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What is a Loss Run Report? LOSS RUNS 101

A loss run report details claims that a business or person has over a range of policy periods.  It shows the date of the loss, amount paid, reserve amount, and whether it is OPEN or Closed.  They can also show the named insured, effective dates, carrier name, policy...

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5 Retirement Investing Mistakes

Not Saving Enough Paying High Fees for investments Missing out on Tax Breaks Not Diversifying your funds Not Planning their Income   According to the LA Times, the average adult in Los Angeles with between $50,000 and $250,000 saved, started saving for retirement...

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5 Star Pet-Friendly Resorts

Five-Star Pet-Friendly Resorts The Algonquin Hotel – New York City Hotel Monaco Alexandria – Washington D.C. Caesars Palace – Las Vegas These hotels have a wealth of options for both pet and owner.  You don’t have to leave your furry friends behind.  Now you can bring...

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Take a Home Inventory

Basics: 1)      Big ticket items: Jewelry & Valuables 2)      Cell phone video with narration 3)      Keep receipts and appraisals   Having an inventory of your contents will help to: 1)       Speed up the claim process & payment 2)       Provide you with...

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The Future Los Angeles – Major Projects in the works

The Huffington Post recently released an article giving us a view of what Los Angeles may look like in the future.  The article discusses the major projects that will change the way we commute, work, and live.  Here are the major projects discussed: 1) PARK 101 –...

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Start Your Small Business Today!

Do you want to know how to start your small business in just a few hours?  All you need is a Name, Employer Identification number (EIN), registered name, business license, personal-property tax from, local permits, sellers permit, business bank account, and an...

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Where to Keep Your Valuable Jewelry

There are only two good options when it comes to the vexing problem of protecting your valuable jewelry: 1)   IN-HOME SAFE 2)  SAFE DEPOSIT BOX Leaving valuables unlocked or hidden in your home makes it easy for a burglar to take.  Casual labor, service providers, and...

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