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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
Don’t Let Lack of Dog Liability Insurance Come Back to Bite You

Beware the dog that takes a chunk out of your bank account. You are liable should your pet pooch bite someone, but your homeowners or renters insurance may take some sting out of the injury. How protected you are can be limited by both the state i...



POSTED APRIL 29, 2016
Grinch-Proof Your Home for the Holidays

Don't be an easy mark for grinches and thieves who target homes during the holidays. Whether you’re going to be away from home for a couple hours or a couple weeks, here’s how to protect your home from holiday thieves. Your season will...



POSTED DECEMBER 02, 2015
Four Coverage Options If You Work Out of Your Home

Being your own boss is part of the American Dream. Working from home makes it even better. But the dream has some downsides. What would happen to your business if you were injured or hospitalized? What if a delivery guy trips bringing you your off...



POSTED NOVEMBER 12, 2015

EINSURANCE.(com): EInsurance Journal Business Insurance Articles

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
Employee Wellness Programs: What You Should Know

Employee wellness programs, which vary in scope, are changing the workplace environment for the better, even for small businesses. They offer a perk that can help a company attract and retain employees. But wellness programs have also been found t...



POSTED FEBRUARY 14, 2017
6 Must-Haves For Your Small Business Website

Think of your business website as your living room, where you greet visitors and make them feel welcome. It’s where first impressions are made. Treat visitors right, and they’ll come back again and again. Every small business needs...



POSTED JANUARY 24, 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

EINSURANCE.(com): EInsurance Journal Auto Insurance Articles

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
What Is Personal Injury Protection Insurance and What Does It Cover?

Think of personal injury Protection (PIP) as sort of a “get home free” extension of auto insurance. It is no-fault coverage that pays out no matter who is at fault in a car accident. PIP goes above and beyond standard auto insurance to...



POSTED MAY 17, 2017
How to Shop for High Risk Auto Insurance

As a driver, somewhere along the line you’ll no doubt have an “oops” moment, whether it’s serious (DUI) or less dangerous (driving without insurance). Reasons big to small can cause you to be considered a high risk driver,...



POSTED APRIL 17, 2017
When Would You Have an Excluded Driver on Your Car Insurance Policy?

Whether you ask for it, or your auto insurer demands it, having a named driver exclusion attached to your policy has its consequences. It can also save you money. In states where it’s legal, insurance companies can allow, and sometimes r...



POSTED MARCH 26, 2017
How Much Will Your Car Insurance Cost?

Like many things, auto insurance rates seem to be getting higher every year. So how much is the average cost? It depends on many factors taken into consideration when it’s time to get a new policy. On average, the annual cost to insure a...



POSTED FEBRUARY 14, 2017
8 Simple Ways to Save You 90% On Your Car Insurance

You may already know auto insurance premiums depend on many common factors like a vehicle’s make and model, drivers’ safety records, vehicle usage conditions and years of driving experience. However, you may not know there are many oth...



POSTED JANUARY 27, 2017

News – Insurance Journal

EU Seeks More Control Over Insurers and Financial Sector
The European Commission proposed on Wednesday transferring some powers to oversee the financial sector from national capitals in a move to extend the EU’s grip on the industry as the bloc prepares for the departure of London, its main financial …

POSTED SEPTEMBER 20, 2017 10:46 AM
Ferris Wheel Owner Says Injured Kid At Fault for Tennessee Fair Accident
The owner of a Ferris wheel in which four people were injured in Tennessee last year has responded to lawsuits over the incident, saying that one of the injured children was to blame for a gondola overturning. The Greeneville Sun …

POSTED SEPTEMBER 20, 2017 4:11 AM
Chemical Explosion at Florida Food Warehouse Injures 3
Authorities say three people suffered injuries in a chemical explosion at a Florida warehouse. Lakeland Fire Department officials said about 50 people were eflvacuated from the area around the Natural Advantage Food Flavorings plant on Friday afternoon. Sixteen people, including …

POSTED SEPTEMBER 20, 2017 4:02 AM
Agriculture Officials Say Florida Crops Devastated by Irma
Florida’s agriculture commissioner said Monday that the path of Hurricane Irma “could not have been more lethal” to the state’s farmers and that the scope of damage to the state’s fruits and vegetables is unprecedented. Commissioner Adam Putnam, along with …

POSTED SEPTEMBER 20, 2017 4:00 AM
California Commissioner Sums up Trump Battle, High on Cannabis Insurance
It’s David vs. Goliath. That about sums up California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones’ feelings on his efforts to keep the remnants of Obamacare up and running in his state while President Trump does his best to repeal and replace it. …

POSTED SEPTEMBER 19, 2017 7:21 PM
Travelers’ Cunningham Joins Liberty Mutual to Lead National Insurance Property
Liberty Mutual Insurance has appointed Gregg Cunningham as executive vice president, National Insurance, and general manager, National Insurance Property. Cunningham, who has 25 years of commercial insurance experience, leads the area of Liberty Mutual that provides property insurance, inland marine …

POSTED SEPTEMBER 19, 2017 6:51 PM
Percent of Indiana Residents Without Health Insurance Declines
A U.S. Census Bureau report has found that Indiana had 373,000 fewer people without health insurance last year than three years earlier. The report released last week said about 8 percent of Indiana residents, or about 530,000 people, lacked medical …

POSTED SEPTEMBER 19, 2017 4:19 PM
Iowa Workers’ Comp Rate to Drop in 2018; Debate On as to Why
Iowa’s governor and the organization that sets workers’ compensation rates are disputing whether a new law influenced a recent rate reduction in premiums for employers. The National Council on Compensation Insurance announced an 8.7 average premium reduction for Iowa employers …

POSTED SEPTEMBER 19, 2017 4:16 PM
Ohio Insuretech, Bold Penguin, Appoints Metcalf as Chief Financial Officer
Bold Penguin, a Columbus, Ohio-based insurtech providing an online marketplace for commercial lines property and casualty (P/C) agents, has hired former Ohio Deputy Treasurer Seth Metcalf as the company’s chief financial officer (CFO). Most recently, Metcalf spearheaded several successful, award-wining …

POSTED SEPTEMBER 19, 2017 4:05 PM
Rain and Snow Help Montana Wildfires But Won’t End Season
Rain snow and cold have replaced heat and smoke after about two dry months on Montana’s fire lines, leaving crews scrambling for extra sleeping bags, heaters, coats and long underwear. While the change in weather is welcome, it brings its …

POSTED SEPTEMBER 19, 2017 3:13 PM

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