Am I At Fault If…?

Car accident on the highway

Picture it: You’re headed down the road. Maybe you’re on your commute home from work, maybe you’re headed to pick the kids up from school, but regardless, you’re minding your own business, when slam. The car in front of you slams on his breaks and comes to a full stop. You react quickly. You try to… Read more »

Latorre Insurance, Proud Sponsor of the Latin American Chamber of Commerce

laccc sponsor

In January of 2017–guided by our President, Richard Latorre–Latorre Insurance was welcomed as a sponsor of the Latin American Chamber of Commerce of Charlotte. We have long-admired this organization and could not be more honored for this opportunity to partner with them. We kicked off our partnership with the first LACCC Luncheon of the year… Read more »

What Type of Insurance Do Ride-Sharing Drivers Need?

Positive beautiful smiling traveler young woman driving sports car

  Lately, it seems like we are in the year of the side hustle. For those unfamiliar with the term side hustle, it refers to the jobs you work on the side, in addition to your full-time job. They’re incredibly popular among millennials, but all generations are adopting second jobs for financial reasons, as well as… Read more »

5 Tips for Buying A New Car

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Certain times of year are more popular than others for buying a car, and it’s no surprise that the end of the year is one of them. In fact, buying a car at the end of any month is recommended by most car-buying experts. If you’re thinking about buying a car before the New Year… Read more »

Health Coverage Deadline Extended

Prescription form clipped to pad lying on table with stethoscope twisted in heart shape and blue doctor uniform closeup. Medicine or pharmacy concept. Empty medical form ready to be used has announced that the deadline to enroll for health coverage starting January 1, 2017 has been extended until December 19th. What that means is if you did not get enrolled yesterday, you still have a few days to get coverage that starts on January 1st.  This was an expected move as the website… Read more »

Changes at the Top–What’s the Impact?

healthcare in 2017

Article Highlights If you previously purchased your medical coverage through an individual health policy, you should go ahead and re-enroll for 2017. Blue Cross and Blue Shield is the only health insurance provider in most of the state of North Carolina, with Cigna offering plans in areas around Raleigh. Shop around. Get quotes. You can see the available BCBSNC plans… Read more »

[Car] Sharing is Caring

future of ride sharing

Article Highlights Uber is performing trials of driverless cars. Zipcar is introducing ride sharing. There is a new clientele of ride users, rather than car owners. Insurance companies will be challenged to come up with new and innovative products to meet the needs of clientele. Driverless cars. Ride sharing. How about car sharing? New concepts in personal transportation are… Read more »

What do I do if I have an accident in another state?

What do I do if I have an accident in another state

Whenever you get behind the wheel of your car, you know that there’s always the risk that you could be in a car accident. But you also know that it’s a slight risk. This slight risk increases a little bit when you’re out-of-state and are unfamiliar with the area. You don’t know the streets; you… Read more »

Tips for Hosting on a Budget

tips for budgeting holidays

Happy holidays! We know–we can’t believe it’s already time to talk about the holidays, either. Doesn’t it feel like yesterday that we all welcomed 2016? But we digress. For all of us, the holidays mean lots and lots (and lots) of amazing meats and casseroles and sweets, but for some of us, they mean spending hours (and hours… Read more »