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All the Insurance Topics a Texan Could Want

    What Kind Of Liability Insurance Does My Texas Church Need?

    Posted by Kevin Hall on Feb 21, 2024 2:32:08 PM
    Pastor Jonathan was preparing for a meeting with his church elders to look at the budget for the upcoming year. As he looked over his church ...
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    Topics: General Liability, professional liability, liability, employment liability insurance, cyber insurance, Austin, Church Insurance

    Weathering the Storm: Surviving Hail Coverage Shifts in Texas

    Posted by Ron Wadley on Feb 20, 2024 4:45:48 PM
    Gene sat in his Lubbock kitchen, staring at the renewal documents for his home insurance coverage. The Texas sky outside was clear today, but Gene's ...
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    Topics: actual cash value, deductible, Dallas/Fort Worth, hail, Home Insurance Tips, roofing schedule, TRUE Texas Home Insurance, lubbock

    Navigating Insurance Non-Renewals for Texas Churches

    Posted by Brad Hancock on Feb 19, 2024 5:41:33 PM
    Layne is facing a predicament that has become all too familiar to many church leaders across the Lone Star State, with his Amarillo church being no ...
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    Topics: General Liability, property, Church Insurance, Non-Profit, non-renewal

    The 2% Deductible Dilemma: What Texas Homeowners Need to Know

    Posted by Ron Wadley on Feb 16, 2024 3:34:18 PM
    Stephen is a Frisco homeowner living in the bullseye of the North Texas hail track each spring. With each storm that passes through, the risk of a ...
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    Topics: windstorms, deductible, split deductibles, percentage deductibles, hail, Home Insurance Tips, roofing schedule, TRUE Texas Home Insurance

    The Case for General Liability Insurance in Texas Churches

    Posted by Brad Hancock on Feb 14, 2024 4:56:56 PM
    An Odessa pastor named Larry is committed to his congregation's well-being, but faces a conundrum that he's not sure how to tackle. His church is a ...
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    Life Insurance Is The Best Valentine's Day Gift Ever!

    Posted by Kevin Hall on Feb 13, 2024 2:38:34 PM
    “Life’s like a box of chocolates, you never know what you're gonna get..but life insurance can help!” Robert Zemeckis’ 1994 movie Forrest Gump is ...
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    Topics: life insurance, term life insurance, permananent life insurance

    Decoding Church Insurance: Ditch the Jargon, Find True Texas Coverage

    Posted by Kevin Hall on Feb 12, 2024 5:07:10 PM
    Paul is a devoted leader of a local church in the heart of Austin who found himself navigating through the complex world of insurance jargon while ...
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    Topics: Commercial Insurance, property, business personal property, Church Insurance

    Property Insurance Tips for Texas' Churches

    Posted by Kevin Hall on Feb 9, 2024 3:01:19 PM
    Kevin is a pastor of a small church outside of Waco who is faced with a dilemma that is testing not only his faith, but that of his church leaders as ...
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    Topics: Business Owner, Waco, BOP, property, Church Insurance, Non-Profit

    What Is A Cosmetic Exclusion On A Home Insurance Policy

    Posted by Ron Wadley on Feb 7, 2024 11:08:11 AM
    As the hail claims continue to mount in Texas, the home insurance companies have begun to find new ways to lower the cost of those claims. We've seen ...
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    Topics: home insurance, insurance for texans, claim settlement, North Texas, Dallas/Fort Worth, Burleson Home Insurance, hail, homeowners insurance, independent insurance agent, Home Insurance Tips

    What Does Cosmetic Exclusion Mean on My Grapevine Home Insurance?

    Posted by Ron Wadley on Feb 7, 2024 10:45:00 AM
    As we see more hail damage here in North Texas, insurance companies have found new ways to decrease the cost of claims. They accomplish this through ...
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    Topics: home insurance, insurance for texans, claim settlement, North Texas, Dallas/Fort Worth, hail, homeowners insurance, independent insurance agent, Home Insurance Tips, Grapevine Home Insurance

    Nobody Wants To Talk About Life Insurance, Until There Is A Body

    Posted by Kevin Hall on Feb 6, 2024 10:08:14 AM
    After putting the kids to bed, Sally sat and stared at the bills on the table. She never expected to be here. With tears in her eyes, the questions ...
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    Topics: life insurance, permanent life, term life insurance, single parent life insurance

    The Hidden Risks of Skipping Workers' Comp in Texas Dental Practices

    Posted by Brad Hancock on Jan 31, 2024 4:13:42 PM
    Paul sat and stared at the envelope just delivered to his dental business in Odessa. He had been in business for twenty years and never so much as ...
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    Topics: business coverage, Business Owner, Dental Insurance, basics of business insurance, workers comp

    Hail Havoc: Is Your Metal Roof Covered in Texas Storms?

    Posted by Ron Wadley on Jan 30, 2024 11:43:04 AM
    As we roll into hail season, which is basically all year in Texas, homeowners are giving their insurance policies a once over to make sure that they ...
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    Topics: home insurance, windstorms, hail, homeowners insurance, Home Insurance Tips, TRUE Texas Home Insurance, lubbock

    Is a Larger Deductible or a Roof Payment Schedule Better for Texans?

