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Simple Car Maintenance Anyone Can Do

All vehicles require regular maintenance. Some maintenance you can do yourself and avoid the cost of an auto mechanic. Just like ensuring you have the best deal on your auto insurance, performing basic maintenance saves you money. Are you a dedicated do-it-yourselfer? Even if you have never done vehicle maintenance before, most of the tasks outlined below are not difficult to learn. Replace Your Air...

Professional Liability Insurance vs. General Liability Insurance

All businesses, large and small, face the risk of liability. Professional liability insurance and general liability insurance both provide protection for your business. The main difference between these two types of insurance is the different risks they cover.  What Is Professional Liability Insurance? Also known as errors and omissions (E&O) insurance, professional liability insurance is designed to protect you in case a client files a...

When to File a Homeowners Insurance Claim

A home is a major investment, and home insurance is designed to protect it. We pay premiums in exchange for coverage, so the natural inclination is to file a claim when a covered loss occurs. The reality is not so clear cut. Filing a claim under the wrong circumstances can affect your premiums and your finances adversely in the future. It is important to know...

Avoiding Workers’ Comp Fraud

Workers’ compensation fraud can be expensive for employers. One of the most common types of workers’ comp fraud is employee fraud. This involves workers who seek to receive benefits under false pretenses.  How Do Employees Commit Workers’ Comp Fraud? Employees have been known to commit several types of fraud to obtain workers’ compensation, including: Off-the-job injury: An employee is injured on his own time, but...

Do I Need Different Insurance for a Vacation Home?

If you have the good fortune to own a vacation home, it is important to protect your investment. You may need a separate insurance policy to cover your second home. Vacation home insurance can help protect that property against a range of perils. Why Do I Need Separate Insurance for a Second Home? For a second home you don’t live in full time, you will...