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Call your insurance company to tell them about the car accident.

Jul 28 2021

Auto Insurance

Will My Insurance Cover the Damages to My Car if I’m in an Accident?

We are in the middle of the ideal season for road trips with friends and family. But unfortunately, this is also the time when road accidents occur at an alarmingly increasing rate. Millions of car crashes ... Read More
call your insurance agent to see if you can get insurance discounts

Jul 26 2021

Home Insurance

15 Common Homeowner’s Insurance Discounts to Ask Your Agent About

Being a homeowner can be hard work. There’s a lot to think about – what color to paint the walls, how to arrange the furniture in the family room, what kind of light fixtures to put ... Read More

Jul 23 2021

Business Insurance

What Affects the Cost of Dump Truck Insurance?

If you have a dump truck business, you know you need to have the right insurance. Your trucks and your business are your livelihood, so you need to make sure that they’re protected. However, getting insurance ... Read More
Interstate vs intrastate trucking

Jul 23 2021

Business Insurance

The difference between interstate commerce and intrastate commerce

If you have a trucking business, your vehicles cover a lot of ground. Sometimes that ground is within the borders of one state, or sometimes that ground takes truckers through multiple states (or even countries). So ... Read More
Things tow truck drivers want their clients to know.

Jul 23 2021

Auto Insurance

How much does it cost to tow a car if I call a tow truck company?

Calling a tow truck is probably not something you planned to do, and it may not be something you’re particularly happy to to do. Your first question might be how much it will cost to repair ... Read More
hurricane damage

Jul 20 2021

Home Insurance

Hurricane Season Is Here, Make Sure Your Property Is Protected

When hurricane season comes around every year, you’re bound to hear some intense local stories of flash flooding and thunderstorms. Therefore, now is the right time to make sure your home is protected from hurricanes. While ... Read More

Jul 20 2021

Home Insurance

The Rise in Construction Material Costs Can Impact Your Insurance Claims

The increasing prices of construction materials have become a threat to many policyholders. Even though soaring prices are well-documented, it is essential to watch out for the trend and its possible implications. As per the Associated Builders ... Read More
Generally home insurance covers falling trees.

Jul 15 2021

Home Insurance

With Hurricane Season Starting, Now Is the Time to Take Down Your Dead Trees

Now that hurricane season here, it is time to take down those dead trees surrounding your home. Waiting to address this issue may cause you a lot of money in property damages due to strong winds ... Read More
smart gadgets

Jul 15 2021

Home Insurance

Smart Gadgets You Need for Your Home

Modern-day homeowners prefer to maintain a state-of-the-art household with the latest smart gadgets and appliances. Thanks to the Internet of Things (IoT), you can now connect your appliances and gadgets with your smartphone for remote access. ... Read More
It's important to have the right insurance for your rental home.

Jul 8 2021

Insurance

If You’re a Property Investor, You Need These Types of Insurance

Many property investors often ask what types of insurance they need to safeguard their properties. If you’re a property investor who wishes to protect themselves from the many risks involved in renting, then keep reading.
rental properties

Jul 8 2021

Insurance

Why You Need Rental Property Insurance if You’re a Landlord

Protecting yourself financially must be your first priority if you’re a property owner or a landlord. We say this because incidents causing financial loss to you or your property are very common. According to a survey, ... Read More
If the water damage was caused by something gradual and ongoing, it will most likely not be covered.

Jul 1 2021

Home Insurance

Does Your Home Insurance Cover Water Damage?

Regardless of the cause of the water damage in your home, it can cost you a significant amount of money. Though there can be numerous reasons of water damage, pipe burst, severe weather, and floods are ... Read More
trampoline safety

Jul 1 2021

Home Insurance

Getting a Pool or Trampoline May Lead to Higher Homeowner’s Insurance Costs

When was the last time you reviewed your homeowner’s insurance policy? If you haven’t for quite a while, now would be a good time to do it and find out whether your house has decreased or ... Read More
truck driver

Jun 24 2021

Insurance Tips

7 Things All Trucking Businesses Need to Know

1. You must understand that insurance premiums are high. For many people starting their own trucking business, they make the decision to go into business for themselves because they hear from friends that trucking is profitable. ... Read More
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
What you need to know about ELDs

8 things you need to know about ELDs

Oct 24, 2019

Truckers are subject to many rules, and one of the latest regulations to make a buzz in the trucking world is ELDs. The ELD rule is a big deal, and though it’s been in effect for … Read More

What to do if you get an FMCSA warning letter

What to do if you get a warning letter from the FMCSA

Oct 23, 2019

The FMCSA (Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration) is tasked with keeping the roads safe, and they regulate motor carriers and commercial vehicles. Since they’re focused on upholding safety standards, they’re able to intervene if those standards … Read More

Practical tips to get ready for Halloween

11 practical tips for Halloween

Oct 22, 2019

Halloween is a lot of fun, and it’s a day that kids and adults alike love. Costumes, candy, spooky decorations – what’s not to love? While it’s easy to get swept up in all the Halloween … Read More

What if a friend borrows your car?

