Blog/News Room

Blog/News Room

03
Apr

2018 Financial Year in Review

As we enter Spring, we can look forward to warmer weather, allergies, and increased home selling and buying.  In the worlds of finance officers and accountants, putting the finishing touches on 2018 year-end financials and wrapping up audits, are keeping us busy.  Before we say goodbye to 2018, let’s look at Lighthouse’s 2018 financial year.

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23
May

Dogs and Insurance Claims

Do you have a beloved furry family member?  Do you have an attorney that will defend you at no out-of-pocket cost to you in the event your beloved family member bites your neighbor’s toddler?  Can you afford to pay someone $10,000 to cover their medical expenses and trauma after being injured by your pet?  How about $25,000?

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25
Nov

Tips for Avoiding Cooking Fires Thanksgiving Day

Thanksgiving day holds the record for being the most flammable day of the year. November is the number one month for grease and cooking related fires, and December is not far behind. Home fire claims jump 15% during the holiday season. South Carolina alone has had 16 fires from 2005 to 2012, as a result of turkey fryers!

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23
Jul

Homeowners Insurance Doesn’t Take a Summer Break

Summer has arrived and it’s time to hit the road for that long-awaited vacation. Unfortunately, summer months have the highest percentage of burglaries.

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01
Apr

April Fools' Day and Your Insurance

Did you place someone’s stapler in Jell-O or possibly tell your colleague to come to work in a Hawaiian shirt today? While you might pull some light-hearted pranks this April Fools' Day, make sure to consider the possible repercussions if a prank were to go awry.

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18
Jul

Underwriting Corner | Frequently Asked Questions

This month, we are devoting this feature to addressing Frequently Asked Questions.

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27
May

Underwriting Corner | Eligibility Guidelines

At Lighthouse, we have a wonderful group of hard working agents trying to write quality business.  Because we know we are not your only carrier, we appreciate your business all the more!  This month, we want to try to help break down a few eligibility guidelines that have changed recently or can be confusing.  We hope this helps you, our valued agency partner, with[...]

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29
Apr

Underwriting Corner | Contents Coverage

When a loss occurs, most insureds can tell you the big ticket items they own: 2 - 48” HDTV’s, 4 Laptops, etc.  But what about the lesser items we use every day?  Could an insured tell you: how many glasses they have in their kitchen cabinets, how many picture frames are throughout the house, how many pairs of shoes does Mr. Insured’s wife own, what kind of golf clubs[...]

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31
May

Hurricane Season has begun!

Hurricanes are very dangerous and those of us who have lived through one of these fierce storms are aware of their destruction. The Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1 to November 30, with hurricanes most commonly making U.S. landfall in September, followed by August and October.

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28
Jan

Six Factors That Can Reduce Your Homeowner's Insurance Premiums

In today’s economy, almost everyone has been forced to review all aspects of the family budget.  Inclusive of such a review is considering the expenses associated with owning a home, especially since home ownership is typically the largest investment a family makes.  The insurance costs involved in protecting your home and property are often not completely[...]

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