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Do You Really Need Renters Insurance?

Aug 24 2016 Most people don’t give much thought to purchasing insurance to protect their property until they buy a home. The best way to protect yourself and your possessions from the unexpected is to purchase insurance. There’s no... more

8 Tips to Make Your Home Safer

Jul 5 2016 There is no doubt that your home is your largest asset. And in Southern California where home prices are some of the highest in the nation, you want to be sure you are doing everything possible to protect that asset.... more

Insuring Man’s Best Friend: A Guide to Pet Insurance

Feb 16 2016 Your pet is there for you through the good times and bad, so shouldn’t you be there for them, too? As much as you hope you’ll never be faced with a sick or injured pet, when it does happens it can be devastating if you... more

Why Business Insurance?

Jan 27 2014                          It makes sense that a large corporation would want to have business insurance to protect its ample assets. But does a small company, perhaps with only a handful of employees, really need to be... more

Fireplace Safety

Dec 30 2013 Winter comes and it comes fast. If you are looking at saving money and making sure that you are still warm, a fireplace can be a great choice. While it can bring warmth and savings to your home it can actually bring... more

Are you Getting Enough Exercise Each Day?

Oct 25 2013 When it comes to exercising, we often times don’t feel that we have the time each day to fit it in. We don't necessarily need to go to the gym for hours each day to get a good work out, but finding a few minutes each... more

Fitness Tips for the Unfit

Sep 25 2013 Are you just not built to be fit? When you’ve tried to do the exercise and diet things in the past, did you find them impossible to do? When you thought about sprinting, you started sweating. Whenever you opened your... more

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The Importance of Protecting Your Vehicle

Sep 13 2013 Everyday someone in America becomes a victim of car theft, vehicle burglary, or damage to a car from thieves striping parts from the car for sale to chop shops.  And in fact, the numbers from a recent study indicate... more

Tips on How to Get More From Your Day

Sep 6 2013 Nearly everyone desires to be more productive throughout their day, simply because most people live such busy lives.  With all of the responsibilities and tasks that mature and responsible adults must tackle every day,... more

Healthcare Reform Is Here

Sep 3 2013 Healthcare Reform has arrived, yet there are still a lot of questions and Insurance Center Associates is here to help! When does it all start? October 1st, 2013, is the start of enrollment for Individual Guaranteed... more

Tips for Your First Year at College

Aug 30 2013 College can be a scary place. Make sure you are prepared for the adventure that lies ahead!  College life is a much bigger adjustment than a lot of people take it for.  Not only are classes a lot harder than they were... more

Tips on Finding Your Dream Car

Aug 6 2013 If you are in the position to be shopping for your dream car, it may be a little more overwhelming than you imagined. With so many different options and features, it can be hard to make a decision. To ensure you are... more

Quality Time With Loved Ones

Aug 5 2013 Spending quality time with the people that are most important to you can be easy to push to the backburner. With a to-do list a mile long and running from one activity to the next, it can be hard to make time for the... more

Firework Safety Tips

Jul 26 2013 As the middle of summer is upon us and as the nation’s birthday recently passes us, it is important to remember firework safety tips.  Fireworks are a beloved part of summer and an integral aspect in how we as Americans... more

Keep Business Flowing in Summer

Jul 11 2013 Keep Business Flowing in Summer Summer time is perhaps the hardest time of year to motivate your employees to do anything. Increased waking hours combined with the opportunities warmer temperatures bring and memories... more

How to Spot a Bad Mechanic

Jul 1 2013 How to Spot a Bad Mechanic   When you know that you have to have your car fixed by a mechanic, it can be nerve wracking to try and find someone that will be honest with the repairs that need to be done. If you do not... more

Build an Emergency Car Kit

Jun 7 2013 Build an Emergency Car Kit You never know when you’ll get stranded when driving your car. As such, it is a very good idea for you to create an emergency car kit. You can make your own kit fairly quickly, and store it... more

The Do’s and Don’ts of BBQ Safety

May 23 2013 The Do’s and Don’ts of BBQ Safety Many may not know it, but May is National BBQ month.  As the transitional month from spring to summer, it is fitting that May be the nation’s month to remember, and even celebrate,... more

Wedding Insurance Guide

May 15 2013 Wedding Insurance Guide   As the summer time approaches, so too do many happy couples’ wedding dates.  The summer season is the season of love and with that comes many planned wedding ceremonies, receptions, and open... more

Insuring Mom’s Jewels for Mother’s Day

May 7 2013 Insuring Mom’s Jewels for Mother’s Day If you’re old enough to be reading this post than you’re probably old enough to be beyond making a Mother’s Day card with crayons and construction paper. She would probably... more

