Beginner Basics: 7 Things New Homeowners Need to Know About Home Insurance

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Most new homeowners know that purchasing a house insurance policy is a sensible decision. Those small monthly payments you barely notice coming out of your bank account can save you from financial ruin in the event of catastrophic property damage.  However, some people purchase home insurance policies without doing their homework. Alongside reading the fine print provided by your insurance company, it can be worth familiarizing yourself with the following details:  No Doesn’t Always Mean No Insurance providers are there to help homeowners protect their investments. Unfortunately, that doesn’t mean…

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More small businesses are offering health care coverage


There has been a recent increase in group health insurance plans offered by small business owners. This is due in part from the introduction of federal tax credit enticement from last year’s health care reform. In the fourth quarter of 2010, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida Inc. saw a five to six percent increase in group health insurance and this trend is continuing in 2011. BCBS senior director of external communication, John Herbkersman, agrees that there is quite a bit of interest in coverage options from small businesses.…

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