Tag: Dogs

Rental Car Insurance, to Buy or Not to Buy?

Rental Car Insurance, to Buy or Not to Buy?  Are you squeezing in one last family road trip before the school year starts? If your vacation includes renting a car, here's what you need to know about insurance, before you sign on the dotted line: USE YOUR OWN AUTO INSURANCE OPTION:   Do you own a car? Is it insured? Typically, the coverage and deductibles you...

Summer Rental Insurance?

It's a Dog's World, Thanks to Home Tech It's not only humans who benefit from the boom in home technology. As a recent article from RISMedia suggests, pets are reaping the rewards, too. Smart thermostats allow homeowners to monitor temperature in each room and adjust for weather conditions from their smartphones or tablets. This can be a lifesaver for pets, who often suffer when owners...

All About Insuring Pop-up Campers and Motorhomes

All About Insuring Pop-up Campers and Motorhomes Summer is finally here. What sunshine-filled adventures do you have planned? Maybe they involve tents, towable pop-up campers, or luxurious motorized vehicles. You're ready, but are you properly insured? Here are some factors to consider before wandering into the great outdoors: Tents or gear: Your car is covered under your auto insurance policy, but the policy typically doesn't...

Your Dog May be Smarter Than You Are, and Insuring Cars at Replacement Cost Value

Keep Your New Teen Driver Safe With These Apps While your teenager is dreaming of the open road; you're just plain scared. But when D(rive) day arrives, nothing is more important than keeping your teen safe. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that the top cause of all teen deaths is vehicle crashes: Teens 16 to 19 years old are three times more...

Insure Your Hot Summer Ride With Seasonal Insurance

Puppy Shopping? Avoid the Insurance Doghouse Dogs may be man’s best friend, but when you introduce your new friend to your home insurance company, watch out. Some breeds make the unofficial "Bad Dog" list - which may mean higher premiums, or even worse, difficulty in obtaining insurance coverage. While you see your dog as a family member, your insurance company sees him or her as...