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Phones, guns and sodas: What you need to know about new laws taking effect today
The new year brings a host of new laws that go into effect starting Sunday.
How to Use Life Insurance to Make Charitable Donations
Find out how you can making a charitable gift through your life insurance.
Give me "credit" for helping you with this tip on how to lower your insurance
Did you know your credit score plays a role in what you are charged for your home and auto insurance premiums? Like it or not, it has become an important factor in how insurance companies determine risk. You may be asking (as many many many many people have asked me), “Why the heck should my …
Landlord Insurance 101: A Guide to Rental Property Insurance for Owners
More and more Americans are becoming landlords — either by necessity or choice — but do they know what it takes to insure their rental property? Co...
Tips to Burglar Proof Your Windows
Your local insurance agent Minneapolis MN has provided you with some suggestions on how to make your windows safer from outside threats.
I'm a New Agent, What Now?
Subscribe to our channel here: www.youtube.com/plgestates?sub_confirmation=1 Tips specifically for the new agent learning how to get started, break t...
Why Families Fight During Holidays
A time for good food, comfort, joy, and ... “you could be so pretty if you only lost a little weight.”
Tips On Getting A Great Deal On Car Insurance
1. Shop often. Check out several different insurance companies every two to three years. Maybe your situation has changed—say you’re driving fewer miles, which can lower your premium a little. Or maybe the carrier has adjusted its underwriting or rating in ways that help, or hurt, your bottom line. You get little benefit from sticking with the same insurer year in and year out; our research in the past has found that the “long-term customer discount” is mostly a myth 2. Cast a wide net. Try shopping on TheZebra.com, which uses data from Quadrant, a private company that collects and analyzes rate filings supplied directly by insurers. (Quadrant is also the company we engaged for our price analyses.) The Zebra offers estimates from 18 to 35 insurers, depending on the state. That compares…
Tips On Buying Homeowners Insurance
For many of us, a tremendous amount of research and work goes into buying a home. When my husband and I bought our first home two years ago, I was surprised to learn that everything I thought I knew, I didn’t really know – including how to choose homeowners insurance I hadn’t thought about homeowners insurance until my mortgage company called and told me they needed my policy information. Panic poured over me. What policy? What are my options? How much coverage do I need? Where do I start? I was overwhelmed with questions and at a loss for answers. I had a whole lot of research to do and with a mortgage already underway, not a lot of time to do it. Homeowners insurance policies can be confusing and complicated, especially if…