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May 2006 - Posts

Just when I was happy to slam insurance companies as often as possible -- mostly for their "customer service" rather than their product -- they suddenly turn into the "good guys" who are out to save the environment! No kidding -- insurance companies are Read More...
Posted on May 29,2006

Have you decided to get credit card insurance? If so, your insurance provider is laughing all the way to the bank, and you have purchased one of the least necessary insurance products around. Here's the scoop on credit card insurance: the insurance only Read More...
Posted on May 24,2006

Can you believe it? Identity theft is getting more and more popular: cases of this crime topped more than 16,000 in 2002. I'd hate to think of how many cases there have been since then. Typically, identity theft insurance provides money for costs Read More...
Posted on May 21,2006

I hate to admit it -- at 45, I'm middle aged. Even if I make it to 100 (and that's the plan at this point), I'm still so close to the middle that it would be splitting hairs to claim otherwise. But here's the problem: I have a 5 year old son and a 3 Read More...
Posted on May 14,2006

We get a lot of questions regarding pets and insurance. Most of these questions are about dog breeds and whether a basic homeowner's insurance will cover the owners if their dog bites someone. If you aren't aware of this, homeowners insurance is both Read More...
Posted on May 9,2006

I can't say I'm surprised. I've just read that a group of car insurance companies are launching an "educational campaign" in California. If you don't live there, you might not be aware of what's going on: you see, Insurance Commissioner John Garamendi is Read More...
Posted on May 7,2006

With less than a month to the official start of hurricane season, it's time to get ready. One of the most important things to consider is your insurance coverage, particularly flood insurance. And you had better get it soon if you are in a flood-prone Read More...
Posted on May 5,2006
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