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hail storm

Jun 22 2021

Home Insurance

Is My House Protected from Hail?

Living in areas that frequently experience hurricanes, tornadoes, and storms increases the odds of property damage. While standard insurance policy offers coverage for hail, you need “windstorm insurance” if your area is prone to frequent hail ... Read More
house for rent

Jun 22 2021

Home Insurance

How to Put Your Property up for Rent in Atlanta

Most people consider Atlanta the main hub of the South because of its scenic and strategic location. The bustling city has rising numbers of workers and tourists, making it an attractive haven for many realtors and ... Read More

Apr 26 2021

Home Insurance

Is your home really safe with insurance?

Is your homeowners' policy covering everything you need it to? Maybe, maybe not. Now's the time to check on these five areas.

Apr 19 2021

Business Insurance

Planning the First Corporate Event after COVID-19? Special Event Insurance Protects Your Business and Your Guests

Make sure everybody has an awesome time at the company picnic this year when you add Special Event Insurance to your budget.
commercial auto insurance

Apr 11 2021

Business Insurance

Switch to Commercial Auto Insurance for Your Home Business

Is your personal car serving double duty as a delivery vehicle or messenger service? Learn when it is time to add a commercial auto policy to your business insurance portfolio.
A home security system could help you save money on home insurance.

Apr 3 2021

Home Insurance

Top 5 Security Upgrades Recommended by Home Insurance Professionals

How do you make your home less appealing to burglars? Learn what the insurance professionals recommend to lower crime rates by adding security upgrades to your home.
at fault insurance coverage car wreck

Mar 22 2021

Auto Insurance

Assigning Blame: Car Insurance Coverage if the Accident is Your Fault

Nobody is perfect. That is certainly the case when it comes to driving on the open road. If you are involved in a motor vehicle accident, the first thing you need to do is call 911. ... Read More
home insurance quotes

Mar 15 2021

Home Insurance

Home Insurance: Is it Required by Law?

A home is one of the most valuable purchases that you are ever going to make. In addition to being a location where you are going to make a bunch of memories, it is also a ... Read More
value increase for home, get new insurance quotes

Mar 7 2021

Home Insurance

Home Insurance: What if Your Home Goes Up in Value?

Your home is one of the most valuable investments you will ever make. Of course, you are going to make a lot of great memories in your home. At the same time, you probably expect the ... Read More
Buying the Right Amount of Insurance for High-Value Homes

Feb 24 2021

Home Insurance

Buying the Right Amount of Insurance for High-Value Homes

Homeowners of all kinds struggle to find the right balance of insurance protection for their needs. Owners have high-value homes have unique insurance needs that must be met as part of an effective risk-management strategy. These tips will help.
Tax Benefits of Registering an Exotic Car in Montana

Feb 17 2021

Auto Insurance

Tax Benefits of Registering an Exotic Car in Montana

Exotic cars are unique, high-value vehicles that few people own. To save money on sales tax, many exotic car owners register them in Montana. These vehicles also require a customized insurance policy.
Transportation Company Insurance - So Much More than Trucking Insurance

Feb 10 2021

Transportation

Transportation Company Insurance – So Much More than Trucking Insurance

Transportation companies need more than trucking insurance. It takes a robust risk management plan to deliver effective tranporation company insurance for businesses in today's competitive trucking world.
Homeowners Insurance Does Not Protect Your Home-Based Business

Feb 3 2021

Business Insurance

Homeowners Insurance Does Not Protect Your Home-Based Business

Have you recently started operating a business from home? Don't forget to protect your assets by setting up a home-based business insurance.
tow truck business success 2021

Jan 25 2021

Business Insurance

8 Habits of Successful Towing Businesses in 2021

Business success is something we all seek to achieve in the coming year. There are some moves you can make within your organization that will do more to generate success in the future than many others. If ... Read More
cyber liability insurance

Jan 18 2021

Business Insurance

Cyber Liability Risks for Work-from-Home Employees

Employees are already the weakest link when they’re in the office; the vast majority of cybersecurity breaches occur due to the mistakes or negligence of employees. So, what happens when they’re working from home? Working from home can increase ... Read More
insuring high value cars

Jan 11 2021

Auto Insurance

How to Properly Insure Your High-Value Car

Congratulations! You just rewarded yourself with the purchase or lease of a gorgeous car with a price tag over the $100,000 mark. Of course, you got car insurance, as required by your state, but if you opted ... Read More
It's important to protect your identity when you're shopping online on Cyber Monday.

