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BBB Trends: Unsettled weather? Beware of lurking storm chasers — don’t let emotions get best of you

Storm chasers are people who follow severe weather hoping to get business from victims whose homes have been damaged by storms. They follow weather reports and sometimes will arrive in town before the storm even hits and are ready to pounce as soon as the weather breaks. After the storm hits, they’ll target areas hardest hit by damage because they “just so happen” to notice the homes have storm...

BBB Trends: Given potential for severe storms, it’s a good time to take inventory of your insurance polices

By Sandra Guile Better Business Bureau The transition from summer into fall has the potential to produce severe storms that could cause damage to your home or rental property. Besides keeping an eye on the sky, now is a good time to take a quick inventory of your updated insurance policies for both home and auto and make sure they’re stored in a safe, dry place. This way, you can locate them quickly...