Many of us consider fall to be our favorite season. The hot temperatures have subsided and the upcoming Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays are just around the corner. However fall is also the busiest time of the year for insurance claims. This is especially true for auto related claims. Bad weather, slick roads, increased shopping visits and holiday travel all contribute to higher than average claim rates during the fall season. Don’t fall victim to the rise in fall accidents. Check out our tips for safe fall driving in Colorado to ensure everyone has a happy and healthy season! Best of all, these tips will ensure your auto insurance rates stay low for the coming year.
Halloween is upon us again, and so begins the scary season where insurance claims rise. The season continues through Thanksgiving and Christmas, but Halloween is when the spike begins. In fact Halloween can be the worst of the three holidays when it comes to a claim increases. So while you’re making the season spooky, be sure to spend plenty of time preparing your home and automobile for unforeseen insurance claims. We’re picked out some of the most common claims you may encounter this holiday so you can keep your family safe. Let’s take a look at the top Colorado Halloween claim risks.
Fall is once again upon us, and there are plenty of insurance considerations that come with this time of year. As you start to rake leaves, set out the pumpkins, and warm up the hot chocolate, don’t forget to cross off the following items on your fall insurance checklist. Of course late fall is the time to think about health insurance and open enrollment, and we encourage our customers to act now instead of waiting until the last minute. Homeowners and auto insurance claims can rise around this time of year as well. It is wise to get your home in shape for winter now and double check your driving habits when road conditions worsen. Let’s get to the checklist so you can get back to enjoying the fall season.
As we covered in our last post, Colorado Health Insurance And Open Enrollment, there is no need to wait for open enrollment on November 15th to shop health insurance. If you’re healthy, you can qualify for real premium benefit private health insurance right now. There are numerous reasons to consider a private health plan over an Obamacare or ACA plan. First and most importantly, there is no longer a tax penalty for those that skip ACA plans. That’s right, you’ll no longer be charged for having private health insurance. Second, since a private plan often excludes unnecessary and expensive coverage options, it is vastly more affordable than an ACA plan. But the question remains, how do you shop for a private plan without getting caught by clickbait or bait and switch schemes. Square State Insurance is here to help by showing you how to shop for CO health insurance.
Open enrollment for the Affordable Care Act or ACA (commonly known as Obamacare) and Colorado health insurance is coming up this November 1st. Did you know Colorado is actually one of nine states that allows for a longer open enrollment period? Most states close enrollment on December 15th. However Colorado extends the window until January 15th. Even with the extended window, it is no time to put off this important decision. Most insurance customers find open enrollment very confusing to navigate, and you can use all time you can get. The good news is you don’t have go it alone. Here at Square State Insurance we recommend working with a Colorado-based, state-licensed insurance broker. We can help you get started. Let’s take a look at how open enrollment works for 2020 and how you can get the most affordable health insurance plan for you and your family.
We all know homeowners insurance is a big part of your insurance portfolio, be it your first home or your retirement home. Homeowners insurance protects potentially your biggest investment, and getting your coverage right can save you should the worst happen. On the other hand, getting your insurance coverage wrong can cost you – and we’re talking big time. The best way to protect yourself now and years to come is to identify your homeowners coverage gaps. Doing so before you actually need to file a claim is the only way to ensure you’re covered from the worst. Let’s learn more about homeowners coverage gaps and how to close the ones most important to you.
So far this year in Colorado we’ve been generally lucky when it comes to the big spring hail storms we all fear. A few areas have been hit to be sure, but not with the devastation of previous years. Even so, we’re not out of the woods yet, and fingers crossed the big one isn’t around the corner. Even in the summer, Colorado can create some pretty nasty weather. When it comes to Colorado storms and homeowners insurance, there are several things you should know before the next storm ever hits. Let’s take a look at how to protect yourself and what to do if bad weather strikes in your area this year.
It is common knowledge that valid insurance is required to operate a motor vehicle in a state like Colorado. However an astonishing amount of people still choose to drive without insurance. In fact, a recent Rocky Mountain Insurance Information Association study found that 16.2% of motorists in Colorado are driving without insurance. This is higher than the national average of 12.6%! So why are so many drivers choosing to break the law and forgo insurance? We won’t speculate as to the reasons people are breaking this important law. Instead today we will look at the problem a little closer and list some ways you can protect yourself from Colorado Uninsured Motorists.
As a city like Denver continues to grow, it can experience a growth in crime as well. Unfortunately vehicle theft has been up in Denver the last few years, and there is even a pattern that Denver police is noticing that we’ll discuss later. The rise in car theft can contribute to other crimes as a stolen car is often used for other nefarious purposes down the line. The increase in theft is even a big reason why car puffing has been illegal in Denver for many years. As a vehicle owner and an auto insurance customer, it pays to know how crime is evolving in your area so you can protect yourself from a potential claim. Let’s take a look at the top five most stolen vehicles in Denver and discuss different ways you can protect yourself from car theft.
We all rely on our vehicles for daily commuting, picking up and dropping off family, chores and anything else that comes up during each day. However did you ever wonder what the best selling vehicle is in your state and why people decide to drive it more than any other automobile? Today let’s look at some of the best selling vehicles in the US by region and then by state to see if any patterns emerge. We’ll also talk about how vehicle choice can impact your auto insurance and safety on the road. So let’s get down to it – can you guess the most popular vehicle in Colorado?