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How Getting Married Affects Your Insurance

Getting married is a wonderful, exciting life event. However, you may be so busy planning your special day that you forget about other changes that you need to make, especially changes to your insurance. What changes should you expect? Here is a guide on how your insurance may change after your big day. 1. Auto-insurance savings Many people don't expect that aspects of their car insurance may change after they get married, but this can happen.

Responding To A Household Flood

One of the nightmares for a homeowner is coming home to find their house flooded. Whether it's a broken water main or a disconnected dishwasher drain, you'll need to be ready to respond quickly to minimize the personal items that are damaged. Here are some of the actions to include in your plan of attack should you find your home full of water. Safety First If there is any chance that the water is covering light switches or electrical outlets, do not step in the water or touch anything that is wet.

Does Auto Insurance Cover Tire Damage?

Will your auto insurance come to your rescue if your tires get damaged? There isn't a single answer to this question; it all depends on the nature of the damage and your auto insurance policy. Here are some of the situations in which your insurer may pay for tire damage:   Damage after Hitting Pothole Hitting a pothole can cause serious damage to your tires, including a puncture. Fortunately, that kind of tire damage is covered under collision insurance coverage.

Are You Covered? Typical Coverage Scenarios For Five Natural Phenomenon

Your home's primary purpose is to protect you from the elements. For the most part, they perform this task admirably. But occasionally, Mother Nature's attacks can lead to costly damage. At times like these, it is important to understand the typical coverage characteristics of most homeowner's insurance policies.   Each homeowner's insurance policy is different, and you should always work closely with your insurance agent to ensure that you understand the specific details of your plan; but most common insurance policies treat different natural phenomena as follows:

Fighting Rising Waters: 3 Ways To Keep Water Out When The Flood Waters Are Still Rising

When the waters of a flood start to rise and to come into your home, you want to be able to fight back. The only problem is that you may not have industrial sump pumps to keep the water out. There are some things that you can do to try to minimize the water that does get into your home. Here are some ways you can fight back against rising flood waters and reduce the water damage that it is inevitably going to cause to your home: