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Motorcycle & Boat Coverage During Winter: Laid Up vs. Canceling

Unless you live in one of our warmer states, you will need to winterize and store your boat or motorcycle during the winter months. You have several options, including canceling your insurance, reducing the coverage, or increasing the deductible. What is Lay-Up Insurance? “Lay Up Insurance” is offered by insurance companies serving the northern states, where riding a motorcycle or boating over the winter is...

Celebrating Women’s History Month

Women have played a significant role in our culture, but these contributions have been brushed over, or are entirely missing from the history books. Women’s History Month was established to celebrate women’s contributions to world cultures, history, and society. In 1980, President Jimmy Carter was responsible for the first proclamation, declaring the week of March 8 as Women’s History Week. His message read: “From the...

How to Create a Home Inventory

After a disaster, such as a fire, theft, or a storm, filing a personal insurance claim is a priority. Your insurance company will require you to present a full inventory of your lost or damaged items. A home inventory makes the insurance claims process far more efficient and faster. Any homeowner or renter should take the time to create an inventory of their possessions. The...

4 Ways to Protect Your Rental Property

Renting out a property is a great way to generate passive income, but there are always some risks involved. Those risks include liability for injuries sustained on the property, physical damage to the property itself, and non-paying tenants. Taking the following steps can help minimize your risk as a landlord. Purchase Landlord Insurance This is essential protection to cover common occurrences such as fire, lightning,...

Celebrating Black History Month

February has been officially designated as Black History Month by every U.S. President since 1976. Every year, during the month of February, we celebrate the achievements of African Americans and recognize the vital roles they have played in our country’s history. Black history month is also known as African American History Month. It grew out of Negro History Week, which was launched in 1926 by...