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  • Earthquake Safety

    Preparing Your Home for an Earthquake and Staying Safe While It Happens Did you know that 45 of the 50 U.S. States are between a moderate to very high risk of earthquakes? Earthquakes strike without warning at any time of the year — day or night. Here are some tips we’ve gathered to help ensure you […]

    September 18, 2017

  • Equifax Data Breach: How to Protect Yourself

    Last week, Equifax, a credit monitoring company, revealed that a data breach exposed names, credit card numbers, social security numbers, driver’s license numbers, birth dates and other personal information of approximately 143 million U.S. consumers as well as some UK and Canadian residents. According to a Gartner Inc. analyst who tracks identity theft and fraud, […]

    September 13, 2017

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    Insuring Jewelry: How to Know if Your Coverage is Enough

    A ring from a loved one. A bracelet handed down through generations. A watch or necklace marking a special occasion. Every reason why you treasure a piece of fine jewelry is a reason why it should be insured. However, calling it “jewelry insurance” may be a stretch. You don’t need a separate policy to insure […]

    September 12, 2017

  • School Sports Safety

    7 Tips to Help Keep Student Athletes Safe Your California household may be one of the millions this fall in which student athletes are dreaming of victory on their school playing fields. Of course, we here at Jessica Liu Insurance want to see them succeed, but we also want them to be safe. So, here […]

    August 30, 2017

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    How to Choose the Right Life Jacket

    You can lower your risk of drowning by wearing a life jacket — but it can’t be just any life jacket. To truly be effective, a life jacket needs to be the right type and fit correctly. You probably know you should wear a life jacket when you’re on the water, and you probably know […]

    August 28, 2017

  • Home Security Technology

    Home Security is Easier — and Better — Than Ever Think home security in the San Francisco Bay Area is still about bulky camera equipment and wires running all throughout your home? Think again. Today, things have changed quite a bit, and the playing field has been leveled. Advanced tools and security systems are more accessible and affordable […]

    August 23, 2017

  • Back to School Insurance Tips

    Insurance Tips for Back-to-School Time College is expensive enough without finding out too late that an accident or theft isn’t covered under your current policies. So, as you get your children ready to head off to school in the fall, there’s one vital “to-do” to add to your list (other than writing that tuition check): […]

    August 17, 2017

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    Three Ways a Pool May Affect Your Homeowners Insurance

    That oh-so-covetable experience of taking a dip in your very own pool? Millions of American households enjoy it, at least when the weather’s nice. With the summer heat ratcheting up, you may be coming down with a serious case of pool envy, obsessed with having a pool right outside your door for cooling off and […]

    August 14, 2017

  • Valuable Articles Coverage

    Although homeowners insurance covers valuables in your home to some extent, it is not always enough. Owners of fine homes often need additional protection from lawsuits and added security for their valuables in the event of financial loss. Even the most detailed and comprehensive homeowners policy is still limited in its coverage for valuable article […]

    July 18, 2017

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    Easy to Forget Cleaning Projects

    As a busy homeowner, it is easy to fall into the trap of pushing off tasks that maintain the long-term value of your home in favor of more pressing problems. That’s OK, to a point, as certain house-cleaning projects should be in the “long-term maintenance” category. But putting them on hold for too long can […]

    July 17, 2017