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All You Ever Wanted to Know About Insurance

Your Condo Lets You Avoid Many Homeownership Hassles – But You Still Need Insurance

A lot of condo owners assume that their association takes care of insurance, in addition to maintenance. But that's not entirely true, especially when it comes to your belongings and other items within your unit. What...

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What To Do After an Auto Accident

First things first - make sure you're safe. Here are a few things to do after that (you may want to print out a copy of this checklist and store it in your glove compartment, just in case): Check on yourself and your...

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Prepare Your Home for Cold Weather

Use this checklist to get ahead of cold weather challenges and prepare your home for the seasonal changes ahead. Plant bulbs for springtime flowers.Cover and/or store outdoor furniture.Winterize summer lawn equipment...

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Landowners, Your Vacant Land Is a Liability

Vacant land has become an increasingly appealing investment, particularly in the age of social distancing and skyrocketing home and rent costs. If you’re looking to join the growing ranks of landowners, you should...

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Preventing Electrical Fires at Home

Home electrical fires claim lives every year. Most are caused by incorrectly installed wiring or overloaded circuits or extension cords. In other words, most electrical fires are preventable. Fire deaths are highest in...

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Check Your Homeowner's Insurance Before You Become a Home-Share Host

Are you offering your home on a home-sharing service? Most home-sharing and host services make renting out your house easy. They even offer $1 million in insurance coverage as part of their service. Like most people,...

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Preparing for a Power Outage

Losing power for any length of time is inconvenient, but it can also be dangerous. You need a plan to get through the outage. Bottled water, nonperishable foods that don’t require cooking, extra propane or charcoal are...

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Rely on an independent agent

This winter, we want you to know that, whether you are traveling for the holidays, or you’re at home shoveling your sidewalk, your independent agent is here for you. Whether you need to make a claim, or you just want to...

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How Independent Agents Are Different from Captive Agents

When it comes to buying insurance, you have two primary options available to you: independent agents like us, and captive agents. While both can provide insurance services, these two types of insurance agents are not...

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