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Early Preparation for a Winter Blizzard

It goes without saying that one area’s definition of a blizzard is not necessarily another area’s definition. Yet all things being equal – when it’s best to stay home then it’s best to be prepared. Long-range weather predictions for 2014-2015 suggest another cold winter is on its

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Holiday Shopping: 12 Precautions to Protect Youself & Your Property

With the holiday season fast approaching, many of us are out shopping and enjoying the festivities. In this joyous atmosphere, we also need to be aware of our surroundings and develop a safe routine because unscrupulous individuals may be out to take advantage of our festive mood.

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Choose Your Card Wisely to Protect Your Money

These days it seems most people find it convenient to use credit or debit cards rather than carry cash or write checks for each purchase. Recent headlines concerning account information breaches should be of concern to all card users. Important differences between credit cards and debit cards

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Holiday Gift Wrapping Hack

For all those smaller to average sized gifts, here’s a very simple and amazing hack which shows what might be the best way to wrap a gift ever! In the video two gifts are wrapped in under 30 seconds using just 2 pieces of tape and the

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Keeping Your Teen Driver Safe on the Road

National Teen Driver Safety Week is October 19-25. It’s an exciting time in teens’ lives when they first begin driving, but it’s also an extraordinarily dangerous time as distractions seem to be everywhere. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), motor vehicle crashes are the

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Keep Your Trick or Treaters Safe This Halloween

It’s dark, and the sidewalks are full of young kids walking up to every house on the block and declaring, “trick or treat!” — all while wearing masks. Sounds like a recipe for disaster, but we all know that Halloween is great fun for children and adults

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Heating Systems Need Preseason Maintenance & Inspection

With football season already upon us, can winter heating season be far behind? Whether you are maintaining a home heating system or equipment at your business, preventive maintenance is important, especially for hot water or steam heating boilers. Heating boilers can cause extensive damage due to explosion

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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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Top 10 Family Vehicles for 2011

Remember piling into your family’s sedan as a kid? Maybe you fought for space in the way back of the family station wagon. Back in the day, there weren’t many choices for family vehicles. Nowadays, there’s a plethora of options to choose from. From minivans to wagons,

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5 Big Insurance Mistakes

TRYING TO SAVE MONEY? AVOID THE FIVE BIGGEST INSURANCE MISTAKES. With far too many Americans out of work, and others forced to make ends meet with less money, many people are looking for ways to cut costs. There are smart ways to save on home and auto

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Scheduling Under Homeowners

SCHEDULING ITEMS UNDER YOUR HOMEOWNERS INSURANCE Perhaps it’s the latest electronic gadget or large screen hi-def television, or new sporting goods gear or maybe a piece of sparkling jewelry. If you happen to receive or purchase a particularly expensive item, you may consider purchasing extra protection, just

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