How to Read Your Insurance Policy (And Actually Understand It!)

Your insurance policy isn’t quite poolside reading material. It does its best to explain what you’re covered for, and everything you’re not, all in one complicated stack of papers. The importance of understanding your insurance policy and how you’re covered cannot be overstated. The last thing you want to deal with during a loss is finding out you don’t have as much coverage as you…

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Meet Homegrown Pro Noemi Barrera-Zamora

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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Visalia City Guide: Welcome to ‘The Gateway to the Sequoias’

Proximity to national landmarks and breathtaking landscapes, a vibrant arts community, and a food scene so fresh it was picked this morning. Visalia’s official motto may be “The Gateway to the Sequoias,” but it’s so much more than the entry point on the way to a greater destination. In this charming little city tucked in the San Joaquin Valley in the foothills of the Sierra…

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12 of the Wildest Eats in the West

Ready to embark on a culinary adventure? There is no shortage of inventive, out-of-the-box, and just plain weird food in California and Arizona. Expand your palate with 12 of the most wildly weird (and wildly delicious!) eats in the West. 1. Sonoran Hot Dog We’ve written about the Sonoran hot dog in our Tucson City Guide, and this list wouldn’t be complete without giving it…

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5 Spots to Catch Live Country Music in California & Arizona

International Country Music Day is Tuesday, September 17, and to celebrate, we’re sharing five of the best country music venues in California and Arizona. If live music and line dancing are calling your name, get ready to two-step your way into one of these country clubs, dance halls, or honkytonks. 1. The Maverick 6622 E Tanque Verde Rd, Tucson, AZ 85715 (520) 298-0430 www.tucsonmaverick.com One…

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6 Situations Where Roadside Assistance Can Come to the Rescue

Few things are certain in life, and car trouble is one of them. If you’ve been driving long enough, you’ve likely experienced a flat tire, dead battery, or other snafu that sent you into a panic. That’s where Emergency Roadside Assistance can help. Roadside Assistance isn’t standard in most auto insurance policies, and it may not be something you think you really need—until you need…

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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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