAY 17, 2017
Can You Deduct Your Homeowners Insurance Costs On Your Taxes? Sometimes.

The answer to whether or not homeowners insurance is tax deductible is kind of a mixed bag of good news/bad news. Generally, your premium costs are not deductible (bad news), but there are exceptions (good news). Since home ownership comes with so...



POSTED APRIL 17, 2017
EINSURANCE’s Top 10 Articles of All-Time

We have been posting articles for over 20 years to ensure you, our customers, are informed when buying insurance. Our commitment has been, and will always be, to keep you up-to-date on coverage options, policy terms, and all you need to know about...



POSTED JANUARY 24, 2017
5 Tips for Keeping Your Home Safe This Halloween

For home owners, trick-or-treaters aren’t the only spooky things that come with Halloween. While you’re handing out goodies and enjoying the costumes you’ll want to have a good time and not worry about your home becoming a liabil...



POSTED OCTOBER 25, 2016
Protect Your Home from the Unexpected

Older people are most likely to sustain an injury at home than anywhere else. But accidents at home can happen no matter your age. With precaution you can make your home safer, and some of these measures might allow you to receive home insurance d...



POSTED SEPTEMBER 28, 2016

EINSURANCE.(com): EInsurance Journal Business Insurance Articles

Insurance Options for Your At-Home Business

If you work out of your home, there’s a good chance you need specific business insurance coverage. Even if you have homeowners or renters insurance, your policy may not do enough to meet your needs. Depending on the kind of business you have...



POSTED NOVEMBER 21, 2017
How to Create a Wellness Program for Your Small Business

Workplace wellness programs have been helpful for larger companies in efforts to boost morale and enhance productivity, but what about small businesses? Even if you don’t have the budget for expensive solutions like an at-work gym, there are...



POSTED OCTOBER 31, 2017
How to Reduce Your Costs for Workers Compensation

Chances are good your business is located in a state where Workers Compensation insurance is required. No matter how small your business is, and whether or not Workers Comp is required, coverage is good for you, your employees and your business....



POSTED SEPTEMBER 27, 2017
A Guide to Finding the Right Accounting Software for Your Small Business

Accounting software has simplified the accounting process for business and personal finances. Today, many software options are available, helping users avoid the one-size-fits-all dilemma. With a little bit of research you can find the accounting...



POSTED AUGUST 16, 2017
How to Keep Your Millennial Employees Happy at Work

A lot of generalizations have been made about millennials, considered anyone reaching young adulthood in the early 21st century. A lot of what is said about them isn’t particularly flattering: they’re privileged, entitled, spoiled and,...



POSTED JULY 20, 2017
Small Business? You’re at Risk for Employee Fraud

If you think your company is too small to worry about employee fraud, consider this: A small business with fewer than 100 employees had 28% higher losses from fraud than larger companies, according to a report by the Association of Certified Fraud...



POSTED JUNE 21, 2017
Should Your Business Allow Employees to Bring Pets to Work?

Many companies are finding out that letting employees bring pets to work can actually improve business. In fact, the Society of Human Resource Management found that seven percent of employers let employees bring their pets to work. It’s beco...



POSTED MAY 17, 2017
What You Need to Know About Small Business Health Insurance

As if the health care scene isn’t confusing enough, small business owners must sift through a number of options to find the employee health insurance program that makes sense for them. Business with fewer than 50 employees are not required t...



POSTED MAY 17, 2017
Understanding Business Insurance for Veterinarians and Animal Service

Businesses that involve working with animals deal with something others don’t: pets that belong to other people. That distinction comes with particular considerations that aren’t covered in other business insurance plans. Pet-relat...



POSTED APRIL 17, 2017
Can a Company Retreat Improve Your Small Business?

After several years of waning popularity, the corporate retreat has been making a comeback. Interest dropped almost 90 percent from 2005 to 2013, but since coming out of the Great Recession, more and more companies are carving out time for busines...



POSTED MARCH 26, 2017

EINSURANCE.(com): EInsurance Journal Auto Insurance Articles

7 Costly Mistakes to Avoid When Renting a Car

When you rent a car, you have to make a lot of decisions. Should you purchase insurance for the rental? Which mileage plan does the company provide? Should you prepay for fuel? Making the wrong choices can be costly. Here are some mistakes to...



POSTED NOVEMBER 21, 2017
Can Your Auto Insurance Deductible Be Waived?

When you purchase car insurance your policy includes a deductible. You must pay the specified deductible amount before your insurance company pays for the remaining repair costs. In certain situations, the deductible can be waived. Here are so...



POSTED NOVEMBER 21, 2017
How Artificial Intelligence is Changing the Auto Insurance Industry

As with so many other sectors, artificial intelligence (AI) is tangibly changing the auto insurance industry. The goal is to improve customer service and safety, but also to save insurance providers and policy-holders money. One prediction is...



POSTED OCTOBER 31, 2017
What Happens if a Stolen Car is Recovered After You’ve Received an Auto Insurance Payout?

According to the Insurance Information Institute, 236.9 vehicles per 100,000 people were stolen in 2016. Depending on the kind of car you have and where you park it, you might just fall prey to car thieves yourself. If your car is stolen, ther...



