Personal Property: 5 Reasons Why Yours May Not be Fully Covered

Why You May Want More Personal Property Coverage  Imagine you took the roof off your house, turned the whole thing upside down and started shaking. Everything that hit the dirt is what your insurance company calls “personal property” - hence Personal Property Coverage (Coverage C) on your homeowners, condo or renters policy. In the event of a...

In the wake of events at Marist High School - A Personal Injury Review

In the wake of events that occurred at Marist High School late last year, I wanted to review Personal Injury Insurance. It is widely thought that a homeowner's insurance policy covers only incidents...

What You Need to Know About Renters Insurance

What You Need to Know About Renters Insurance Renters insurance provides financial protection against the loss or destruction of your possessions when you rent a house or apartment. While...

When A Guest Causes Damage

When A Guest Causes Damage Part of the benefit of being a homeowner is having an intimate space to entertain friends, family and other guests. But what happens when something goes wrong and a...

Home Vacation Rentals and Insurance Gaps

  Airbnb estimated that over 1 million people would celebrate the beginning of 2016 in an Airbnb rental. Many people are using the popular option of renting out a room in a home or renting out an...

Rest Assured While You Are Away

Protect Your Home While You Are Away Unfortunately, no one is completely immune from theft. Whether you’re looking to protect your home while you are away on vacation or simply away at work, your...

Homeowners may need additional insurance for summer fun!

When summer arrives each year in Chicago, many people look forward to activities that they can only enjoy during warmer months. Summer is also a time for family vacations and relaxing. A...

The Reason You Need Renters Insurance

Crews responded to the four-alarm fire at the three-story, 22-unit apartment building in the 200-block of Washington Boulevard around 9:30 p.m. Tuesday. They found heavy flames shooting out of...

Insure Your College Student

Got Kids in College? Better Get Insurance. Used to be kids showed up to their college dorms with not much more than the clothes on their backs and a couple of suitcases. Maybe they brought a...

Renters Insurance Coverage in Chicago

There are many reasons why you might want to rent out your home on either a short- or long-term basis. Whether you own a second home that you plan to lease to a tenant, or want to rent out a room...

Electric Shock Drowning

  Safety first: Boating season is quickly approaching Boaters spending time in fresh water should pay particular attention to electricity that services boats, docks and marinas. If the...

What Home and Auto Owners Need to Know about Deductibles

What Illinois Home and Auto Owners Need to Know about Deductibles When insuring a home or vehicle, knowing how deductibles work ensures policyholders get the most out of their coverage. Deductibles...

Do You Need Travel Insurance - or Does Your Existing Policy Cover You?

Do You Need Travel Insurance - or Does Your Existing Policy Cover You? You are planning to travel and you have options to purchase travel insurance. You may or may not need this coverage, depending on...

Umbrella Insurance: Protection for that Nest Egg

A retirement nest egg may make you feel like you've locked down your financial future, but don't get too comfortable. Getting hit with a liability lawsuit in your retirement years could turn your life...

Why You Need a Personal Umbrella Policy

Why You Need a Personal Umbrella Policy in Wheaton, Illinois.  One of the most important insurance policies you can buy is the personal umbrella policy, but many people are unaware they need one. This...

Automated Property Protection Is A Great Investment

Automated Property Protection: A Good Investment According to the Insurance Information Institute, in 2013 there were 487,500 structure fires (55 every hour) in the U.S., costing $9.5 billion in...

Have A Safe and Fire-Free Holiday Season

12 Tips for a Safe and Fire-Free Winter Holiday Season The two most common days for home fires in the United States are Christmas and Christmas Eve. Fire officials encourage all Americans to...

Understanding Terrorism Insurance

Understanding Terrorism Insurance In The Chicagoland Area Terrorism insurance provides coverage to individuals and businesses in Chicago, Wheaton, & Alsip, Illinois, for potential losses due to acts...

Prepare Your Home For The Winter Weather!

Protecting Your Home From Old Man Winter Old man winter will be here before we know it and many are predicting another bad season. While keeping warm will be a major consideration, protecting...

A Brutal Winter Is Predicted For This Year

  Wild Winter For 2015: Below-Normal Temperatures Predicted for Three-Quarters Of The U.S. (Including Chicago, Wheaton, & Alsip, Illinois) Winter Storms are Third Largest Cause of Catastrophe Losses,...
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