Read This Before You Turn 26!

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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 Things You Must Do to Be a Financially Prepared Newlywed


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. As a soon-to-be newlywed, what kind of financial… 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 »

How Well Do You Really Know the Traffic Signs?


Whether you’re preparing to get your first North Carolina license or have been driving for years, remembering what each and every one of the signs means can be over-whelming. Sure, you know “STOP”, but not all of them are as obvious. Test yourself to see how sign savvy you really are. Without scrolling to see the… Read more »

Still Need Health Insurance? Special Enrollment Periods & More


Did you tie the knot? Did you welcome a baby to your family? Congratulations! Your life is changing in so many amazing ways, and with a growing to-do list, it can be hard to keep up with everything. If you are still in need of health insurance or your needs have changed, you might be in luck…. Read more »

INFOGRAPHIC: Safety Tips for Icy Roads

Meteorologists are calling for ice and snow in the Carolinas this weekend. You’ve stocked up on bread and milk, but are you prepared for the icy road conditions? We’ve created an infographic below with four of the most important things to remember before getting behind the wheel on an icy day. Click on the image below… Read more »

3 Advantages of Buying from an Independent Insurance Broker

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. We, of course, believe that buying insurance from a broker is the best option, as it’s more affordable and more personal. Here are some of… Read more »