Phoenix Associates Insurance Agency 

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Address:

2265 Roswell Road Suite 401
Marietta, GA 30062

Phone:

770-973-4000,800-974-7747

Fax/Other:

770-565-7115

Newsletters

About one in 15 insured homes has a claim each year.

Source: Insurance Information Institute, 2017

What's covered by my homeowners policy? How much liability insurance do I need? What's the best way to take an inventory of my home?

Our newsletter articles are designed to provide helpful information on a wide range of timely topics. Simply click on one of the headlines below and the full article will appear. And keep checking month after month. You never know what story may address your individual situation.

June

  • Rental Car Insurance: Understanding Your Options

    No matter how convenient it may seem, renting a car is a formal financial transaction that involves risk. Doing some advance research into your insurance situation might help you avoid paying for duplicate coverage or facing a hefty bill in the event of an accident.

  • Volcanoes, Mudslides, and Sinkholes: Are You Covered?

    If the first half of 2018, extensive damage from the eruption of Hawaii’s Kilauea Volcano and mudslides near Santa Barbara, California, have raised questions about coverage for unusual natural events. Learn more about coverage, exclusions, and specialized policies.

May

  • Brace for an Active Hurricane Season

    The 2018 Atlantic hurricane season is projected to be more active than usual, but every hurricane season brings the potential for danger. Consider these tips for protecting your house, planning for evacuation, and carrying appropriate insurance.

  • Parents Hold the Keys to Training Safe Teen Drivers

    A driver's license can create an exciting sense of freedom for a teenager, but parents know this new found freedom comes with plenty of risk. Make sure your teenager has appropriate training, and that both you and your teen understand the applicable rules, safety concerns, and insurance issues.

April

  • Need a Lift? Ride-Sharing Insurance Issues

    Ride-sharing services can be a cost-effective and convenient transportation method or a source of extra income. However, this quickly growing business carries liability issues for both drivers and passengers.

  • Twister Tips: Tornado Safety

    Although the peak tornado season runs from April to July, tornadoes can strike almost any time of year anywhere in the continental United States. Here are some tips to help keep you safe if a twister blows your way.

March

  • Are You Ready for the Big One? Quake Risks Are Real

    Though California has experienced the most earthquake damage in recent history, 42 states are at risk for earthquakes. Unfortunately, many people may not know that damage from earthquakes is not covered by standard homeowners insurance policies, though separate coverage is often available.

  • Born to Ride? Bikers Should Consider Safety and Insurance

    More than 8 million motorcycles are on the road in the United States. Unfortunately, there's no way around the fact that riding a motorcycle can be dangerous. Consider these tips before revving up your engine.

February

  • Eyes on the Road: Guard Against Distracted Driving

    Cell phones are a great invention, but they can be deadly when used behind the wheel. After a decade of decline, motor vehicle fatalities have been rising since 2015, due in part to greater cell phone use and other distracted driving behaviors.

  • Personal Property Insurance: A Diamond May Not Be Forever

    Homeowners or renters insurance may not provide enough protection to replace an engagement ring or other expensive item that is lost or stolen. Purchasing a separate personal property policy or adding a "floater" to a standard policy could provide the protection you need.

January

December

  • How to Choose a Deductible You Can Live With

    Having the appropriate deductibles for your auto and homeowners policies could provide peace of mind — and might even save you some cold hard cash.

  • Holiday Hazards: Tips for Celebrating Safely

    It’s easy to get caught up in the excitement of holiday traditions and neglect the potential dangers associated with this time of year. Consider these tips for decorating and celebrating with good sense.

November

  • Jack Frost Is on His Way — Are You Prepared?

    Winter storms and cold weather caused $1.7 billion in property damage in 2016. This winterizing checklist could help protect your home and family.

  • Slip-Sliding on the Road: Tips for Winter Driving

    More than one out of five auto accidents is weather related, most often caused by rain, snow, sleet, and ice. Taking these precautions and carrying appropriate insurance coverage could help make this winter a safer, more secure driving season.

October

  • Insuring a Home-Based Business

    People who run businesses from their homes often assume that homeowners insurance provides sufficient coverage, but this misconception may expose them to a considerable amount of risk. Broader protection is offered by in-home business insurance policies, which are tailor-made for businesses that operate out of a residence.

  • What to Do After an Auto Collision

    Fender benders are fairly common on crowded U.S. roadways, but even a minor auto collision can be stressful and hazardous. Here are some things drivers should try to remember if they are involved in a collision.