    Posted by Ron Wadley on Jan 29, 2024 5:28:53 PM
    Meet Steven from Fort Worth, a proud Texas homeowner who found himself at a crossroads when his homeowners insurance policy was set to renew. He had ...
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    Topics: deductible, percentage deductibles, hail, Home Insurance Tips, roofing schedule, TRUE Texas Home Insurance

    Understanding General Liability for Your Texas Dental Practice

    Posted by Brad Hancock on Jan 23, 2024 2:58:01 PM
    Have you ever dropped a tool while having a patient in the chair? Maybe one of your staff did? It likely wasn't a big deal, but let's talk about ...
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    Topics: business coverage, General Liability, Business Owner, Dental Insurance, Austin, basics of business insurance

    Hail No! Debunking 3 Common Myths Texas Homeowners Believe About Hail

    Posted by Ron Wadley on Jan 19, 2024 12:08:13 PM
    Hail falls all over Texas. That is not a surprise to any Texas homeowner. But some parts of the state deal with hail damage claims more than others, ...
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    Topics: home insurance, hail, homeowners insurance, Home Insurance Tips, TRUE Texas Home Insurance, Amarillo, basics of home insurance

    Navigating Employee Lawsuits: A Texas Dentist's Guide to EPLI

    Posted by Brad Hancock on Jan 18, 2024 7:37:55 PM
    Grapevine, is a place where the community values its local businesses. Harry located his dental office there and has been a fixture in the downtown ...
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    Topics: business coverage, Business Owner, employer insurance, Dental Insurance, Grapevine, employment liability insurance, basics of business insurance

    The Dentist's Guide to Business Interruption Insurance

    Posted by Brad Hancock on Jan 15, 2024 4:40:43 PM
    When Texans think of insurance claims, the topic of weather always seems to pop-up. It makes sense because it is the most frequent kind of claim for ...
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    Topics: business coverage, business income coverage, Dental Insurance, commercial texas insurance, lubbock, BOP, business interruption

    Sign Up Before ACA Open Enrollment 2024 Closes

    Posted by Kevin Hall on Jan 10, 2024 2:53:06 PM
    Hey there, neighbors! We know no one LIKES to talk about health insurance. But here’s a friendly reminder from your pals at Insurance for Texans that ...
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    Topics: health insurance, ACA, ACA Alternatives, open enrollment

    A Dentist's Guide to Protecting Their Equipment Against Breakdown

    Posted by Brad Hancock on Jan 8, 2024 3:37:06 PM
    On the west side of Ft Worth, Texas, there's a dedicated dentist named Robert. His dental office, a thriving part of the community, recently faced an ...
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    Topics: weather, business coverage, Business Owner, Dental Insurance, business personal property

    Why Isn't The Entire Roof Being Replaced On My Home?

    Posted by Ron Wadley on Jan 5, 2024 4:20:25 PM
    Hey there, fellow Texans! Today, we've got a story that hits close to home for many of us, since we've all been through at least one of our notorious ...
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    Topics: replacement cost, windstorms, Dallas/Fort Worth, hail, Home Insurance Tips, TRUE Texas Home Insurance

    Winterize Your Home the Lone Star Way – Beyond the Whataburger Cup

    Posted by Ron Wadley on Dec 31, 2023 5:17:00 PM
    As the calendar flips to January and the cool breezes start tickling the back of our necks here in Texas (yes, even we get a taste of winter!), it's ...
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    Topics: Home Maintenance, Winter, Freezing, claim, TRUE Texas Home Insurance

    Why Won't My Insurance Coverage Replace My Roof?

    Posted by Ron Wadley on Dec 29, 2023 10:15:00 AM
    With all of the insurance companies being in the news for the wicked increases in home insurance rates over the last two years, more and more Texans ...
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    Topics: replacement cost, actual cash value, windstorms, hail, roofing schedule, TRUE Texas Home Insurance, Austin

    How Business Interruption Insurance Keeps Texas Businesses Thriving

    Posted by Brad Hancock on Dec 28, 2023 1:28:09 PM
    Cecil owns a food manufacturing operation in Lubbock. When one of those thunderstorms that races across the high plains ravaged his property, halting ...
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    Topics: business coverage, hail, Business Owner, Commercial Insurance, commercial texas insurance, lubbock, basics of business insurance, business interruption

    When Disaster Strikes Your Dental Chair: The Right Coverage Matters

    Posted by Brad Hancock on Dec 27, 2023 10:12:54 AM
    None of us like surprises. I'm sure that you feel appreciated when your dental office staff surprises you with a moment of gratitude for the amazing ...
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    Topics: Business Owner, Dental Insurance, basics of business insurance, business interruption, inland marine, business personal property

    Understanding Deductible Buy Downs for Your Business Property

    Posted by Brad Hancock on Dec 22, 2023 11:29:00 AM
    Meet Ted, a business owner in Dallas. Ted has a flourishing dental office in East Dallas where he takes care of families with great care! Ted loves ...
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    Topics: windstorms, business coverage, deductible, Dallas, Dallas/Fort Worth, percentage deductibles, hail, Business Owner, Commercial Insurance, property

    Do Texas Print Shops Need Pollution Insurance?

    Posted by Brad Hancock on Dec 18, 2023 3:52:05 PM
    Allison is a dedicated print shop owner in Fort Worth. She is currently facing a dilemma common to many print shop owners as she is evaluating her ...
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    Topics: business coverage, General Liability, basics of business insurance, property, print shop, business interruption, pollution

    Don't Let Accidents Print Red: Insurance Must Haves for Print Shops

    Posted by Brad Hancock on Dec 12, 2023 3:27:10 PM
    Meet Henry, a proud Texan and diligent owner of a local print shop in Denton. Henry unfortunately encountered a situation many Texas business owners ...
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    Topics: business coverage, Business Owner, Commercial Insurance, commercial texas insurance, basics of business insurance, print shop

    Why Two Home Insurance Quotes Can Have VERY Different Prices

    Posted by Ron Wadley on Dec 11, 2023 10:10:36 AM
    As the average costs of basically everything have continued to skyrocket, the cost of homeowners insurance is no exception. The average rates in ...
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    Topics: home insurance, homeowners insurance, Home Insurance Tips, Grapevine Home Insurance, TRUE Texas Home Insurance, basics of home insurance

