College Back-to-School Survival Tips
It’s only a few weeks before the new school year begins in June, while some colleges won’t be coming back until September. Nevertheless, it’s back to school. This is something you may be feeling anxious or excited about. It’s time for new challenges, new professors, new friends, and probably even some new cute seatmates. With a few months to go, why not get a head start?...
Top 3 Home Insurance Policy Myths Debunked
However well-researched you are, not everything you read on the internet is true just like not every word the people around you say is credible. Some can be influenced by biases, some are just preconceived notions not backed up by solid sources. So to help you decide on whether or not you should invest in home insurance (you really should), we’ve come up with a list of home insurance policy myths you might on the internet and reasons as to why you should immediately debunk it...
Getting Your Home Ready For The Rainy Season
The rainy season here in the Philippines is not something to take lightly especially with the recent super typhoons that hit and left the country in a serious state of calamity. Yes, continuous improvements in the government’s calamity response efforts are evident but there are simple things you could and should do at home to make sure your household is ready to take on the incoming wet weather....
8 Hidden Dangers Around Your Home
Isn’t it scary when we feel threatened in our own homes? It’s the only place we feel safe and without us noticing it, hidden dangers are everywhere, that are not of external forces. Don’t be left clueless. Beware of these dangers hiding in our homes....
COCOGEN Expands D&O Liability Insurance For Condominium Corporations
COCOGEN Insurance widened the scope of Directors and Officers (D&O) Liability Insurance, now covering Condominium Corporation....
Why You Need To Consider Travel Insurance On Your Next Trip
If you ask any experienced traveler whether they use travel insurance or not, the answer would pretty much a resounding – yes. Every travel agent has a good reason for recommending that you get travel insurance for your trip....
Seven Tips To Make International Travel Easier
While traveling itself tends to relieve the anxiety and stress, there are minor bumps and roadblocks that may be encountered along the way and it’s best to prepared for that. You don’t want surprises while you’re out enjoying the view from another land. Here are some tips to make your international travel easier....
How To Choose The Best Car Repair Shop
Finding the right car repair shop can be a disconcerting task. A great deal of time needs to be invested, and aside from that, you, as a customer, should be able to ask the right questions. What if you’re badly needing help and are still clueless as a lamb about how to find the right repair shop for your car and your needs? Don’t worry. We rounded up some tips on how to land on the right auto repair shop....
11 Friendly Tips For a Hassle-free Voting Day
The 2016 National Election is just right around the corner. On Monday, May 9, 2016, every registered voter in the country will be shading their bets’ eggs to decide who will be the next leaders of the country, especially the president for the next six years. When you’ve decided on whom to vote for, keep in mind these important reminders for hassle-free voting come election day....
Ten Tips for Your Next Road Trip
There is still that undeniable, romantic allure of going on a road trip that you can’t experience on board a plane. If that’s what you are looking for this summer, here are some tips that can help you preserve the romance of a travel classic....
Practical Ways To Keep Cool This Summer (And Keep Your Electricity Bill Down!)
When summer comes to mind, we think of lounging on the beach, driving up to Baguio, and sipping ice cold drinks, or just basically lying in bed all day. Unfortunately here in the Philippines, when temperatures start cranking up to near 40 degrees, it’s almost impossible to just sit comfortably or even sleep....
Is Your Home Near The West Valley Fault?
Being prepared for "The Big One" is an important task for people who live near the West Valley Fault. Read on to find the resources to see if your home is near this fault line....
Things You Must Know When Your Car Is Towed
Most drivers know that finding a parking spot in Metro Manila is like finding a needle in a haystack. Most of the time, the only ones available are either a little too far from your meeting venue, or too expensive for just a parking space for an hour or two. Some would even be willing to risk their cars in exchange for a convenient parking space....
Is Your Toothbrush More Important Than Your Life?
It is essential to always have travel insurance, especially when you’re going overseas. The farther you are from home, the more open you are to risks. Not having travel insurance with your when you are out exploring the world means you’re playing your chances. You assume that you’re going to be fine, that you’re going out and that you’re coming home untouched. This assumption is exactly what’s getting you in trouble. When you think that nothing can go wrong, this is when everything may go wrong....
If There's a Wheel, There's a Waze: The Pros & Cons of Waze
We are in an era when everything is within our fingertips. An era when most people have grown accustomed to a life where convenience is not a value-added factor, but THE way of life. In the midst of all the growing pains and inconveniences around the nation, most especially in urban areas, people are growing hungrier for solutions that will put an end to increasing pain points. And that is how Waze application came to reality....
Six Common Causes Of Car Breakdowns
Although it may not happen everyday, dealing with car troubles is usually a drag for the driver. Most drivers don’t even have the experience or physical strength to deal with common breakdowns, so good luck with that. Even worse is knowing that you could have prevented it from happening altogether if only you did this or did that, that simple thing your dad always nagged you about, or how you wish you even knew how to diagnose the problem. Fortunately for you, COCOGEN has compiled six common cau...
24 Visa Free Countries You Can Go To
Plan your next holiday getaway at these amazing visa-free destinations!...
Fire Escape Planning For Your Home
When a fire occurs, you have approximately two minutes to evacuate and get to safety before things turn for the worse. Be sure to properly position your home's fire escapes....
Why Is March Fire Prevention Month?
March came to be the Fire Prevention Month since that time of the year showed the highest record of fire incidents in the country according to data released by the National Statistical Coordination Board....
Simple Ways To Fireproof Your Home
Being safe is being smart. This March, as we observe Fire Prevention month, we at COCOGEN have put together a quick list of simple ways you can fireproof your home:...
Four Things Every Motorist Should Do After An Accident
We need to acknowledge the fact that sometimes, accidents occur and even take a turn for the worse because of improperly handling the situation. Panicking and being clueless worsen the situation. Here are some tips from COCOGEN Insurance....