Category: Insurance News

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    Are Wildfires Causing Home Insurance to be Unaffordable?

    Fall and winter of 2017 welcomed some large, catastrophic wildfires affecting residents across the state. California was struck by a serious of wildfires that destroyed 14,700+ homes and costed over $9 billion in damages. As we experience more frequent, intense wildfires, it becomes harder for homeowners to find and keep their insurance in California. Increasing […]

    May 10, 2018

  • New 2018 Laws for California Drivers

    Each year, many new laws are passed that affect our day to day lives and driving laws are no exception. The California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) has announced a list of new laws that have gone into effect on January 1, 2018. Here is a summary of the new laws you need to be […]

    February 1, 2018

  • California Lawmakers Prepare for Disasters Following the Wildfires

    The 2017 California wildfire season is the most destructive one on record according to the Sacramento Bee. A total of 9,054 fires burned across the state, including 20 of the most destructive fires in the state’s history. The wildfires that ripped through Northern California in October 2017 destroyed at least 8,900 structures and resulted in […]

    January 23, 2018

  • New California Laws for 2018

    Every year, hundreds of laws are passed by the California Legislature that may have an effect on your day to day life. Here are some of the new laws that took effect this year on January 1, 2018. Minimum Wage Increase: The state minimum wage increases to $11.00 per hour for business with 26+ employees, […]

    January 17, 2018

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    California Landslides and Safety

    Heavy rains in California have caused deadly mudslides in Santa Barbara and Southern California, resulting in 15 deaths so far. This disaster required more than 100 last-minute evacuations and rescues, and over 300 people still remain trapped. Landslides, also referred to as mudslides, are usually caused by heavy rain or rapid snow melt and tend […]

    January 10, 2018

  • Fire Protection and Safety

    Last week, a wildfire spread through Northern California killing over 40 people and destroying nearly 5,700 homes and businesses. This was a very tragic incident that unfortunately can occur anywhere, anytime, and destroy homes, businesses, infrastructures, natural resources, and agriculture. Wildfires are unplanned and can result in many consequences including death or injury to people […]

    October 18, 2017

  • Health Insurance Open-Enrollment

    Important Dates and Facts Regarding 2018 Open-Enrollment It’s that time of the year again! We’re in the midst of fall meaning we have many upcoming holidays to look forward to. In the excitement of holiday season, don’t forget the important deadlines for enrolling for health insurance! Here are some important dates regarding Covered California’s open-enrollment […]

    October 4, 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

  • 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

  • Distracted Driving

    Avoiding distractions while driving could save your life You’ve seen them on the roads; you might even know a few of them. And you could be one yourself. Distracted drivers in come in all shapes, sizes, ages and experience levels. Even if you’re not one today, you could become one at any moment — in […]

    April 25, 2017