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Brentwood Country Club is Right Around the Corner!

There is nothing as exciting or as relaxing as hitting the golf course for a round or two in the every-shinning sun in Southern California. Luckily for the residents of Oakley, there are many great options in the area. One of the most popular courses to go is the Brentwood Country Club, which is visited by locals and even some celebrities. It is located just minutes from the Pacific Ocean and nestled in Los Angeles Westside residential area. The club includes a year-round heated swimming pool, tennis courts, driving range, and a par 72, 18-hole golf course. This is what a country club should be as Club social events, celebration of events, and family activities are favored. To get the most from the country club, Brentwood offers the latest in golf equipment and attire at is magnificent golf shop right on the premises. Casual and fine dining is offered three evenings ... Read more

How Do You Store Your Boat When It’s Not in the Water?

There are a few things that you need to consider when storing your boat. Many people store their boat during off seasons or when they simply aren't intending to go out on the water for a long time. When storing a boat, it's usually best to store it within an enclosed space such as a garage. This limits the possible things that can happen to the boat, such as incidental damage caused by vehicles, storms or other unexpected events. Storing a boat at a marina can also be a viable option, but if you do so you will often have to increase your insurance. Many marinas will not accept boats that have less than $500,000 in liability insurance protection. At the same time, however, storing a boat at a marina often protects it against some of the more common hazards around a home. When storing your boat indoors you should always ... Read more

Preparing the home for fall

When the temperatures start to dip, many people scramble to get in every bit of summer fun they can before it's too late. But the end of the summer is about more than fun, especially if you're a home owner. With autumn looming, it's time to get some things ready around the house and yard before that next change in seasons. On the outside of the house, checking your gutters for any debris is important to keep them functional throughout the winter. You should also check your sidewalks and driveway for cracks and uneven spots and get those taken care of as well. Inside you'll want to take those first steps toward weather proofing. Check for cracks around windows in order to keep them working efficiently. Furnaces and fireplaces will also need to be checked, because is either of these are dirty it will not only make them less efficient, but ... Read more

What are the different types of life insurance?

Anyone looking to obtain life insurance should understand not only the fact that there are different types of policies available, but know what each policy offers. The type of life insurance one obtains is really dependent on their age, and how much premium they are willing to pay. Term Life This is often the most popular policy because it is usually the most affordable. Policyholders select a specific term for their policy and the policy does not accrue a cash value. Those under the age of 40 should think about this policy. Whole Life The premium for this policy remains the same for the duration of the policy. A cash value also accrues though control of its investment is not controlled by the policyholder. This is more expensive than term life. Variable Life The most expensive policy, variable life allows policyholders to choose where the cash value is invested. What you gain is determined by ... Read more

My Kids Want a Trampoline. Will That Effect My Homeowners Insurance

Summer is in full swing and your kids have their eyes--and their little hearts--set on a backyard trampoline. You may want to be careful before you make that purchase, however. There are safety and insurance considerations to be made, in regard to owning a trampoline. According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, trampolines can cause serious bodily harm to children. And further, they urge that parents not allow their children to use them without taking prescribed safety precautions. That stance is taken based on statistical findings related to trampoline accidents. Trampoline Statistics There are close to 100,000 injuries related to trampoline usage every year. Approximately 75 percent of trampoline injuries occur while more than one person is jumping, at a time. Forty-eight percent of accidents involving children age five and under result in head fractures. Accidents occurred on a netted trampoline as often as they occurred on a trampoline without a net. Permanent neurologic damage occurs ... Read more
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