September, 2016 What's a jilted policyholder to do?
Board Member Sue Piper is also an active UP volunteer Getting a “non renewal” notice from your home insurer is not a pleasant experience: You have to shop for replacement protection, and that’s no...Read more
September, 2016 Home is home, rented or owned
Buying renter's insurance is an easy "yes" decision if you've got assets to protect. Most policies cost the equivalent of a few cups of coffee a week. A renter's policy can give you money to repair/...Read more
Renters
July, 2016 You better not be reading this while driving!
Cell phones are powerfully addictive. People rarely put them down - even when driving. Insurance companies are citing an increase in distracted driving accidents and raising car insurance rates...Read more
June, 2016 Trust but verify
If an insurance company rep gives you a dollar figure - get a second opinion. Whether it's an estimate to repair damage or a quote to insure your property - trust but verify that it's accurate. This...Read more
Health, Homeowners
May, 2016 Insurance Check UP
Yes the Internet makes it easy to insure your home or business without actually meeting the person who's selling you the policy. But given how valuable your assets are to you, don't you want to be...Read more
Homeowners
April, 2016 Common Cents
It's common to be nervous about the money you're spending on your wedding and honeymoon. It's also common now for brides or grooms to buy wedding insurance. But do wedding policies exclude more than...Read more
General
March, 2016 Long story short...
Long story short... If you have long-term care insurance or are considering buying it, here's a relevant UPdate: - If you're in your 50's or older, you may be considering a traditional or hybrid long...Read more
Long Term Care
February, 2016 Dam Ice!
With spring around the corner, home and business owners in snow-prone areas should be on the lookout for damage from ice dams. Extreme cold and unseasonably warm winter weather has caused ice dams to...Read more
Homeowners
January, 2016 Rock and Roll
That's what earthquakes do...and not in the fun way like Bruce Springsteen. So if you live in a quake-prone area (and there are more than there used to be ) you should be considering earthquake...Read more
Earthquake
December, 2015 Appy Holidays!
To wrap up the useful tips we've given you in 2015, here are three free apps you can use and pass on as gifts to others: UPHelp Home Inventory : Download this free and fast tool for protecting your...Read more
General