Contractor Fraud Awareness Week

Contractor Fraud Awareness Week is here! From July 12 through 16, the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) is highlighting the problem of contractors and vendors who take advantage of disaster victims in the aftermath of catastrophes. Hoping that vulnerable homeowners are more concerned about the safety of their family than they are about going over a … Read more

Renters Insurance Rates By State

Renters across America are starting to realize how expensive it can be to go without renters insurance. With the national average quote being around $15.58 per month, there really isn’t any excuse to go without coverage. The good news is that we have included links to all 50 state-specific reviews for renters insurance in this … Read more

Mortgagors Seek Coverage Under Mortgagee’s Policy

    The mortgagor homeowners survived a motion to dismiss their claim for coverageunder the lender’s property policy after their home suffered hurricane damage. Gary v. Am. Sec. Ins. Co., 2021 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 100010 (W.D. La. May 26, 2021).      Plaintiffs’ home was mortgaged by Pennymac Loan Services, LLC. Pennymac held a property … Read more

How to lower your credit card debt

Don’t know where to begin? Start with these expert tips on staying motivated, paying off debt, and saving for the future. by Nicole Dieker July 13, 2021  |   Money For a lot of families, this summer will be about catching up with friends and relatives, taking long-postponed trips, and getting to know the “new normal” of … Read more

Fraud Schemes Impacting Veterans

With Memorial Day coming up, we can be reminded that insurance fraud schemes impact everyone, including Veterans.  Military veterans and retirees reported $66 million in fraud losses in 2020, according to Federal Trade Commission (FTC) data. Fraud is the second-most costly white-collar crime in America. These crimes add up to billions of dollars in fraudulent insurance claims every … Read more

Homeowners Insurance Rates By State

Sa El is the Co-Founder of Simply Insurance and a licensed Insurance Agent with over 13 years of experience in the industry.  He specializes in Life & Health Insurance and is certified in Long Term Care Insurance in the state of Georgia. a licensed real estate agent in the state of Georgia (License #382602), an … Read more

Insured’s Failure to Prove Entire Collapse of Building Leads to Dismissal

    The Fifth Circuit affirmed the district court’s dismissal of the insured’s claim for damage to her home caused by collapse. Stewart v. Metropolitan Lloyds Ins. Co. of Texas, 2021 U.S. App. LEXIS 14221 (5th Girl May 13, 2021).      One evening, the insured was awakened by a loud bang that shook her … Read more

Can you get financial advice on TikTok?

4 things to keep in mind before taking financial advice from TikTok by Taylor Medine July 09, 2021  |   Money TikTok has become a popular social media platform for lip syncing, sketch comedy and viral dance crazes over the last few years. But TikTok is no longer just a place where you can laugh and catch … Read more

“Essential 8” IT Security Recommendations When Returning To The Office

The office has been disinfected, work spaces are rearranged, and now we can begin our return to working in the office. But has the company planned for IT security challenges? Tab Bradshaw, Chief Operating Officer at Redpoint Security, has put together a list that he calls his “Essential 8” critical actions to take upon returning to … Read more

The Best Life Insurance Companies In Washington | No Medical Exam!

What are the best life insurance companies in Washington? Which one should you choose? Well, it’s tough to say. All of them offer some kind of unique benefits and will serve your needs differently. The tricky thing with life insurance is finding the best place to get life insurance quotes and affordable options to fit your … Read more