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Help on Protecting Your Business From Bad Weather Effects

Courtesy of iii.org Courtesy of iii.org With predictions of an above-average hurricane season issued by Colorado State University this week, businesses need to take measures to prepare and increase their chance of surviving, according to the Insurance Information Institute (I.I.I.). Forty percent of businesses do not reopen after a disaster and another 25 percent fail

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Hurricane Insurance Story

How Insurance is Helping Save Coastlines

Courtesy of iii.org Hurricanes and storm-related flooding are responsible for the bulk of damage from disasters in the United States, accounting for annual economic losses of about $54 billion, according to the Congressional Budget Office (CBO). These losses have been on the rise, due, in large part, to increased coastal development. More, bigger homes, more

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Business Insurance

Help on Protecting Your Business From Bad Weather Effects

Courtesy of iii.org Courtesy of iii.org With predictions of an above-average hurricane season issued by Colorado State University this week, businesses need to take measures to prepare and increase their chance of surviving, according to the Insurance Information Institute (I.I.I.). Forty percent of businesses do not reopen after a disaster and another 25 percent fail

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Flood Insurance

Car Insurance & Floods

Courtesy of iii.org Wind-caused property damage is covered under standard homeowners, renters and business insurance policies. Renters’ insurance covers a renter’s possessions; the landlord insures the structure. Property damage to a home, a renter’s possessions, and a business—resulting from a flood—is generally covered under FEMA’s National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) and through some private insurers.

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Gap Insurance and You

Courtesy of iii.org How gap insurance works When you buy or lease a new car or truck, the vehicle starts to depreciate in value the moment it leaves the car lot. In fact, most cars lose 20 percent of their value within a year. Standard auto insurance policies cover the depreciated value of a car—in

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Water Damage

An Idea to Save Homeowners Money from Water Damage

Courtesy of iii.org Pop quiz: what’s one of the most common types of homeowners insurance claims? (Hint: it’s not fire.) It’s water damage. Maybe that’s not surprising – it rains a lot in many places. But what may surprise you is that things like pipe bursts and broken appliances are increasingly the main causes of

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