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Is Your Home Under-Insured?

So you have a homeowners policy covering your house. If your home were to be completely destroyed tomorrow by fire or a windstorm, would it be rebuilt/replaced at no cost […]

Empire BlueCross Exits Small Group Health Market – Drops Businesses

Brokers and independent health agents across the New York area were contacted by Empire BlueCross/BlueShield today regarding radical changes coming to their small group health insurance portfolio of products. Actually, […]

NY Health Insurers To Make Rate Increase Data Public

In a move that could reduce health insurance premium hikes, several health insurance companies in New York have agreed to publish data they use to justify rate increase requests with […]

Commercial Insurance Shopping – What You Should Know

At some point in time, New York business owners may have a need to switch commercial insurance companies. Whether it’s due to a steep premium increase, being non-renewed, or your […]

NY Small Group Benefits – Q4/2011 Featured Plans

For small groups in downstate New York, here are two affordable group health insurance plans that can get you and your employees started with coverage: CompreHealth HMO (GHI) through HealthPass […]

Recession 2012 – Cost Cutting Best Practices

As annual household incomes continue to decline, more and more people are looking for ways to curtail expenses as we ride out this recession. Whether it’s through coupon cutting, cooking […]

NY State Dropping Subsidation of HealthyNY Regular Plan Options

NY State has decided to no longer subsidize Healthy NY (EPO/HMO) regular plan options for all health insurance carriers in New York including GHI, Oxford, and Empire BCBS. This change […]

NY Islanders’ Moulson Sued Over 2010 Car Crash

Having only the minimum liability limits on his NYS auto insurance policy, NY Islander’s forward Matt Moulson is being sued after injuring another person in a 2010 auto accident. But […]

Is Aflac Worth It?

Is Aflac worth it? Good question. Unfortunately, it’s one that only you can answer. Luckily, it’s not that hard to figure out if Aflac is right for you… The first […]

Hurricane Irene – Mass Mandatory Long Island Evacuations Ordered

Mass mandatory evacuations have been ordered across the entire south shore mainland sections of Long Island. The general rule is: If you live south of Montauk Highway, you have been […]