What happens if a friend borrows my car?

Oct 16, 2019

So, sometimes you might have a good friend who wants to borrow your car. Maybe they’ve got some errands they have to run, or maybe they need it because their car is in the shop or … Read More

Prevent truck theft

8 tips to prevent truck theft

Oct 15, 2019

So, everyone wants to think that their truck is safe and sound. It’s a truck – who would steal a truck? Well, a lot of people. Truck theft is more common than one might want to … Read More

What are the trucking BASICs?

What are the trucking BASICs and why are they important?

Oct 10, 2019

When you work in trucking, you’re subject to many, many regulations. The goal of these regulations is to keep the roads safe for all drivers – CMV drivers and passenger cars alike. That’s the reason that … Read More

Angie Cooper

Meet Angie Cooper, one of our amazing Senior Account Managers!

Oct 9, 2019

We’re all one big family at InsuranceHub, and we’re so glad that we get to work together as a team. There are a lot of us in the office, and we’ve all proved in one way … Read More

Lower your liability risk

How can homeowners lower their liability risk?

Oct 8, 2019

The word lawsuit is enough to strike fear into anyone’s heart. No homeowner wants to think about being sued, or about someone getting hurt on their property. But the reality is that these things happen, and … Read More

Standard insurance carriers

7 factors standard insurance carriers look for when insuring a property

Oct 3, 2019

If you’re a property manager, chances are you speak insurance like a second language. It’s something that you’re used to dealing with, so you know the coverages and you understand the risks you need to be … Read More

Some of our team are heading to the annual MCIEF meeting.

InsuranceHub team members headed to MCIEF meeting in Orlando

Oct 2, 2019

At InsuranceHub, we believe in continuing education. Insurance is a constantly changing industry, and we like to stay up-to-date on the latest trends, technologies, and knowledge. There’s always something to learn about insurance, especially when it … Read More

What if someone drives into your house?

Am I covered if someone drives into my house?

Oct 1, 2019

So, it might seem like a far-fetched scenario – what if someone drives into your house? (How could that even happen?) But it’s something that happens more than one might expect. People accidentally drive into houses … Read More

Does your business need a USDOT Number?

Who needs a USDOT Number?

Sep 26, 2019

When it comes to trucking, there’s a lot of “paperwork” (rather, forms and such) to take care of. One big thing that you need to take care of is your USDOT Number. It might seem a … Read More

Bundling commercial insurance policies

Benefits of bundling commercial insurance

Sep 25, 2019

If you’re the owner of a business, you’ve got plenty to deal with on a day-to-day basis. Running a business is hard work. One thing that you might not particularly relish dealing with is insurance. There … Read More

What happens if a guest causes damage?

What happens if a guest causes damage to your home?

Sep 24, 2019

So, having people come over to visit is a lot of fun. Family and friends are oftentimes welcome guests, and it can be nice to spend time with people you care about and relax a bit. … Read More

Strategies for property managers to explore to help with their insurance

Property managers: 5 insurance tips for older buildings

Sep 18, 2019

Property owners and property managers are often veterans when dealing with insurance, so chances are you are familiar with the coverages you need. It comes with the territory. You understand the risks you face, and you … Read More

Are you covered if you hit a telephone pole?

Am I covered if I hit a telephone pole?

Sep 17, 2019

Getting behind the wheel of a car is one of the riskiest things we do on a regular basis. Though we’re used to driving and riding in cars and hopefully don’t feel afraid to do these … Read More

Find out about your business's loss run.

The importance of your truck business’s loss run

Sep 12, 2019

Tow truck and transportation insurance rates are a major concern for drivers and business owners. The goal is to get good coverage at a good rate. But to do that, you have to understand what affects … Read More

Operating authority

Do I need operating authority for my trucking business?

Sep 11, 2019

Trucking businesses are subject to many government regulations. It can be tough to keep everything straight and decipher the law-speak of these regulations. One important thing about transportation that you should know about is operating authorities. … Read More

Does home insurance cover storm damage?

Does home insurance cover storm damage?

Sep 10, 2019

Storms can be very scary – the force and wrath of Mother Nature is not to be trifled with. If you have to weather a storm, you might be wondering how you can put your home … Read More

Does car insurance cover a hit and run?

Does car insurance cover a hit and run?

Sep 5, 2019

Thunk. Even if the jolt and the sudden lurch forward wasn’t enough to alert you to the fact that you’ve been rear-ended, the unmistakable sound would. You take a deep breath to steady your nerves, taking … Read More

Does transportation insurance cover your truck?

Does transportation insurance cover my truck?

