Frees Advice

Understanding Your Homeowners Policy: What’s Covered?

Posted on December 4, 2017 by Taylor Payne

I looked back through our home blogs and it appears that we covered the sudden and accidental and plumbing outside the house along with the flood exclusion. I believe the following would be appropriate…
What do you mean this isn’t covered? Those words start the worst conversation anyone can have when it comes to their insurance. Whether it is your health insurance, car insurance…

Loan/Lease Gap Coverage

Posted on November 14, 2017 by Taylor Payne

Car aren’t getting any less expensive these days. Car leases and loans are being stretched out over longer periods of time to help manage the cost of paying for more expensive vehicles. This creates a new, uncovered exposure and everyone should understand the risk as well as the options for protection. It is suggested that new cars lose up to 30% of their value…

Home Winterization

Posted on November 1, 2017 by Taylor Payne

There is no doubt that the past few winters have been nothing short of a freezing, grey, and snowy mess. This coming winter is predicted to be cold and snowy. That’s why this winter, like every winter, it’s important to remember to be prepared not only with hats and gloves, but also with winterizing your home.

There are many things you can do…

After A Hurricane, New Confidence

Posted on October 19, 2017 by Taylor Payne

This article was published by Elizabeth Bernstein on September 25, 2017.
I recently rode out Hurricane Irma in Miami. For three days before it hit, the storm was a Category 5 and the forecast track for the eye went directly over my house. As I boarded up my windows, bought supplies and prepared to report on any devastation, I was a quivering mess.

A good…

Hurricanes and Floods

Posted on October 11, 2017 by Taylor Payne

flood, flood insurance

It is almost the middle of October, and the Hurricane Season does not end until next Month. We have had the most active hurricane season since 2005 with 4 hurricanes hitting the mainland of the US. What does all of this mean for the insurance buying public? It means it is time to have a FULL understanding of the policy limitations on your regular home…

Phone A Friend: Joan Cadigan

Posted on September 15, 2017 by Taylor Payne

“Phone A Friend” is a series that highlights friends and leaders of the Phoenixville community. Our phones have become part of our identities, so we got an inside look as to how these people utilize their phones in and out of the office. This week, Frees Insurance is highlighting Joan Cadigan. Joan is the Executive Director of the Phoenixville Community Education Foundation. PCEF’s mission…

Phone A Friend: Kristen McGee

Posted on August 18, 2017 by Taylor Payne

“Phone A Friend” is a series that highlights friends and leaders of the Phoenixville community. Our phones have become part of our identities, so we got an inside look as to how these people utilize their phones in and out of the office. This week, Frees Insurance is highlighting Kristen McGee. Kristen is the Executive Director of Ann’s Heart in Phoenixville. Ann’s Heart…

Thunderstorm Preparedness

Posted on July 27, 2017 by Taylor Payne

This has certainly been a tempestuous weather month. Super-hot. Thunderstorms containing torrential downpours and crazy lightning. According to the National Weather Service severe thunderstorms can contains winds in excess of 58 MPG and large hail. Is there any way to deal with one of Mother Nature’s most severe outburst of energy? It is important to understand the difference between a Watch and a…

Phone A Friend: Lara Lorenzi

Posted on by Taylor Payne

“Phone A Friend” highlights friends and leaders of the Phoenixville community. Our phones have become part of our identities, so we got an inside look as to how these people utilize their phones in and out of the office. This week, Frees Insurance is highlighting Executive Director of the Phoenixville Library, Lara Lorenzi.

Let’s Phone A Friend…

What is your most-used app?
Facebook…

Road Trip Preparedness

Posted on July 10, 2017 by Taylor Payne

roadside assistance

The best part about going on vacation in your car? No TSA. No delayed flights. No airline food. (I think the stuff you buy is worse than what they used to give you.) Traveling by car does have its own challenges. Getting ready for the trip can make all of the difference between have a great vacation and have a terrible one. I would recommend…