By: Todd Halterman It’s been an odd winter, and it’s nearly done as ice melt begins to slowly drip down and create a variety of problems. The warmer temperatures mean some very large icicles can break at any moment. When that happens, you might be struck by falling ice and your vehicles could be damaged. In years past, New York city and Chicago were forced to close streets in anticipation of the danger to pedestrians from falling ice. As it…Read More
It’s no secret that many insurance fraud schemes involve murder, illicit activities, and mountains of debt. And of course, many involve idiots. Yes, people have been known to attempt the dumbest feats to get a quick payout, oftentimes getting caught in the process and facing probation, hefty fines, and time in the slammer.Read More
Edward Graves, author of “McGill’s Life Insurance” recommends using your life insurance policy as an immediate source of cash to help replace damaged property and address unplanned emergencies.
While some families might have the funds necessary to cover everything, the immediate cash from a life insurance policy can be a lifesaver for others.Read More
The risk of an unexpected tragedy is often cited as one of the main reasons for people to protect loved ones with a life insurance policy. However, individuals can also reduce their chance of becoming another statistic with some common sense.
In fact, the American Candle Association notes on its website that about 85 percent of candle-related fires can be prevented with some basic safety steps.Read More
There was a time when most of the potential hazards we all faced were considered routine and covered by a standard life insurance policy. All that changed on September 11, 2001.Read More
Forty may be the new 30, but age is still a factor when it comes to estimating how much a person will pay for an insurance policy.Read More
The United States Fire Administration released a report consisting of the safest ways to cook on a barbecue and charcoal grill.Read More
Obtaining insurance from those that specialize in historic homes is the best route to adequate coverage.Read More
But FEMA states that on average, 42 home candle fires are reported every day. The higher risk when candles are used as a heat source. Over fifty percent of home fires start because the candle is situated next to combustible materials.Read More
Over 170 people in the Napa valley have been injured including six critical injuries. Initial reports had the earthquake measuring 6.1 out of 10 on the Richter scale. Losses are expected to total $300 million.Read More