Safe Driving in Summer Storms

safe driving in summer storm

Humidity is up, temperatures are down (at least a little) and thunderheads appear in the north most afternoons. The monsoon is here, bringing hope for rain and some relief from the Arizona desert heat. But relief can quickly turn to panic if you’re behind the wheel when a storm suddenly hits.

Car Insurance Claims

What to do after a car crash - General Southwest Insurance

Helpful advice for what to do after a car accident   Whether it’s a fender-bender or a more serious crash, being in a car accident is a truly frightening experience. According to auto insurance industry estimates, the average driver will be involved in 3 – 4 accidents over a typical lifespan of driving. Would you know… [Read More]

Keep your home safe while you travel

keep your home safe when you travel

  Summer is here! For most of us, that means vacation time. Leaving your house empty for days or weeks at a time can pose some risks. Use our handy checklist to keep your home safe when you travel.

Teen Driving Tips

class of 2018

To Keep Prom and Graduation Safe High school is full of defining moments. For many teens, two of the highlights are prom and graduation. However, this time of year often sees other, more tragic defining moments – serious car accidents involving teens and young adults who are distracted or under the influence of alcohol or… [Read More]

Help Prevent A Homeowners Insurance Claim

outlet on fire

Part II: Minimize Your Risk of a House Fire   In our previous post, we gave you some home maintenance tips to help avoid a water damage claim. Today, we offer some advice on protecting your home and family from the horrors of fire. Katherine Williams, Vice President and General Manager of General Southwest, has seen… [Read More]

Help Prevent A Homeowners Insurance Claim

plumbing repair

Part I: Home Maintenance to Avoid Water Damage   Approximate 1 in 15 homeowners will file an insurance claim each year.  And though the majority of claims are due to bad weather such as high winds and hail, many are due to mechanical failures around the home or lack of maintenance. “Many homeowners insurance claims… [Read More]

How Can I Lower My Car Insurance?

car with piggybank

More bad news for drivers in 2018. For at least the 3rd year in a row, car insurance rates are going up again. Last week, we looked at some of the reasons why. This article, as promised, will give you some tips that might help reduce your pain. “There is no magic way to drop… [Read More]