27
Jun

How to Create a Great BBQ Party

Summer time is one of the most popular seasons to BBQ with friends and family. Whether it’s grilling at your local park or in your backyard, gathering with friends and family on a sunny day always is a memorable event. What makes a BBQ party great? We give simple suggestions of how to create a party you and your guests

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7
Jun

Do You Know What Determines Your Car Insurance Rate in California?

We bet you’ve wondered how car insurance premiums are calculated. Do you ever have discussions with friends of similar age and driving history and find you’re all paying very different premiums for what would appear to be similar coverage? Insurance premiums are based off of many factors, all of which play a role in your total premium for your auto

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22
May

Hosting a Special Event This Summer? Consider a Special Event Insurance Policy.

Planning a wedding or a special event can seem like a full-time job. Between determining your guest list, vendors, food choices and the small details, there is so much to consider to make your dream wedding or event perfect. The last thing you think about is having an insurance policy for your special event. A special events insurance policy acts

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10
May

Planning a Road Trip or Vacation to a National Park This Year? Here Are The Top Five!

The United States is known world-wide for having amazing National Parks. There are 59 National Parks scattered throughout our beautiful country, with fourteen being considered UNESCO World Heritage Sites (WHS). Whether you are a nature lover or enjoy traveling, here are the top five most visited National Parks around the country. 1.) Great Smoky Mountains (WHS) Nearly 10 million people visit

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26
Apr

Understanding Auto Insurance Premium Increases

Many of you may have noticed that the auto insurance industry seems to be continually increasing premiums. While Mills Insurance Services represents many of the top insurance companies in the country and we can quote you with several companies, the trend for premiums is up. There are many reasons why this is happening and it is important for you to understand.

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11
Apr

5 Simple Tips to Avoid Your Having your Vehicle Stolen

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, a vehicle is stolen every 44 seconds in the United States. Having your vehicle stolen is not only a huge inconvenience, but it is also frightening and violating experience that can sometimes be avoided by taking certain precautions. 5 Tips to Avoid Your Car from Being Stolen: At night time, always park

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29
Mar

Preventing Mail Theft in California – Follow These Tips

Mail theft is an unfortunate reality in most of the country. Thieves drive around during the mid-day and night time looking for mail that has not yet been picked up. What are they looking for? Gift cards, credit card applications, and utility bills – pretty much anything that would allow them to steal your identity. Take these steps to avoid

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8
Mar

Keep an Eye on your Minor Child – You’re Liable for Their Actions

Our children quickly become the most important parts of our lives and our dreams suddenly become the dreams of our children. As we look at our own childhoods, we see the seemingly endless shenanigans we caused and while most of these things were harmless, they could be looked at now as liability concerns or outright against the law. In nearly

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22
Feb

Do you Own a Home Safe? Keep These Items in it.

If you don’t own a home safe, it might be time to make the purchase. Not only can they help with theft of valuables or family heirlooms, but they can also protect special documents. A home safe is priceless when the unexpected occurs. Documents and valuables can be kept out of harm should you ever experience a home fire or

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8
Feb

Engagement Ring Coverage

Getting engaged is an exciting time and brings happiness to not only the couple, but their family and friends. While the new couples should cherish this special moment, they should also find an insurance policy to protect the engagement ring immediately. Anything can happen to an engagement ring, whether it’s stolen, damaged or accidentally falls down a drain. While memories

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