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Here’s What You Need to Consider Before Becoming a Landlord

Renting out an extra room or perhaps your basement is a good way to earn passive income. How will this affect your insurance coverage? Here’s what you need to know first before deciding to become a landlord. With a tight economy and rising cost of living, it’s always a good thing to find an extra […]

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Texas Increasing Insurance Requirements for Dangerous Pets

You might file this in the “only in Texas” category. Representative Harvey Hilderbran of Kerrville, TX, has filed legislation with his state that is meant to increase public safety and promote animal welfare by making the insurance and record-keeping requirements for privately-owned dangerous animals more stringent. By “dangerous animals” Hilderbran doesn’t mean vicious dogs, either, […]

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Friday Filmstrips: Swimming Pool Liability

When you’re a homeowner with a swimming pool, having adequate liability insurance as part of your homeowners coverage is crucial, even in winter. Why? Just watch this video.

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BP May Not Be Liable for ALL Oil Spill-related Costs

A new buzz around BP: there may be a federal law limiting the amount of money BP has to pay in damages, including lost wages and economic suffering, as a result of the recent Gulf Coast oil spill, despite President Obama’s assurances that taxpayers will not be liable. A 1989 law, passed in response to […]

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