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Your Insurance Will Cover It, Right?

Your Insurance Will Cover It, Right?

*Editor's Note: This story is not based on a specific claim. It is an example of a situation that could happen to anyone.* It was just before the holidays, and ... Read More
Get to Know Our Insurers – Encompass

Get to Know Our Insurers – Encompass

Encompass Insurance Company is a subsidiary of industry powerhouse Allstate. It came into being after Allstate purchased CNA, a personal-insurance company established in 1897. As a competitor in the private ... Read More
Don’t Let Auto Depreciation Affect Your Insurance Payout

Don’t Let Auto Depreciation Affect Your Insurance Payout

We’ve all heard bits of common wisdom that turn out not to be true. For instance, it’s fine to go swimming right after eating—you won’t get a cramp and drown—and ... Read More
Know Your Insurance Rights

Know Your Insurance Rights

People in a position to file an insurance claim often have to process strong emotions that they might not normally feel: upset, confusion, sadness, anger. There may be physical pain, ... Read More
Policy Exclusions Can Affect Your Wallet

Policy Exclusions Can Affect Your Wallet

Savvy insurance shoppers know that they must compare more than one number when assessing quotes from insurance companies. For example, if you’re looking for a homeowners policy, you’ll obviously want ... Read More
Should I File a Claim?

Should I File a Claim?

You have insurance to protect yourself. But does protecting yourself mean that you file an insurance claim every time you have a qualifying event? There are three factors that you ... Read More
Mind the Gap

Mind the Gap

Londoners and anyone who has ridden the Tube (the city’s underground railway system) know the phrase. “Mind the gap,” says a calm, collected voice before every stop, referring to the ... Read More
What is Private Client Insurance? (And Why Might You Need It?)

What is Private Client Insurance? (And Why Might You Need It?)

For many individuals, mass-market insurance is fine. Whether it’s being promoted by a sassy lizard, a quirky woman in a white apron or a winning NFL quarterback, the products are ... Read More
Need To Know:ACE & Chubb Merger

Need To Know:ACE & Chubb Merger

In January, ACE Insurance acquired Chubb, creating a global insurance leader, with the combined organization operating under the renowned Chubb name. Chubb is now the world’s largest publicly traded property and ... Read More