People In and Out of Citizens Property Insurance Had a Bad Year in the Florida Legislature

TALLAHASSEE — There is little relief coming for homeowners facing crushing rate increases after being nudged (some would say shoved) out of the state-run property insurance company. And those left in Citizens Property Insurance Corp. could be facing big increases of their own because of another failure in the Legislature. In short, it was a…

Vacationers Concerned About Extreme Weather, Political Unrest, Viruses Can Turn To Travel Insurance For Financial And Personal Assistance

Six Questions To Help Consumers Decide When To Purchase Travel Insurance April 5, 2016 NEW YORK, April 6, 2016 — Travel insurance can’t prevent bad things from happening on a vacation, but it may be able to protect your financial investment, according to the Insurance Information Institute (I.I.I.). “For many consumers worried that an extreme…

Hidden Camera Investigation Reveals the High Cost of ‘Free’ Roof Offers

ORLANDO,Fla. — Action 9 exposed some bogus offers to replace home roofs for free. In a hidden camera investigation, Action 9’s Todd Ulrich found out how the offers drive up the cost of insurance. The fliers left on front doors may claim a roof is damaged, and can be replaced for free. Several homeowners contacted…