July, 2017 Too Close for Comfort
With both wildfire and hurricane season in full force it is so important to know what to do if a fire or storm come too close for comfort. If you are told to evacuate immediately, do so ASAP. If...Read more
June, 2017 Tried and true may be best for you
Does the idea of skipping the traditional blood and urine test to buy life insurance appeal to you? Some life insurers are using "big data" tools to size you up and price your policy instead of tried...Read more
May, 2017 Gardening and Hardening
After a homeowner was dropped, they asked their local fire department for help making their home more fire safe. The fire department gave the homeowner recommendations and a form to show their...Read more
March, 2017 Ability re: disability
If you're fortunate to have disability insurance, but unfortunate to need to use it, there are a few key points to keep in mind when gathering proof of your eligibility for benefits , presenting it...Read more
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