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It’s sad to say that after nearly 22 years I cancelled all of my insurances with USAA and switched to Farmers. For the past several years, USAA has consistently increased premiums on my homeowners, umbrella, auto, and rental property policies with no claim since 2011. I have known I needed to get ne...
To All, I am totally dissappointed with USAA over my recent claim, which involved wind damage. We had some serious wind come through where I live which caused my pole barn to twist, shift and lean, we lost large mature trees, we were in the middle of a home remodel and the framed walls had twisted a...
Hello I am looking into buyer a home I am currently still married but been separated for 2-3 years now and was wondering on how I would purchase a home and not have him responsible for any mishap.
i currently own my home outright. its assessed at 232,000. my experian score is 594. how can i use my homes equity to do what i want?
Hello,I am looking for information. I do not communicate by phone. I have my reasons not to use the phone for communications.In 2014 did USAA open the banking products to USAA Non Members (PUBLIC) who was not eligible for USAA Membership? Yes or NoIn 2014 did USAA open the Military Affiliate Visa an...
Can anyone tell me who I can talk to about the horrible level of service I’ve gotten from USAA? I filed a claim in July and have still not settled the claim. I can’t get anyone to help me. I have called my claims person Jayme and her boss Linda several times to get help/explanations on my claim to n...
I had a terrible experience when contacting mortgage today to confirm that I was on a draft payment schedule.The agent answered the phone and ask me the usual questions, however, added an additional one. She asked "what language preference do I prefer"? Our entire conversation and verification had b...
Is my policy active? I can't tell. I check and it says it's in effect September 2018 to 2019. But when I hit proof of insurance only the liability shows up? Any help?
We have been USAA members for over 20 years... sad to say we just started getting quotes from Allstate and State Farm.Our last homeowners claim was bungled so badly... took weeks to get an adjuster out, we were accused of LYING (the contracted adjuster claimed he had tried to contact us several time...
10/8/18. This message is for Mr. Stuart Parker, USAA CEO. I received my 2019 primary residence USAA homeowners insurance renewal policy on 10/3/18. The total policy premium increased 25% from $2,080 to $2,642. I did not change or increase any coverages in Section I: the automatic dwelling, other str...
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