Home and Auto

Don’t Leave Anything to Chance: Understanding Renters Insurance

Posted by Shanna Franklin on January 19, 2018
Do you own the space that you live in? If you answered “no”, then keep reading. If you are a renter, then this blog is for you! Picture this: The apartment, townhome, house, or condo that you live in is damaged by fire. All of your ‘stuff’ is incinerated and unfortunately there is nothing left […]


Preparing for Hurricane Irma

Posted by Laura Thomas on September 8, 2017
Broome Associates Hurricane Claims Guide We are keeping a close eye on Hurricane Irma and want to make sure we provide good information to you to help you prepare should our area be impacted by the storm. Here is our hurricane preparedness guide which gives good information for before, during and after a hurricane.  Should our area […]


Ensuring Peace of Mind: How to Secure the Wedding of Your Dreams

Posted by Laura Thomas on September 6, 2016
Photographers, dresses, and venues – the list goes on. With so many plans to orchestrate for your wedding, you want everything to run smoothly before and during your big day. More than that, you want peace of mind to ensure your big event is just right. Thankfully, this peace of mind is available by insuring the […]


Boating Basics: What To Know About Insuring Your Watercraft

Posted by Broome Associates on July 12, 2016
  It is hot and it is humid; the only place you want to be is on the water. It is that time of year when boats come out in full swing, and well, accidents happen. If an accident were to happen to you, would you be covered? Here are a few things to know […]


Recovering Your Information: How to Repair Your Identity After Fraud

Posted by Laura Thomas on January 27, 2016
It can happen to anyone: A quick trip to the bank – a dropped credit card. Completing forms online – pieces of unencrypted information. You may notice unexplained activity on your accounts or credit report, or you may be receiving calls about purchases you did not make or debt you were unaware you had accumulated. […]


Securing Your Information: Where Has Your Identity Taken You?

Posted by Emily Westmoreland on January 13, 2016
Would you want someone else using your name and spending your money? Of course not; you and only you should be in control of your identity. Cyber security has been a popular topic, but identity theft still occurs when wallets and purses or unsecured information is stolen. Did you know that, according to Travelers Insurance, 44% of identity fraud […]


The Mechanics of Auto Insurance: How Much Coverage Is Enough? (Part 2 of 2)

Posted by Scott Broome on July 16, 2015
You may have been told growing up that with a car comes responsibility. Knowing your responsibility can help you determine the coverage amount you need to protect yourself as well as others when you are on the road. When choosing coverage, there are some general rules to remember to cover your individual situation. When deciding how much coverage is […]


The Mechanics of Auto Insurance: Who Is Responsible For Maintaining Coverage? (Part 1 of 2)

Posted by Scott Broome on July 13, 2015
The smell of a new car — isn’t it exciting? You just made a big purchase and you only want to enjoy the moment — sitting in your new car, figuring out all the new gadgets, programming your phone into the latest bluetooth technology, setting your favorite radio stations, and taking your ride for a […]


Protecting Your Rides: Are You Fully Covered?

Posted by Nicole Hopper on May 12, 2015
As the weather warms up and the sun starts the shine, most of us typically have one thing in mind: enjoying every minute of it. How do you spend your spring and summer months outside? Do you own a motorcycle, or an antique or customized vehicle? Often, the excitement of enjoying our “toys” keeps us […]


NC Homeowners’ Insurance Rates To Change By Location

Posted by Scott Broome on February 2, 2015
You may have heard that North Carolina homeowners’ insurance rates are going up – will you be paying more to protect your home? Effective June 1, 2015, rates will change depending on where you live. Generally speaking, it seems the NC Department of Insurance under Commissioner Wayne Goodwin has decreased rates for the coast and […]