Hippo Enchants New Mexico Homeowners

Hippo in New Mexico
Hot as chili peppers

Between extraterrestrial sightings, a hotly contested debate over chili preferences and a minor league baseball team with a name from “The Simpsons,” it’s safe to say New Mexico is unlike any other state in the nation.

The Land of Enchantment’s multicultural population, desert climate and inspiring landscape have attracted 2 million …

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Ask Hippo: Does Homeowners Insurance Cover Fallen Trees?

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Depending on the situation, standard homeowners insurance policies may cover damage caused by fallen trees. Before you file a claim, it’s best to look over your policy. To get a basic idea of what’s covered and what not when it comes to fallen trees, check out our

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How to Insure Your Crops and Protect Your Business

How to insure your crops and protect your business

When new flames ignited this month in California, we couldn’t help but think back to the wildfires that tore through Sonoma and Napa counties in October. Insurance claims filed since then hover around $9 billion.

The wineries affected by the fires were top of mind for many insurers since Northern California is a major

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Rising Insurance Premiums Explained


A recent study from the National Association of Insurance Commissioners found that the average cost of premiums for the most common type of homeowners insurance was $1,132 in 2014. That’s a 3.3% increase from the previous year and a 48% increase from 2005.

rising insurance premiums explained

*Source: © 2017 National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC)

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5 Things You Need to Know About Your Natural Disaster Insurance Claim

Homeowners claims

Homeowners claims


When your home suffers damage from a natural disaster, it’s often just the beginning of an uphill battle. Even homeowners covered by insurance should prepare for a long and costly recovery process. More than 60% of U.S. homeowners are underinsured. And with the seemingly endless stream of recent natural disasters, many people may

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