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Burn, Rake, or Mow? A Seasonal Question?

The warm days and cool nights of autumn will soon arrive along with those beautiful leaves that we all enjoy so much. As majestic as those trees look while the leaves are still attached, what do we do when leaves begin falling to the ground, covering the

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Kids, The School Bus, And You

For over twenty-three million students nationwide, the school day begins and ends with a trip on a school bus. The greatest risk is not riding the bus, but approaching or leaving the bus. Before children go back to school or start school for the first time, it

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Preparing Your Student and Car Coverage For College

Having a car at college can give a student the freedom to come and go from work or to explore surrounding areas without depending on others. But having a car also means greater responsibility. Here are some common driving situations that you and your college student should

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An Simple Equation for Life Insurance

Test the Rule of 3.6% How do you know if you own enough life insurance? Life Insurance can never replace a husband, wife or parent, but for most it’s intended to restore the income a family depends on in a loved one’s absence. The Rule of 3.6%

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Protect Your College Student’s Possessions

Do you have a young adult attending college? College can be a fun time for the student but a stressful one for the parent. Reduce some of the stress by planning ahead to make sure your college student has appropriate insurance protection while away at school. Insurance

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School Bus Safety For Children And Drivers

With schools now full of activity for the fall, school buses are once again traveling the roads. While statistically school buses are the safest method to transport children to school, it’s a good time for parents to remind children to follow safety rules while on the bus

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Driving Kids to School & Sporting Events?

As early as they start school, children become involved in extra-curricular activities. Adults charged and volunteering with getting groups of kids from home or school to the ball field and back home again are usually more concerned with maintaining their schedules and sanity than auto insurance. However,

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Helpful Apps for Disaster Preparedness

Regardless of your location, the summer months are usually the prime part of the year for natural disasters. One of the best and most affordable things we can do to see ourselves through a disaster is to be prepared and one great way is through the use

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Summer Party Safety

Safety Makes Your Summer Party Memorable—In the Right Way Summer is truly party time in America between friends and family. But homeowners should be aware of the risks associated with these get-togethers. Before reviewing safety tips, let’s look at three common risks for which a homeowner might

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Make Sure Your Stuff Is Protected When You Move

Moving generally indicates an exciting time of transition and life change- whether it’s moving from home for the very first time to an apartment or downsizing because the kids have all moved out. Whether you’re handling the move yourself with the help of friends and family or

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The Future: Insurance Implications of Self-Driving Cars

Google has unveiled a seemingly truly “driverless” car that lacks a steering wheel, brakes or anything else that allows a driver to control its movements. This actually strikes me as a much bigger deal for the insurance industry than the optionally self-driving cars that have received so

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When is A Vehicle Considered a Total Insurance Loss?

When and whether a vehicle involved in a collision is considered to be “totaled” for first-party insurance purposes is an issue of great angst and confusion for most consumers. Over the years we’ve certainly experienced older, functioning automobiles being “totaled” simply because the frame is bent or

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Happy Mother’s Day! The History of Mother’s Day.

Each of our history’s begin with mom. It’s certainly a great day to express our thoughts and feelings about the most important woman in our lives. But what’s the origin of the celebration? Mother’s Day is celebrated in many countries, including the United States, the United Kingdom,

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Playground Safety Tips for Organizations and Homeowners

Playground Inspection and Safety Tips At this time of year, it is common to find children eager for the warmer weather and the ability to enjoy your playground. Whether you’re an organization, business, church or homeowner, as we get closer to spring it’s a good idea to

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Pools, Trampolines and Other Features That Can Increase Insurance Costs

When shopping for a new home, some of the same features that lure you in could end up costing you extra in insurance premiums. If you’re like the many buyers who wait until after going into contract to get insurance quotes on a property, you could be

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Protect Your Family From the Dangers of Carbon Monoxide

With winter weather affecting us all in our attempts to remain comfortable, it’s also the time of year which presents the greatest risk for an invisible threat. Carbon monoxide is an odorless, colorless, invisible gas that results when certain fuels do not burn completely. And it can

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Have New Jewelry in the House? Protect it!

