Hi Everyone, I have just returned from a week long tour of South Florida. Unfortunately, the Keys had not be reopened when I was there so I can’t comment on what was happening there. Here is a short list of what I learned: 1.) Have a plan, make whatever preparations you need NOW. Don’t wait … More Things Learned – My Tour of Hurricane Damage
In light of the highly unsettled hurricane season we are posting the claims numbers for many of our insurance companies. In general insurance companies prefer that insureds make the first report directly to them especially when we are dealing with a large number of claims coming in at one time. It helps them to know … More Catastrophe Claim Contact Info
What is the takeaway from the Hurricane Harvey mess? #1- Pay attention to evacuation guidance. Err on the side of caution. With the climate change we are getting, anticipate that weather related events will just get worse. We are coming off a very mild epoch for weather related events. When I was a kid in south … More Hurricane Preparedness
As I’m certain some of our readers have noticed, the cost of auto insurance is skyrocketing. Working at an insurance company, I’ve seen more than my fair share of people coming in and bemoaning their soaring rates. State Farm, All State, Geico, and all the rest have been raising the prices of your auto insurance … More Driving In Georgia Is Expensive!
Recently, it has been brought to our attention that state lawmakers have failed to pass legislation that would have given Georgia a tax free weekend for the back to school season. This tax break applies to things like clothing, school supplies, and electronics. Saving money helps all parents and families, especially when it comes to … More No Tax Free Back To School Holiday This Year
When buying renters or homeowners insurance, it is important to know what your policy ACTUALLY covers. Does it cover flooding? Stolen items? How about a dog bite? You may think all of those things are covered, but it is possible that they aren’t! Most people are generally clueless about what their policy really covers. About … More What About My Dog?
Last week, we talked about the ridiculous amounts of rain we have been getting here recently. So this week, we’re going to talk about how to prepare for a hurricane (or heavy floods for us). The Atlantic hurricane season began June 1st and ends November 30th. In Georgia, we don’t really get hit with the … More Preparing For A Water Disaster
The Fourth of July has come and gone, and unfortunately, the rain did not go with it! Recently, the weather in Georgia has been horrible! There has been so much rain that we didn’t even get a clear holiday on Tuesday. However, that didn’t stop anyone! There were so many events going on around town. … More Oh, The Rain!
This Monday, everyone here at the office decided to go out and get lunch together. Our agent, Patrick, drove us there. About halfway to our destination, we got into a car accident. The result wasn’t pretty, but there is a great take away from this incident. Our blog this week will focus on how to … More What To Do In The Event Of A Car Accident
Summer is almost here! Although, it practically feels like it with this beautiful, warm weather. These next few months could be considered the best of the year. For us as an insurance agency, business picks up and we gain more clients. For us as ordinary people, we also get some vacation and relaxation time here … More Enjoying Summer!