Category Archives: Personal Insurance

143 Million People Potentially Affected in Equifax Data Breach

143 Million People Potentially Affected in Equifax Data Breach Equifax, one of the largest credit reporting agencies in the United States, was recently the victim of a massive cyber attack—an attack that may have compromised the personal information of 143 million people. The breach itself occurred between mid-May and July 2017 when cyber criminals gained…
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Hurricane Harvey: Would I be covered in the event of a flood?

Hurricane Harvey: Would I be covered in the event of a flood? Homeowners Insurance vs. Flood Insurance With the recent catastrophic damage caused by Hurricane Harvey, we thought it was a good time to reiterate why flood insurance is so important, even if you aren’t in a flood prone area.  Did you know that the…
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Disaster Donation Scams

Disaster Donation Scams Make Sure Your Donations Reach the Right Cause The damage caused by Hurricane Harvey is prompting people to help in whatever ways they can. Unfortunately, there are dishonest people who prey upon people’s good intentions, creating fake charity campaigns to exploit victims and take advantage of those who want to help. Despite…
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Renting Your Home

Renting Your Home Protecting Your Personal Property You may be considering renting out your home for extra income while you’re away for an extended period of time. Though this seems like an ideal solution for families with extra room to spare, it can pose liabilities. Take the following considerations to heart in order to protect…
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Senate Rejects Efforts to Repeal the ACA

Senate Rejects Efforts to Repeal the ACA HIGHLIGHTS The Senate rejected a skinny repeal bill, effectively ending their 20-hour debate period on ACA repeal and replacement legislation. As a result, the ACA remains current law. The Senate may choose to reintroduce its skinny repeal bill, or some other ACA repeal and replacement, in the future.…
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