News & Announcements

The Philadelphia Contributionship has created this section to help keep our agents and our policyholders informed about company news and updates. We have also created and will continue to update this library of resources to help our policyholders get the most out of their homeowners insurance. Here you will find weather updates, home and personal safety tips, maintenance and cleaning guides, insurance terms and definitions sheets and other helpful information to keep you informed on all this related to your policy and your home.

2021

The Philadelphia Contributionship Enlists One Inc for Seamless Digital Payments

November 18, 2021

Founded by Benjamin Franklin, the oldest property and casualty insurance company in the United States embraces innovation for expedited insurance payments.

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Spotlight On: Renters Insurance

October 23, 2021

You may be asking - What Does a Renters Insurance Policy Cover? If you aren't a homeowner, you may wonder if you really need insurance. Many people assume that their landlord's insurance policy covers their belongings, even though it only covers the building. You'll actually replace your belongings yourself in case of fire, damage, or theft. Discover how helpful a renters insurance policy can be.

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10 Quick Fixes For A Drafty House

October 16, 2021

The last week we have all started to feel the fall chill in the air! It may not be time to turn on the heat but there is definitely a slight chill outside – and you definitely do not want that chill finding its way you’re your home. Here are 10 quick (and inexpensive!) ways to seal drafts and keep the cold fall air out of your home all fall and winter long.

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The Ultimate Guide to Fire Extinguishers: 5 Questions and Answers

October 1, 2021

How many people have ever thought about using their fire extinguisher before a fire actually occurs? Not many we would assume. It is important to practice this in case of an emergency! Don’t wait until the fire has sprung up to wonder about fire extinguishers. Here’s what smart homeowners (and renters) need to know.

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1st Day of Fall: 8 Simple Steps to Get Your Home Ready for Fall

September 22, 2021

Happy 1st Day of Fall! While you may be ready for pumpkin picking, warm lattes, and flannels, do you know if your house is as ready as you? If you don’t know the answer, then follow our 10 tips to help transition your home for the wetter autumn weather —and try to save some money too!

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TPC History: Fire Marks

August 11, 2021

Have you ever been walking around the city of Philadelphia and noticed some plaques or markers on the older buildings? Ever been curious what they are and what they represent? Well we got the answers for you!

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Spotlight On: Underwriting

August 5, 2021

In insurance, an underwriter evaluates and decides how much coverage a policyholder should receive, while evaluating risk (how likely they are to make a claim) and determining whether to insure the policyholder. Sometimes, the mind of an underwriter can seem like a mysterious place. But don’t worry! We asked one of our most senior underwriters some questions you might have asked yourself before.

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Flood: The More You Know, the Better

July 22, 2021

Another week has past and all over the world we are seeing an increase in Rain, storms and most importantly - flooding. Now is the time you should be questioning "Do I need to buy flood insurance?" Many homeowners struggle with this question. Others may know they have to buy this specialty policy but aren't sure what it will cover and how to ensure they have the right levels of coverage. No matter which category you find yourself in, discover a few answers to important questions you may have.

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Spotlight On: 1st Time Buyers

June 30, 2021

The housing market is booming right now and if you just bought a home, congratulations! However, homeownership comes with an unavoidable expense: home insurance. Disasters such as fire outbreaks and natural calamities like floods, hurricanes, and tornadoes can cause widespread damage to your property. The most important thing you can buy for your home? A home insurance policy. Discover three tips to increase and improve your home insurance coverage.

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