Entries by CoastalOak

Buying Car Insurance for Your Teen

If your teen just got their driver’s license, then you understand the importance of making sure they have the right insurance. Keeping them as safe as possible includes making sure that they’re insured in the event of an accident, so let’s talk about what you need to know. New drivers Being a new driver is […]

It’s Cyber Awareness Month – Are You Following Good Practices?

October is Cyber Security Awareness Month. Since the pandemic, more individuals are using digital accounts for purchasing through the internet. This can leave you vulnerable & increase your risk for a cyber-attack. The majority of cyber-attacks begin with phishing emails. Knowing how to spot a phishing email is critical for protecting yourself from a cyber-attack. […]

September is National Preparedness Month – Here is How It Relates to Your Insurance

FEMA, Ready.gov, and Listo.gov are big voices in reminding Americans that September is National Preparedness Month. Ready.gov is a great resource for teaching you how to prepare for a natural disaster. What do they consider a disaster? Wildfires, flooding, thunderstorms & lightning, hurricanes, earthquakes, tornadoes, landslides, severe weather, droughts, and more. No matter where you […]

Four Tips For Current and Future Landlords

Whether you are looking to buy an investment property or are looking change your existing home into a rental property, there are some things you should know about becoming a landlord. Most people choose to become a landlord for the financial investment. By following these tips below, you can make being a landlord easier and […]

Six Great Upgrades To Your Home & Why You Should Alert Your Agent

Many homeowners upgraded their homes in the last 18 months. Whether it was bringing a furry friend into your home, updating a kitchen or bathroom or adding additions like a swimming pool, trampoline or detached structures, these upgrades make living in your home more enjoyable. If you completed any of the following updates or additions […]

Do You Have a Personal Insurance Agent?

When it comes to buying insurance, you can purchase it online yourself through a well-known insurance carrier, a captive agent or you can buy it through a local insurance agency. When you buy it online yourself, you may find it can be more challenging to manage your insurance policy. When you have to call an […]

Looking for an Auto Insurance Discount? Consider Telematics.

Many insurance carriers offer telematics for an auto insurance discount. If you are seeking out additional auto insurance discounts to lower your monthly or annual premium, talk to your insurance agent to see if your carrier offers telematics. Many carriers do! How does telematics work? A telematics device monitors how you drive a vehicle. Your […]

Do Millennials Need Renters Insurance? Learn The Benefits.

Do Millennials Need Renters Insurance? Learn The Benefits. If you are a millennial, there is a good chance you rent a home, apartment or condo. According to surveys, up to 70% of millennial renters do not have renters insurance. This is an alarming statistic. Whether you are a young professional or finishing up your college […]

Commercial Auto Insurance 101

Commercial Auto Insurance 101 Businesses across the country rely on vehicles to keep operations flowing. No matter the type of vehicle, this essential business equipment represents a significant investment on the part of business owners. Whether your clients operate machinery, delivery vans, passenger cars, or trucks, protecting that investment is critical. Commercial auto insurance is […]