POSTED OCTOBER 31, 2017
Mandatory Driver Safety Discounts for Mature Drivers

If you are 55 or older, chances are good you can get a discount on your auto insurance, and learn a thing or two in the process. Even if you have not been told you must take a senior driving course to keep or reinstate your driver’s license,...



POSTED SEPTEMBER 27, 2017
6 Safety Features That Can Save You Money on Car Insurance

There might just be a treasure trove of savings in your auto insurance premiums. If you haven’t yet explored discounts for safety features, it might be worth looking into. It varies by state and insurance carrier, but if your car is equipped...



POSTED AUGUST 16, 2017
Buying Auto Insurance: Online vs. Agent

The Internet has changed our lives in so many ways. Where we get the news, how we learn, the way we do business and how we shop. Now you can even buy insurance policies online. But which is better, buying an auto insurance online or the “old...



POSTED AUGUST 16, 2017
Comprehensive Auto Insurance: What It Is and When You Need It

Despite its name, comprehensive auto insurance doesn’t cover everything related to your car in the case of an accident or damage to your car. Instead, it covers theft and damage to your car due to natural disasters and other non-collision ev...



POSTED AUGUST 16, 2017
What to Do With Your Car Insurance When You Move

Moving is such a hassle, it’s understandable if something falls through the cracks in the process. But, when you’re letting people and companies know you have a new address, there is one particular item that often gets forgotten: your...



POSTED JULY 20, 2017
The In’s and Out’s of Motorcycle Insurance

If you’re considering a motorcycle purchase, be sure to include insurance in your cost estimating equation. Even though there are a few states – Montana, Washington and Florida – that don’t require motorcycle insurance, if...



POSTED JUNE 21, 2017

News – Insurance Journal

Vermont Man Whose Relatives Died Mysteriously Must Give Gun Info
A Vermont man whose mother and grandfather died in mysterious circumstances must turn over information related to a missing gun, as well as phone and other records, in a Rhode Island lawsuit over insurance on his sunken boat. Nathan Carman …

POSTED DECEMBER 11, 2017 1:49 PM
McKesson Board Minutes Indicate Little Oversight by Directors of Opioid Operations, Lawsuit Says
McKesson Corp.’s board failed to audit the company’s system to spot suspicious shipments of opioid-based painkillers even after agreeing to do so as part of a settlement, according to a summary of board minutes unsealed Friday in a shareholder lawsuit. …

POSTED DECEMBER 11, 2017 1:46 PM
Pennsylvania’s Erie Insurance Promotes Wallace Oakley
Erie Insurance has promoted Dionne Wallace Oakley to executive vice president of Human Resources and Strategy. The appointment is effective Jan. 1, 2018. In this role, she will expand her oversight to include several strategic functions. Wallace Oakley came to …

POSTED DECEMBER 11, 2017 1:43 PM
Maine’s BroGue Insurance & Financial Services Hires Guerin
BroGue Insurance & Financial Services, a Bangor, Maine-based independent insurance agency, has hired Timothy Guerin as an insurance agent. Guerin’s insurance sales career began with Liberty Mutual Insurance. BroGue offers personal, business, life and health insurance from a variety of …

POSTED DECEMBER 11, 2017 1:30 PM
World Leaders Aim to Breathe New Life into Paris Climate Pact; AXA Plans Initiatives
French President Emmanuel Macron this week will seek to breathe new life into the fight against global warming and sway debate away from skeptics of the process led by U.S. President Donald Trump. At a series of events in Paris …

POSTED DECEMBER 11, 2017 11:48 AM
Validus Names Driscoll, Bilsby & Zeng to Lead New Reportable Divisions
Validus Holdings Ltd. has announced three senior leadership appointments as a result of a structural change for the company that creates three, new reportable divisions: Reinsurance, Insurance and Asset Management. Kean Driscoll was named global head of Reinsurance, in addition …

POSTED DECEMBER 11, 2017 11:27 AM
Margraves Serves as President of the Independent Insurance Agents of Houston
Scott Margraves has been elected to serve as president of the Independent Insurance Agents of Houston (IIAH) for a term that expires Aug. 31, 2018. Margraves is a commercial lines producer for TDECU Insurance Agency LLC. He has been with …

POSTED DECEMBER 11, 2017 6:58 AM
Digital Insurer Lemonade Says No License Needed by Adopters of Its API Sales Platform
Digital insurer Lemonade says companies that integrate its insurance sales platform, or API, into their own apps and web sites “generally speaking do not have to be licensed as insurance agents or brokers.” At the same time, the insurer said …

POSTED DECEMBER 11, 2017 6:00 AM
Uber to Settle U.S. Lawsuit by Indian Woman Raped by Driver
Uber Technologies Inc. and a woman who accused top executives of improperly obtaining her medical records after a company driver raped her in India have agreed to settle a civil lawsuit the woman filed against Uber in June, according to …

POSTED DECEMBER 11, 2017 6:00 AM
When Humility in a Boss Pays Off and When It Doesn’t
It’s good for a boss to be humble – as long as that’s what the firm’s employees expect. Some workplace teams showed more creativity if the employees rated their bosses as showing more humility, Ohio State researchers studying workplaces in …

POSTED DECEMBER 11, 2017 6:00 AM

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