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Thrifty Security: Burglar-Proof Your Home for the Holidays

It's not unusual, when you set out on that holiday trip, to look back at the house a little nervously. Sure, you remembered to lock the doors, but just how secure are things? What might happen while you're away?One way...

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Safe, Secure Shopping: Tips for Black Friday

It's become almost as much a part of Thanksgiving as turkey and football: Black Friday, the morning-after (or in some cases evening-after) shopping spree. It's the biggest shopping day of the year, an event in its own...

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Your Home Maintenance Checklist for Fall

Fall brings more than just changing leaves and shorter days. In many areas, it also comes with a shift in weather conditions that can have a serious impact on your home. And, don’t forget, winter is right around the...

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4 Ways to Help All Children Have a Great School Year

It's back-to-school time, and, if you have school-age children, your household is likely bustling with activity and filling up with books and backpacks. There are other households and school districts in your community,...

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Biased Tips for a Great Life

Below is a completely biased list of tips to better help you live a great life. Some are common and mundane while others are more strange. However, they're all tied together in that they will, I believe, help you live a...

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Customer Appreciation Day In Warsaw

Today, August 14, is Customer Appreciation Day at the Warsaw Office. Stop by between 11 and 2 to enjoy free food with the entire Wetzel team. We look forward to seeing you!

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Disaster-Proof Your Business: An Insurance Checklist From The I.I.I.

Below is an article published by the Insurance Information Insitute that details how you can help ensure that your business can survive any disaster. Every year businesses temporarily shut down-or close forever-...

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Keep Cool While Keeping Your Energy Costs Down

Two thirds of households in America have air conditioners, according to the U.S. Department of Energy — and they spend a total of $11 billion each year running them. Our guess is that most of those households (which...

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North Manchester Customer Appreciation Day

Today, August 7, is customer appreciation day at the North Manchester Office! Stop by between 11 and 2 for free food! There will be hot dogs, brats, burgers, chips, cookies, potato salad, and much more! We look forward...

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Recommendations

"I just wanted to tell you, I received excellent service at Wetzel Insurance the other day when my windshield was broken - with Regina Lee Ferguson." -Wendy Venable "I just wanted to take a moment and Thank You for all...

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Wetzel is a Best Practices Agency

Wetzel Insurance Agency, Inc. has retained its status as part of an elite group of independent insurance agencies around the United States participating in the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (...

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Insurance 101 - Insuring Your Valuables

Central's video Insurance 101: Insuring Your Valuables (Scheduled Personal Property) is now available. In this video, Central Insurance explains that a standard homeowners policy offers only limited coverage, if any,...

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Risk Tip: Monitor Worker Heat Exposure

Risk Tip: Monitor Worker Heat Exposure With the hottest months of the year upon us, heat-related illness poses an increased concern on construction projects. As temperatures and humidity levels rise, contractors must...

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Thank you letter from Kosciusko Board of Realtors

We have long been a supporter of the Kosciusko Board of Realtors. This year we helped them raise over $9,000. Attached here is a thank you letter from them.

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Take our clients word for it - we know insurance!

Below are even more testimonials from Wetzel clients. At Wetzel, we take an immense amount of care to ensure that we help our clients as much as we possibly can. "I have heard and seen the many invitations to go online...

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Testimonials!

We take a lot of pride at Wetzel in helping our clients in every possible way that we can, ensuring that they have the right insurance for their needs. Below are several testimonials from our clients. "I recently...

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Interview with Doug Ault

The below interview is with Doug Ault. Doug has been in the insurance industry for a long time and has an immense amount of knowledge. He manages commercial accounts from the Warsaw office. WHAT DID YOU DO BEFORE...

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Tips for a Safe Fourth of July — From Food to Fireworks

Memorial Day might be the unofficial start of summer, but Independence Day is when the season truly kicks into high gear. July 4 is a holiday that has something for everyone, whether you like to host (or attend)...

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Fourth of July Safety

The Fourth of July is a great time to celebrate and have a good time with friends and family. However, activities commonly associated with celebrating it also pose a great number of hazards, such as grilling, bonfires,...

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Insurance Myths (Part II)

This is a continuation of the previous post titled "Insurance Myths." There are a great number of myths, most of which are false, about insurance. This post will shed some light on some of these insurance myths,...

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Insurance Myths

There are a great number of myths, most of which are false, about insurance. This post will attempt to shed some light on some of these insurance myths. Myth: Color determines the price of auto insurance. This is not...

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Top Insurance Regulatory Trends

The article below was published in the Wall Street Journal's CFO Journal by Deloitte. It is an interesting read. The regulatory landscape for the insurance industry will likely remain challenging and uncertain for...

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Feed Delivery Biosecurity for Control of Disease

The recent introduction of H5N2, a strain of Avian influenza, to the United States presents a new challenge for the poulty industry. Infection is lethal to turkeys and chickens and can create tremendous financial losses...

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Extreme Heat

We all know how important it is to be safe in extreme heat. This is such an important act that even some laws cover it. For example, leaving a child in a car in extreme heat can be considered child abuse. Extreme heat...

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Safety for Boating, Swimming, and Fireworks

Now that summer is here, so are a whole host of summer activities. These include boating, swimming, and fireworks. However, despite their fun, these activities often have inherent risks which should be mitigated to as...

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Commuting by Bike: How to Get to the Office on Two Wheels

There are plenty of great reasons to bike to work: Commuters who ride save money on gas and car insurance, stay fit and help the environment (they don't get stuck in traffic, either). And they even have fun - as long as...

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Getting Your Boat Out of Storage and Into the Water

Spring is here, and you’re ready to get out on the water. But is your boat ready? Even if you’ve kept it properly stored for the winter and protected from the elements, there are still a number of things you need to...

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Spring Into Home Maintenance Mode in Indiana

Spring is a time for rejuvenation, and, as the weather gets warmer here in Warsaw, Indiana, and the days grow longer, there's a positive energy in the air. Many people decide it's the perfect time for reorganizing and...

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How to Create Your First Garden This Spring

From genetically modified crops to the environmental and health effects of pesticides, more and more Indiana residents are questioning whether they should grow what they eat. Wherever you stand on the issues...

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Helping Seniors Have a Wonderful Winter

Slippery sidewalks. Freezing temperatures. Power outages. Winter isn't always a wonderland. If you regularly lend a hand to a senior friend or family member here in Indiana, it may be a good time of the year to provide...

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The Right Tires for Winter Driving

It's easy to forget about your tires when it comes to vehicle safety. But with winter weather already in many parts of the country, tires are an important aspect you should keep in mind. Your tires can be the...

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