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Is Your Home Energy Efficient?

Dec 12 2011 Drafty windows. Leaky faucets. Dirty air filters. All are common issues here in California, and they’re not only annoying – they also cost you money in decreased energy efficiency and higher utility bills. Would you... more

Fire safety tips for Christmas Trees

Dec 9 2011 Over 250 trees will catch fire this season.  Here are tips to help avoid it being yours. When purchasing a natural tree, the most Important thing is to make sure the Christmas tree is fresh.   Make sure the needles... more

ICA Voted Best Agency to Work For

Dec 5 2011 We're very pleased to announce that Insurance Center Associates has been awarded Best Agency to Work For - West, and we were featured in a recent Insurance Journal article on the topic.  As you can imagine, we're very... more

Quick tips to avoid theft around the holidays!

Nov 30 2011 Thieves are more actively “shopping” as well around the holiday season.  Here are some tips to avoid / reduce potential losses: DELIVERY:  Industrious thieves follow the UPS / FedEx trucks this time of year, and... more

Are You Prepared to Fix Your Own Sidewalks?

Oct 27 2011 From the, “L.A. considers shifting sidewalk repair responsibility to property owners.” Written by Rick Orlov this Tuesday October 19th 2011, the article presents an interesting situation.  The city of... more

Looking for More Insurance Policy References?

Oct 25 2011  If you’d like more information about the topics addressed in our recent blog posts, then check out the following for more details on homeowners, health, and automobile insurance. If you still have questions, know that... more


Oct 24 2011 As the holiday season arrives, the smell of fresh baked goods and newly trimmed pine trees fill the air just as California's roadways fill with packed cars going to and from holiday gatherings. The California... more

Am I Required to Have Homeowners Insurance?

Oct 23 2011 Are you currently in search of your first home? If so, then it’s important that you familiarize yourself with the ins and outs of homeowners insurance and whether or not you will be required to obtain it. Learn more... more

How Would You React to a Kitchen Oil Fire?

Oct 21 2011 Would you throw water on an oil fire? How about sugar? Or flour? Did you know that a wet dishcloth can be a one size fits all lid to cover a fire in a pan? Watch this video to learn a little bit about kitchen... more

Award Winning Customer Service!

Oct 14 2011 Insurance Center Associates is one of two agencies who were awarded the Gold Level Customer Champion Award by Mercury Insurance Company, for achieving and providing the highest level of customer service excellence.... more

Download this iPhone App: MyInsurance

Oct 11 2011 Do you wish you had access to a one-stop monitoring tool for all of your insurance policies? With the MyInsurance app, you’ll be able to keep track of your homeowners, car, rental, and healthcare insurance... more

Skip the lines at the DMV: Save Time and Go Online

Oct 10 2011 The California Department of Motor Vehicles website has a new look! The revamped site,, makes it easier for users to navigate and take advantage of the convenient online services offered by the DMV. ... more

Analyzing Different Levels of Auto Insurance

Sep 21 2011 As is true of any policy type, car insurance coverage can be difficult to interpret—especially if you are unfamiliar with your state’s rules and regulations regarding minimum coverage levels. Find out more about the... more

Tips for Saving Money on Your Homeowners Insurance

Sep 13 2011 For most individuals, purchasing a home is one of the most significant investments made during their lifetime. Those who acknowledge this frequently decide to protect their investment by insuring their home and the... more

Insurance Information: About Different Types of Insurance

Sep 7 2011 There are a number of insurance policy and package types—all of which are incredibly complex when looked at individually and in comparison to one another. But how can these be described in the simplest of terms? In... more

Keep Your Business and Your Employees Covered with Quality Business Insurance

Sep 2 2011  As a business owner, you may be faced with employee and client lawsuits, workplace accidents, property damage, and various liability issues. It is because of these potential issues that all business owners should... more

The Risk of Driving Uninsured

Aug 30 2011 If you happen to be caught driving while uninsured, then it’s likely you’ll end up suffering from more than just embarrassment. Read on to learn more about the consequences attached to driving without automobile... more

How to Buy Homeowners Insurance

Aug 29 2011 Are you psychologically and economically prepared for damage to your home or property? You’ll find that homeowners insurance will provide you with a necessary buffer in both respects. Insurance Center Associates has... more

Keeping Your Auto Insurance Rates Low

Aug 25 2011 Have you noticed your car insurance rates steadily increase as the years go by? Whether this is a result of your age, your car type, or your driving record, you are one of many. Luckily, there are several things... more

More Than a Tarp to Keep Your Boat Covered

Jul 1 2011 Whether you own a Jet Ski, a small ski boat, fishing boat, or a 26 foot cruiser, knowing that you’re covered by the right insurance should give you the peace of mind to relax and enjoy every minute on the water.What... more

New DMV Rules on Traffic School may cost you

Jun 14 2011 Sacramento –Chronic traffic offenders face a tougher road ahead, now that the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) will track safety convictions in a whole new way. Beginning July 1, 2011, the courts will... more

Summer Means More Teens in the Workplace

Jun 6 2011 Business news often reports that it’s difficult for teenagers to find work here in California but nonetheless, as summer approaches thousands of teenagers will enter the workforce, many for the first time. Driving -... more

Living on Shaky Ground in California

May 15 2011 Believe it or not, every state in the U.S. has some degree of risk from earthquakes, including California. If you live in an area susceptible to earthquakes, make sure you speak with us in order to determine whether... more

RV & Motorhome Safety Tips

May 9 2011 Avoid any delays and unexpected problems when you take your RV or motorhome out for what should be a relaxing trip. Follow some of our suggestions below, and consider investing in some maintenance and safety classes... more

Revlon Run/Walk for Cancer

May 2 2011 Please join our support our team with a donation for this great cause! We all know someone dear touched or taken away too soon from Cancer. Help us join the fight to end this disease! more

Cell Phone Junk Calls

Mar 6 2011 Getting unwanted calls on your cell phone? Being charged for minutes? The FCC does allow you to put your cell # on the National Do Not Call Registry.  Yes the same one you can use to register your home or business... more

Suggestions For Dealing With a Water Emergency

Mar 1 2011 It’s happened. There’s water everywhere – in your walls, under your carpets and soaking into your belongings. Whether caused by a burst pipe, a broken water heater or flooding, there are things you can do immediately to... more

Open Enrollment for Kid's Health Insurance ends March 1st

Feb 22 2011 Time is running out – March 1st is the end of the open enrollment period designed to allow parents to (apply) for coverage for children without any medical underwriting or pre-existing conditions rate ups. Don’t miss... more

Valentine Bling Insurance

Feb 15 2011 Did you buy or were the recipient of something special or some bling from your sweetheart or even for yourself? Most polices provide a very limited amount of Jewelry coverage anywhere ranging between $1,500 to $3,000... more

Figure Out Your Car Insurance Needs

Jan 23 2011 When choosing car insurance, you want complete coverage for the best price. There’s a lot to think about when choosing your car insurance. In some states, to license your car you must: Carry liability coverage for... more

Do you need an extra car repair policy?

Jan 21 2011 From a recent Yahoo! Finance Article by Jay MacDonald, On Wednesday January 12, 2011, 6:00 am EST  Want to keep costly auto repairs from breaking your budget after your manufacturer's warranty expires? One option may... more

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