Wednesday, October 26, 2016

California Blitz- Hayward Highlights

Video highlights from CSLB's undercover sting operation in Hayward, CA.

The Contractors State License Board (CSLB) is warning California consumers to do their homework before hiring anyone for improvement projects in and around their home. The warning comes after CSLB conducted a series of simultaneous undercover sting operations and construction site sweeps over the past week across the state, resulting in the arrests of 73 suspected unlicensed contractors, and the opening of 20 administrative and potential legal cases.

Sunday, October 23, 2016

Personal Stories: Hoda - Staying on Top of Insurance Paperwork

Joy Hoda emphasizes how important it is to stay on top of your insurance paperwork, and to be fully prepared.

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Demo By Fire Sprinkler Coalition Showcases Home Fire's Rapid Spread

Members of the South Dakota Fire Sprinkler Coalition hosted a live burn/fire sprinkler demonstration at the Central States Fair in Rapid City in 2016. The demonstration proved what research has confirmed: today's furnishings and modern building materials are made differently and burn faster than its older counterparts.

Monday, October 17, 2016

Friday, October 14, 2016

Disaster Planning With Pets

It's an all too common tragedy, beloved pets lost or abandoned in the wake of a disaster. The Insurance Information Institute says there are steps you can take now to protect yourself, your loved ones AND your pets. To learn more about disasters and insurance, check out the Insurance Information Institute at

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Annual Insurance Check Up

Dr. Hartwig of the Insurance Information Institute ( explains the importance of conducting an annual insurance check up to make sure you have the right kind of insurance and enough insurance to cover all your property and assets. Your policy should cover you for enough money to completely rebuild your home in case of a disaster. Homeowners should also consider getting supplemental coverages for flood and earthquake.

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Water Damage: Test Your Water IQ

Water can damage your home in many ways. Do you know what is covered and what isn't? This video explains the different types of coverage from burst pipes to torrential floods. Spokespersons: Jeanne M. Salvatore, Insurance Information Institute; Ed Connor, National Flood Insurance Program.

Sunday, October 2, 2016

Advice from Dummies: Smart Auto Insurance Tips

Kirk has an auto accident and Crystal tells him how to smartly save money on his insurance in the future.