"US Small Buiness Administration Office of Disaster Assistance is pleased to honor Karen Reimus in recognition of her perseverance, dedication and optimism in assisting California Communities rise above the impact of the Southern California Wildfires."
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....Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
On Thursday, January 25th 2018 United Policyholders will host a Roadmap to Recovery workshop at the Santa Rosa High School Auditorium on
Financial Decision-Making For Wildfire Survivors, 6-8 pm
This workshop will cover financial and tax implications related to casualty losses and insurance proceeds. A panel of personal finance experts will provide guidance on decision points to consider.
Michael Musson, CPA
Eric Goldschlag, Opes Advisers
A Minnesota federal judge recently issued an order that has big potential implications for Minnesota homeowners who had part of their claim denied by a "matching" exclusion in their insurance policy. American Family...Read More