Top 10 Weirdest Insurance Claims and Policies

  Insurance companies receive thousands of claims each year. Typically they’re the usual fender-benders, a broken water pipe, but every now and then some outlandish claims are just sometimes hard to believe. Take a look at some of our top picks for the weirdest, scariest and most unfortunate insurance claims and policies.  1. People from […]

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15 Ways to Protect Yourself During Heavy Rain

The weather in Texas can be wildly unpredictable and in a single day, you can have rain, snow, and sweltering heat. As we continue to move along hurricane season, it’s important to stay alert and remember basic precautions like how to protect your home during heavy rains but also, how to protect you and your […]

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Insurance Terminology 101

  The insurance vocabulary can sometimes be like a foreign language to policyholders and confusing at times. You have probably heard the word ‘deductible’ or ‘premium’ and possibly not fully understood just what those two important terms entail. And because the insurance lingo can sometimes be a bit convulded, it may make it difficult to […]

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Drones Are Changing The Claims Process

Automated drones have gone from science fiction to commonplace over the last ten years. The usefulness of these drones seems to have no end, from military use to agriculture, photography and yes, even insurance! Drones are completely transforming the claims process for auto-insurance policies. Drone use for auto-insurance claims have made significant headway in improving […]

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Allstate Is Retiring Esurance Brand

Allstate recently announced that they are officially retiring their Esurance brand. They’ll be combining Allstate Encompass and Answer Financial into one cohesive brand offering. This change should help the company lower costs to offer more competitive prices without substantially affecting their margins. At the moment, consumers have four lines of business available to them through […]

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Hong Kong Business Owners Can’t Turn To Insurance

Hong Kong has found itself in the center of the news cycle for weeks now. The ongoing protests between the civilians and the government is, predictably, causing a lot of unrest in a variety of industries, including insurance. Unfortunately, a growing number of Hong Kong business owners are finding out that their insurance companies are […]

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California Insurers Under Investigation For Questionable Pricing Practices

The California insurance commissioner announced that the state was investigating a questionable gap in insurance costs. People are claiming that insurers are offering discounted rates to people in white-collar professionals in wealthy areas that are not available to people of color in low-income areas. California Department of Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara spoke with CBS about […]

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Insurance Agency Mergers Are On The Rise

The insurance landscape has changed drastically over the last 30 years as it attempts to adapt to the age of computers and data. One of the results of this change is an increase in mergers. It makes sense, sometimes pooling resources can be the difference between a business closing its doors or expanding to a […]

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