February 20, 2018

This month, United Policyholders is hosting the following Roadmap to Recovery workshops for wildfire-impacted households:

 

NAPA
Tuesday, February 20th from 6-8pm
​Topic: Financial Decision-Making
​The Hall at St. John the Baptist Church
960 Caymus St., Napa
 

 

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February 7, 2018

Through our Roadmap to Recovery program you will find tips, tools and resources relevant to the Lilac wildfire.  Our main focus is on helping you navigate your insurance claim toward a full, fair and prompt settlement.  We also offer guidance on debris removal, temporary living arrangements, government aid, construction issues, hiring professional help, and deciding how and if you will repair, rebuild or buy a replacement home....

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February 5, 2018

On this website and through the Roadmap to Recovery program you will find tips, tools and resources relevant to the 2017 North Bay wildfires.  Our main focus is on helping you navigate your insurance claim toward a full, fair and prompt settlement.  We also offer guidance on debris removal, temporary living arrangements, government aid, construction issues, hiring professional help, and deciding how and if you will repair, rebuild or buy a replacement home. 
 

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January 30, 2018

 

There are good reasons why you might want or need to buy an annuity: You might want the tax-deferred growth they can offer. They can also provide a guaranteed income in retirement. In some cases, they can be used as an estate-planning tool. Over the years, annuity sellers keep increasing the commissions they pay to get agents to sell them.  This has led unscrupulous insurance agents to dream up all manner of schemes to get people who don’t need one, into annuities.

It could be an invitation to a steak dinner at a nice restaurant. Maybe an offer for an inexpensive...

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January 29, 2018

 

When a catastrophic event damages and destroys homes and businesses, United Policyholders publishes information aimed at helping insured property owners in the area navigate the process of getting fair prompt and full insurance claim settlements.  When water is involved, coverage under a standard home or business policy can be tricky due to exclusions and limits related to flood damage.  When the earth moves, coverage can also be tricky due to exclusions related to earth movement and earthquakes.  

But, California has good consumer protection laws...

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