Texas Wildfire Season: Last Year’s Wake-Up Call

Texas had its most destructive wildfire season on record in 2011. But less than six months ago, Glenn Tompkins struggled to convince customers in the Lone Star State to sign up for Chubb’s Wildfire Defense Services, a loss prevention service … Continue reading

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The Dangers of Hoarding

When I was an insurance appraiser I was trained not to judge our customers’ housekeeping skills. I learned to assure the apologetic customer that I didn’t care about their mess and went to great pains to take the most flattering pictures … Continue reading

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So, Your Teenager Is Now Driving

A Q&A with Ray Crisci, North America Auto Product Manager for Chubb.

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Wildfires: Hoping to Avoid 2011 Repeat

The threat of wildfires may be months away for most people living in the Western United States, but for those living in Texas, the wildfire season is already upon them. The 2011 wildfire season in Texas was one for the … Continue reading

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Stay True to Your Jewels, Too!

The third highest month for jewelry claims, following the holiday months of December and January is — you guessed it — February! With Valentine’s Day coming up, more people are buying jewelry as gifts, and more people are looking to … Continue reading

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Preserving a Picture Perfect Collection

There has been a growing interest in 20th century photography as evidenced by record prices recently paid at auction. For example, a photo by Henri Cartier-Bresson, a 1946 silver print of “Derrière la Gare Saint-Lazare,” Paris, 1932, sold at auction … Continue reading

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