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After Hurricane Florence

After Hurricane Florence

Moody’s Analytics estimates that Hurricane Florence caused property damage somewhere around $17 billion to $22 billion, but the estimate could turn out to be conservative as the Carolinas continue to face record rains and flooding. This places Florence among the 10 costliest hurricanes. Those affected by the natural disaster are advised to take the following […]

Keep Your Home Safe

Keep Your Home Safe

With more than 43 million renter-occupied units, the number of renters in the U.S. is near an all-time high, according to the Census Bureau. The Insurance Information Institute offers the bigger picture, showing that only 41 percent of the renters carry renter’s insurance, far from the 95 percent of homeowners who carry homeowners insurance policies. […]

A year of wildfire

A year of wildfire

The year 2018 is thought to be less dramatic than 2017, weather-wise. Colorado State University released its latest Atlantic seasonal hurricane activity and landfall strike probability forecast, which envisions that the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season will include an additional nine named storms, three hurricanes and one major hurricane (Category 3 or stronger) by the end […]

Five Renting Risks

Five Renting Risks

Renting might not come with as many responsibilities as owning a place, but too many people go wrong assuming that they can skip insurance simply because they’re leasing. It’s still baffling that while some 95 percent of homeowners carry homeowners insurance, about 59 percent of renters don’t. They do so without acknowledging the major risks […]

4th of July Safety Tips

4th of July Safety Tips

We’re almost there, fireworks have begun popping and grills firing up for the 4th of July celebrations. This wonderful time of getting together and sharing food and laughter can, unfortunately, can take a wrong turn and get people injured, damage properties and cause significant liability for hosts, homeowners and renters alike. We here at Resident […]

A few pet insurance facts

A few pet insurance facts

Back in 1890, Claes Virgin, the founder of Länsförsäkrings Alliance, wrote the very first pet insurance—he was then focused on horses and livestock. In 1982, the first pet insurance policy was sold in the U.S., issued to the owner of Lassie, the famous Rough Collie pup that starred in the 1943 movie Lassie Come Home. […]