Category Archive: Property

Dec 02

How to Identify and Help Remove an Ice Dam

How to Identify and Help Remove an Ice Dam | Travelers Insurance Sometimes, even your best efforts to prevent an ice dam may not be enough. Knowing what an ice dam is, how to identify one and how to help remove it is important to protecting your roof and home from potential damage during the …

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Aug 03

Changing Insurance Needs: Baby BOOM!

Children are the future. We need to plan for their future and we need to protect it. As the saying goes, it will be here before we know it. A family’s insurance and financial needs will grow and change over time as we take steps to manage our finances; and protect our property and lifestyle …

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Jul 20

Do I need insurance for a child going away to college?

With computers, TVs, printers, PDAs and MP3 players being shipped off to school, it is more important than ever that students and their parents purchase the appropriate insurance protection. Theft can be a major concern on college campuses; according to U.S. Department of Education there were about 40,000 thefts in 2006. And campus fires are …

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Mar 28

Things to Know about Coverage for Jewelry and Other Valuables

Your Homeowners Insurance May Cover Only Part of What You’d Pay to Replace High-Value Items Standard homeowners and renters insurance policies include some coverage for jewelry and other precious items such as watches and furs. Like other belongings, high value items are covered for losses caused by all the perils included in your policy such …

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Mar 21

Credit and Insurance Scores

Insurance scores and credit scores differ. Credit scores predict credit delinquency while insurance scores predict insurance losses. Both are calculated from information in a credit report, such as outstanding debt, bankruptcies, length of credit history, collections, new applications for credit, number of credit accounts in use, and timeliness of debt repayment. Insurers or scoring agencies …

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Mar 14

Finding Coverage that Matches Your Business Size

Home Business, Small Business, Global Business—Here’s How to Choose the Right Coverage for Your Business The types and amount of insurance that you need for your small business are based on several factors. What type of business are you in? Where is it located? Do you have employees? You can evaluate your insurance needs—and start …

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Mar 04

What Do Women Business Owners Want? Credible, Accurate Insurance Advice

NEW YORK, February 29, 2016 —Women have made great strides in the business world in the past few decades. And business insurance is essential to protecting their hard-earned capital, according to the Insurance Information Institute (I.I.I.). Forty years ago women owned just 5 percent of all small businesses in the United States. Today, they own …

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