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Don’t Let Trees Leave Damage Behind

An exciting part of spring is watching the flowers bloom and the trees regain their beautiful leaves. However, the unpredictable spring weather creates many tree-related hazards that homeowners should be aware of.

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Stairs, Outlets, and Sharp Corners, Oh My! Childproofing 101

It’s always exciting to see your child achieve new milestones. Rolling over, crawling, pulling themselves up on objects, and walking are just a few of the most memorable firsts. While you watch them achieve these awesome feats, you start to quickly realize all of the hazards of the home they are now exposed too. Fortunately, there are lots of devices on the market to help reduce the risk of injury to your little one.

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Anything But Traditional: Insuring the Unusual Risk

We’ve all heard of some of the crazy things that celebrities have purchased insurance for – a musician’s hands, a supermodel’s legs, even a chef’s taste buds – but have you heard of these unusual types of insurance policies?

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Do Not Disturb: The Dangers of Distracted Driving

Nine. A relatively small number until you put it into context. Every day, nine lives are lost due to distracted driving.  Driving is something that many of us do each day without putting in much thought or energy, almost like being on autopilot. Instead of using driving as a time to unwind, focusing on the road and getting to our destination safely, we are now consumed by distractions. Fortunately, you have the power to turn those distractions off…but will you?

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May Flowers May Bring Unwanted Intruders

Everyone loves when the seasons change to warmer weather.   Flowers are blooming, winter coats are put away, and vacations are being planned.  Unfortunately, with this change comes an increase in home burglaries.   If anyone has been burglarized, they know how violating it feels.   What can you do to prevent this from happening?   First, you need to understand some facts about home burglary.  According to the SafeWise Report [1], here are a few statistics that may surprise you:

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The Regtech Revolution: Using Technology to Improve Insurance Regulatory Outcomes

In a previous article, I talked about the InsurTech movement. That is, start-up companies developing technology solutions for insurance companies. One place insurance companies need help with is complying with new regulatory requirements. One branch of InsurTech that is working to help address this challenge is called Regtech. This article will discuss how Regtech firms can help insurers with their regulatory needs.

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Extinguish the Chance of a House Fire

If you had the opportunity to take a few seconds out of your busy day to keep your home, your loved ones, and your most valuable possessions safe, would you do it? Why take the chance of something disastrous happening, like a house fire, if those few seconds were able to provide the peace of mind that everything is protected? Throughout my many years of working in insurance, I’ve handled many fire claims and while this may go without saying, a house fire can be one of the most stressful things someone could ever experience. But did you know that the majority of house fires result from issues that can easily be avoided? That’s right! Most house fires in the United States are caused by things that can easily be prevented, so why run the risk of putting your family and your home in harm’s way?

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