    Closed for Repairs: Navigating Business Stoppage After a Texas Storm

    Posted by Brad Hancock on Dec 7, 2023 5:18:57 PM
    Meet our friend Louise. Louise is the proud owner of a print shop located in Lubbock, Texas. Louise has built her business taking care of her friends ...
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    Topics: business income coverage, Business Owner, cyber insurance, basics of business insurance, print shop, business interruption

    From Presses to Profits: Protecting Your Print Shop's Vital Equipment

    Posted by Brad Hancock on Nov 30, 2023 11:57:10 AM
    Let's talk about Peter, a proud owner of a bustling print shop right here in the heart of Waco. His story is one that many Texan print shop owners ...
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    Topics: business coverage, Business Owner, commercial texas insurance, Waco, basics of business insurance, property, print shop

    How Texas Print Shops Can Overcome Equipment Automation Failures

    Posted by Ron Wadley on Nov 28, 2023 10:56:06 AM
    Picture this: Bradley, a proud Texan and owner of a bustling print shop in Midland, faced a nightmare scenario. His automated print shop equipment, ...
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    Topics: Business Owner, Commercial Insurance, cyber insurance, commercial texas insurance, BOP, print shop, mechanical breakdown

    Pressing Matters: The Essential Guide to Workers Comp for Texas Print Shops

    Posted by Brad Hancock on Nov 27, 2023 3:41:44 PM
    In the middle of Amarillo, there's a bustling print shop owned by a gal named Mary. She's as Texan as they come - tough, entrepreneurial, and always ...
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    Topics: workmans compensation, business coverage, Business Owner, Commercial Insurance, commercial texas insurance, Amarillo, basics of business insurance, print shop

    Broken Machines, Not Spirits: Texas Print Shop Insurance Solutions

    Posted by Brad Hancock on Nov 21, 2023 3:31:09 PM
    Let's take a journey into the life of Hector, a dedicated Austinite who runs a vibrant print shop. Hector's world revolves around the rhythmic dance ...
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    Topics: business coverage, Business Owner, Commercial Insurance, basics of business insurance, property, print shop, mechanical breakdown

    Are Texas Insurance Rates Climbing Faster Than Other States?

    Posted by Ron Wadley on Nov 20, 2023 4:01:25 PM
    Understanding the trends in insurance costs is essential for Texans, especially since these rates are increasing faster than you can shake a stick at ...
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    Topics: auto insurance, insurance for texans, windstorms, hail, claim, homeowners insurance, Home Insurance Tips

    Don't Let Hackers Print Your Demise: The Role of Cyber Insurance in Texas

    Posted by Brad Hancock on Nov 15, 2023 4:03:51 PM
    Meet Mary, a dedicated print shop owner in Texas who recently faced a daunting challenge that's becoming all too common for Texas Business Owners - a ...
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    Topics: business coverage, Business Owner, cyber insurance, commercial texas insurance, cyber crime, Amarillo, basics of business insurance, print shop

    Avoiding The Smudge: Professional Liability Lessons for Print Shops

    Posted by Brad Hancock on Nov 13, 2023 3:50:49 PM
    Louise's print shop stands as a testament to her hard work and dedication. She has been serving Abilene for many years taking care of friends and ...
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    Topics: business coverage, professional liability, Business Owner, Commercial Insurance, basics of business insurance, print shop

    Personal Cars, Professional Duties: Is Your Print Shop's Delivery Insured?

    Posted by Brad Hancock on Nov 10, 2023 5:36:04 PM
    Deep in Central Texas, where the Brazos flows and people keep moving in, lies Michael's Printshop – a cornerstone of the Waco community. Michael, ...
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    Topics: auto insurance, Business Owner, Commercial Insurance, basics of business insurance, BOP, print shop, commercial auto insurance

    Hacked: Saving Your Manufacturing Plant's Revenue from Cyber Thieves

    Posted by Brad Hancock on Nov 9, 2023 5:40:40 PM
    Imagine you're Jerry, a Texas manufacturing business owner who's just encountered a nightmare: that his last invoice to his biggest customer was ...
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    Topics: business coverage, business income coverage, General Liability, Business Owner, cyber insurance, commercial texas insurance, manufacturer, cyber crime, basics of business insurance

    Texas Residents: Discover If You Can Really Get Health Insurance at No Cost!

    Posted by Kevin Hall on Nov 6, 2023 10:32:23 AM
    Nancy, a resident of the bustling suburbs of Dallas-Ft Worth, sat staring at an open laptop flashing an array of confusing premium options for her ...
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    Topics: health insurance, ACA, catastrophic health coverage, ACA Alternatives, prescription coverage, private health insurance

    Why Does A Texas Business Needs A Business Owners Policy?

    Posted by Brad Hancock on Nov 2, 2023 4:16:31 PM
    Stephen, an owner of a bustling cafe in downtown Austin, recently faced a harsh reality that many small business owners in Texas confront: the ...
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    Topics: business coverage, business income coverage, Business Owner, Commercial Insurance, commercial texas insurance, basics of business insurance, BOP

    What Happens If I Don't Have Health Insurance In Texas?

