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How do you keep your utility bills down in the summer?

Jul 3, 2017

Keeping your home cool in hot summer temperatures can get pricey in a hurry. How do you keep your utility bills down in the summer...

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Briana Hartzell USAA
Thanks for commenting CareBear77! Great idea to use box fans and skip the AC. I think I would use it as an excuse to he...
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CareBear77
Personally my house has some leaky windows so I refuse to use my AC just because if i turn it on all I would see in my ...

Well I guess it's time to leave usaa

Jun 6, 2017

I was told today that since my a.c. has a short in it that I can't fix if my house was to catch on fire it would be my fault

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Jtl123, I am sorry to hear about you air conditioner. I definitely want to have your concerns reviewed further. I have ...

Home line of equity loan modification

Jun 5, 2017

Is USSA giving home loan modifications on home equity linebof credit? If the loan is charged off can I still get a loan omodificat...

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USAA Social Service
Olympus, We are not offering home equity loan modifications to our members at this time. If you would like to discuss w...
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Olympus
Hi thankl you for your response. Are you offering any loan modifications for my loan?

Hail damage payout

Jun 5, 2017

Hail destroyed my roof. I got a claim approved and a check in the mail less deductible and pro-rated amount. The roofers are telli...

Insurance.

May 31, 2017

My homeowners' rates have gone up by 70 percent since 2012!! In Virginia. Completely outrageous. I will be shopping for new insura...

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USAA Social Service
Thank you for the post Navyswo please let us know when a good time to call you would be so we can set up a callback wit...
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USAA Social Service
Navyswo, your concerns about rising rates for homeowners insurance is understandable. We will be happy to have a member...

Usaa SABOTAGED our Loan Modification, now a Vet, his disa...

May 11, 2017

Usaa was our very trusted bank. We had everything with them, car loan, Insurance and Mortgage you name it. We used to be greeted w...

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Firestarter86
And not even a reply either.... smh
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Way to go USAA. This horrible story, and USAA's complicit invlovment in it, is shocking.

Homeowners insurance claim

May 10, 2017

I've been a USAA member for several years and have always been satisfied with their service. That's why I was surprised and disapp...

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MLRSCrewmember97, I am sorry to hear about the hail damage to your house. I definitely want to have your concerns regar...

Tax Free Not Coming Through

Apr 29, 2017

I have been back and forth between the county tax assessors office and USAA. The county has sent both a fax and a snail mail to US...

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USAA Social Service
Thank you for your additional post. Please review my prior post to your previous response. Thank you! - Darrell

Usaa SABOTAGED our Loan Modification and Now a Vet, His D...

Apr 25, 2017

Usaa was our very trusted bank. We had everything with them, car loan, Insurance and Mortgage you name it. We used to be greeted w...

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Long Member
Way to go USAA. This horrible story, and USAA's complicit invlovment in it, is shocking.
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Apostle T
After USAA promised to thoroughly review our file, Angela, who told us that she is the only contact we will EVER have w...

Tired of hearing about lower rates

Apr 7, 2017

I'm really getting tired of hearing about lower home insurance rates. I've been a loyal USAA customer since, well forever. I start...

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SnakPak
If I may may interject a comment, I too have always been given lower quotes, however it seems everytime I mention to th...
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USAA Social Service
We certainly appreciate you taking the time to share your concern regarding your current insurance rate. In your respon...
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