Jan 4 2021

Business Insurance

The insurance risks of employees working from home

Business owners had to scramble to adapt to a new reality in the early days of the pandemic that included having most employees work from home. Due to the sudden nature of the changes, work from ... Read More
new home buying guide

Dec 22 2020

Home Insurance

What To Do After Purchasing a New Home: A New Home Purchase Guide

If you have recently purchased a home, you are properly tired of signing papers; however, make sure your home is ready to be lived in.
insurance claims mistakes

Dec 22 2020

Home Insurance

5 Common Mistakes People Make on Homeowner’s Insurance Claims

Are you making these common home insurance claim mistakes? Learn how to protect your home and finances when you have a claim.
show insurance after credit score increase

Dec 10 2020

Auto Insurance

Did your credit score increase? It’s time to shop insurance rates

You did it — you finally paid off a credit card or made some serious strides with your finances. After this work has been accomplished, you may be awarded with a credit score increase. While this ... Read More
Employees taking time off

Dec 8 2020

Business Insurance

Why it’s important for your employees to take time off

Let’s face it: your employees are human beings, not robots. They need time to rest and relax, which means that they need a break from time to time. Maybe you offer time off to your employees, ... Read More
vacation home insurance

Dec 7 2020

Home Insurance

Vacation Home Insurance 101: What It Is and Why You Need It

Buying a vacation home is the dream of many, but there’s a lot to consider before signing a contract, and vacation property insurance is a primary one. Because you won’t be in the home full-time, having ... Read More
Thanksgiving 2020

Nov 10 2020

Home Insurance

Considerations for traveling during Thanksgiving 2020

Thanksgiving, of course, is a time that most people want to spend with friends and family. Maybe you have a tradition of gathering at someone’s house with your extended family. However, a lot of people travel ... Read More
Halloween 2020

Oct 27 2020

Home Insurance

5 considerations for Halloween 2020

With COVID-19 still a major threat and cause for concern, you might be wondering about Halloween this year. The CDC presents several examples of alternative Halloween activities so you don’t have to partake in traditional trick-or-treating, ... Read More
Business success

Oct 22 2020

Business Insurance

10 habits for business success

If you are in charge of a business, you know that it’s not an easy task. It’s not easy to be the boss, and success in business can feel like something daunting. There are, however, a ... Read More
Being a business leader

Oct 19 2020

Business Insurance

Tips if you’re new to being a leader at your business

Being the leader of a business can be tough, especially when you’re fairly new to it. There are going to be times that are tough and there are going to be some struggles. You have to ... Read More
Delegate to employees

Oct 15 2020

Business Insurance

How to delegate at your small business

One part of being the leader of a business that can be particularly challenging is delegating. However, it’s really beneficial for both your employees and for you. You get help tackling your to-do list and your ... Read More
Halloween 2020 (a)

Oct 12 2020

Home Insurance

Tips for having a safe Halloween 2020

Halloween is a fun holiday that’s meant to be joyous and lighthearted. But with the coronavirus looming, you might be a bit at a loss of how to keep the fun and magic in the day ... Read More
Severity weight

Oct 8 2020

Business Insurance

How does a violation’s severity weight get calculated?

The trucking world can be complicated, particularly when it comes to violations and what they mean. There are a lot of terms that come up, and that can be frustrating. So, we’ll take the opportunity to ... Read More
Home insurance situation

Oct 5 2020

Home Insurance

5 times your home insurance situation could improve

If you’re a homeowner, you know you need to have the right coverage to protect your home. It’s a big investment, after all, but that doesn’t mean you want to clean out your piggy bank paying ... Read More
Controlled Substances/Alcohol BASIC

Oct 1 2020

Business Insurance

What is the Controlled Substances/Alcohol BASIC?

