Market Commentary: Fall 2021 – Homeowner’s Insurance

Homeowner’s insurance is one of those topics that garner little interest from most people. Copies of declaration pages and notices from insurance companies often sit unread or barely glanced at until times of need. The details are dry, and the numbers and terms used are a challenge to understand. For most, it is more a […]

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Fire Loss Victims: Have You Been Paid What You are Owed?

  Like so many of us in the North Bay and across California, I lost my home to wildfire. We are incredibly grateful that we lost only material things, and we were able to escape unharmed But the experience of losing our home to fire, and the resulting journey it put us on, will remain […]

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Is Your Homeowner’s Policy Adequate Today?

What is the biggest financial risk you face? People often think of their investment portfolio or 401(k), but your biggest asset may be the equity you have in your home. The catastrophic fires and devastating losses the past few years have refocused homeowners on insurance. Through my personal experience of losing my home in the […]

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Insurance Claims

As the heartbreaking devastation in our North Bay Community continues to unfold, we wanted to take a moment to pass along some tips for those who have experienced losses in the past few days. Below are ten considerations from UpHelp.org, a non-profit organization that assists in navigating insurance claims. Additional information is available on their […]

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How to Navigate the New Health Insurance Environment

The most far-reaching provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act–sometimes known as “Obamacare”–will debut on October 1 of this year, when the new health insurance marketplaces (aka “exchanges”) will open for enrollment. The coverage on these plans will start as soon as January 1, 2014, at which time just about everybody (with some […]

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