    Posted by Kevin Hall on Nov 1, 2023 4:18:11 PM
    Jorge, a native Texans, recently encountered a significant dilemma common to many Texans: the challenges of navigating healthcare without insurance. ...
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    Topics: health insurance, ACA, catastrophic health coverage, ACA Alternatives, supplemental health plans, private health insurance

    The Insider's Guide to Health Insurance Rates in Texas: What You're Really Paying

    Posted by Kevin Hall on Oct 30, 2023 4:05:28 PM
    In Texas, health insurance is as complex as it is critical. Take Mary, for example, a resident of Fort Worth, struggling to navigate the murky waters ...
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    Topics: health insurance, ACA, catastrophic health coverage, ACA Alternatives, Obamacare, supplemental health plans, private health insurance

    What Do Texans Need To Know About Open Enrollment

    Posted by Kevin Hall on Oct 26, 2023 3:32:25 PM
    Paul, a dedicated Texan and father of two, had always prided himself on navigating life’s challenges with ease. But this year, faced with the ...
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    Topics: health insurance, ACA, catastrophic health coverage, ACA Alternatives, private health insurance, open enrollment

    What Role Do Pharmacy Benefits Managers Play In Health Insurance

    Posted by Kevin Hall on Oct 25, 2023 2:51:48 PM
    Stephanie, a self-employed Texan and a proud entrepreneur, stood confused at her local pharmacy counter. She just received a surprisingly high bill ...
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    Topics: health insurance, ACA, employer group policy, ACA Alternatives, prescription coverage, private health insurance, group health, employer health insurance

    How Can Texas Businesses Save Money On Health Insurance Costs

    Posted by Kevin Hall on Oct 24, 2023 5:04:40 PM
    Louis, a passionate Texan entrepreneur, always dreamt of providing his employees with the best of everything. But recently, he faced an unforeseen ...
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    Topics: insurance for texans, business coverage, health insurance, employer group policy, group health, employer health insurance

    Are Private Health Plans in Texas Cheaper Than ACA Plans?

    Posted by Kevin Hall on Oct 23, 2023 2:30:37 PM
    Texas is known for its vast landscapes and boundless aspirations. Our friend Stephen, like many self-employed Texans, embodies the spirit of ...
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    Topics: insurance for texans, health insurance, ACA, catastrophic health coverage, ACA Alternatives, private health insurance

    Can Texans Get Health Insurance That Doesn't Require Pre-Authorizations?

    Posted by Kevin Hall on Oct 20, 2023 3:06:11 PM
    Health insurance can sometimes seem like a maze with all its terms, conditions, and processes. Shoot. It seems like you even need to submit an ...
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    Topics: health insurance, ACA, catastrophic health coverage, ACA Alternatives, private health insurance, group health

    What is a Denial of Service Attack & Does Cyber Insurance Help?

    Posted by Brad Hancock on Oct 19, 2023 1:48:32 PM
    Over the last year, businesses across the world have seen an increase in different cyber attacks on their infrastructure and livelihood. Some of the ...
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    Topics: insurance for texans, business coverage, Business Owner, Commercial Insurance, cyber insurance, cyber crime, basics of business insurance, denial of service

    What Your Primary Care Doc Wish They Could Say About Health Insurance

    Posted by Ron Wadley on Oct 18, 2023 4:30:44 PM
    Let me introduce you to Andrea, a hardworking Texan who was deeply frustrated by her healthcare experience. Andrea, like many of us, often found ...
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    Topics: insurance for texans, health insurance, catastrophic health coverage, private health insurance, group health, direct primary care

    Did Your Texas Home Insurance Company Screw You?

    Posted by Ron Wadley on Oct 17, 2023 3:35:57 PM
    Have you noticed that monthly premiums for homeowners insurance policies in Texas have exploded? Particularly in the Dallas-Ft Worth metroplex? If ...
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    Topics: home insurance, Burleson Home Insurance, hail, high value home, homeowners insurance, Home Insurance Tips, Grapevine Home Insurance, TRUE Texas Home Insurance

    What Can I Do If My Health Insurance Deductible Is Too High?

    Posted by Kevin Hall on Oct 16, 2023 5:02:05 PM
    Ricky has spent the last eighteen months on a Bronze level plan he purchased for his family of four from the ACA Exchange. Fortunately for him, the ...
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    Topics: deductible, health insurance, ACA, ACA Alternatives, Obamacare, supplemental health plans

    Do I Really Need A Cancer Insurance Policy?

    Posted by Kevin Hall on Oct 12, 2023 11:27:55 AM
    George called our office last week. We helped him get a health insurance policy during open enrollment for this calendar year. He called because he ...
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    Topics: health insurance, catastrophic health coverage, supplemental health plans, private health insurance, cancer insurance

    Does My Student Athlete Need An Accident Policy?

    Posted by Ron Wadley on Oct 11, 2023 5:29:06 PM
    I was sitting in the bleachers at the high school football game for my daughter's school. One of the most Texan things that you can do on a Friday ...
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    Topics: health insurance, catastrophic health coverage, accident policy, supplemental health plans, private health insurance

    What Does Invoice Manipulation Look Like?

    Posted by Ron Wadley on Oct 10, 2023 2:07:30 PM
    When we hear of cyber crimes there are a lot of eyeballs that glass over. We think it couldn't happen to us. That happens to someone huge like the ...
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    Topics: business coverage, Business Owner, cyber insurance, phishing, cyber crime, invoice manipulation, basics of business insurance

    What Can My Texas Business Do If My Insurance Company Requires A Large Hail Deductible?

    Posted by Brad Hancock on Oct 6, 2023 9:45:00 AM
    As a business owner in Texas, you are no stranger to the dynamic and sometimes unpredictable weather conditions that come with living in the Lone ...
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    Topics: business coverage, hail, Business Owner, Commercial Insurance, commercial texas insurance, basics of business insurance

    Am I Required To Use My Health Insurance Or Can I Pay Cash?

