5 Tips for Planning a Financially Smart Honeymoon

planning a honeymoon on a budget

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?

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

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 Common Mistakes Made By Homeowners


From unexpected accidents to major expenses, it’s important to read and understand the fine print of your homeowners’ insurance policy before disaster strikes. As a homeowner, or soon-to-be homeowner, here are 4 mistakes to avoid: First, don’t underinsure your home. The single biggest mistake made by homeowners is neglecting to purchase enough coverage for a rebuild of… Read more »

Read This Before You Turn 26!

woman celebrating her birthday, holding a cupcake

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


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


“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 »

3 Things to Consider Before Retirement


Retirement doesn’t work like it used to. In fact, your own retirement might look nothing like your grandparents’ or even like your parents’. There are entirely new challenges and solutions to consider, including these three things: Are you prepared for rising healthcare prices? The prices of healthcare have been rising, and as individuals reach retirement age,… Read more »

5 Tips for Becoming a Financially Prepared Newlyweds


It’s that time of year—you know, when your Facebook newsfeed is full of exciting proposals, engagement announcements, and wedding photos. If you’re embarking on the exciting journey of getting married, you’re likely preparing in every way you can for the wedding, and then, for being a newlywed. But what kind of financial planning do you… Read more »

Applying for Health Insurance Without an SSN


If you don’t have a social security number, but need health insurance, you’re probably asking yourself, What now? Before you panic that you’ll have to go without insurance, rest easy: Most policies outside of the marketplace don’t require an SSN, and on top of that, Latorre Insurance is skilled at providing policies for clients just… Read more »