There are a lot of regulations that truck drivers and motor carriers need to know about. There are these things called the BASICs, and there’s one category in particular called the Controlled Substances/Alcohol BASIC that you ... Read More
In-person school 1

Sep 28 2020

Home Insurance

Deciding about in-person school for your kids

The coronavirus pandemic has led to a lot of difficult decisions for families as they navigate the new reality we’re all facing. One difficult choice parents are having to face is whether to send the kids ... Read More
How to be a good boss (1)

Sep 24 2020

Business Insurance

How to be a great boss at your business

There are a lot of responsibilities that come with being a boss or being a manager. It’s a big deal. You’re the one who supports your team and you’re the one in charge. But you want ... Read More
CDL test

Sep 21 2020

Business Insurance

7 things to know about the CDL test

If you’re preparing to take the CDL test, there are a few things you should know. The CDL test is a big deal because driving a CMV and being a CDL-holder means you’re being held to ... Read More
Giving feedback

Sep 17 2020

Business Insurance

8 tips for giving feedback at your business

If you are the manager of a business, you’re going to be in a position where you have to give feedback to your employees. It’s important that your team members can both take feedback and give ... Read More
Teens and car insurance

Sep 14 2020

Auto Insurance

What should teens know about car insurance?

There’s a really exhilarating feeling that comes along with getting a driver’s license and starting your career as a driver. However, there is something that doesn’t sound like as much fun as driving, and that’s car ... Read More
Employee burnout

Sep 10 2020

Business Insurance

6 tips to help prevent employee burnout

If you are the manager or leader of a business, it’s important to have a great team of people to work with. But it’s also essential to provide them with a positive, happy work environment. That ... Read More
Trucking biennial update

Sep 3 2020

Business Insurance

4 FAQs about the biennial update of truck business info

If you have a trucking business, you know that the FMCSA and the DOT are important. Those are the major agencies trucking businesses have to contend with. Now, there’s something called the biennial update. You might ... Read More
Virtual training

Aug 27 2020

Business Insurance

How to effectively transition to virtual training

Employee training is a critical function for successful companies. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, many employers are now faced with the question of how to properly train their employees while also keeping them safe. ... Read More
Landlord insurance quotes

Aug 20 2020

Business Insurance

Why do landlord insurance quotes take so long?

If you are a landlord, business owner, or property investor, you’re probably familiar with having to deal with your commercial insurance. While it can be a nuisance to deal with (and, let’s be honest, it’s probably ... Read More
Parent-teen driving contract

Aug 13 2020

Auto Insurance

How to create a parent-teen driving contract

Having a teen driver can be extremely stressful on a parent. To the teen the words “driver’s license” sound like freedom, while to the parent they sound like a disaster waiting to happen. Understandably you’re worried, ... Read More
ISS

Aug 6 2020

Business Insurance

What is the trucking ISS?

The trucking world is full of numbers and ratings and safety information that you as a motor carrier need to know about. It can be quite the job to keep it all straight and to understand ... Read More
How to get a CDL

Jul 30 2020

Business Insurance

How to get a CDL

If you’re planning on getting your CDL, congratulations! That’s great. Trucking is a great industry to be involved in. The process to get a CDL involves a lot of study and practice. So, you might be ... Read More
Insuring a new car

Jul 23 2020

Auto Insurance

Is insuring a new car more expensive?

