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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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How to Lower Your Auto Insurance Bill

It’s easy to lower your insurance costs - especially if you have a great driving record, or don’t mind having higher deductibles. Who doesn’t want to pay less for car insurance? Billions of dollars are spent on ad...

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Prevent Fires on Thanksgiving

Halloween is over, and that means Thanksgiving is the next holiday on our radar. This time of year is always special, thanks to spending time with family and lots of wonderful food. Although Thanksgiving is still nearly...

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How to Insure your Garage

A large portion of the American population doesn't actually park their cars in the garage. They use their garages for storage. This isn't necessarily a bad thing, but it does mean that you could be missing some coverage...

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3 Reasons Why You Need Homeowners Insurance

In most states, if your home is paid for, you aren't required to have homeowners insurance. However, it is usually much more expensive to not have insurance, and here are 3 reasons why: Future Insurability Many...

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Do You Need Umbrella Insurance?

One of the most certain things in life is uncertainty. Your dog could bite the neighbor’s kid. Your teen driver could hit a cyclist. A guest could fall down your stairs. A rainy morning commute on worn-out tires could...

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Insurance for Car Rentals

If you are in an accident and are at fault, your insurance company pays for the damages to the other person's vehicle and bodily injury (if any). If you have collision coverage, the cost of repairs for your own vehicle...

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