    Posted by Kevin Hall on Oct 2, 2023 3:06:12 PM
    Many people have come to realize that paying cash for medical expenses can often be much cheaper than relying on insurance copays. In Texas, services ...
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    Topics: health insurance, catastrophic health coverage, supplemental health plans, private health insurance, group health

    How Do I Get The Best Price On Health Insurance In Texas?

    Posted by Kevin Hall on Sep 29, 2023 8:45:00 AM
    A lady named Mary called into our office the other day. She was stuck between a rock and a hard place. She was trying to secure her own individual ...
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    Topics: health insurance, ACA, catastrophic health coverage, ACA Alternatives, Pre-Existing Condition, Obamacare, cobra, private health insurance

    Is Your Insurance Agent A Side Hustle Agent?

    Posted by Brad Hancock on Sep 28, 2023 9:45:00 AM
    Everywhere you look these days, it's common to have side hustles. A lot of people want to go into business for themselves, but don't feel like they ...
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    Topics: business coverage, independent insurance agent, Business Owner, Commercial Insurance, basics of business insurance

    What Does A 3% Hail Deductible Mean For Texas Homeowners?

    Posted by Ron Wadley on Sep 27, 2023 10:15:00 AM
    "Howdy Folks! I'm Big Tex! And welcome to the great state fair of Texas." It is currently state fair time in Texas and there are changes happening in ...
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    Topics: home insurance, windstorms, deductible, hail, homeowners insurance, Home Insurance Tips, roofing schedule, TRUE Texas Home Insurance

    What Kind of RV Insurance Do I Need As A Full Timer?

    Posted by Kevin Hall on Sep 26, 2023 12:06:36 PM
    I enjoy the RV Life! Since the days of purchasing my first bumper-pull travel trailer to use as a second office in DFW to upgrading to a fifth wheel ...
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    Topics: insurance for texans, replacement cost, liability, RV, travel trailer

    MGM Cyber Attack: Businesses of All Sizes Are Vulnerable to Cyber Attacks

    Posted by Brad Hancock on Sep 25, 2023 10:39:35 AM
    Las Vegas is the alluring vixen that draws us in with her promise of fame and fortune. There is a belief that we can leave Las Vegas with the ...
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    Topics: business coverage, Business Owner, Commercial Insurance, cyber insurance, commercial texas insurance, cyber crime

    How Direct Primary Care Works with Health Insurance

    Posted by Dr Andrea Wadley, MD, IBCLC on Sep 22, 2023 1:31:12 PM
    Direct primary care and health insurance seem to be at odds with each other, but is that really the case? About a year ago, I was diagnosed with a ...
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    Topics: health insurance, catastrophic health coverage, ACA Alternatives, supplemental health plans, private health insurance, health insurance portability

    What Does General Liability Do For My Texas Business?

    Posted by Brad Hancock on Sep 21, 2023 4:25:24 PM
    In the vast and diverse business landscape of Texas, safeguarding your enterprise like we protect against hailstorms is paramount. One of the key ...
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    Topics: business coverage, General Liability, liability, Business Owner, Commercial Insurance, commercial texas insurance, basics of business insurance

    What Is The Difference Between General Liability And Professional Liability?

    Posted by Brad Hancock on Sep 20, 2023 2:23:29 PM
    As businesses evolve and grow, their needs change. Just like many other Texas businesses, Insurance For Texans started from virtually nothing but a ...
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    Topics: business coverage, General Liability, professional liability, liability, Business Owner, Commercial Insurance, medical malpractice, malpractice, basics of business insurance

    How Does Location Affect Property Insurance In Texas?

    Posted by Ron Wadley on Sep 19, 2023 4:34:04 PM
    Howdy, y'all! Grab your sweet tea and gather 'round because today, we're diving into a Texan truth that's as big as the Lone Star State itself: ...
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    Topics: windstorms, deductible, hail, rental property, investment property, Home Insurance Tips, commercial texas insurance, property

    Does My Business Insurance Cover My Inventory?

    Posted by Brad Hancock on Sep 18, 2023 10:00:59 AM
    Imagine a thriving local Texas bicycle shop, widely recognized for its unwavering commitment to customer service and the exceptional quality of its ...
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    Topics: business coverage, Business Owner, Commercial Insurance, commercial texas insurance, basics of business insurance, inventory

    Can Doctors Be Sued For More Than Their Malpractice Limits In Texas

    Posted by Brad Hancock on Sep 15, 2023 10:58:06 AM
    There is a trend that is growing nationwide for physicians to take back their practices and have direct contracts with their patients while ...
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    Topics: medical malpractice, malpractice, physicians

    What Does A Maximum Benefit Mean On A Health Insurance Policy?

    Posted by Kevin Hall on Sep 12, 2023 5:22:25 PM
    As we continue our look at the various Health Plans available to Texans today, it's important to keep in mind the important pieces of the costs of ...
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    Topics: health insurance, ACA, catastrophic health coverage, ACA Alternatives, Obamacare, private health insurance, group health

    Who Is Catastrophic Health Insurance Right For?

    Posted by Kevin Hall on Sep 11, 2023 2:47:48 PM
    With the budgets of Texans tightening as we all experience the effects of the higher cost of EVERYTHING, many families young and old are looking at ...
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    Topics: health insurance, catastrophic health coverage, ACA Alternatives, private health insurance

    Why You Should Consider Portability in Your Health Insurance Plan

    Posted by Kevin Hall on Sep 8, 2023 10:58:50 AM
    As a digital nomad, entrepreneur, or self-employed individual, you have the freedom to create your own path and work from anywhere in the world. ...
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    Topics: health insurance, ACA, catastrophic health coverage, ACA Alternatives, Pre-Existing Condition, Obamacare, private health insurance, digital nomad, health insurance portability

    What Can I Do If My Insurance Company Forces Me Into Having Actual Cash Value On My Business Roof?

