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2013-07-31 23:37:28

USA Business Insurance is announcing that beginning next month Land Survey companies and independent providers will be able to protect themselves with both General Liability as well as Professional Liability coverage. Burbank, CA (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 USA Business Insurance is announcing that beginning next month those professionals in the Land Survey industry will be able to purchase policies that combine general liability insurance with professional liability insurance (E&O). This...

2013-07-31 23:02:36

Electronics and furnishings for dorms and apartments are mainstays of back-to-school shopping season, but parents and college-aged students would be wise to consider adding renters insurance to their shopping cart, says the Property Casualty Insurance Association of America (PCI). Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 Electronics and furnishings for dorms and apartments are mainstays of back-to-school shopping season, but parents and college-aged students would be wise to consider adding...

2013-07-25 23:19:11

Wisconsin insurance agency, Insurance Service Center, encourages Wisconsin homeowners to be extra cautious while grilling this season. Watertown, Wisconsin (PRWEB) July 25, 2013 Wisconsin insurance agency, Insurance Service Center, encourages Wisconsin homeowners to be extra cautious while grilling during the hot summer months. Whether a homeowner chooses to use a gas or charcoal grill, safety remains a priority. Since grill use increases during the warmer months, there is also an...

2013-07-20 23:01:59

Based on a The New York Times report dated July 11, 2013, “On Floods and Rising Insurance Premiums,” Belman Insurance Advisor looks at what effect widespread flood insurance premium raises may do to the insurance industry. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 20, 2013 Mortgage rates recently took a turn for the higher. They had been at historic lows until just a few weeks ago. According to Lisa Prevost of The New York Times, in an [article dated 7/11/13, flood insurance rates will rise as well...

2013-07-19 23:01:02

As Californians brace for another triple digit heat wave, the ongoing fires and high temperatures are an important reminder to take simple steps to prepare your home and family against damage from a wildfire, says the Association of California Insurance Companies (ACIC). Sacramento, California (PRWEB) July 19, 2013 ACIC Says Rising Temperatures are Wake Up Call for Californians to Prepare and Prevent Fires As Californians brace for another triple digit heat wave, the ongoing fires and...

2013-07-12 23:33:14

Gulf Coast Educators Insurances recommends homeowners check their home and property in preparation for tropical storm winds and rain. Naples, Florida (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 Gulf Coast Educators Insurance in Naples and Port Charlotte Florida urge homeowners to be proactive in protecting their home and property with the threat of tropical storm Chantal possibly approaching South Florida. “The best thing a homeowner can do now is to inspect their roof, gutters, windows and doors. If...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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