Springtime Migration to the Lakes and Campgrounds

Apr 23 2013 Springtime Migration to the Lakes and Campgrounds    Springtime is a reawakening for mankind. It’s the time of year when people can be seen poking their noses out of their front doors, taking a big whiff of warm air,... more

Spring Freedom: Motorcycle Safety Reminders

Apr 10 2013 Spring Freedom: Motorcycle Safety Reminders Winter has been renounced and spring welcomed in. To some, this means flowers, bright colors, and cleaning schedules will soon be filling their days. To others that know... more

Driving Safely This Easter

Mar 19 2013 Driving Safely This Easter Holidays mean people are heading home to spend time with their family. It doesn’t matter if it’s Christmas, New Year’s, or Easter. People want to be with family when they can and make the... more

Favorite Foods of National Nutrition Month

Mar 7 2013 Favorite Foods of National Nutrition Month March is national nutrition month, who would have guessed!? What are you doing to celebrate? Your eating habits will have a huge effect on your health levels and choosing to... more

Got Some Bling from a Loved One?

Feb 13 2013 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

Why Do Car Accidents Happen?

Feb 5 2013 Feb. 5, 2013 Why Do Car Accidents Happen? Every time that you start up your car and head out on the road, you should be well prepared for your drive. You are trusting drivers around you to obey traffic laws and... more

New Year’s Eve Safety Tips

Jan 2 2013 New Year’s Eve Safety Tips It is so incredibly important to be safe throughout the New Year. There are a lot of opportunities for accident and injury on December 31st. You want to avoid every single one to make sure... more

December is Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention Month

Dec 7 2012 December is Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention Month The holiday season should not be the only thing on the minds of people this December.  December is the federally recognized Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention... more

How to Prepare for a Flood

Nov 30 2012 How to Prepare for a Flood Anyone that has lived along the path of a hurricane has learned what it’s like to have a flood. They are often quick, and unstoppable. Locks and doors can’t keep the rushing water from... more

Workers’ Comp

Nov 23 2012 Workers’ Comp If you employee people, you want Workers’ Comp. People on your property—or under your employee—are your responsibility. That means if they are injured in any manner while working on site, they have the... more

Defensive Driving

Nov 16 2012 Defensive Driving   Defensive driving is one of the most important parts of getting to your destination safely. There are many different factors which you have to process all at once when you are driving, and the... more

What are the Qualifications for Disability Insurance?

Nov 16 2012 What are the Qualifications for Disability Insurance?   Disability insurance is a type of insurance which will pay people an income in order to keep them financially viable after they have become disabled. For many... more

Are You Ready to Buy a House?

Nov 2 2012 Are You Ready to Buy a House?   Buying a home is one of the big steps in life that most people will experience. This is an exciting prospect to look forward to, but it also brings with it a fair share of stress and... more

Top Credit Score Myths

Oct 26 2012 Top Credit Score Myths A person’s credit score is, at its most basic level, a three digit number score used to reflect that person’s reliability when it comes to paying back their creditors.  This information is then... more

What are the Most Common Causes of House Fires?

Oct 22 2012 What are the Most Common Causes of House Fires?   A house fire can ruin your house and even cause injury to loved ones within your home. When you want to prevent a house fire from occurring, it is important that you... more

A Quick Look at MADD

Oct 15 2012 A Quick Look at MADD   MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving) is a major force for change when it comes to traffic laws and societal acceptance of drunken driving. Drunk driving kills over 10,000 people per year in the... more

Boat Safety Tips

Oct 5 2012 Boat Safety Tips Summers are hot and sweaty. The only solace you can often find during the hot week is that you are just a few minutes away from an air-conditioned room, or you are only a few days away from that boat... more

Saying “I Do”- The Effect on Your Premiums

Sep 28 2012 Saying “I Do”- The Effect on Your Premiums   Believe it or not, marrying someone with a bad driving record can actually affect the premiums that you pay. When we get married, a lot about coverage needs is going to... more

Your coverage in the dark

Aug 31 2012 So you’ve heard of home insurance, car insurance, life insurance and you may have just heard that worker’s compensation was an insurance option for businesses, but the real question is, did you know that you could get... more

Who Needs Travel Insurance?

Jul 13 2012 Travelling the world can be an exciting and romantic experience. There are places to see, people to meet, and things to do! Going on a trip can change your life and make for amazing memories you can look back on fondly.... more

How Umbrella Coverage Can Prevent Your Ruin!

Jan 25 2012 There are many people that have a hard time understanding how important umbrella coverage can be. When you are purchasing a new insurance policy you want to make sure that you get some type of umbrella coverage to... 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

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

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