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5 Ways to Keep Your Car Insurance Costs Down

Auto premiums are climbing, but these shopping strategies can help minimize what you pay. Many American drivers are paying more for car insurance—in some cases, a lot more—but there are steps you can take to keep your own costs down. The average annual premium hit a record $1,548 in 2019, according to a new study by The Zebra, an insurance comparison site. That's up 30 percent...

FEMA: Sign up for flood insurance before it's too late

Just an inch of flooding could cost you more than $25,000 in repairs - Is your home insured for flood damage? There’s perhaps no better time than now to check because the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's forecasters predict we could see up to eight hurricanes this season. That’s why the Federal Emergency Management Agency and National Flood Insurance Program are calling for Jacksonville residents...

The One Expensive Thing Your Homeowners Insurance Probably Doesn’t Cover

When you purchase a home, it’s smart to invest in homeowners insurance. In fact, you probably don’t have a choice: Your mortgage lender will more often than not mandate it. As a first-time buyer, you might wonder exactly what is and what isn’t covered by your new homeowners insurance policy. It turns out, your standard homeowners insurance isn’t exactly a one-stop shop that covers every...

How to Cancel Car Insurance

The Importance of Requesting Cancellation If you have decided you want to switch insurance companies, can you simply stop paying your old insurance company and hope they will get the memo? If only things were so easy. You cannot assume that just because you’ve purchased and agreed to a new insurance policy that you are exempt from paying the bill for your other one. Yes,...

Tech Experts: What You Post Online Could Be Directly Impacting Your Insurance Coverage

Posing in front of a great white shark and dangling your feet out the side of a helicopter — those types of pictures may get you likes on Instagram, but only dislikes from your insurance company, which could consider it dangerous, tech experts say. “Especially for claims, they look into social media, looking to see if someone’s driving a motorcycle without a helmet or posting...