Event and Travel Insurance

    Planning a honeymoon or just a weekend getaway?

    Be sure you have the coverage you need, just in case things don’t go as planned!

    WHN TIP – Be safe, be smart and be prepared!

  • Travel Insurance: What You Need to Know

    Travel insurance is like other insurance: you may be reimbursed if the unexpected occurs. Talk to your insurance agent about what areas are covered under your current homeowners (or other insurance) policy before purchasing travel insurance. What is Travel Insurance? Travel insurance is similar to homeowners or car insurance. If a hurricane or blizzard prevents […]

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  • Renting a Car

    We’ve talked with rental car agencies, car insurance agents, people who rent cars—and rented a few cars ourselves—to prepare this handy guide to help you through the rental car process. Insurance Options Review your auto insurance policy. According to the Insurance Information Institute, if you have comprehensive and collision coverage, your personal insurance policy will likely […]

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  • Last-Minute Travel Checklist

    Before You Leave Make arrangements for your home, if you haven’t already done so. Have a friend, family member or trusted neighbor check on your house, take care of pets, water your house plants, take out the trash, get the mail and newspaper. WHN TIP – Don’t Advertise Your Absence: Don’t cancel your newspaper or wait […]

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  • 10 Tips to Follow If You’re in a Rental Car Accident

    In a rental car accident? Follow these 10 tips to handle the situation! WHN TIP – Be Prepared: Download and print put our two useful accidents pdfs: Car Accident-Another Driver Involved and Car Accident-No Other Driver Involved. WHN TIP – Advice from Experts: Listen to this podcast for more tips on what to do after a car accident! […]

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  • 9 Wedding Insurance FAQs

    Wedding insurance is similar to any other form of insurance: you may be reimbursed if the unexpected occurs. Below are answers to common questions about wedding insurance. Be sure to talk to your insurance agent about what areas are covered under your current homeowners (or other insurance) policy before purchasing wedding insurance. 1. What is […]

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  • 11 Low-Cost Wedding Tips

    The average wedding is estimated to be around $26,000 – that’s as much as a new car and a down-payment for a first home! If you’re looking to save a few extra pennies to have AFTER the wedding, here are 11 top tips from five frugal brides from across the country. Thanks to Viveca, Nan, Amanda, […]

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  • Working With a Claims Adjuster

    Once you have notified your insurance company of your loss, you will meet with a claims or field adjuster. Your insurance company provides the adjuster at no charge to you — it’s included in the cost of your insurance policy. A claims adjuster will: Investigate the circumstances of a loss Discuss it with you Provide an assessment […]

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  • 3 Steps to Appealing an Insurance Settlement

    If you have a difference of opinion on your insurance settlement, you can begin an appeal process: Step 1: Start with your agent. Not happy with the outcome?  Go to Step 2. Step 2: Call the claims adjuster at your insurance company. Still not satisfied? Go to Step 3. Step 3: Contact your state’s watchdog agency for insurance. The […]

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  • 6 Points to Cover About Car Insurance

    Ask your insurance agent these questions – it helps to understand the types and extent of coverage you have. There are a lot, but you’re paying a lot. Want more questions about accident coverage and possible rate increases? Our article 7 Points About Car Accidents to Discuss with Your Agent has an additional list of questions to ask. […]

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  • Insurance Riders: 3 Reasons You May Need Them

    By Stephen Hadhazi, our guest insurance blogger, public insurance adjuster, and publisher of DocuDamage.com You pay your homeowners premiums on time so you feel reasonably comfortable that you are well covered should disaster ever strike, right? Wrong. Even if you think you have adequate coverage, you could be drastically underinsured. The typical homeowner’s insurance policy includes the basics […]

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