Archive for the ‘National Insurance News’ Category

Earthquakes…

Thursday, July 23rd, 2015

Recent southeast Missouri earthquakes serve as reminder homeowners should consider buying coverage State insurance regulators’ findings indicate coverage crisis in southeast Missouri Jefferson City, Mo. – Two earthquakes that rattled parts of southeast Missouri last week serve as a reminder that homeowners should consider purchasing earthquake coverage. Most homeowners policies do not offer coverage for…Read More

Flood Insurance Not Included in Standard Policy

Friday, March 13th, 2015

For Immediate Release: Friday, March 13, 2015   Lt. Governor Mary Taylor Reminds Ohioans Flood Insurance Not Included in Standard Policy COLUMBUS – Lieutenant Governor Mary Taylor is reminding Ohioans that financial protection against flood damage is not included in standard homeowner’s or renter’s insurance.  Flood insurance must be purchased separately and there is a…Read More

Replacing Your Important Papers…

Sunday, November 10th, 2013

  FEMA  (Federal Emergency Management Agency)   Release date:  November 5, 2013 Release Number:  NR-084 DENVER – Not only were Colorado homes damaged by the recent severe storms, flooding, landslides or mudslides, but many survivors also lost valuable personal documents. The documents include everything from Social Security cards to driver licenses to credit cards. The…Read More

Making a career move? Consider the insurance field…

Friday, May 31st, 2013

(BPT) – Looking to start your career – or change your current one? As you contemplate your next career move, there’s one industry that might not be on your radar: insurance. “The insurance industry usually isn’t what people think of when they’re planning their careers or considering totally different jobs,” says Charles Valinotti, Head of…Read More

Survey: 1 in 5 clueless about flood insurance…

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

Survey: 1 in 5 clueless about flood insurance… Despite extensive media coverage of the widespread, multistate flooding caused by Superstorm Sandy last fall and Hurricane Irene in the summer of 2011, 1 in 5 homeowners is still surprised to learn that home insurance does not cover flooding, according to a Bankrate nationwide survey as part…Read More

When a Deer Crashes Into Your Auto Insurance

Thursday, November 15th, 2012

by Jay MacDonald / Published November 13, 2012 / Bankrate.com What’s the most dangerous animal known to man? Bears, perhaps? Or sharks? Nah — in North America, at least, it’s Bambi. Every year, vehicle crashes involving deer cause around 200 deaths, tens of thousands of injuries and upward of $3.6 billion in vehicle damage, according…Read More

Controversy Over Hurricane Deductibles May Just Be Beginning

Monday, November 5th, 2012

Controversy Over Hurricane Deductibles May Just Be Beginning By Beth Pinsker Gladstone | November 2, 2012 When the National Hurricane Center declared Sandy a “post-tropical storm” just before it made landfall, a lot of homeowners across New Jersey, New York, Connecticut and Maryland may have saved a lot of money. The governors of these states…Read More

Estimate of Economic Losses Now Up to $50 Billion

Monday, November 5th, 2012

By MARY WILLIAMS WALSH and NELSON D. SCHWARTZ Published: November 1, 2012 Economic damages inflicted by Hurricane Sandy could reach $50 billion, according to new estimates that are more than double a previous forecast. Some economists warned on Thursday that the storm could shave a half percentage point off the nation’s economic growth in the…Read More

Make Sure You Have the Right Medicare Coverage

Tuesday, October 9th, 2012

By Mary Taylor Ohio Lieutenant Governor and Department of Insurance Director   Each month, more than 10,000 Ohioans turn 65 as American’s baby boomer generation continues shifting into the next phase of their lives.  If you are one of these Ohioans celebrating your 65th birthday, you may be thinking about retirement, spending more time with…Read More

When to pay more for insurance…

Friday, September 14th, 2012

“FOR OVER 42 YEARS, OUR PHILOSOPHY AT S P AGENCY HAS BEEN TO PROVIDE THE BEST COMPANIES AND THE BEST COVERAGES .  THIS IS BECAUSE IN THE LONG RUN, THE BEST ENDS UP BEING THE LEAST EXPENSIVE.  WE FOUND THIS ARTICLE VERY INTERESTING.  PLEASE READ ON AND LET US KNOW WHAT YOU THINK.”   It’s…Read More

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