If you’re getting a new car, congratulations! That’s exciting. You’re probably pretty happy. But you also might be concerned about how much it costs to insure a new car. You want to get a brand-new, latest ... Read More
FMCSA programs

Jul 16 2020

Business Insurance

Programs the FMCSA runs

If you are in the trucking world, you know the acronym FMCSA, which, of course, stands for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. They handle a lot of things and oversee many transportation-related issues. A lot ... Read More
Pro tips for taking a home inventory

Jul 9 2020

Home Insurance

Pro tips for taking a home inventory

If home insurance has been on your mind, you might be wondering what you can do to help yourself out when it comes to your insurance. You are trying to be proactive and be a responsible ... Read More
Driving around trucks

Jul 2 2020

Auto Insurance

10 things you need to know about driving around trucks

If you’re on the highway or even cruising down city streets, you’re going to have to share the road with big trucks and buses. Being in a passenger vehicle, even a hefty SUV, you might feel ... Read More
Workplace morale towing business

Jun 25 2020

Business Insurance

Why workplace morale is important for towing businesses

Towing is not easy. It’s long hours, hard work, and unpredictable adventures. And if you’re the leader of a towing business, you’re kind of in charge of making sure that everyone is happy working as a ... Read More
Home insurance checklist

Jun 18 2020

Home Insurance

Home insurance checklist: Do I have the right home insurance?

Home insurance might not be your favorite thing to contemplate. The jargon, the policy, the premium. It’s a lot. The thing is that insurance can be overwhelming, and you might wonder whether you have the “right” ... Read More
Auto roadside emergency kit

Jun 11 2020

Auto Insurance

Putting together an auto roadside emergency kit

If you’ve got a car and you cruise around or commute, you never know when something could happen. Cars can be stubborn. They can break. Sometimes even the smallest thing can keep the car from cooperating ... Read More
Parent-teen driving contract

How to create a parent-teen driving contract

Aug 13, 2020

Having a teen driver can be extremely stressful on a parent. To the teen the words “driver’s license” sound like freedom, while to the parent they sound like a disaster waiting to happen. Understandably you’re worried, … Read More

ISS

What is the trucking ISS?

Aug 6, 2020

The trucking world is full of numbers and ratings and safety information that you as a motor carrier need to know about. It can be quite the job to keep it all straight and to understand … Read More

How to get a CDL

How to get a CDL

Jul 30, 2020

If you’re planning on getting your CDL, congratulations! That’s great. Trucking is a great industry to be involved in. The process to get a CDL involves a lot of study and practice. So, you might be … Read More

Insuring a new car

Is insuring a new car more expensive?

Jul 23, 2020

If you’re getting a new car, congratulations! That’s exciting. You’re probably pretty happy. But you also might be concerned about how much it costs to insure a new car. You want to get a brand-new, latest … Read More

FMCSA programs

Programs the FMCSA runs

Jul 16, 2020

If you are in the trucking world, you know the acronym FMCSA, which, of course, stands for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. They handle a lot of things and oversee many transportation-related issues. A lot … Read More

Pro tips for taking a home inventory

Pro tips for taking a home inventory

Jul 9, 2020

If home insurance has been on your mind, you might be wondering what you can do to help yourself out when it comes to your insurance. You are trying to be proactive and be a responsible … Read More

Driving around trucks

10 things you need to know about driving around trucks

Jul 2, 2020

If you’re on the highway or even cruising down city streets, you’re going to have to share the road with big trucks and buses. Being in a passenger vehicle, even a hefty SUV, you might feel … Read More

Workplace morale towing business

Why workplace morale is important for towing businesses

Jun 25, 2020

Towing is not easy. It’s long hours, hard work, and unpredictable adventures. And if you’re the leader of a towing business, you’re kind of in charge of making sure that everyone is happy working as a … Read More

Home insurance checklist

Home insurance checklist: Do I have the right home insurance?