Sep 4, 2019

If you’re a trucker, you rely on your vehicles. With many, many miles to log on the road, you could find yourself in a real situation if something happened to your truck. For example, what if … Read More

Tow business finances

7 tips for tow business finances

Sep 2, 2019

If you’re running a tow truck business, you’ve got a lot to think about. Business is the operative word of the phrase “tow truck business” after all. And a major part of running a business is … Read More

Tow business marketing mistakes to avoid

7 tow business marketing mistakes to avoid

Aug 29, 2019

Creating a marketing strategy for any business can be tough. However, when you’re in the fast-paced world of towing, the business can be full of specific marketing pitfalls. Juggling advertising budgets and plans can be a … Read More

How do you get business insurance?

How to get business insurance

Aug 28, 2019

If you’ve got a business, you know that you need to get business insurance to protect it. Anything can happen – we don’t know what’s going to happen in five minutes, let alone tomorrow. Being prepared … Read More

Find out about these home insurance words.

Test your insurance IQ with these 12 home insurance words

Aug 27, 2019

When to insurance, it can feel like an agent is speaking a second language when they’re talking to you about policies and quotes and whatnot. There’s a lot of jargon that you need to deal with, … Read More

It's important to have the right trucking insurance.

How a trucking agent can help you get the right trucking insurance

Aug 22, 2019

A question that comes up a lot in the trucking world is how much insurance is enough. Insurance is expensive. That is why many truckers are tempted to get only the minimum amount of trucking insurance … Read More

Business insurance words to know

10 business insurance words you need to know

Aug 21, 2019

The world of business insurance can get complicated, especially with all the fancy words that get thrown around. Some of these words are just not self-explanatory, and they might make you feel like someone’s speaking gibberish … Read More

Are you covered if someone hits your car in a parking lot?

Am I covered if someone hits my car in a parking lot?

Aug 20, 2019

Coming out of a restaurant or a store to a dented or scuffed car can be a terrible feeling. You expect a certain amount of safety for your car when you park in public spaces. Did … Read More

Why is SEO important?

What is SEO and why should towing businesses care?

Aug 15, 2019

You may know the benefits of having a good towing website, but actually building one can be a daunting task. You want to make sure that people can find your business, but with all of the … Read More

There's a lot to think about when you start a business.

How to start a business

Aug 14, 2019

So, you want to turn your passion into a money-maker and you want to start a business. But when you really look at the logistics, it can be easier said than done. There are also tons … Read More

Property damage liability

Car insurance: What is property damage liability?

Aug 13, 2019

Driving is a necessary part of life for many of us. We need to go to work, get groceries, run errands, take road trips. But driving is not without risk. There are many potential disasters that … Read More

There are many reasons to choose a trucking agent instead of just an insurance agent.

Why you need a trucking agent instead of an insurance agent

Aug 8, 2019

For the trucking industry, insurance is a big concern. It’s an absolute necessity to protect your business, and there are a lot of coverages and details that you need to know about. Along with that, there … Read More

Check out these tips for your towing website.

How to create a towing website

Aug 7, 2019

In the fast-paced world of towing, it can be difficult to find time to slow down and create a website that really reflects your brand. However, in the modern era, you’ll need this type of professional … Read More

Are you covered if you hit a parked car?

Am I covered by car insurance if I hit a parked car?

Aug 6, 2019

It’s been a busy week, and you’re in a real rush getting out of the grocery store. You’ve got to get home because the kids have soccer practice and you need to get them ready. Work … Read More

There are a few things that new trucking businesses need to know.

7 things new trucking businesses need to know

Aug 1, 2019

If you ever started a business before or investigated starting one, you already know it is not for the faint of heart. Getting into the trucking world is not any easier than starting any other business. … Read More

Get car carrier insurance

How to get car carrier insurance

Jul 31, 2019

If you have an auto hauling business, there are many risks you face on a daily basis. That’s why it’s so important to get car carrier insurance to protect your business. But getting insurance for your … Read More

Car insurance claim

How to handle a car insurance claim

Jul 30, 2019

If you’re in an accident and you find yourself in the scary situation of having to file a car insurance claim, you might feel a little overwhelmed. You’re probably still a bit shaken from the accident … Read More

Bookkeeping for towing businesses

3 bookkeeping tips for towing businesses

Jul 25, 2019

If you run a tow truck business, there are a ton of things going on at any given time. It’s easy to get swept away with the daily rush of calls, tow truck issues, and so … Read More

Does home insurance cover your mailbox?

Does my home insurance cover if someone hits my mailbox?

Jul 23, 2019

There are a variety of ways that someone may hit your mailbox. There could have been a group of kids that toppled it over for fun or a driver that wasn’t paying the best attention to … Read More

Tommy Ruke, Founder MCIEF

An interview with Tommy Ruke, founder of the MCIEF

Jul 18, 2019

The transportation insurance world is complex. There’s a lot for insurance carriers to learn if they want to provide insurance coverage for motor carriers. With all the knowledge that needs to be learned, there has to … Read More