Meet Homegrown Pro Mina Quintero Figueroa

Personal Express Insurance is proud to introduce our Homegrown Pros. Each month we highlight our local insurance experts and their dedication to the community and customers they serve. Whether you need to file a claim, talk to a pro about updating your insurance coverage or are just looking to make a quick update to your policies, we’re here to serve you. Call 1-800-499-3612 or visit…

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Sacramento City Guide: Where to Go & What to Do in Sactown

Sacramento has all the convenience of a big city, but it hasn’t lost its charm. As the capital of California, Sacramento has a rich history, and as the capital of the farm-to-fork movement, the food scene here is like no other. California starts here! Read on for more of our Sacramento City Guide and see what makes Sactown such a special place. Visit the California…

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How to Hire a Contractor Who Won’t Leave You Hanging

It’s a homeowners worst nightmare: you hire a contractor to renovate your bathroom, update your wiring, or build an addition onto your house and they do a shoddy job—or worse, take your money and run. Perhaps you have family or neighbors who’ve been burned by bad contractors, or maybe you’ve been burned yourself! If you want to hire a contractor for a home improvement project,…

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8 Home Repairs You Should Never Do Yourself

Contractors and skilled laborers aren’t cheap, so tackling projects around the house on your own is a great way to save money. But DIY isn’t always the best route. It could wind up costing you more in the long run if you don’t know what you’re doing. While there are lots of home improvement projects even the greenest of DIY-ers can handle, some are better…

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Do College Students Need Renters Insurance?

Sending your kid off to college can be a pretty chaotic and emotional time. As a parent, you never stop worrying about your child’s safety, especially while they’re away at school and living on their own. You want to know your child is safe and protected while you’re not there, whether they’re a first-year college student moving into a dorm room or starting their senior…

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Meet Homegrown Pro Olivia Fernandez

Personal Express Insurance is proud to introduce our Homegrown Pros. Each month we highlight our local insurance experts and their dedication to the community and customers they serve. Whether you need to file a claim, talk to a pro about updating your insurance coverage or are just looking to make a quick update to your policies, we’re here to serve you. Call 1-800-499-3612 or visit…

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Bakersfield City Guide: Must-Sees in Southern California’s Hidden Gem

It’s hard to believe Bakersfield is just a 90-minute drive from Los Angeles. Visit Bakersfield, and it’s as if you’ve stepped back in time, but don’t get it twisted: Bakersfield isn’t preserved in the past. With ample opportunities to immerse yourself in local history, entertainment, recreation and culture, there are plenty of things to do in Bakersfield that are fun for all ages. In fact,…

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10 Perfectly Packable Picnic Recipes

Summer is here, and that means more occasions to eat meals outside. July is National Picnic Month, and to celebrate we’re sharing some of our favorite easy picnic recipes that are perfect for picnics, tailgates, barbecues or any outdoor event. Whether you need to bring a dish to your neighbor’s Fourth of July party or are planning a weekend outing with the family, these crowd-pleasing…

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13 Healthy Habits & Hacks for Office Employees

While some jobs, such as those in construction, trucking or manual labor, have obvious hazards, other job-related health hazards are less noticeable. You may not be risking your life at your desk job, but the modern workplace isn’t exactly conducive to optimal health. You spend about half of your waking hours at your desk, so you might as well do what you can to be…

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Thinking About Installing Solar Panels? Here’s What You Need to Know

A new solar project is installed in the United States every 100 seconds, according to the Solar Energy Industries Association. Solar power is clearly on the rise, and it’s not hard to see why it’s such a bright idea. Solar power generation offsets more than 73 million metric tons of carbon dioxide emissions, or the equivalent of taking 15.6 million vehicles off the road, and…

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