The Boating Laws You Need to Know

flag on boat for fourth of july

June 29, 2016

It’s almost time to pack up the cars for Fourth of July weekend, and chances are, you’re already planning and preparing for the weekend. Each Fourth of July, the most popular activity to engage in is, you guessed it, boating. And while it’s important to enjoy your time on the boat, it’s also important to… Read more »

11 Situations Every Designated Driver Has Been In

11 Situations Every Designated Driver Has Been In

June 22, 2016

It’s almost the weekend; what are your plans? Without fail, some of us always find ourselves being asked to be the designated driver, and the heroes who volunteer as DD know it can be a thankless, but important, job. If you’re always finding yourself in the driver’s seat, here are 11 situations you’re all too… Read more »

VIDEO: What Are the Benefits of Working with A Broker?

top advantages of working with an insurance broker

June 22, 2016

Hi, there! Thanks for tuning in today! When it comes to buying insurance, you have two options. You can either buy directly from an insurance company, or you can contact an independent insurance broker, like Latorre Insurance. It’s no surprise that we think buying from a broker is the best option, but did you also… Read more »

5 Tips for Planning a Financially Smart Honeymoon

planning a honeymoon on a budget

June 15, 2016

Blue skies. Sandy beaches. Romantic dinners. You’re on your honeymoon. You’re in love, you’re in paradise, but, most importantly, you’re in debt. If money is the last thing on your mind when planning for your honeymoon, you’ve already made your first mistake. More and more, young couples are financing their own weddings and honeymoons, and… Read more »

When Can You Drive in the Left Lane?

When Can You Drive in the Left Lane?

June 13, 2016

So you think you know the rules of the road. Let’s see how well you know this tricky law about driving in the left lane. Enter your response below; the correct answer will be revealed later this week! Loading…

10 Obscure Questions to Ask When Buying a Home

10 questions to ask when buying a home

May 23, 2016

Just last weekend, while spending time with some friends, I overheard one friend say this to our other friend, a newlywed who also recently bought a house: “Congrats on the house! Do you hate being a homeowner yet?” He was clearly joking, and we all listened goodheartedly as our other friend told us how much… Read more »

4 of the Most Common Mistakes Made By Homeowners


May 16, 2016

So you think you’re ready to buy a house. If you’ve landed here, you’re doing your research, which just might mean that you are ready to make what is the biggest investment for most people. From unexpected accidents to major expenses, it’s important to read and understand the fine print of your homeowners’ insurance policy before… Read more »

Read This Before You Turn 26!

woman celebrating her birthday, holding a cupcake

May 10, 2016

At 18, you are considered an adult, at 21, you can legally drink, and at 25, you can rent a car. Then you turn 26. Turning 26 is a major milestone for people, and they don’t even realize it. Which major milestone? In the insurance industry, 26 means big changes in terms of having your own… Read more »

3 Things to Talk to Your Agent About After An Accident


May 3, 2016

If you’ve ever been in an accident, you know how frightening they can be. So many thoughts run through your mind—Was it my fault? Are they okay? Am I okay? What do I do next? In the midst of the chaos, it’s important to remember to contact your insurer about the accident. When talking to… Read more »

Rideshare Drivers Might Face Uber Risks


April 19, 2016

“I’ll just call an Uber” is likely becoming the catchphrase of every socialite and traveler you know, especially as ridesharing services are becoming more popular than ever. For some, it’s a preventive measure against drinking and driving; for others, it’s a way to avoid notoriously impossible parking lots or to transport to and from the… Read more »