Jun 18, 2020

Home insurance might not be your favorite thing to contemplate. The jargon, the policy, the premium. It’s a lot. The thing is that insurance can be overwhelming, and you might wonder whether you have the “right” … Read More

Auto roadside emergency kit

Putting together an auto roadside emergency kit

Jun 11, 2020

If you’ve got a car and you cruise around or commute, you never know when something could happen. Cars can be stubborn. They can break. Sometimes even the smallest thing can keep the car from cooperating … Read More

Tips to succeed in the CSA

How to succeed at CSA as a trucking business

Jun 4, 2020

As a trucking business, you know the FMCSA is a big deal. They run a lot of different programs related to safety, and one of those is the CSA, or Compliance, Safety, Accountability. You might be … Read More

Prevent motorcycle theft

8 tips to prevent motorcycle theft

May 28, 2020

Now that the weather is getting nicer, you might want to take the motorcycle out more often. You might prefer driving along on your bike to being in a car. Your bike is your pride and … Read More

Apartment hunting

8 helpful apartment hunting tips

May 21, 2020

So the big day has come! You’re preparing to move into an apartment. It’s a big deal, and you’re looking forward to having your own space. As tempting as it is to get swept away in … Read More

Pandemic

8 tips to help your employees during the pandemic

May 15, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has created a lot of worry and stress, and as the leader of the business, your employees look to you. It’s important to keep morale up during the pandemic. Your workers are probably … Read More

Safety Measurement System

When does the Safety Measurement System stop intervention?

May 7, 2020

As a motor carrier, you’re probably familiar with the FMCSA, and by extension, you know about the Safety Measurement System (SMS). You know that the FMCSA oversees motor carriers and safety. They intervene with carriers when … Read More

What is collision coverage?

Collision coverage: Will car insurance repair my car if I’m in an accident?

Apr 30, 2020

When it comes to car insurance, there are a lot of complicated coverages, terms, and questions to juggle. You might have a lot of questions concerning car insurance, and one of the big ones is this: … Read More

Choosing a moving company

Your checklist for choosing a mover

Apr 23, 2020

If you’re moving in the near future, your mind is probably filled with thoughts of house hunting – not to mention selling your current place. But there’s one part of the whole moving process that it’s … Read More

Coronavirus and landlords

Losing rental income due to coronavirus?

Apr 16, 2020

As we find ourselves in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic, a lot of questions are coming up in the insurance world with regards to whether insurance policies can provide any relief to landlords for the … Read More

COVID-19 and the transportation industry

How InsuranceHub can help your trucking business during COVID-19

Apr 13, 2020

We’re living through a very stressful and worrying time as the COVID-19 pandemic continues. The state of the country has been affecting many small businesses, trucking and towing businesses included. Here at InsuranceHub, we’ve been monitoring … Read More

FMCSA

What is the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA)?

Apr 9, 2020

Truckers and motor carriers are subject to a lot of regulations and a lot of rules. The FMCSA is the government entity that motor carriers have to know about, as it’s responsible for overseeing safety for … Read More

family hanging out at home

10 things to pass time (and be productive) during coronavirus quarantine

Apr 2, 2020

Coronavirus has affected pretty much everyone. Businesses have closed, people are working from home, and a lot of people have been ordered to stay at home as the country is encouraged to social distance. Having to … Read More

Workers' comp

Why do I need workers’ comp for my business?

Mar 26, 2020

If you have a small business, you might wonder about workers’ compensation insurance. It’s one of the coverages that comes up a lot when business insurance becomes the topic of conversation. What’s the big deal about … Read More

Trucking and COVID-19 outbreak

Trucking and the COVID-19 outbreak

Mar 20, 2020

The outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19) has plunged the country into a time of uncertainty, fear, and anxiety. As stores, school districts, restaurants, and other businesses close in an effort to slow the spread of the illness, … Read More

Wike Insurance

Welcome to the InsuranceHub family, Wike Insurance!

Mar 19, 2020

InsuranceHub is like a big family, from our top-notch team of insurance agents to our wonderful clients. And we are very pleased to announce that our family is about to grow as Wike Insurance merges with … Read More

Driver Fitness BASIC 2

What is the Driver Fitness BASIC?

Mar 19, 2020

There are a lot of regulations that truckers have to follow, and the FMCSA has a Safety Measurement System (SMS) that includes seven BASICs. The BASICs address different safety areas for trucking businesses. One of those … Read More

Atlanta Insurance Mart

Welcome to InsuranceHub, Atlanta Insurance Mart!

