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HURRICANES

Posted on July 26th, 2012 by admin

Hurricanes are violent storms which can bring intense winds, heavy rain, a storm surge, floods, coastal erosion, landslides, and tornadoes.  While it is difficult to predict the exact time, place, and force of hurricanes, residents of the Atlantic and Gulf Coast must be prepared.  The season for hurricanes, as we’ve mentioned previously, runs from June through November, with most hurricanes occurring mid-August to late October.  Each season, on average, six hurricanes form in the Atlantic Ocean of which two become major hurricanes. Know Your Risk and What To Do Contact your local emergency management office to learn about evacuation routes and emergency plans. Get…Read More

The National Weather Service forecasts possible severe thunder storms w/ wind up to 60 mph for the tri-state area for today..

Posted on July 26th, 2012 by admin

Good afternoon world, It seems to be raining a lot and Insurance Company Studies indicate this extreme weather will become the new norm. Hurricanes, hail storms high winds and heavy rain can all cause damage to your personal property (and business.) Your home owner’s policy & storm damage– what’s covered? Now is a great time to have us review your coverage and make any recommendations for you to secure the coverage you need before the disaster strikes! Generally, how does my home owners policy respond to storm damage to my property? Your homeowners policy covers most losses that may occur to your dwelling and personal…Read More

Are You at Risk for Identity Theft?

Posted on July 11th, 2012 by admin

Test your “Identity Quotient” ___ I receive several offers of pre-approved credit every week. (5 points) ___ I do not shred the pre-approved credit card offers I receive (cross-cut shredder preferred) before putting them in the trash. (5 points) ___ I carry my social security card in my wallet. (10 points) ___ I use a computer and do not have up-to-date anti-virus, anti-spyware, and firewall protection. (10 points) ___ I do not believe someone would break into my house to steal my personal information. (10 points) ___I have not ordered a copy of my credit reports for atleast 2 years. (20 points) ___…Read More

PIANJ elects board of directors

Posted on July 6th, 2012 by admin

PROFESSIONAL INSURANCE AGENTS New Jersey- PIANJ- Has elected insurance producers from around the state to it’s board of directors. These individuals will be serving a 3 year terms, expiring in 2015. We are proud to announce our president, Steven Radespiel, is among the seven elected!

Wishing You a Healthy and Happy 4th of July!

Posted on July 3rd, 2012 by admin

We don’t want to put a downer on your 4th of July activities, but did you know, every day, almost 30 people in the United States die in motor vehicle crashes that involve an alcohol-impaired driver?  And the annual cost of alcohol related crashes totals more than $51 billion? YOU CAN REDUCE DRUNK-DRIVING ACCIDENTS Just don’t contribute to the problem.  If you had to much to drink, call a cab or ask a sober friend to give you a ride.  Likewise, never accept a ride from someone else who has been drinking.  Don’t let intoxicated friends get behind the wheel of a car. PROTECT YOURSELF…Read More

What You May Not Know About Flood Coverage..

Posted on June 26th, 2012 by admin

Last month we marked the beginning of hurricane season, and we at the Insurance Center of North Jersey want to commit ourselves to preventing property damage and loss of life by raising awareness since has showed us a lack of it. As Irene’s devastation proved last year, it only takes one storm to have a bad season. A standard homeowner and storm damage policy does not include damage caused by flooding or mudslides.  It is important to note this type of damage could be extremely destructive to your property and without insurance you could be devastated financially. Also, many people…Read More

Enjoy your summer without getting burned!

Posted on June 20th, 2012 by admin

Happy official first day of Summer! We at the Insurance Center of North Jersey want you to have a carefree time in the sun and with your families, but we also feel it is important to remind you of the importance of safety. Your barbecue grill poses a threat. Keep it away from anything that can burn, be it your house or dry vegetation. Never leave its side and never let children or pets reach its side. Wear a heavy apron and oven mitts during prolonged use Now if you are using a gas grill, be sure to store the…Read More

Official Website- Under Construction!

Posted on June 19th, 2012 by admin

Dear both prospective and current clients, We know our site needs some reconstructive surgery, so we’ve brought in outside help. But we could use your opinions as well. What do you want to see? How can we make our web presence more of a resource to you? We look forward to hearing what you have to say, The Insurance Center of North Jersey

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