About one in 15 insured homes has a claim each year.

Source: Insurance Information Institute, 2017

What's covered by my homeowners policy? How much liability insurance do I need? What's the best way to take an inventory of my home?

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  • Rental Car Insurance: Understanding Your Options

    No matter how convenient it may seem, renting a car is a formal financial transaction that involves risk. Doing some advance research into your insurance situation might help you avoid paying for duplicate coverage or facing a hefty bill in the event of an accident.

  • Volcanoes, Mudslides, and Sinkholes: Are You Covered?

    If the first half of 2018, extensive damage from the eruption of Hawaii’s Kilauea Volcano and mudslides near Santa Barbara, California, have raised questions about coverage for unusual natural events. Learn more about coverage, exclusions, and specialized policies.


  • Brace for an Active Hurricane Season

    The 2018 Atlantic hurricane season is projected to be more active than usual, but every hurricane season brings the potential for danger. Consider these tips for protecting your house, planning for evacuation, and carrying appropriate insurance.

  • Parents Hold the Keys to Training Safe Teen Drivers

    A driver's license can create an exciting sense of freedom for a teenager, but parents know this new found freedom comes with plenty of risk. Make sure your teenager has appropriate training, and that both you and your teen understand the applicable rules, safety concerns, and insurance issues.


  • Need a Lift? Ride-Sharing Insurance Issues

    Ride-sharing services can be a cost-effective and convenient transportation method or a source of extra income. However, this quickly growing business carries liability issues for both drivers and passengers.

  • Twister Tips: Tornado Safety

    Although the peak tornado season runs from April to July, tornadoes can strike almost any time of year anywhere in the continental United States. Here are some tips to help keep you safe if a twister blows your way.


  • Are You Ready for the Big One? Quake Risks Are Real

    Though California has experienced the most earthquake damage in recent history, 42 states are at risk for earthquakes. Unfortunately, many people may not know that damage from earthquakes is not covered by standard homeowners insurance policies, though separate coverage is often available.

  • Born to Ride? Bikers Should Consider Safety and Insurance

    More than 8 million motorcycles are on the road in the United States. Unfortunately, there's no way around the fact that riding a motorcycle can be dangerous. Consider these tips before revving up your engine.