Insurance News

Personal Injury Protection Fraud Rampant In Florida

November 15, 2011 No Comments »

Personal injury protection can be an important additional auto insurance coverage. In fact, some states consider this coverage so important that it’s mandatory. This means your car insurance policy HAS to have it and you HAVE to pay for it. ... Read More »

University of Farmers – Slightly Better Than Arizona State

November 1, 2011 No Comments »

Farmers Insurance recently “saluted” itself in recognition of “University of Farmers,” their frequently advertised insurance school, which took 1st place in Training magazine’s 11th annual Training Top 125 awards program. This all but forced us here at TTAI to take ... Read More »

Does Homeowners Insurance Cover Mold?

October 31, 2011 No Comments »

There is probably mold in nearly every household in the United States. Don’t think so? Check the grout in your bathtub. While we live with small amounts of mold every day with no real negative effects, it can certainly destroy ... Read More »

State Farm to Raise Home Insurance Rates in Alabama

October 18, 2011 No Comments »

You may have read our recent post about State Farm non-renewing 10,000 home insurance policies in Florida. That’ll probably ensure they are making enough money, right? WRONG. State Farm plans to increase the cost of homeowners insurance policies by 5% ... Read More »

Farmers to Raise Texas Home Insurance Rates by 10 Percent

October 14, 2011 No Comments »

Coming on the heels of a 3.9% rate increase in March of 2011, Farmers Insurance plans to increase homeowners insurance rates another 10% in the Lone Star State. This latest rate increase will affect roughly 350,000 insured in the state ... Read More »

State Farm to Non-Renew 10,000 Home Insurance Policies in Florida

October 10, 2011 No Comments »

Like a good neighbor…State Farm may borrow your hedge trimmer and not return it! But worse yet, the company plans to send 10,000 Florida homeowners in search of new coverage next year, according to National Underwriter. Yep, the second largest ... Read More »

Safest Place to Drive Your Car May Not Be the Cheapest

October 6, 2011 No Comments »

Wondering where it’s safest to operate your vehicle? Well, a new survey revealed that Fort Collins, Colorado was the safest spot in the country for the second year running, according to, an insurance quote provider. The company noted that ... Read More »

What Is an Insurance Binder?

September 23, 2011 No Comments »

Insurance Q&A: “What is an insurance binder?” Spoiler alert: It’s not a Trapper Keeper! Insurance is a business of promises and paperwork. Usually, in that order. The insured promises to pay an insurance premium and the insurer promises to pay ... Read More »

The Top Six State Run Insurance Websites

August 18, 2011 No Comments »

Maybe you didn’t know your state even had an insurance website? And that may say a lot about either your state’s website or your personal insurance I.Q. But each state does indeed have a Department of Insurance that regulates all ... Read More »

Honda Accord Tops Most Stolen List

August 4, 2011 No Comments »

The National Insurance Crime Bureau released its “Hot Wheels” report this week, which details the “hottest cars” as reported by law enforcement each year. By hot, we don’t mean a dented Corvette driven by Lance Burton. We’re talking stolen baby! ... Read More »