As the global pandemic rages on, more and more Colorado residents are worried about paying their bills. At the same time, unemployment rates are skyrocketing in the state. Just last week 105,000 Coloradans filed for unemployment. That’s more claims than all of 2019! There is no doubt it’s wise to be careful with our spending right now. Items like food, rent and utilities should be our primary focus. It only follows that some people are considering cancelling their auto insurance. After all, many of us aren’t driving very often. However, this is generally a risky and bad idea for most Coloradans. We’ve put together this article to help you find alternatives to cancelling your coverage. Don’t cancel auto insurance during Coronavirus, and here is why.
COVID-19 has disrupted the daily life of everyone in Colorado. As the stay at home order extends into April, many are struggling to make ends meet. But there is some good news during this crisis as well. Today we’d like to share some exciting news for our auto insurance customers. Our top three carriers are giving back in this crisis by providing 15% auto insurance refunds (or more) for April and May. Insurers all around the country have recognized that people are driving less right now. In response, the amount of accidents and claims have gone down significantly.
Insurers want to pass those savings on to you during this difficult time. For now, 15% of your April and May premiums (or more) will be refunded to you. However, future reductions could be coming after May as well. Find your current auto insurance company below to learn how you’ll receive 15% auto insurance refunds. (Hint: It requires no action on your part).
So here we are. Many of us are confined to our homes until at least mid April in Colorado. Even if you’re deemed an essential worker, you should still be spending all your evenings and weekends around the house. While many give into the temptation to watch the news cycle endlessly or fire up streaming services for hours on end, we’d like to explore some better ways to get through this quarantine. In response we’ve assembled a list of stay at home order activities to help you make the most of this unfortunate downtime. Who knows, you might just pick up a new hobby or knock out a lingering project. So let’s take a closer look at some great stay at home order activities.
We have all been stunned by the effect COVID-19 or Novel Coronavirus has had on daily life in America. Terms like social distancing, self-quarantine and shelter in place have quickly become commonplace in a matter of days. As we all struggle to get a grip on how our lives will continue to change in the coming weeks, countless issues vie for our attention. Unfortunately, there is also a lot of misinformation out there. The best way to weather this crisis is to listen to the experts and remain calm. We also know many of you have questions about health insurance and the potential costs of COVID-19 testing and treatment. First, we would like to remind you that this situation is developing by the hour. We encourage you to monitor the news periodically to stay informed. With this said, here are some COVID-19 Colorado Health Insurance FAQs to consider as the situation develops.
Recently we went Hunting For Auto Insurance Discounts, and today we’re going to follow that up with an examination of top homeowners insurance discounts. For many people, homeowners premiums represent a significant investment each year, and anything we can do to lower that rate is well worth looking into. Of course there are some similarities to popular auto insurance discounts on this list. However, there are also some unique deals that only work for homeowners. Let’s get right into the top homeowners insurance discounts for Colorado residents.
Today we’re going to talk about everyone’s favorite topic, saving money. That’s right, we’re hunting auto insurance discounts at Square State Insurance. While a Colorado-licensed broker is used to shopping policies for customers, it still pays to know what discounts are out there and if you can take advantage of them. Make no mistake. Insurance brokers love to save customers money. It’s one of the most rewarding parts of the job. If you ask about one of the following auto insurance discounts, we’ll do our best to find a policy that offers it. So let’s look at the most common auto discounts available to most customers.
We often take our utilities for granted until they stop working. Internet service disruptions annoy the whole family. Power outages make us feel nervous. Water disruptions induce a serious panic if they go on for too long. Naturally, we expect utility companies to handle an outage. However, there are times when you may have to fix the utility lines yourself. Now there is a new insurance product that will protect you from this stressful and expensive possibility. It’s called Colorado buried utility line coverage. Let’s investigate why no homeowner should go without it.
Are you one of the growing number of renters in Colorado? Have you already considered the price of buying a home in the booming Colorado market and decided to rent for now? You’re not alone, and in fact, many experts now say it’s a better investment to rent in cities like Denver vs. own right now. If this is the path you’ve chosen, there is still an important investment you can make. Today we’re talking about renters insurance and why absolutely everyone who rents should have it. Let’s break down the benefits of renters insurance in Colorado and discuss why you shouldn’t skip this important coverage.
Cue the ominous music. Tax season is almost here. While you can’t officially file your taxes with the IRS until January 27th, plenty of people are already getting their documents in order for tax season. Part of the challenge of each tax season is determining what you can write off and what you can’t. While we’re no substitute for advice from your financial planner or accountant, we do have one tip for the upcoming tax season to share with you. There are some circumstances where you can deduct homeowners insurance on your taxes. Let’s dig a little deeper into which circumstances and the questions you’ll want to ask your accountant for both this year and years to come.
2020 is here and we’re all looking forward to a great New Year. Part of looking ahead involves the infamous act of setting resolutions for yourself. After all, the New Year is a great time to evaluate where you are and what you want to change. While things like weight loss, exercise, healthy eating and other positive habits will likely highlight your list, an insurance review should also be on there! Your insurance coverage, or lack thereof, can have a big impact on your year. A review is easy to do, and you can knock it out in the first few days of 2020. We’re here to help with our top tips for your 2020 Colorado Insurance Resolutions.