In the wake of Hurricane Isaac and other weather-relatedcatastrophes, fraud experts share 6 contractors' fraud warning signs.
15 preventable homeowners' insurance claims and how to avoid them
When people think of homeowners' insurance claims they often associate them with major disasters, but many losses are entirely preventable.
10 Things to Know About the Trucking Industry
1. Intermodal is the transfer of products using multiple forms of transportation — trucks, railroads or ocean carriers. In 2012, intermodal container volum
Tankless Water Heaters: What You Need to Know
Looking to replace your current water heater with a tankless option? Before you do, watch this video from The Handyguys explaining the pros and cons of these demand-type water heaters.
Security Tips to Protect Your Home
Before you rush out to purchase an elaborate home security system or guard dog to protect your property, begin practicing these 11 tips!
The List (aka what financial documents you should keep safe—and dry)
(This post originally ran in July of 2011, but in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, it seems pertinent to run it again--especially in light of the advice in the last paragraph.) How many of you have legal and financial documents stashed in different drawers in different locations? Perhaps you have some in your home safe, some in drawers in the bedroom, others in the den and more in the office. What happens when you become sick or die? Does any one person know where all the documents are located? Probably not, including you. The Wall Street Journal published a very interesting article, The 25 Documents You Need Before You Die, addressing just this problem. The article was two pages long, very detailed and well written, so let me give you a synopsis of…
What Does Homeowners Insurance Cover?
Learn how homeowners insurance can protect you against different types of disasters, how much they cost, and which policy is right for you.
How to Find and Hire a Great Landscape Contractor
Get your landscape project built on time and on budget by hiring a great professional
9 Sales Tips From a Former Insurance Claim Adjuster
In this 20th episode of Insurance Marketing with John Carroll, I share 9 important lessons that I learned long ago during my days as a claim adjuster that can translate to the world of insurance sales. Click Here to Subscribe via iTunes Listen to this episode to find out: Why convincing yourself you have the best [...]
Landlord Insurance 101: A Guide to Rental Property Insurance for Owners
More and more Americans are becoming landlords — either by necessity or choice — but do they know what it takes to insure their rental property? Co...