Cheap Insurance for Homeowners Could Suffer from the Advance of Hurricane Irene

TweetIf Hurricane Irene strikes the southeast United States the weekend of August 26 as expected, the event could be exactly what the insurance industry wants. While insurers won’t like paying out settlements, they will like having a valid excuse to … Continue reading

Alabama Opens Field Offices to Aid Tornado Victims in Getting New ID

TweetThe Alabama Department of Public Safety announced earlier this week that it would be opening offices in Birmingham and Tuscaloosa in order to help residents whose driver’s licenses and state ID cards were lost in the tornadoes that struck the … Continue reading

Alabama Opens Field Offices to Aid Tornado Victims in Getting New ID

TweetThe Alabama Department of Public Safety announced earlier this week that it would be opening offices in Birmingham and Tuscaloosa in order to help residents whose driver’s licenses and state ID cards were lost in the tornadoes that struck the … Continue reading

On Going Debate Over Katrina Damage Points to Industry Failure

TweetHurricanes Wilma, Katrina, and Rita redefined the way insurance is handled on the Gulf Coast forever. In Mississippi, more and more property owners are being forced to go to the state wind pool for coverage after being dropped by their … Continue reading

Louisiana Gives Tax Free Weekend for Hurricane Supplies May 29-30

TweetWith the start of hurricane season just around the corner, the state of Louisiana wants to help its citizens be prepared. On May 29th and 30th, residents of Louisiana can get a tax break when buying emergency supplies, including: self-powered … Continue reading

Jobless Benefits & Flood Insurance Extended…Again.

TweetYesterday, while most of us were madly scrambling to get our taxes filed by the midnight deadline, Congress voted to restore unemployment benefits for hundreds of thousands of Americans who had lost them when Republican opposition caused the bill to … Continue reading

South Carolina’s Safe Home Program Helps Reduce Insurance Premiums

TweetSouth Carolina’s innovative program for coastal homeowners who have taken measures to protect their homes against hurricane winds has surpassed its 1,000th awarded grant. Specifically, according to Scott Richardson, director of the South Carolina Department of Insurance, said that the … Continue reading