October 17, 2016
Hurricane Matthew wreaked a lot of damage in a rather short time, but property insurers have long memories -- and clever lawyers. So keep an eye on the changes that will almost certainly be part of your next homeowner’s policy.
 
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October 11, 2016
Sherri Bertrand shares experience of losing home. A previous wildfire victim in El Paso County is offering advice to victims of a recent fire in Pueblo County. Sherri Bertrand of Black Forest said she was out of town the first week of the Beulah Hill Fire, which ultimately destroyed eight homes and 16 other structures.
 
"When I came home, I thought my...
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October 4, 2016
Like an umbrella that protects you from the elements on a rainy day, an umbrella insurance policy can shield your personal assets from large liability claims.
 
Umbrella excess liability protection can help you avoid financial ruin if you’re found to be responsible for legal damages that exceed the limits of your homeowner or auto insurance policies.
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September 27, 2016
Among the decisions you must make when buying life insurance, one of the most important is: How long should the policy last? Choose wrong and it could cost you or your survivors.
 
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September 26, 2016
You don't have to wait until your auto insurance policy is up for renewal to ask about discounts. Your carrier or agent may not take the time to alert you to all discounts for which you are eligible. Be your own advocate by reviewing this page to understand what discounts are available now and use resources on this site to compare auto insurance quotes online.
 
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September 21, 2016

Analysis shows agency sites vary widely when it comes to providing people with useful, timely information. Insurance is a complex purchase — policies are hard to understand, the reputations of insurance companies can be difficult to determine, and what exactly you’re paying for isn’t always clear. Making an informed decision amid the overwhelming amount of information takes some effort,...

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September 16, 2016
As California’s five-year drought continues, and with fire danger an ongoing threat to many homeowners, it comes as no surprise that insurance companies are feeling increasingly antsy about the risk of policyholders’ property going up in flames.
 
But that doesn’t mitigate the kick in the teeth some homeowners are receiving from insurers by losing their coverage...
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September 11, 2016
Cobb Mountain - Maya Leonard sighed deeply as she stood between her parents on a sun-dappled morning in late spring, her freckled face somber.
 
Her mother, Cindy, and father, David, each draped an arm around her shoulders. Maya watched as one of six men in hard hats and heavy boots poured fuel into a chainsaw with a long, jagged blade.
 
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September 8, 2016
A magnitude 5.6 earthquake shook Oklahoma on Saturday, tied for the strongest quake ever recorded in the state. Odds are it was triggered by fracking operations, specifically the subsurface injection of fracking wastewater.
 
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August 30, 2016
One-half to two-thirds of homeowners who experience a total loss don't have enough insurance to rebuild their home and replace their belongings, according to post-disaster surveys of homeowners by United Policyholders, a consumer advocacy group. Here's how to be sure you're covered.
 
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