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Helpful Tips to Get Your House Ready for Spring Storms
The Simms Insurance Agency, Inc. Blog: Helpful Tips to Get Your House Ready for Spring Storms
Learn How to Best Protect Your Business with These Tips to Help You Buy Commercial Insurance
Choosing the right coverage can be difficult. Check out what you need to know about how to choose the right business insurance for your needs.
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 …
How to Get Conflict-Free Retirement Advice
Here are some tips for getting the best advice for investing in your retirement account, regardless of the fate of the Labor Department’s fiduciary rule.
Tornado Insurance Claims Advice for Business Owners
Carl Gross, VP and CAO of Globe Midwest/Adjusters International gives business owners some tips on how to handle tornado insurance claims
2017 Ohio Festival Schedule
2017 Ohio Festival Schedule Welcome to Ohio's most comprehensive festival list. This list is always changing with fests being added, canceled and moved regularly. Therefore, please check dates as time approaches, especially for any listings…
What You Need To Know About Long-Term Care Insurance
After seeing their parents need Long Term Care, Richard and Barbara Adams searched for answers It was the fall of 2008 when Richard and Barbara Adams, recent retirees from the Buffalo School District and a former sales executive at a local newspaper, were on a two-week vacation in the Smoky Mountains when they got the call that Richard’s mom had suffered a fall and was being rushed to the hospital. While in the hospital, she suffered a series of complications, and ultimately left the hospital bound for a nursing home near their home town. It was at this moment that the cost of Long Term Care became real for Richard and Barbara; the cost of care in eastern Virginia was nearly $7,500 a month, and Richard’s mom only had enough cash to last…
What Our Kids Think We Do at Work
In honor of ‘National Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day’, we thought it would be fun to see if our kids know what we do at work. So we asked them. On camera. The answers are hilarious & so we thought we’d share with the people who make our jobs possible. We appreciate the support of YOU, our readers, viewers, students, and sponsors. Thank you guys! Enjoy! -- The Moms & Dads of Wells Media Group, Inc. (Insurance Journal, Carrier Management, Claims Journal, MyNewMarkets.com, & Insurance Journal's Academy of Insurance.)
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…