November, 2014 Purely a bad idea - "Purely Cosmetic" Exclusion
Thanks for giving: Your ideas and your skills Thanks for putting UP in your wills! Thanks for the info, donations and scoop Thanks to those who keep us in the loop Now here's our tip for the month of...Read more
October, 2014 Shake it UP
"Out of sight out of mind, and I prefer it that way" is most Californians' view of earthquakes. But the UP team sees disasters up close and personal and we know how a few simple preparedness steps...Read more
Earthquake, Renters
September, 2014 Back home safe and sound
We've worked a lot of disasters. But this month a hurricane hit too close to home. While on a well-deserved vacation in Mexico, our Program Coordinator was caught in the path of Hurricane Odile...Read more
July, 2014 Good, Bad or Ugly?
People often ask UP: How do I find a good insurance company and avoid a bad one? The facts and statistics on which insurers are more likely to pay your claim on time and in full have been hidden from...Read more
June, 2014 Lyft your limits?
People who live in neighborhoods where it's been hard to get a cab are cheering the era of Uber and the rise of Lyft (pardon the pun). Getting stood up by a cab that was supposed to drive you to the...Read more
May, 2014 Double Check UP
The recent wildfires in San Diego and Arizona are a chilling reminder of how long wildfire season has gotten in the west and with hurricane season fast approaching in the East and South, we encourage...Read more
Homeowners, Renters
March, 2014 Taxing tasks
April 15th is right around the corner, and while filing for an extension is certainly an option, disaster survivors get no automatic exception to the tax filing deadline. The IRS did just announce ,...Read more
Leaking Pipe February, 2014 Getting UP to business: Read 'em and leak
UP helps home and business owners and the two sectors have a lot in common when it comes to insurance. Both pay quite a bit of money for the insurance protection they count on as a financial safety...Read more
Business, Homeowners
January, 2014 Work from home? TCB
Thanks to the Internet, FedEx, Priority Mail and UPS - more and more people are avoiding the drag of commuting by working from home. If you're one of the estimated 43 million Americans in this mode...Read more
December, 2013 Don't Bark UP the Wrong Tree - Pet Insurance Tips
If you are among the 70 + million households in the US that own a dog or cat, you may not have considered pet insurance. But one emergency visit to your vet can make you rethink that decision. There...Read more