Phoenix Associates Insurance Agency 



2265 Roswell Road Suite 401
Marietta, GA 30062






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.


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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.



  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • Burning Land: Protect Your Home from Wildfires

    From January through mid-August 2017, more than 42,000 wildfires burned over 6.3 million acres of land across the nation. Unfortunately, in many areas, January through August is just a prelude to the real fire season. Consider taking steps now to help protect your home and family.

  • Hot Cars: How to Protect Against Auto Theft

    More than 700,000 motor vehicles were stolen in 2015, an average of one theft every 45 seconds. That’s a serious concern, but the good news is that vehicle thefts have dropped dramatically since 1991, due in part to more sophisticated anti-theft technology. Here are some tips that might help protect your car.


  • Insurance Tips for College-Bound Students

    If you have a student heading to campus, insurance might not be at the top of your to-do list. But it’s important to address insurance needs before the beginning of the school year.

  • RV Insurance: Protecting Your Home on Wheels

    Sales of new recreational vehicles are on track for another record year. A specialized RV policy could provide the coverage you need, whether you’re on the road or visiting your favorite campground.


  • Smooth Sailing: Boat Safety and Insurance

    Before you hit the water, make sure that you have appropriate insurance coverage and follow safe boating practices.

  • Stay Safe in Your Pool or Spa

    A backyard spa or swimming pool can provide hours of family fun, but it could pose a serious danger, especially to young children. These tips may help protect your family and friends.