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…
Surgeon jumps from bridge after divorce from TV personality wife
A top local surgeon and the ex-husband of ABC News’ chief women’s health correspondent killed himself by leaping off the George Washington Bridge, it was reported Sunday. Dr. Robert Ash…
How to Use Life Insurance to Make Charitable Donations
Find out how you can making a charitable gift through your life insurance.
10 risk factors for homeowners insurance policies
These factors raise red flags for insurers and increase costs for homeowners.
Drivers Encouraged To Respect Farm Equipment On The Highway
Georgia Farm Bureau wants drivers to be aware of farm equipment on Georgia roadways, as do the Georgia Governor's Office of Highway Safety and the Georgia De...
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.
How to Trust God With Your Decisions and Stop Looking for Neon Signs From Above
Decision making is no fun. Especially when the decisions we’re struggling with could have life changing or drastic repercussions, or at a minimum have lots of pros and cons to consider. That’s why in my Proverbs 31 devotion running today, I shared about being frustrated with having so many important decisions to make, and how I …
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…
The Best Bee Sting Remedy is… a Credit Card?
Have you ever wondered why baking soda is used as a bee sting remedy? It’s a common misconception that the venom from some bees is acidic, while others jab you with an alkaline punch. That sc…
How to Change Your Own Oil
Check out these steps needed to change your own oil with tips from a expert mechanic.