February, 2017 Here to help
The insurance premiums you pay as an individual or business entitle you to benefits and good claim service in the event of a loss. You should not have to hire professional help to get your claim paid...Read more
January, 2017 Prepared, not scared
No, we're not talking about doomsday predictions... We're talking about the simple things you can do to create your own financial safety net to prepare for extreme weather and what that weather can...Read more
December, 2016 Speaking UP works
Our final tip of the month this year is simple: When it comes to insurance, have a pro-active mindset. If you've had a loss, ask for a cash advance while your claim is being processed. If you've got...Read more
November, 2016 Wise UP: The Savvy Consumers Guide To Buying Insurance
Wise UP: The Savvy Consumers Guide to Buying Insurance , a United Policyholders' publication This compact guide will give you the inside scoop on what really matters when buying or renewing insurance...Read more
Auto, Homeowners, Renters, Umbrella
October, 2016 Your privacy, your price
UP works to help you get a fair deal when you buy or use insurance. We direct you to sources of reliable comparison-shopping help. We offer more claim guidance than anyone could use in one lifetime...Read more
September, 2016 What's a jilted policyholder to do?
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 fun. You may have to leave a brand-name insurer for one...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
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