Few experiences are more exciting or rewarding than purchasing a new home for the first time. However, the process can be more complex than it may seem. Working with a skilled agent can make things go more smoothly, but it’s important to remain actively involved at all phases. Anticipating and addressing key issues directly can make the … Continue reading Guidelines for First-Time Homebuyers: What to Do and What NOT to Do
Shopping for a new or used car can be exciting – but don’t let that new car smell fool you into buying a lemon. Before you even test drive a vehicle, there are some major signs of a car’s condition that you can do on the lot with a simple visual inspection. Watch this video to … Continue reading Buying a New or Used Car? This is What to Check For First
Even though it's called a home business, that doesn't mean your home insurance policy will provide all the coverage you need. Here's what you should know from the Texas Department of Insurance: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fhb6ATWK-PM&feature=youtu.be At Joe Cook & Associates Inc, we’re committed to keeping your business protected – so you can … Continue reading Is Your Insurance Keeping Up With Your Home Business?
Do you have a college student? With burglaries constituting approximately 50 percent of all on-campus crimes, it's important for college students and their parents take steps to prevent theft, adhere to safety measures—and review their insurance coverage. Campus coverage basics It's best to consult your insurance professional for the details of your family's specific coverage … Continue reading Protecting Your College Student From On-Campus Losses
With all the information available at our fingertips, it can be difficult to weed out what is true and what is misleading. This holds true for auto insurance. Does the purchase of a spiffy red sedan hit you harder in the wallet, as far as insurance costs go? Will your insurance go up after just … Continue reading Top 5 Auto Insurance Myths
If you were in an accident caused by another driver, the other person's insurance company should pay: To repair or replace your car. For a rental car while your car is being repaired. For medical and hospital bills for you and your passengers. For wages lost because of an injury. But we've got some tips in case … Continue reading What You Should Know When the Accident Wasn’t Your Fault
Natural disasters are part of life. While some places are more likely to experience disasters than others, you’re never completely free from the threat of one occurring. Property damaged in a storm can be repaired or rebuilt. But a natural disaster can knock a small business out of commission for days, weeks, or worse. According … Continue reading How To Protect Your Business After Natural Disasters