Useful Tips For Memorial Day

Memorial Day is a time for friends and families to get together to REMEMBER those who have died serving in our armed forces.  It is also the holiday that ushers in the summer. Here are some Memorial Day facts and figures along with some tips to keep you safe around the grill and pool all…

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A Helping Hand from Miguel Ferreira

Miguel’s whole career has been about helping people. He spent eighteen years assisting Mexican nationals at the Mexican Consulate. When he decided to change careers, long time friend and now colleague, Gio Arenas, encouraged Miguel to consider a career in insurance since it too was a place where Miguel’s passion for people could be put to good use.

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Five Tips to Lower Your Insurance Premium

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As insurance professionals, we are often asked for tips and tricks to keep the cost of insurance premiums low. While there is no sure way to guarantee a specific price, there are ways you can reduce your insurance premium to the lowest possible rate for you. By this, we mean that costs may not the…

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Best Website Resources for Hurricane Preparedness


Here are Garcia insurance, we like to be prepared for all types of situations including hurricanes. Recently, we posted a blog with our staff’s favorite and most helpful tips to prepare for a hurricane and now we are sharing the best online resources that we know of to help prepare for and track bad weather….

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5 Favorite Hurricane Preparedness Tips from Garcia Insurance Services

NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) is predicting a near-normal Atlantic hurricane season this year. Like everyone in South Louisiana, we’re hoping for no reason to evacuate or much less prepare for a storm, but we know that evacuation and hurricane preparedness is our reality living in New Orleans. We wanted to share with you…

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Five ways to improve your credit score

A lot of advice and insight we give our clients and prospective clients regarding insurance rates typically includes information surrounding “credit score”. Having a high credit score typically correlates with being responsible with your money, which is why a good credit score can help lower your insurance rate. What if your credit score isn’t as…

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Why business owners should offer workers compensation insurance

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When we meet with local New Orleans business owners, we often cover a variety of different types of insurance policies they are interested in to protect their business, however one topic that typically isn’t brought up is workers compensation. A lot of business owners tend to think that workers compensation isn’t necessary for their business,…

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