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2014-04-10 12:30:43

WILMINGTON, N.C., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a report released by HomeownersInsurance.com last week, Texas ranked as the sixth-most expensive state in the U.S. to insure a home in the first quarter of 2014. The news comes soon after the Insurance Information Institute (III) ranked Texas as having the second highest insured catastrophic losses in the U.S. for 2013. New policies in the state are costing homeowners around $1,125, on average, which is 39 percent higher than the...

2014-04-07 23:26:48

Miller Public Adjusters, an insurance claim expert and policyholder advocate, opens an office in Chicago, Illinois to assist homeowners and business owners who have suffered a loss to their property and need help settling their insurance claim for maximum settlement. Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 Licensed Public Adjuster, David Miller, announces an expansion in the Midwest to include a new office in Chicago, Illinois. Servicing Wisconsin, Illinois, Minnesota, Iowa, Indiana,...

2014-03-15 23:02:40

Kati Robinson Farmers Insurance Agency and Financial Services (http://www.farmersagent.com/krobinson1) announces its expansion to a new office in Brick, New Jersey. The insurance agency’s new office is now located at 1692 Route 88 in Brick, NJ. Brick,NJ (PRWEB) March 15, 2014 Kati Robinson Farmers Insurance Agency’s new move has allowed the agency to expand with additional employees. The agency includes owner, Kati Robinson, Customer Service Representative, Jessica Letts, and agent,...

2014-03-12 08:21:25

Perr&Knight Compiles Countrywide Rate Changes SANTA MONICA, Calif., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Personal auto insurance companies increased their rates by an average of 2.5% countrywide in 2013, according to figures compiled from Perr&Knight's RateWatch. The 2013 increase is in line with a five year trend of annual average rate increases between 2% and 4%, and was lower than the 2012 countrywide rate increase of 3.7%. The five states with the highest overall increases in...

2014-03-05 23:02:04

Integrated offering creates new cross-selling openings in the underpenetrated flood insurance market for Vertafore PL Rating customers. Bothell, WA (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 Vertafore, the leading provider of software that transforms the business of insurance, today announced a strategic partnership with StoneRiver National Flood Services (NFS) creating an easier way for independent agents to quote and cross-sell flood insurance to clients when quoting and selling homeowner insurance. The...

2014-02-20 12:31:40

New Sales and Claims Office to Accommodate Continued Expansion and Serve Growing Base of Esurance Customers SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Esurance, the direct-to-consumer insurance company, will open a new sales and claims office in Greenville, South Carolina, that will employ up to 450 South Carolina residents. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130805/MM58289-b) Residents in the Palmetto State are encouraged to join one of the fastest growing companies in the...

2014-01-22 23:20:36

Florida Homeowner Insurer Recognized for Its Entrepreneurship and Pioneering Approach Deerfield Beach, FL (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 Yesterday, Governor Rick Scott and Florida Secretary of Commerce and President & CEO of Enterprise Florida (EFI) Gray Swoope, announced that People’s Trust Insurance Company has been recognized as the 2013 Enterprise Florida Governor’s Innovators in Business Award winner for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. The award recognizes Florida companies in...

2014-01-22 16:24:38

Tips for Homeowners Looking to Score During Big Game NEW YORK, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Homeowners and renters looking to make extra money by renting out their homes to visitors in town to watch the Broncos play the Seahawks in Super Bowl XLVIII are urged to first contact their insurer, according to the Insurance Information Institute (I.I.I.). "Before renting out all or part of your home, tell your insurer about your plans to make sure you're covered if your property is...

2014-01-15 04:21:40

The Home Industry Leadership Board releases nationwide homeowner survey GOLDEN, Colo., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Home Industry Leadership Board (HILB) released today nationwide survey* results from its first annual Homeowner Mood & Mindset survey. The survey reveals homeowners' attitudes towards researching, hiring and working with home service professionals. "A goal of the survey was to examine how the new generation of homeowners approaches the hiring process as compared to the...

2014-01-03 12:22:09

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As consumers dig out from yesterday's winter storm, the Pennsylvania Insurance Department offers the following advice and tips about homeowner's and auto insurance policies. First, damage to your house and its contents caused by weight of snow or ice, creating a collapse, is covered under standard homeowner's insurance policies. Freezing conditions such as burst pipes or ice dams, when water is unable to drain properly through the...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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