    Posted by Brad Hancock on Sep 7, 2023 11:32:50 AM
    The insurance marketplace for commercial property in Texas is currently experiencing a state of upheaval. This is primarily due to the challenges ...
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    Topics: business coverage, hail, Business Owner, Commercial Insurance, commercial texas insurance, basics of business insurance, property

    What Can I Do If My Insurance Company Drops Hail Coverage On My Policy For My Texas Business?

    Posted by Brad Hancock on Sep 5, 2023 1:23:36 PM
    In recent weeks, many Texas business owners have received their commercial insurance policy renewals in the mail. And many of these renewals can feel ...
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    Topics: windstorms, business coverage, hail, Business Owner, Commercial Insurance, commercial texas insurance, basics of business insurance

    Why Does My Business Need Hail Coverage If I Rent My Space?

    Posted by Brad Hancock on Sep 1, 2023 11:25:43 AM
    The Texas summer has been long and hot. Almost historic when looking at the number of days that it has felt like the surface of the sun. As the ...
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    Topics: windstorms, business coverage, hail, Business Owner, Commercial Insurance, commercial texas insurance, basics of business insurance, BOP

    When Is Texas' Hail Season And How Does It Affect My Business?

    Posted by Brad Hancock on Aug 31, 2023 1:23:28 PM
    There is mass chaos afoot in the Texas insurance landscape right now. The claims caused by catastrophic hail storms all across the state this year ...
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    Topics: business coverage, deductible, split deductibles, commercial property values, hail, Business Owner, Commercial Insurance, commercial texas insurance, basics of business insurance, property

    Why Would Texans Choose Catastrophic Health Insurance Over Other Plans

    Posted by Kevin Hall on Aug 30, 2023 4:38:24 PM
    In the ever-evolving landscape of healthcare, Texans are on the hunt for innovative ways to navigate rising costs and secure affordable health ...
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    Topics: health insurance, catastrophic health coverage, ACA Alternatives, private health insurance

    Is it Bad To Pay Cash for Healthcare Rather Than Using Health Insurance?

    Posted by Ron Wadley on Aug 29, 2023 3:20:42 PM
    As we gear up for the end of the year and navigate open enrollment season health insurance, the team at Insurance for Texans believes it's high time ...
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    Topics: health insurance, ACA, catastrophic health coverage, private health insurance, group health

    Top Three Operational Risks To Your Business From A Cyber Attack

    Posted by Ron Wadley on Aug 28, 2023 4:04:17 PM
    In a Texas where technology plays an integral role in businesses of all sizes, the threat of cyber attacks has never been more pressing. From large ...
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    What's The Most Important Factor On A Health Insurance Policy

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    Navigating Commercial Insurance: Expertise and Representation Matter

    Posted by Brad Hancock on Aug 24, 2023 2:36:23 PM
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    Insurance Carrier Service Centers: Where is my Agent?

    Posted by Brad Hancock on Aug 23, 2023 8:43:13 AM
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    How Do Private Health Plans Keep Premiums Lower?

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    As monthly premiums soar and maximum out-of-pocket costs on health insurance policies continue to rise, the total cost of health insurance is getting ...
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    How Can I Get A Group Health Plan For My Business?

    Posted by Kevin Hall on Aug 21, 2023 11:19:03 AM
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    What Are My HIPAA Concerns With A Cyber Incident?

    Posted by Brad Hancock on Aug 17, 2023 3:58:15 PM
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    Which Health Plan Is Better Between An HMO or PPO?

    Posted by Kevin Hall on Aug 16, 2023 3:48:43 PM
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    How Do I Compare Two Different Health Plans?

    Posted by Ron Wadley on Aug 15, 2023 3:01:56 PM
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    Data Concerns From Cyber Attacks

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    Unfortunately, the threat of cyber attacks looms large over individuals, businesses, and organizations of all sizes. It seems like there is a new ...
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    What Are Private Health Plans?

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    Insurance Value - The Promise Of Certainty

    Posted by Ron Wadley on Aug 8, 2023 4:16:20 PM
    At Insurance For Texans we understand the concerns and challenges you face in the ever-changing landscape of inflation. In a world where costs seem ...
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    What is COBRA Health Insurance?

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    Why Are Health Insurance Networks So Important In Texas?

    Posted by Kevin Hall on Aug 3, 2023 2:06:52 PM
    In the complex world of health insurance, it can be easy to get lost in the jargon and technicalities. However, one aspect that should not be ...
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    What is A High Deductible Health Plan?

    Posted by Kevin Hall on Aug 2, 2023 4:19:28 PM
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    What Makes A Great Commercial Insurance Application?

    Posted by Brad Hancock on Aug 1, 2023 9:10:41 PM
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    How Much Does Health Insurance Cost Per Month In Texas?

    Posted by Ron Wadley on Jul 31, 2023 9:30:00 AM
    The fourth quarter has always been a traditional time to evaluate household items like health insurance, but the Open Enrollment period of the health ...
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    What Is a Maximum Out of Pocket on Health Insurance

    Posted by Kevin Hall on Jul 28, 2023 9:45:00 AM
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    Texas Law On Waiving Insurance Deductibles

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    How To Save Money On Short Term Medical Plans

    Posted by Kevin Hall on Jul 26, 2023 9:15:00 AM
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    Inexperienced Commercial Agents: How A Contractor Was In Jeopardy

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    Inexperienced Commercial Agents: A Threat To Your Businesses

    Posted by Brad Hancock on Jul 24, 2023 10:51:24 AM
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    What Is A Copay On Health Insurance?

