Holiday Home Security Tips

Make home safety a priority while you’re away for the holidays The holidays can be a great time to get out of Southern Arizona to visit family you rarely get to see, hit the slopes or flee to the beach. Regardless of how you spend your time away, you need to ensure your house stays […]

Traveling with pets

Make sure your pets travel well for the holidays   The holiday season is here and that means it’s time to eat good food and join together with loved ones. For many who have families far away, this is also is the time to pack up and get out of Arizona. If you are gearing […]

Nine ways to lower car insurance costs

One of the best ways to keep your auto insurance costs down is to have a good driving record. Listed below are other things you can do to lower your insurance costs. 1. Shop around Prices vary from company to company, so it pays to shop around.  Budget Insurance is your local, Tucson independent insurance […]

How Much Home Insurance is Enough?

How Much Home Insurance do you need? The cost to rebuild your home is its replacement value. This can be very different from the estimated market value or actual purchase price. In most cases, it costs more to rebuild the home you own than to buy a new one. Arizona – How much home insurance […]

Halloween Safety Tips

  5 Questions to Ask to Keep Your Haunting Brood Safe on Halloween Despite the fact that Halloween in Tucson involves walking around at night amongst ghouls and witches, it really only takes a little common sense to make the night safe for everyone. Here are five questions to ask so your entire family, even […]

Travel Insurance | Protection for the unexpected

Do I need travel insurance? Imagine that your trip gets canceled unexpectedly.  The cost of your airfare, hotel, cruise ship or other accommodations are most likely non-refundable. Would you be able to accept the financial loss of the cost of your trip? If there was a medical issue, and someone in your party needed to be evacuated, […]

Does Home Insurance Cover Lightning Strikes?

Lightning Strikes, Insurance Responds Lightning strikes: Are you covered?  The next time you’re home and a heavy thunderstorm rolls into Tucson, you might be wondering: “Does home insurance or renters insurance cover lightning strikes?” Lightning strikes can cause a lot of damage from blowing out your toaster or microwave, air conditioning unit or even worse…causing a house fire.  Although […]

Am I covered to borrow my friend’s car?

I’m borrowing my friend’s car … am I covered? Most people have an idea of what’s covered and not covered under their various insurance policies. But at Budget Insurance in Tucson & Sahuarita, we get a lot of questions about borrowing or loaning a car. Now that the weather in Southern Arizona is beginning to […]

The importance of renters insurance

  The Importance of Renters Insurance   If you live in a rental home or apartment, chances are you don’t have the proper insurance. Despite the fact that rented homes are more likely to be burglarized than owner-occupied properties, nearly 60 percent of renters in AZ don’t have a renters insurance policy.   Why does it […]

Why a Home Inventory Is Important

Let’s try a little exercise: Can you list everything you own from memory? Didn’t think so.   The fact is most people own more things than they realize. It’s easy to remember the cars, the computer, the TV. But what about that holiday china in the garage?  Or every pair of shoes?   All of […]