Mar 12, 2020

Here at InsuranceHub, we’ve always thought of ourselves as being a big family. And today we’re pleased to announce that Atlanta Insurance Mart has merged with InsuranceHub, so they are now a part of our InsuranceHub … Read More

Buying a car

7 tips for buying a car

Mar 12, 2020

The moment you’ve been dreaming about has arrived. It’s time to buy a new set of wheels! You’re pretty excited to get your new ride, whether it’s a used car or a brand new vehicle. It’s … Read More

Coronavirus

Can I be reimbursed if my business loses income due to coronavirus?

Mar 3, 2020

There has been a lot in the news about the coronavirus (COVID-19). You’ve probably heard many different stats, stories, and warnings about it. Since the coronavirus has been affecting multiple countries worldwide, small businesses may be … Read More

Clearinghouse queries

What truck businesses should know about Clearinghouse queries

Feb 27, 2020

Clearinghouse is still big news in the trucking world. There are a lot of parts to it and aspects about it that anyone who employs CDL or CLP drivers needs to understand. One of these things … Read More

Your DOT Number

Don’t let your DOT Number work against you

Feb 20, 2020

With trucking insurance, your DOT Number can make or break you. There are a lot of factors that go into insurance rates, but your DOT score can play a major part. Out-of-service orders and issues in … Read More

College student car insurance

6 tips for getting college student car insurance

Feb 11, 2020

If you’re a college student, you’re learning to handle a lot of new experiences on your own. You’ve got a lot of freedom, but with that freedom comes a word that strikes fear into the hearts … Read More

First-time homebuyers 2

7 tips for first-time homebuyers

Feb 6, 2020

If you’re looking to buy a house, you’re probably excited to be taking this step. Your house is going to be your home, your safe place, and you’ll be living a happy daydream once you make … Read More

Insurance appraisal

How to dispute an insurance appraisal

Jan 23, 2020

The whole point of an insurance claim is to have help restoring things back to normal. But what if you feel like your insurance company isn’t helping you enough when it comes to your insurance appraisal? … Read More

Why does my business need general liability

Why do I need general liability insurance for my business?

Jan 21, 2020

As a business owner, you might not relish the prospect of dealing with business insurance. One coverage that you probably hear a lot about is general liability. Why do you need general liability insurance? Why is … Read More

Owner-operators Clearinghouse

What do owner-operators need to know about Clearinghouse?

Jan 16, 2020

There are a lot of regulations out there that truckers need to adhere to. Recently, the FMCSA’s Clearinghouse took effect, which means that there are new requirements truck drivers – owner-operators included – need to know … Read More

How to get insurance for a daycare

How to get insurance for a daycare

Jan 15, 2020

If you run a daycare, it might feel like your days are filled with barely organized chaos. Kids are a lot of work! Not only that, but your business (even though you might not think of … Read More

Repairs and insurance

Do I have to use insurance money for repairs?

Jan 14, 2020

You’ve filed a claim, you’ve gone through the assessment process, and finally an insurance company has written you a check for the damages. During this process, though, you may have wondered if you really have to … Read More

Home insurance foundation

Does home insurance cover the foundation of my home?

Jan 9, 2020

Foundation issues are every homeowner’s worst nightmare. If the very base of your dream home crumbles, the whole thing can come crashing down around you. However, because of its supportive nature and difficult repair location, fixing … Read More

New ventures and insurance

What new ventures should know about their insurance rates

Jan 8, 2020

Trucking is not the easiest industry to get into. It’s not just starting up the business itself. It’s the insurance. Truck insurance can be a challenge. There are a lot of coverages you have to think … Read More

Safety ratings for motor carriers

What are the three safety ratings a motor carrier can get?

Jan 7, 2020

Motor carriers are subject to a lot of regulations, something that anyone who’s spent in the trucking world knows all too well. The FMCSA regulates commercial motor vehicles, and motor carriers have to comply with relevant … Read More