Take 5 tips
We all want to make good decisions about our insurance, but who has time for more research and reading? TDI's Take 5 is here to help. We break down the hard topics and make them easy to read or watch during a five-minute break from your busy day. We'll give you tips on shopping for insurance, understanding your policies, and protecting yourself from fraud. And you'll still have time for coffee.
Ride-sharing services are popular and convenient, but here are three questions to ask before giving or requesting a ride.
For most people, their home is their biggest investment. When it’s damaged, you want to make sure it’s repaired properly and quickly. Understanding the claims process will help ensure that you get the full value from your homeowners insurance policy.
If your car is declared a total loss after an accident, you may be wondering about your options. Here are answers to three common questions.
Fireworks are a big part of many holiday celebrations, but they also can be dangerous. Here are five things to know to have fun with fireworks and stay safe.
Our Consumer Protection Help Line staff answered 154,000 calls from people just like you last year and helped them recover millions in claims and premium payments.
If you miss work due to a job-related injury or illness, you may be able to get workers’ compensation payments. There are several ways to get help with your claim.
Hey, we know reviewing your insurance isn't the most fun way to spend an afternoon, but it beats cleaning out the garage. Here are some tips to get you started.
Your primary care doctor is the best option for managing your overall healthcare needs, including your annual exams. But what about emergencies, an after-hours fever, or a flu shot?
Rides like inflatables, rock walls, mobile mechanical rides, mechanical bulls, and trackless trains can provide your guests hours of amusement. Before renting an amusement ride, check out our five tips to help you have a safe event.
Before settling down with that hot cup of cocoa, make sure your home and car are ready for the cold weather. Here are six tips for protecting your family and property this winter.
Yes. The state of Texas requires all drivers – including motorcyclists – to prove financial responsibility for any accidents they may cause. In most cases this means buying a basic liability insurance policy.
Figuring out what your homeowners insurance policy covers can be tricky. We answer some of the frequently asked questions about what your homeowners insurance policy may or may not cover.
Continuing education is required to keep your insurance license in good standing. It also keep you informed about developments in your field and helps you better serve Texas consumers.
Health insurance helps you get and pay for the care you need if you get sick or hurt. Here are five tips to make the most of your qualified health plan coverage.
If you’re in the military, it’s a good idea to ask your insurance agent about possible deployment issues before you buy a policy. If you’re getting ready to deploy, here are some things to keep in mind.
Homeowners policies don't cover flood damage. Here are four things to know when deciding if you need flood insurance.
Pet insurance can help cover the cost of expensive vet bills if your dog, cat, or other pet is injured or gets sick. Here’s what to ask when looking at plans.
Health insurance fraud leads to high costs for everyone. Watch our video to learn how you can help fight fraud.
If you’re involved a wreck, there are several things you can do to protect yourself from fraud and scams.
There’s nothing more Texan than burgers and barbecue on a summer day. Follow these tips to make sure your cookout is a safe one.
Your landlord’s insurance won’t cover your personal items, but renters insurance is usually very affordable.
Shopping for insurance can be a confusing maze of jargon, polices, and prices. We have a few tips to help you get the protection you need at the best price.
If you rent out your house, a room in your house, or rides in your car, there’s a good chance your personal insurance policy won’t cover any damage or injuries.
Here are some things to know about deductibles when deciding what policy to buy.
If your summer plans include boating, make sure you know what’s covered and what isn’t.
After a big storm or other disaster, a criminal element may be drawn to the area. Fraud can range from shoddy repairs to price gouging to people who take the money and run.
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Last updated: 03/27/2017