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How to Create a Home Inventory

After a disaster, such as a fire, theft, or a storm, filing a personal insurance claim is a priority. Your insurance company will require you to present a full inventory of your lost or damaged items. A home inventory makes the insurance claims process far more efficient and faster. Any homeowner or renter should take the time to create an inventory of their possessions. The...

IIHS: The Safest Cars of 2022

Car buyers who consider safety a must-have feature can now choose from an even greater variety, according to the 2022 Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s TOP SAFETY PICK award list. This year’s list recognized 101 vehicles in all, naming 65 models TOP SAFETY PICK+ choices and another 36 TOP SAFETY PICKs. In the annual TOP SAFETY PICK awards, the IIHS announces which new models performed...

3 Myths About Workers’ Compensation

Workers’ compensation insurance is essential for any business with employees. Unfortunately, myths about workers’ compensation coverage abound. These misconceptions can have an impact on the overall success of your business. The following are some of the most common myths among business owners concerning workers’ compensation insurance: My Business Is Small with Low Risk of Injury, So I Don’t Need Workers’ Compensation Insurance. Regardless of the...

4 Ways to Protect Your Rental Property

Renting out a property is a great way to generate passive income, but there are always some risks involved. Those risks include liability for injuries sustained on the property, physical damage to the property itself, and non-paying tenants. Taking the following steps can help minimize your risk as a landlord. Purchase Landlord Insurance This is essential protection to cover common occurrences such as fire, lightning,...

Is Auto Insurance Tax Deductible? It Depends

Using a car for work Generally, you can calculate business vehicle expenses one of two ways: the standard mileage rate or the actual expense method. Depending on your situation, you might qualify for one or both methods. If you qualify for both – and you don’t mind crunching the numbers – it might be worth it to calculate both ways to see which method gets...