Tag: homeowners insurance

Homeowner's Insurance

What Did 2017 Teach Us About Insurance Needs?

December 18, 2017. AAA Staff

One year’s experiences are another year’s lessons. Just look at what we learned from 2017: Fidget spinners were a fad, virtual reality is here to stay and not even a credit repository is immune from a data breach. Last year also taught us much about the value of insurance. Here is a look back at…

Homeowner's Insurance & Money

How to Vet a General Contractor

October 01, 2017. Roberto Cruz

Start with these questions as you embark on your quest to find the right contractor for your home renovation project.

Mortgages

Your Money – Reverse Mortgages

September 02, 2017. Roberto Cruz

Retirement fantasies often involve world travel or golf somewhere warm. Unfortunately, as you approach retirement age, you may be less concerned with the fun stuff and more worried about how to afford it. A reverse mortgage can help you meet the financial demands of retirement by letting you cash in on the value of your…

Mortgages

Explaining Mortgage Insurance

June 01, 2017. AAA Staff

Q. Can you explain mortgage insurance? A. Mortgage insurance, sometimes referred to as private mortgage insurance or PMI, protects lenders against borrowers who default on their loans. Any borrower who puts down less than 20 percent on a mortgage should expect to pay mortgage insurance, which is often paid on a monthly basis with other…

Homeowner's Insurance

Home Security Systems, Decoded

April 08, 2017. AAA Staff

If you’re thinking about investing in a home security system, do your homework. Selecting the right system for your home and your budget isn’t as easy as you think.

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Generator Safety to Keep in Mind This Winter

February 08, 2017. AAA Staff

It’s the middle of a nor’easter. The wind is howling. You peek out the window and see nothing but a white sheet of blowing snow. You’re happy to be inside, cozy and warm, three hours into a television binge with the thermostat set to whatever you think a thermostat should be set to. Then, in…