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The Easiest Way to Keep Your Home Safe

As the old saying goes, your home is your castle. Unfortunately, few are equipped with drawbridges, motes and guards—historically effective features designed to prevent unwanted parties from entering. Every year thieves gain access to millions of residences as a result, subjecting the owners to property damage, the loss of belongings and, sometimes, even violence. The […]

Time to Insure Your Computer Equipment

Once upon a time, large desktop computers were the golden standard of computing and portable devices were the exception. Today, almost the complete reverse is true. Laptop computers have grown more powerful and less expensive. Where college students considered typewriters to be mandatory equipment a generation ago, most today would not dream of attending college […]

Exclusions: There Is a Reason It’s Not Covered

Every insurance policy has a section popularly known as “the fine print,” though its actual title is “Exclusions.” Exclusions are provisions in an insurance policy describing losses that the policy will not cover. For example, a homeowner’s policy does not cover losses caused by the use of cars, and a business auto policy does not […]

Three Things to Know About Permanent Life Insurance

Benjamin Franklin, famous founding father of the United States, once wrote, “In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” Unfortunately, despite its certainty, far too many Americans fail to prepare for their eventual demise—and they leave their families to pay the price. In fact, according to the Life Insurance […]

What You Should Know about Identity Theft Protection Services

According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics Victims of Identity Theft report, about 17.6 million Americans had their identities stolen in 2014. This theft resulted in more than $15.4 billion in direct and indirect losses. While services—such as credit monitoring—can be convenient, some experts advise that these products don’t do anything one cannot do oneself. […]