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Get the right boat insurance for your watercraft.

What is boat insurance?

June 24, 2019

If you’re ready to live a sea- (or lake-) faring dream, you might be interested in boat insurance. Buying a boat can be a huge investment that’s largely rewarding all around. However, owning a boat requires a lot of upkeep, an up-to-date knowledge of your local boating laws, and the ability to protect yourself and … Read more

Stay safe this Fourth of July.

Atlanta safety guide for the Fourth of July

June 20, 2019

The Fourth of July can be a fun day for the whole family. However, backyard barbecues and booming fireworks can bring a lot of danger to you or your guests. Many of these holiday mishaps are preventable if you prepare for the holiday correctly. But where can you start? Check out these tips to keep … Read more

Be prepared to answer these questions from an insurance agent when you get home insurance quotes.

10 questions an insurance agent may ask when you get home insurance

June 17, 2019

When you’re on the road to getting great homeowners insurance, you may be a little hesitant to disclose a few details about yourself. And we’re not talking about your favorite color. Home insurance agents sometimes need certain, sensitive information that many people have been taught to hold near and dear.  The good news is that … Read more

You need to know about these Georgia driving laws.

10 GA driving laws to know about

June 13, 2019

Drivers’ ed may be a course that’s long behind you, but Georgia driving laws are updated more regularly than you would think. In fact, if you’re a seasoned driver, you may not be aware of some of the most vital GA driving laws and their conditions. So, here are the top 10 GA driving laws … Read more

Your home insurance likely covers your solar panels.

Does Atlanta home insurance cover solar panels?

June 10, 2019

Atlanta enjoys quite a lot of sunlight, and that might have gotten you thinking about solar panels. If you’re thinking about going green and adding solar panels to your house, you’re probably bracing yourself for the price tag. Those panels are expensive, after all. And since they cost quite a bit, your concern might be … Read more

There are lots of places to RV around Georgia.

10 places to RV around Georgia

June 6, 2019

The summer means it’s the official start to RV season. The South is full of wide-open spaces and scenic routes that are perfect for stopping to smell the flowers. With so much beautiful scenery, it can be daunting to narrow down your next road trip destination. So, here are the top 10 places to RV … Read more

Make sure your home insurance is ready for hurricane season.

Check your Atlanta home insurance before hurricane season

June 3, 2019

Hurricane season is here, which means that it’s important to get your Atlanta home insurance or flood insurance ready. You need to have your home insurance all settled well in advance of any storm. We’ll go over a few things you need to know about making sure your insurance is ready for hurricanes. 6 things … Read more

Make sure you're ready for hurricane season.

Prepare your house for Atlantic hurricane season

May 30, 2019

Georgia is no stranger to hurricane season, whether you’re located on a coastal town or not. Even if you live more inland, heavy rains and wind from a hurricane can still cause massive destruction. So, it’s important to know how to prepare for all of the effects of a hurricane, not just the waves. Here … Read more

If you have comprehensive coverage, your car should be covered for hail damage.

Does Atlanta car insurance cover hail damage?

May 28, 2019

Ironically enough, the summer months are a common time for hail. Who would have thought that frozen chunks of ice could plummet from the sky when it’s supposed to be sweltering outside? If your car lives outside and doesn’t get parked in a garage you might wonder – does Atlanta car insurance cover hail damage? … Read more

Test your car insurance knowledge with this auto insurance guide.

Atlanta car insurance 101: The complete guide to auto insurance

May 23, 2019

There’s a lot to know about getting insurance for your car. It feels a bit like rocket science sometimes, right? There are all the fancy terms, for one thing. Then there are all the coverages you need to know about, then figuring out what is and isn’t covered. There’s a lot of head-scratching and squinting. … Read more

It's important to get the right insurance for your rental home.

What insurance do you need for a rental home in Atlanta?

May 21, 2019

There are all sorts of circumstances that lead to someone renting out a home. You may have turned your attention from selling your old home to renting it out. You could have decided to downsize to an apartment or condo, and you’re using your old Atlanta house as income. Or you might have just purchased … Read more

Summer driving comes with some unique hazards.

6 summer driving hazards to look out for in Atlanta

May 16, 2019

Everyone knows about the hazards of driving in cold weather, but there are a lot of dangers that drivers overlook during the summer. Temperature changes can affect your car and your driving ability no matter what the extreme. So, it’s vital to understand all the risks in extreme weather seasons like winter and summer. So, … Read more

Jim Beck, GA insurance commissioner, has been accused of fraud.

GA insurance commissioner Jim Beck indicted on fraud charges

May 15, 2019

Georgia’s insurance commissioner, Jim Beck, surrendered this morning to federal authorities. He was accused of fraud and money laundering. What are the charges against Georgia’s insurance commissioner, Jim Beck? On Tuesday, Beck was charged with a 38-count indictment. The accusation (laid down by a federal jury) is that Beck stole $2 million from his former … Read more

If you're moving and you're trying to sell your old house, you may need vacant home insurance.

What to do if you’re moving and have to leave your Atlanta house vacant

May 14, 2019

If you’re moving, you might have to leave your current house vacant when you pack up all of your stuff and get it to the new house. But what happens then? You still need to sell your old Atlanta house, and it’s still a large investment. It’s worth money, so you want to protect it…but … Read more

It's important to check over your home insurance policy.

8 things to check on your Atlanta home insurance policy this summer

May 9, 2019

The summer months are upon us, and that means it’s a great time to give your Atlanta home insurance policy a once-over. (Well, you could do that at any time of year, but why not sooner than later?) It’s important to keep an eye on your home insurance policy to make sure it still suits … Read more