Be Prepared for a Disaster
Independent insurance agents not only advise clients about insurance, but they?re disaster readiness consultants. It is imperative to know what your risks are and what to do in the event of any natural disaster. We recommend meeting with a Trusted Choice® independent insurance agent who can consult with you in assessing your risks and ensuring that you, your family and your home are prepared in the event of a disaster. Trusted Choice® offers many disaster-specific readiness and recovery tips for consumers.
Everyone in the Pool ? Safely, Please!
Your Trusted Choice® agent may like an afternoon at the pool, too, but also wants you to enjoy lounging in the water, not waiting in the emergency room. Pool-related injuries send unfortunate thousands to the emergency room every year.
Three Prom Night Issues to Discuss with Your Teen
If you?re a parent with teenagers you know that the prom is a special night for your teen, and while you want them to have a fun and memorable night with their friends, you also want to make sure they stay safe.
Congratulations Class of 2013: Now It?s Time to Graduate to Your Own Insurance!
While every individual has unique needs, here are a few insurance coverage options that all college grads should consider.
Summer Vacation Interrupted
Ahhh? Summer vacation, long holiday weekends?Travel- whether you?re hitting the road, hopping a plane or taking a cruise, you?re (hopefully) out relaxing and having fun! But what happens if your trip is interrupted by inclement weather, or an unexpected illness?
New Development, New Flood Risk
One factor to consider when evaluating your risk of flooding is development and new construction in your area.
April Showers: Umbrellas Are for More Than Water
At the mention of umbrellas, you likely think of protection from falling water drops. Your Trusted Choice® agent would like to remind you the proper ?insurance umbrella? could also protect you from a ?rain? of lawsuits. Personal liability claims against homeowners and drivers are increasing in frequency and severity. The question is simple: Are your current limits of liability on your homeowners, boat, and personal auto policies adequate?
Don?t Be Fooled: The Auto Insurance Minimums in Your State Probably Aren?t Enough
There are a wide variety of April Fool?s Day jokes out there but one thing you should avoid falling for is being told that carrying the state mandated minimum coverage is adequate insurance protection.
Death and Taxes: The Uncertainty of What Happens With An Insurance Policy When A Loved One Dies
As Benjamin Franklin said, ??in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.? When a loved one dies, as family and friends settle their affairs, one important question should be asked: What happens to the insurance policy on the house when the owner dies?
You Posted What!? Teens, Social Media and a Parent?s Liability
Jealousy. Passion. Betrayal. No, not the latest television drama, but high school. For many the high school experience comes with social pressures and obligations to fit in and belong, and sadly this can lead to exclusion and isolation of some students. At some point we all probably said something in our teen years in the heat of the moment that we wish we could take back, but today?s teens face the added burden that if they convey those statements on social media sites like Facebook and Twitter, their words could be around for a lot longer than just the heat of the moment.