Insurance News Week of July 15, 2018

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Man's best friend may pose an insurance risk

Man’s best friend may pose an insurance risk
Some dog breeds and exotic pets often excluded from liability coverage. For Karen Bosia, an eye-opening experience started with a phone call. “I was inquiring about a homeowner’s policy, I wanted to bundle it with my auto and motorcycle,” Bosia said. The second question in the phone call with the agent surprised Bosia.

Source:  ww.local10.com
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Consumer Watchdog: Tread carefully with travel insurance
Summer is more than halfway over and maybe you’re still thinking about booking that getaway before the autumn leaves start falling. It’s certainly not too late to find good deals on airfare, but it’s a good idea to think twice before spending any money on travel insurance.

Source: www.courierpress.com
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5 Steps to Change Homeowners Insurance Paid Through Escrow
If you’ve owned your home for a while, you may wonder if your homeowners insurance is still a good deal. But just when you’re about to start comparing quotes, you remember: Your insurance premiums are paid through an escrow account.

Source: www.nerdwallet.com
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Why traditional credit scores still matter
Lenders use credit scores to decide whether you get loans and credit cards, plus the rates you pay. Scores are also used to determine which apartments you can rent, which cell phone plans you can get and, in most states, how much you pay for auto and homeowners insurance.

Source: www.krem.com
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6 Ways Fed Rate Hikes Affect Your Wallet
It’s smart to shop around for auto or homeowners insurance frequently to get the lowest premiums, advice that is especially true in a rising-rate environment.

Source: www.fool.com
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