Entries by tosten1980

How to Inspect Your Roof for Damage

Six Areas to Look to Prevent a Costly Repair We all know that owning a home is an expensive investment. Unfortunately, you can’t just move in and let it set. Homes require constant maintenance to ensure you don’t get costly damage. We suggest doing a yearly home inspection. Most people will never venture up onto […]

Six Tips to Prepare and Maintain Your Vegetable Garden

Home Garden Checklist Spring season can bring so much joy to garden lovers. Growing your own garden saves money on groceries each week, plus can give you the personal satisfaction of growing your own food. It’s fun when you can involve your kids and teach them a few of your favorite tricks! Many people feel […]

5 Things to Consider Before you Switch Your Insurance

Switching your insurance policy can save you hundreds of dollars a year. But, make sure you consider these things before you make the switch. Tip #1: Compare Apples to Apples You’ve seen the commercials – “average savings of $500 a year for those who switched…” Absolutely you can save money. However, be sure that your […]

Keep a Home Inventory Checklist Just In Case

Two Ways to Construct a List For most of us, we won’t have to experience a disastrous home loss such as a flood, fire, earthquake or other disaster. That doesn’t mean any of us should be less prepared for such an event should one occur. Preparing a home inventory can be a large task, but […]

The Top 10 Reasons to Purchase Rental Car CDW/LDW

This summer thousands of consumers will face the question, to paraphrase Shakespeare, “To purchase the CDW or not to purchase the CDW, that is the question.” It has been debated for years whether or not a person renting a vehicle should purchase the Collision (or Loss) Damage Waiver from the rental company. IBA West and […]

11 Ways to Save Money on Your Car Insurance

So you’re shopping around for auto insurance. What do you need to know? Well, there are lots of ways – at least 11 – that you can save money. Many of these money-saving ideas may apply to you. 1.) One Insurer, Multiple Policies Do you have a homeowners or renters insurance policy? If so, is it […]