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How to Insurance-Proof Your Remodel During Construction
May 25, 2016, 1 Comment

Maybe it’s the availability of Pinterest to help us virtually envision our dream homes, or maybe it’s purely an econ ...

Eight Ways Insurance Is Like Online Dating
January 22, 2016, 1 Comment

 The way people communicate dramatically differs from just 10 or 15 years ago. Armed with a collection of coveted conne ...

Guest Blog Post: Answer Financial’s Sam Minassian
May 27, 2015, No Comments

Please introduce yourself. What is your role at Answer Financial, and how long have you been with the company? How long ...

Guest Blog Post: Answer Financial’s Priscilla Fernandez
May 12, 2015, No Comments

Please introduce yourself. What is your role at Answer Financial, and how long have you been with the company? How long ...

Renovating your home? These updates will save you (and even pay you) money
April 29, 2015, 1 Comment

Photo Credit: Todd Quackenbush I am on the hunt for my first abode. Unfortunately, the housing market is not the easiest ...

Achieve Your New Year’s Resolution to Save Money
January 9, 2015, No Comments

We all know the drill. With Thanksgiving, the holiday season commences and the rest of the year is punctuated by celebra ...

Getting Engaged? Congratulations! Read this.
February 3, 2014, No Comments

With engagement season drawing to a close (i.e., Thanksgiving – Valentine’s Day) some of you lucky ladies a ...

Our Best Tips for Enjoying Your 2013 Winter Vacation
December 2, 2013, No Comments

For many of us working stiffs, vacation almost feels like a necessary part of life.  It’s a time of escape from worry ...

Is Homeowner’s Insurance Necessary for a Haunted House? – Halloween 2013
October 25, 2013, No Comments

Today is Halloween and most people aren’t thinking about insurance.  They’re thinking about ghosts, goblins, kids, ...

3 Easy-to-Keep Resolutions that Save Drivers Money
January 8, 2013, 2 Comments

Happy New Year! We’re one week into 2013…how is your resolution coming? For many of us, the new year is a new le ...

How John Saved $25,000 in 1 second
December 7, 2012, 1 Comment

Some of us have the occasional ‘bad day’ – you forget to set an alarm clock in the morning, traffic is a bear & ...

4 ways shopping for insurance can help your holiday budget
December 3, 2012, No Comments

With Black Friday behind us and the holidays ahead, who couldn’t use a little extra cash? Here are four ways sho ...

Introducing our Refer-a-Friend Program!
November 14, 2012, No Comments

  Our Refer-a-Friend program allows you to earn a $25 gift card through our new Facebook app! Here’s how it works ...

Earthquake Insurance: California and Beyond
September 18, 2012, 2 Comments

Each year southern California experiences about 10,000 earthquakes. While many of these quakes are considered small (mag ...

When my insurance company talks about material misrepresentation what does it mean?
August 6, 2012, 2 Comments

If you are in a dispute with your insurance company and have heard the words ‘material misrepresentation’ as ...

Agent’s Corner: Why you should insure your home at replacement value rather than market value
June 7, 2012, 8 Comments

Editor’s Note: This is part of our ongoing series where you can get advice directly from our agents on the call center ...

Home insurance endorsements – why you should pay attention
March 23, 2012, No Comments

When it comes to property and casualty insurance, an endorsement is a amendment to your insurance policy contract that ...

Umbrella insurance explained and why you might need it
March 1, 2012, No Comments

Whether it’s auto, home, motorcycle, boat or other kinds of policies, all liability insurance has maximum limits. ...

Can you just keep cash from a car insurance payout and not fix your car?
February 9, 2012, 14 Comments

Question of the Week: Can you just keep the money from an auto or home insurance payout and not put it towards repairs? ...

How adding an addition to your house affects your home insurance
January 27, 2012, No Comments

If you are thinking of doing major renovations and/or adding an addition or garage to your house, you should know that i ...

Should you get car insurance where you buy your eggs?
January 18, 2012, No Comments

If you are customer of a members-only shopping center such as Costco, you may have noticed that your store offers insura ...

Insurance and moving to another state – what you need to know
October 3, 2011, No Comments

While there are many things to consider when moving to another state, you shouldn’t forget that changing states co ...

Survey: Homeowners insurance satisfaction has risen in 2011
September 27, 2011, No Comments

According to the latest annual study on homeowners insurance by J.D. Power and Associates, home insurance policyholders ...

Most Expensive Home Insurance Claims [Infographic]
September 23, 2011, 1 Comment

Ever wondered what home insurance gets used for? Well, we put together the infographic below to highlight the most expen ...

Flood insurance: 86% of homeowners don’t have it
September 2, 2011, 2 Comments

Strong storms, hurricanes, overflowing rivers … Depending on where you live, your home could be prone to floodin ...

Insurance smartphone apps, email, and online chat lead to higher customer satisfaction
July 22, 2011, No Comments

According to a report last month by J.D. Power and Associates, insurance customers who use emerging technologies such a ...

4 reasons to periodically check for insurance quotes
July 8, 2011, No Comments

Here’s a question for you – when was the last time you spent five minutes checking to see if you are getting ...

Welcome to the Insurance Center Blog!
July 5, 2011, 2 Comments

We are excited to launch the Insurance Center Blog, which will be a resource for anyone shopping for auto, home and othe ...