ValChoice https://www.valchoice.com Insurance Ratings. Independent. Unbiased. Trusted. Sun, 24 Jun 2018 02:59:34 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.1 https://www.valchoice.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/cropped-vc-icon-512x512-90x90.jpg ValChoice https://www.valchoice.com 32 32 How Often Should I Change Insurance Companies? https://www.valchoice.com/consumer-insurance-information/change-insurance-companies-2/ https://www.valchoice.com/consumer-insurance-information/change-insurance-companies-2/#respond Fri, 22 Jun 2018 16:00:41 +0000 https://www.valchoice.com/?p=40415 The interaction between consumers and insurance is, at best, strange. Most consumers don’t want to change insurance companies. However, the converse is also true. Many consumers wonder if they should stay with the same insurance company. You may be asking “How can this be possible?” Here’s how. Many consumers believe that insurance companies aren’t, or […]

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Leadership Excellence of Patrick McDonald https://www.valchoice.com/consumer-insurance-information/leadership-excellence-of-patrick-mcdonald/ https://www.valchoice.com/consumer-insurance-information/leadership-excellence-of-patrick-mcdonald/#respond Tue, 12 Jun 2018 18:10:41 +0000 https://www.valchoice.com/?p=45347 Patrick McDonald has built his life and career around a natural ability to forge win-win relationships. Consistent with Pat’s emphasis on relationships, he lives near ┬áthe town in which he grew up, has been happily married to his high school sweetheart for 32 years and was very involved in raising his kids, including coaching just […]

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Do You Know What Season Starts June 1? Hurricane Season https://www.valchoice.com/consumer-insurance-information/know-season-starts-june-1-hurricane-season/ https://www.valchoice.com/consumer-insurance-information/know-season-starts-june-1-hurricane-season/#respond Fri, 01 Jun 2018 16:00:47 +0000 https://www.valchoice.com/?p=45324 Yes, Hurricane Season is back. Unfortunately, this isn’t a season of celebrating the tropical drink named after these infamous windstorms. The question on the mind of most is whether this years storms will resemble the 2017 season? 2017 was unusually active. We’ve collected the most recent forecasts for this years hurricane season and compare the […]

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Is Summer Driving Really More Dangerous than Winter? https://www.valchoice.com/consumer-insurance-information/car-insurance/summer-driving/ https://www.valchoice.com/consumer-insurance-information/car-insurance/summer-driving/#respond Tue, 22 May 2018 17:00:55 +0000 https://www.valchoice.com/?p=37506 Yes, summer months are more dangerous than winter months. In fact, with the exception of December, there is a significant difference. Summer driving being more dangerous than winter driving is counter intuitive. Shouldn’t ice covered, snowy roads of winter with shorter days and fewer daylight hours be much more dangerous? Knowing the statistics tell a […]

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How to Compare Auto Insurance in Three Easy Steps https://www.valchoice.com/consumer-insurance-information/compare-auto-insurance-2/ https://www.valchoice.com/consumer-insurance-information/compare-auto-insurance-2/#respond Fri, 18 May 2018 16:00:10 +0000 https://www.valchoice.com/?p=40413 If you’re like most people, you think of car insurance as a necessary evil. Not only is it expensive, but until now there’s not been a way to compare auto insurance companies so you can know if what you’re buying is worth the money. When buying insurance, many people suspect they’re just wasting money. Unfortunately, […]

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3 Differences Between Car and Motorcycle Insurance https://www.valchoice.com/consumer-insurance-information/3-differences-between-car-and-motorcycle-insurance/ https://www.valchoice.com/consumer-insurance-information/3-differences-between-car-and-motorcycle-insurance/#respond Fri, 11 May 2018 15:15:26 +0000 https://www.valchoice.com/?p=45017 How much difference can there be between motorcycle insurance and car insurance? That’s a good question. Considering a motorcycle has two wheels, a car has four, motorcycle insurance should be half the price. Unfortunately, it’s not that simple. In concept, cars and motorcycles are quite similar. However, the similarities end at the concept level. In […]

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Five Cinco de Mayo Facts That Will Impress Your Friends https://www.valchoice.com/consumer-insurance-information/five-cinco-de-mayo-facts/ https://www.valchoice.com/consumer-insurance-information/five-cinco-de-mayo-facts/#respond Thu, 03 May 2018 16:00:10 +0000 https://www.valchoice.com/?p=44931 Can a holiday to have an identity crisis? If so, that holiday is Cinco de Mayo. Undoubtedly,┬áCinco de Mayo is a misunderstood holiday. It does make sense that a holiday where swilling tequila is a preferred form of celebration would be misunderstood. Cinco de Mayo Facts For You to Share Conventional wisdom is that Cinco […]

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Leadership Excellence of Marcus Hill https://www.valchoice.com/consumer-insurance-information/leadership-excellence-of-marcus-hill/ https://www.valchoice.com/consumer-insurance-information/leadership-excellence-of-marcus-hill/#respond Tue, 17 Apr 2018 19:03:30 +0000 https://www.valchoice.com/?p=44302 Two significant events occurred when Marcus Hill was a young man, 18 years of age. First, Marcus was elected to a state director position in the Texas Future Farmers of America (FFA) organization. Next, in his capacity as an FFA state director, Marcus met a man that was prescient. This man told Marcus exactly what […]

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How do I Compare Auto Insurance Companies? https://www.valchoice.com/consumer-insurance-information/how-do-i-compare-auto-insurance-companies/ https://www.valchoice.com/consumer-insurance-information/how-do-i-compare-auto-insurance-companies/#respond Thu, 12 Apr 2018 16:30:33 +0000 https://www.valchoice.com/?p=44287 Most people don’t think about insurance until they get a bill. However, when you get a bill do you find yourself wondering, “How do I Compare Auto Insurance Companies?” There are insurance companies that have great TV ads. There are also companies that have boring ads. Do the ads matter? Is price the most important […]

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Will Your Roof Leak Make it Through Another Rainy Season? https://www.valchoice.com/consumer-insurance-information/will-roof-leak-make-another-rainy-season/ https://www.valchoice.com/consumer-insurance-information/will-roof-leak-make-another-rainy-season/#respond Tue, 03 Apr 2018 16:00:12 +0000 https://www.valchoice.com/?p=43190 Remember the roof leak you had during the last big rainstorm? That roof leak may not have leaked for while now. That’s not because the leak went away. The colder weather of winter brings less rain in some parts of the country. Instead of dripping water inside your house, that leak may have temporarily dried […]

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