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Straight From The Source Blog by Higginbotham Insurance


The shrinking capacity for umbrella coverage

April 15 , 2020

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Umbrella coverage offers attractive protection for those who worry that their limits might not be high enough or that insurance gaps might be leaving them exposed. Unfortunately, current insurance market conditions may be making umbrella coverage more difficult to obtain. Here’s why you should prepare for umbrella coverage’s shrinking capacity. 

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Tags: Home & Auto, Business Insurance


Choosing the lowest rate car insurance may not be the best plan

April 08 , 2020

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We’re all flooded daily with car insurance commercials claiming that shopping with them will get you the lowest insurance premiums of any insurer out there. Saving money on your insurance is important, but the lowest insurance premiums are usually accompanied by the lowest insurance coverage. 

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Tags: Home & Auto


Exercise diligence when leaving an online review

March 04 , 2020

Exercise Diligence When Leaving an Online Review

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Tags: Home & Auto


Six pieces of technology that can keep your home claims-free

February 05 , 2020

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Simple pieces of technology can keep your home safe from burglary. Well, wouldn’t it be great if technology could help us avoid other claims like water damage, fire and freezing damage? It is!

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Tags: Home & Auto


Life changes, so should your insurance policy

January 15 , 2020

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Imagine if we could buy just one insurance policy and be set for life. That’s a nice thought, isn’t it? Like the good things that happen in life, your insurance policy should change and adapt to your situations. The beauty of having a local, independent insurance agency is that it represents multiple insurance companies – one that surely will fit your current and future needs. Some things to consider when reviewing your current insurance:

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Tags: Home & Auto


Identity theft: an unfortunate reality

December 11 , 2019

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You see it all over the news – data breaches at major retailers that potentially compromised shoppers’ debit and credit cards. While your banking institutions and credit card issuers do offer some protection against fraudulent charges to your accounts, did you know that your homeowner’s or renter’s insurance may offer additional protection if your identity is stolen?

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Tags: Home & Auto


Holiday theft protection: beware of thieves!

November 27 , 2019

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During the holiday season, most of us are focused on family gatherings, good food and giving back. What most of us don't think about is the rise in theft during the holidays. Homes are burglarized, contents are stolen from cars and people’s identities taken — start thinking about these ways to protect yourself from thieves this holiday season.

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Tags: Home & Auto


Do your homework before hiring a contractor from Craigslist

October 16 , 2019

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You’re planning a home remodel or some landscape work – great! Most people start this process by laying out exactly what they’d like, then calling multiple companies to get the best quote to have the job completed. After all, this is your palace, and it should be exactly as you’d like it!

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Tags: Home & Auto


Beware of uninsured motorists

September 25 , 2019

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Uninsured drivers are a huge problem across the United States. Each year billions are paid out in uninsured motorists claims. Even though uninsured motorists have steadily declined over the past decade, some states still have one in four drivers behind the wheel without insurance. You can protect yourself with insurance called uninsured motorist coverage.

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Tags: Home & Auto


Educating your children about insurance before they leave for college

August 28 , 2019

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Attending college is an exciting time for children. Whether it’s deciding where to go, what to major in or figuring the finances, there are a lot of decisions to think about. Before they leave the nest, here are three things to consider when it comes to having the right insurance policy.

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Tags: Home & Auto


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