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thanksgiving is the most dangerous day of the year for cooking fires

Raleigh, NC – November 17, 2018 – Thanksgiving Day brings a number of hazards that many may not normally see in their everyday routines. In fact, Thanksgiving is the most dangerous time for cooking fires, with three times as many reported compared to an average day. Read more...

Now is the time to prepare as Hurricane Florence moves towards the carolinas

Raleigh, NC – September 10, 2018 – Hurricane Florence is intensifying and has become a major storm that will likely impact North Carolina within the next several days. Governor Roy Cooper has declared a state of emergency, and forecasters with the National Weather Service predict that parts of the state are likely to begin experiencing strong winds and flooding by mi-week. Read more...

Are you prepared as hurricane season reaches its peak?

Raleigh, NC – September 5, 2018 – After a quiet August, forecasters are predicting an increase in storm activity and potential development in the Atlantic basin over the next several weeks.  Wind shear, which helps break up developing storms, appears to be decreasing in the Atlantic, but hurricane season is also reaching its historical peak. Read more...

Do you have a home inventory?

Raleigh, NC – July 31, 2018 – As we near the statistical peak of hurricane season, the Insurance Federation of North Carolina (IFNC) reminds consumers of the benefits of making a home inventory.  "An up-to-date home inventory is a great way to determine how much coverage you need to cover your contents" said Russ Dubisky, a spokesman for the IFNC.  "In the wake of disaster, you can rely on your inventory to help remember and replace everything that was lost." Read more...

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December 12 - What snow-related damages are covered by insurance?

Winter storms can bring a lot of damage from not only the storm, but also from the lingering cold. Central North Carolina just experienced its first snowstorm of the season and should expect to have others by the end of winter.  Read more...

November 19 - Answers to frequently asked insurance questions after Hurricane Florence

Long-time Wilmington Insurance Agent Don Bullard estimates that across coastal North Carolina, at least 200,000 insurance claims have been filed due to damage from Hurricane Florence.  Read more...

November 16 - Private flood insurance could fill North Carolina’s coverage gap

A new Federal Emergency Management Agency report is shocking: 64 percent of North Carolina homes in high risk flood zones do not have flood insurance. Another report reveals 11 percent of North Carolina properties should be listed in high risk zones - but are not.  Read more...

November 1 - Insurance Commissioner Sending Challenged Donation to Feds

North Carolina’s insurance commissioner said he’s handing over to the federal government a contribution that’s the subject of a citizen’s complaint alleging improper campaign giving by a leading state donor who also faces scrutiny from federal investigators.  Read more...

 

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