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    What Is A Health Insurance Deductible & Why Do Texans Obsess Over It?

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    The Basics Of Cyber Insurance: First & Third-Party Liability Coverage

    Posted by Brad Hancock on Jul 19, 2023 5:03:20 PM
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    Why Does My Commercial Lease Require General Liability Insurance?

    Posted by Brad Hancock on Jul 18, 2023 10:18:47 AM
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    What is Professional Liability Insurance?

    Posted by Brad Hancock on Jul 17, 2023 3:39:45 PM
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    Does My Cyber Insurance Cover A Malware Attack?

    Posted by Brad Hancock on Jul 14, 2023 11:20:54 AM
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    What Is The ACA Exchange?

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    Cyber Insurance for Data Theft

    Posted by Brad Hancock on Jul 12, 2023 1:54:52 PM
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    Why You Can't Operate A Business Without Cyber Insurance

    Posted by Ron Wadley on Jul 11, 2023 2:15:18 PM
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    Want to eliminate your health deductible for a few dollars a day?

    Posted by Kevin Hall on Jul 10, 2023 5:26:50 PM
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    When Is It Best To Not Use Prescription Drug Coverage?

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    Posted by Kevin Hall on Jul 6, 2023 9:33:52 AM
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    The Advantage of An Agent Of Record Change

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    Why Your Business Needs Cyber Business Income Coverage

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    What Is the Health Marketplace?

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    Texas Storms Bring Out True Heroes...And Advocates

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    Nobody Likes To Talk About Life Insurance

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    Inflation Affecting Texas Insurance

    Posted by Ron Wadley on Jun 9, 2022 4:53:16 PM
    Over the last few weeks the single most asked question when we chat with real life Texans is why in the world is my home, auto, business, or fill in ...
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    Topics: auto insurance, home insurance, Texas, Freezing, replacement cost, limits of coverage, building coverage, commercial property values, complete losses, homeowners insurance, independent insurance agency, Commercial Insurance, gaps in coverage, TRUE Texas Home Insurance, inflation

    5 Hot Texas Summer Insurance Tips

    Posted by Ron Wadley on Jun 5, 2022 9:28:34 AM
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    Memorial Day Thoughts

    Posted by Ron Wadley on May 30, 2022 12:19:13 PM
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    3 Pool Related Insurance Questions You Should Ask

    Posted by Ron Wadley on May 8, 2022 6:38:35 PM
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    A True Texas Easter Greeting

    Posted by Ron Wadley on Apr 17, 2022 10:59:43 AM
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    What the Hail Means For Your Insurance Claim

    Posted by Ron Wadley on Apr 11, 2022 7:35:29 PM
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    Is All Texas Home Insurance The Same?

    Posted by Ron Wadley on Mar 31, 2022 12:25:09 PM
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    Topics: home insurance, Texas, homeowners insurance, Home Insurance Tips, TRUE Texas Home Insurance

    Your Grapevine Home Insurance Check-Up For The New Year

    Posted by Ron Wadley on Mar 12, 2022 1:25:21 PM
    Texans love to brag. But it's not really bragging if you are just that good! New Years gives us a chance to brag about all the changes we have slated ...
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    Topics: home insurance

    What is True Texas Insurance?

    Posted by Ron Wadley on Mar 12, 2022 9:40:32 AM
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    Questions About Texas Home Insurance

    Posted by Chris Howard on Jan 8, 2022 5:39:24 PM
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    Time to Detox Your Home Insurance

    Posted by Ron Wadley on Dec 31, 2021 12:56:57 PM
    New Year's resolutions usually involve plans to change our lives for the better. Whether you want to eat healthier or spend less, people use the new ...
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    Topics: Home Insurance Tips, TRUE Texas Home Insurance

    My Austin Roofer Wants to Eat My Deductible

    Posted by Ron Wadley on Nov 23, 2021 5:26:01 PM
    When the wind and hail storms come, and we all know that they do whether it's storm season or not. You can count on the many roofing contractors in ...
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    Topics: windstorms, deductible, hail, TRUE Texas Home Insurance, Austin

    3 Keys to Control General Liability Costs

    Posted by Brad Hancock on Oct 16, 2021 1:24:19 PM
    Let's face it, owning and operating your own business will continuously pose opportunities, challenges, and risks. Product, service, people . . . ...
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    Topics: business coverage, General Liability, independent insurance agent, Commercial Insurance, basics of business insurance

    Why Do I Need Employment Practices Liability Insurance?

    Posted by Brad Hancock on Sep 18, 2021 6:04:45 PM
    Running a business has enough challenges for any business owner. And with the inflation and employment situation that we currently find ourselves in, ...
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    Topics: independent insurance agency, Business Owner, Commercial Insurance, employer insurance, employment liability insurance, epli, commercial texas insurance, basics of business insurance

    The Importance of a Texas Homeowners Insurance Policy

    Posted by Ron Wadley on Aug 9, 2021 3:45:00 PM
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    Topics: home insurance, Texas, insurance for texans, Fort Worth, Dallas, homeowners insurance, Home Insurance Tips, independent insurance agency, Grapevine Home Insurance

    How Do I Protect Business Income?

    Posted by Chris Howard on Jul 26, 2021 7:37:35 PM
    You're the owner of a Texas business and you need to make sure that there is still enough money coming in during a time when it seems like everything ...
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    Topics: Texas, independent insurance agency, Business Owner

    How Do I Control Business Auto Costs?

    Posted by Chris Howard on Jul 19, 2021 10:29:36 PM
    As a business owner, you have a variety of regular costs you incur, all in the hope of regularly turning a profit.
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    What Does Cyber Insurance Cover?

