August, 2010 Anthem Blue Cross insureds in California just got a temporary reprieve from a BIG rate increase of up to 39%, but premiums across the country continue to climb.
What can you do when your health premium jumps? Ask if your insurer offers any discounts for health club or fitness class enrollment. Find out if a “Consumer Driven Health Plan” such as a Flexible...Read more
Health
August, 2010 Speak UP: Talk so your insurer will hear you
Here are just a few of UP's many tips for communicating effectively with an insurance company: Create a paper trail. Be proactive: Document your losses and make specific reimbursement requests. Use...Read more
Homeowners
August, 2010 Need quick, useful gifts for the holidays?
How about buying an emergency kit or safety supplies for the people on your gift list this year? They're non-fattening and really useful! Click on one of the images below to start shopping at UP...Read more
Homeowners
August, 2010 Buy Your Safety Supplies at 10% off and Support UP
Essential supplies for making your home or work place emergency-ready can be purchased at 10% off from United Policyholders’ newest preparedness partner, Your Safety Place. And, not only will you get...Read more
Homeowners
August, 2010 The Great Shake Out: Drop, Cover and Hold-On!
To commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Loma Prieta Earthquake, United Policyholders is participating in The Great California Shake Out today at 10:15 AM! Find more information about this drill at...Read more
Earthquake
August, 2010 No Time Like the Present
The 2009 wildfire season in California has gotten off to an early raging start. If you live in an area at high risk for fire (or any natural disaster), we strongly urge you to create an inventory of...Read more
Homeowners
July, 2010 Have Insurance, Will Travel
Traveling can be one of life's greatest joys, but injuries or other unpleasant surprises can put a crimp in your plans. Travel insurance isn't for everyone, but if you think you might need it, here...Read more
Travel
June, 2010 Make a human connection at your mortgage company
If your property has been damaged and you've filed an insurance claim, when your insurance company sends you a check to pay for the repairs, it will probably be made out to you and your mortgage...Read more
Homeowners
June, 2010 When money is tight, follow our tips before cutting or dropping coverage
June 2009 When money is tight, follow our tips before cutting or dropping coverage In these tough economic times, we are all looking for ways to cut expenses. It's tempting to reduce insurance costs...Read more
Homeowners
June, 2010 Drive Less and Pay Less?
May 2009 DRIVE LESS AND PAY LESS? It's well known that carbon emissions from automobile exhaust are a leading contributor to global warming. Yet that doesn't seem to be a compelling enough reason for...Read more
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