What to Do When a Rock Hits Your Windshield

We’ve all been there – a rock pings your window and cracks the glass! Here’s what to do. It happens to the best of us. Maybe your car is parked under a tree, near a building site, or you’re driving behind construction crew – somehow the windshield gets hit with debris. A pebble or rock can quickly pick up speed and momentum, causing your windscreen to crack the moment it contacts; not to mention, it can scare the life out of you if it’s unexpected! Steps to Take Rather than ignore the small … [Read more...]

Do You Know How Much RV Insurance You Need?

RV Insurance 101 There is no better way to take a road trip than loading up your RV with your friends and family. With all the comforts of home, your RV can help take away a lot of the stress that comes with planning a vacation, including booking a hotel and finding a clean bathroom to stop at on the way to your destination. Before you head out on the road this spring, it is important to make sure that you are properly protected with the right RV insurance policy. When looking for the right … [Read more...]

Watercraft Insurance Protects More Than Vessels

By Mike Heuer With summer in full swing, many people have their boats and other crafts out on the water, and that means something bad could happen at any moment that might ruin what otherwise might have been a great day. Many things can go wrong when boating, and with the proliferation of personal watercraft and other vessels in recent years, there are more people making recreation use of the nation's waterways than ever before. There are nearly 13 million types of vessels registered in the … [Read more...]

Save a Bundle by Bundling Insurance

*(BPT) - Bundling insurance products with one company-- and scoring cheaper premiums as a reward-- isn't a new concept. But, according to a recent study by J.D. Power and Associates, not only is bundling still popular among consumers, it also results in higher customer satisfaction. The study found that nearly 60 percent of customers bundle auto and homeowners policies with the same insurer. When customers need additional products - such as motorcycle, boat and life insurance - 77 percent of … [Read more...]

Boomers on the Road: Plan Ahead and Protect Your Health

*(BPT) - Getting older means being a little more susceptible to a variety of health problems while traveling. However, with a little planning and some caution, baby boomers and seniors can have a safe, healthy and enjoyable trip. Here are some pre-planning tips to help get you started: * Mention your planned travels with your physician. Discuss any medications you're currently taking, and if you'll need refills prior to departure. * Carry a copy of all your prescriptions with you when you … [Read more...]