    Posted by Chris Howard on Jun 19, 2021 11:29:05 AM
    In an age when people share just about anything personal online, there are still several bits of information that give us pause before sharing.
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    How Does Building Cost Inflation Affect My Home Insurance?

    Posted by Ron Wadley on Jun 4, 2021 4:12:44 PM
    The news headlines about the increase in building costs have been plentiful over the last few weeks. This time last year building a deck on the back ...
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    Topics: home insurance, insurance for texans, building coverage, dwelling, homeowners insurance, Home Insurance Tips, independent insurance agency, Grapevine Home Insurance

    Why Is My Insurance Deductible So High?

    Posted by Chris Howard on Mar 11, 2021 8:22:03 PM
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    Is My Insurance Policy Good or Bad?

    Posted by Chris Howard on Feb 27, 2021 9:55:59 AM
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    What Are Common Landlord Insurance Mistakes?

    Posted by Chris Howard on Feb 22, 2021 4:48:18 PM
    Taking care of your primary home is a challenge in itself.
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    Topics: dwelling, landlord insurance, investment property

    Why Don't I Have Enough Insurance Coverage for Water Damage?

    Posted by Chris Howard on Feb 17, 2021 10:27:57 PM
    If you're new to the Lone Star State, you are probably witnessing for the first time the identity crisis that is known from the panhandle to the ...
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    Topics: insurance, home insurance, insurance for texans, North Texas, Dallas/Fort Worth, claim, flood insurance, independent insurance agent, water, Grapevine Home Insurance

    Why Was I Denied Home Insurance?

    Posted by Chris Howard on Feb 10, 2021 7:16:49 PM
    Nobody likes to be denied something they think they should or need to have.
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    Topics: Insured, home, claim, Colleyville, Gulf Coast, Home Insurance Tips, Grapevine Home Insurance

    Why Do I Need to Know About Home Insurance Exclusions?

    Posted by Chris Howard on Feb 6, 2021 5:10:05 PM
    In life, there are good surprises and not-so-good surprises.
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    Topics: home insurance, Texas, Home Insurance Tips, Grapevine, Grapevine Home Insurance

    Why Can't I Afford To Rebuild My Home?

    Posted by Chris Howard on Feb 2, 2021 8:41:01 PM
    Don't let the title of this post fool you. We want to make sure you can say, "I CAN afford to rebuild my home." We've said it before and we'll say it ...
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    Topics: home insurance, dwelling, Colleyville, independent insurance agent, Home Insurance Tips, Grapevine Home Insurance

    What Is A Roof Payment Schedule On Home Insurance And Why Do I Care?

    Posted by Ron Wadley on Feb 2, 2021 9:15:00 AM
    The agents at Insurance For Texans are constantly speaking with home owners and the insurance companies that protect their largest asset. We field ...
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    Topics: home insurance, weather, insurance for texans, older home, Fort Worth, windstorms, North Texas, Dallas/Fort Worth, hail, Colleyville, homeowners insurance, Home Insurance Tips, Grapevine, Grapevine Home Insurance

    Why Do You Need Replacement Cost on Personal Belongings?

    Posted by Chris Howard on Jan 30, 2021 12:38:35 PM
    Nobody wants to think about a major catastrophe involving your home. Yet, knowing bad things happen from time to time regardless of where you live, ...
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    Topics: home insurance, Texas, replacement cost, actual cash value, windstorms, hail, Theft, flood insurance, Grapevine, Grapevine Home Insurance

    Not Having Flood Insurance Can Put Your Finances Underwater

    Posted by Chris Howard on Jan 28, 2021 8:01:39 PM
    Flood insurance. When buying a home, purchasing insurance to cover flooding may not exist high on the radar unless you've grown up in an area known ...
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    Topics: home insurance, Texas, weather, windstorms, North Texas, hurricanes, flood insurance, independent insurance agent, Gulf Coast, Home Insurance Tips, water

    Top 3 Mistakes Homeowners Make With Their Insurance

    Posted by Ron Wadley on Jan 25, 2021 1:24:13 PM
    Every Texan is tired of hearing about and seeing the effects of inflation. And Miguel was no different when he came to us last fall. He felt like the ...
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    Topics: home insurance, Fort Worth, homeowners insurance, Home Insurance Tips, insurance mistakes, TRUE Texas Home Insurance, Austin, lubbock

    Does Grapevine Homeowners Insurance Cover HOA Assesments?

    Posted by Ron Wadley on Dec 12, 2020 1:40:16 PM
    Everything is bigger in Texas, even the propensity for master planned communities to pop up no matter which location of the great state you live in. ...
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    Topics: home insurance, Texas, insurance for texans, high value home, homeowners insurance, independent insurance agent, Home Insurance Tips, Grapevine Home Insurance

    What Is a Wind Hail Deductible On a Grapevine Home Insurance Policy?

    Posted by Ron Wadley on Dec 11, 2020 4:42:20 PM
    One of the first questions we receive from Texas homeowners when talking about their home insurance policy is, "What is my deductible going to be?" ...
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    Topics: home insurance, insurance for texans, deductible, North Texas, Dallas/Fort Worth, hail, homeowners insurance, independent insurance agent, Home Insurance Tips, Grapevine Home Insurance

    Why Is Home Insurance So Expensive In Grapevine, Texas?

    Posted by Ron Wadley on Dec 1, 2020 8:35:10 AM
    We are used to hearing, "Why is home insurance so expensive in Texas?" Those having joined us from out-of-state love many cost savings found here in ...
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    Topics: home insurance, Texas, insurance for texans, Dallas/Fort Worth, hurricanes, homeowners insurance, independent insurance agent, Gulf Coast, Home Insurance Tips, Grapevine Home Insurance