Department: Insurance

Homeowner's Insurance

Winterize Your Life

September 23, 2019. Roberto Cruz

Check out our tips for keeping your home toasty and safe this season.

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Cars & Trucks

Get Defensive

January 05, 2019. Roberto Cruz

Defensive driving isn’t just a class – it’s a lifestyle. And no matter how well you think you drive, it never hurts to brush up on safe driving skills, said Patrick Sullivan, director of insurance for AAA Northeast. “Even if you’re an experienced driver, it’s good to go back to the basics and review simple…

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Smart Solutions for Homes

November 15, 2018. Andrew Sheldon

Security is always a top priority for homeowners, but particularly so during holidays, when people are likely to be traveling or have a house filled with valuable gifts. During this time of year, the same good practices apply. “Leave some lights on so it looks like people are home,” said James Kass, director of insurance…

Homeowner's Insurance

Is Solar Power for You?

November 08, 2018. AAA Staff

If you plan to investigate whether your property would be well served by solar panels, make sure a chat with your insurance agent is part of your legwork.

Homeowner's Insurance

Do I Need Higher Limits on My Homeowners Insurance?

October 19, 2018. AAA Staff

My home value went up. Do I need higher limits on my homeowners insurance? A: Homeowners insurance is intended to help you replace your home and possessions, so your limits are based on replacement value, not market value. Facets of market value – a trendy neighborhood, good schools, homebuyer demand – don’t affect what it…

Homeowner's Insurance

Your Home and Everything in It

August 20, 2018. AAA Staff

Do you know how much it would cost to replace your home and everything in it? You should. Homeowners insurance can help restore your home following a tragedy, like a fire. Good insurance agents can help determine how much coverage homeowners should have, but it’s hard to craft comprehensive policies if homeowners don’t know what…

Auto Insurance

Q&A: Does my auto insurance cover a rental car?

May 14, 2018. AAA Staff

The best way to know for sure if your auto insurance coverage includes rentals is to speak with your insurance agent. He or she can explain how your coverage translates to a rental vehicle. For example, your coverage may only apply for up to 30 days. Or your insurer may or may not cover a…

Homeowner's Insurance

Get the Buzz on Drone Use

May 09, 2018. AAA Staff

Drone use and any damage it causes isn’t covered in most standard homeowners insurance policies.

Homeowner's Insurance

Be a Savvy Homebuyer – Avoid These Common Mistakes

April 17, 2018. AAA Staff

Taking a careful, measured approach to buying a home can help you prevent possible trouble down the road.

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Wood Stoves vs. Pellet Stoves – Do You Know the Difference?

January 15, 2018. AAA Staff

Pellet and wood stoves can be cost-effective ways of keeping your house warm. They can also be dangerous if not installed or maintained properly. And homeowners can face liability issues if they don’t have appropriate insurance coverage. Here are a few things to keep in mind if you are considering an alternative heating source. Pellet…