The Holiday’s may be over and Valentine’s Day is approaching, and while it may be cold outside love is still in the air. Well, love and a few other things perhaps, such as new jewelry. It’s exciting to receive jewelry from a loved one – or to

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Driving Safely in Winter’s Weather

Falling snow can certainly be picturesque, but as we should remind ourselves it can also wreak havoc on the roads. While no one typically enjoys driving in snowy or slippery conditions, there are steps you can take to help improve your safety and the safety of others

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Christmas Decorating Safety Tips for Home or Office

For many of us, the holiday season is a time of joy, celebration and tradition. We look forward to hosting or attending festive gatherings or concerts. We travel near and far to share in the spirit of the season with family, friends and co-workers. We cook more,

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The Difference Between a Hurricane, Cyclone and Typhoon

A powerful and devastating typhoon hit the Philippines on Friday, November 8th 2013 and moved out to the South China Sea: HURRICANE? CYCLONE? TYPHOON? They’re all the same, officially tropical cyclones. But they just use distinctive terms for a storm in different parts of the world. Hurricane

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The First Thanksgiving

In the fall of 1621, 90 Wampanoag Indians and 52 English colonists gathered for a three-day harvest feast. How did Americans get from that celebration to the Thanksgiving ‘traditions’ we observe today? PLYMOUTH, MASS. Everyone knows about the Pilgrims and the Indians, right? How the two groups

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Auto Liability Limits – What do all the numbers mean?

So you have car insurance – take a minute to look at your policy. Do you see numbers that look like this — 100/300/100? What do those numbers mean? It is important that you understand these numbers, what they mean and if you have enough liability insurance.

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Need an Umbrella? The Insurance Kind – not the rain kind.

We frequently get questions about Umbrella Policies. What are they? Do I need one? Here are a few basic answers: It’s a common misconception that an Umbrella Policy is too expensive and only for rich people. Here’s the reality: the vast majority of our customers’ typical possessions

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Stay Safe On That Hayride

7 Tips for Fall Fun Safety There’s perhaps nothing that more embodies fall than heading down to the local pumpkin patch. You can pick out the perfect gourd for carving, purchase apple cider and donuts, wander through a corn maze and hop on a hayride. Seriously, who

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Halloween Safety Tips

Halloween is an exciting time of year for kids, and to help ensure they have a safe holiday, here are some tips from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). All Dressed Up: Plan costumes that are bright and reflective. Make sure that shoes fit well and that

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Why Every American Needs an Independent Agent

Independent Agents do all the work– We are advocates who can check on several markets for clients to ensure they have the best premiums and plan provisions based on their information and needs. Clients only have to give us their information once, and we take it from

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Do You Have the Right Car Insurance?

Drivers too often miss out on the best value. Here’s how not to make that mistake: Car insurance is inherently tricky to navigate because you don’t find out just how well it works (or doesn’t) until you have an accident. And if you’re lucky, that doesn’t happen

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Survey Says Homeowners Confused About Insurance Coverage

Many homeowners do not understand what exposures are covered under their home insurance policy, according to a new consumer survey. More than two in five Americans (41 percent) believe that a standard homeowner’s insurance policy protects against mold damage. This misconception could prove extremely costly as mold

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Survey Says Homeowners Confused About Insurance Coverage

Many homeowners do not understand what exposures are covered under their home insurance policy, according to a new consumer survey. More than two in five Americans (41 percent) believe that a standard homeowner’s insurance policy protects against mold damage. This misconception could prove extremely costly as mold

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Flooding Found To Be The Biggest Risk to Cities Worldwide

Flooding is the biggest risk to city dwellers around the world, according to a study by Swiss Re Ltd. The study, published on Sept. 18, 2013, ranks the human and economic exposure to natural catastrophes in 616 cities around the globe. The study, “Mind the Risk: A

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