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Tips for Buying a Safe Car

You’ve heard all the talk about driverless cars - but unfortunately, we’re still years away from living in a world where you just tell your car where to go, kick back and relax with a book (or, more likely, your phone)....

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Winter Driving Tips.

The Midwest usually experiences a large amount of snow every year, and while many have spent most of their lives driving in snow, it is a great idea to have a refresh on driving in the snow. Plus judging by the number...

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Christmas Light Safety.

Fires are one of the most expensive disasters that can happen to your home. It is something to be avoided at all costs, and you should be especially careful during the holiday season. Christmas lights are magical, but...

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How to Save Money on Homeowners Insurance.

Nearly everyone values saving money, and this sentiment transfers towards insurance savings as well. Yet accomplishing this feat by skimping on coverage and not having enough insurance to cover the cost of replacing...

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What is Covered in the Event of a Fire?

Typically your homeowner insurance policy will cover your home and your belongings against fire damage. Most policies include coverage to help pay for replacing your home and the contents. This is incredibly important...

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How to Plan for a Commercial Insurance Review

The end of the year is a great time to have your commercial insurance policy reviewed and updated if needed. Having the proper insurance for your business is crucial for the stability of a company. Businesses usually...

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Why Today’s Homes Burn Faster

From building materials to furnishings, many of the things in your home likely aren’t as flame-resistant as those from yesteryear. A fire in a modern home is a “perfect storm,” according to safety consulting and...

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The Most Common Homeowners Insurance Claims

Weather related incidents account for over 50% of all homeowners insurance claims filed in the United States. This includes pipes freezing and bursting, roof leaks, ice damage, wind damage, hail, etc. Thankfully here...

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How to Avoid Hitting a Deer.

Cold weather for many people means warming up the car and shoveling snow. But it is also deer season and the chances of you hitting a deer while driving goes way up during the cold months of the year. But there are some...

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The History of Auto Insurance

Liability car insurance is required in all 50 states in the US. But this hasn’t always been the case. Have you ever wondered how auto insurance came about? Here is a brief history of auto insurance. The first...

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