Category Archives: Insurance

Know Your Stuff Mobile App

Know Your Stuff Mobile App

The free mobile app Know Your Stuff from the Insurance Information Institute is a valuable tool to keep track of all your stuff. If you have a theft or fire, you’ll need proof of what you own. Take photos to document all your belongings and the app helps you categorize them and provides a dashboardRead article

Shop for Car Insurance

Shop for Car Insurance

Have you heard the ad about saving 15% on your car insurance in 15 minutes? Well, it may take you an hour, but here are some step to shop for a better rate on your car insurance: Go to the website of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners at naic.org and find the link to your state insurance department’sRead article

Shopping for Long-Term Care Insurance?

Shopping for Long-Term Care Insurance?

Spiraling insurance costs are cutting down your choices. Major carriers like Prudential and MetLife have actually stopped offering individual long-term care insurance policies. Existing policies today cost 6-17% more than they did a year ago. Still, a long-term care policy is important to protect against depleting your savings in the event you need extended care.Read article

Save Money on Car Insurance

Save Money on Car Insurance

Below are steps you can take to lower your insurance rates. Many of these ideas can save money on your homeowner’s insurance as well. Raise your deductible. Raising the deductible on your policy from $200 to $500 could reduce the cost of collision and comprehensive coverage by up to 30%. Raising it to $1,000 couldRead article

Save on Eye Glasses and Contacts

Save on Eye Glasses and Contacts

Two thirds of adults need eye glasses or contact lenses, but there is no need to spend $200 or more for a pair of glasses. Insurance and shopping at discount retailers can help cut costs. But if you’re not careful, you could sacrifice lens quality and safety for a few bucks. Here are a fewRead article