February 9, 2011

The Hemingway Avenue Neighborhood Watch in San Carlos is well organized and motivated.

(Mission Times Courier, San Diego, CA) - The brightly colored Neighborhood Watch signs are conveniently placed on streetlight poles informing everyone driving into the area that Neighborhood Watch is up and running.

February 2, 2011

LOS ALTOS (CBS 5) — Vivian Barry never thought much about the water pipes under her Los Altos home, until she started getting official-looking letters from a company called Home Emergency Insurance Solutions. They were trying to sell her insurance for the underground water pipes on her property.

January 31, 2011

The topic of insurance may prompt some people to nod off. However, in a community familiar with the ugly side of Mother Nature, the discussion couldn't be more welcome.

January 31, 2011

When Health Care Reform passed last year, millions of parents with uninsured dependents were relieved. But not all dependents will have coverage right away.

January 27, 2011

Earlier this year, an elderly man went to the hospital for stomach pains. The doctors advised him that he had gallstones. Days after the emergency room visit, the man and his wife purchased some life insurance. Only later did they learn that the "gallstones" were cancer. Now the insurer is refusing to pay.

"He died pretty quickly," says Michael Young, a Sherman, Texas, attorney...

January 26, 2011

Since auto insurance
companies typically offer less expensive roadside assistance plans than their
competitors, for the many drivers who experience a flat tire or cracked
windshield every year, these companies are often the first place they turn when
in a rut.

As a result, many drivers may wonder whether these emergency
calls could come back to increase...

January 25, 2011

California Insurance Commissioner Steve Poizner said a group of insurers, that represent 72.1 percent of the homeowners' multi-peril insurance market, have agreed to comply with voluntary reforms to the claims handling process -- the effect of which means consumers will have more-responsive claims handling practices.

January 13, 2011

As a public service to residents, the Financial Planning Association of San Diego is answering financial questions for readers of...