Pool Safety

Whether you have a luxury in-ground pool, or plan to blow up an inflatable kiddie pool, it is important to consider the safety implications. There are over 3,400 fatal unintentional drownings in the United States each year, with more than one out of five drowning victims being a child 14 years old or younger, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. If you own or are considering purchasing a pool or spa,it is crucial that your let your Insurance Center agent know, since...
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How to Create a Home Inventory

Would you be able to remember all the possessions you have accumulated over the years if they were destroyed by a fire or other disaster? Having an up-to-date home inventory will help you get your insurance claim settled faster, verify losses for your income tax return and help you purchase the correct amount of insurance. Start by making a list of your possessions, describing each item and noting where you bought it and its make and model. Clip to your list any sales receipts, purchase co...
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Do You Need Insurance When Renting a Vacation Home?

Whether you are renting a beach house this summer or a cabin for skiing this winter, you may need insurance to protect you. You’ll likely bring various personal possessions along—clothes, luggage, a camera, a computer, sports equipment and even jewelry. For peace of mind, it’s worth determining whether or not your possessions will be covered in the event of loss due to fire, theft or other events. You May Already Have Coverage The good news is that your homeowners insurance or renters insu...
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