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How to Prepare your Home for Winter

I don’t know about you, but fall is my favorite season. The weather is perfect, the leaves turn beautiful colors, and it means the holidays are quickly approaching. The worst part about the autumn season is that it goes too…

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Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Do Your Part. #BeCyberSmart

A few weeks ago, my sister asked me to stop by her house to check on a few things while she was on vacation.  When I walked into her house, I nearly jumped out of my skin as I heard…

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Know These Tips for Fire Prevention Week

Fall is in full force and winter is slowly approaching. People are lighting pumpkin spice candles, turning on the heat, and decorating for the upcoming holidays (I’m guilty on all accounts). And with the colder temperatures, people will be staying…

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What is the highest property damage claim in terms of loss frequency?

According to the Insurance Information Institute (III), wind/hail damage is the highest property claim type in terms of loss frequency. Water damage/freezing comes in second on this not so great list. With this in mind, I would like to give…

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Common Misconceptions about the Personal Umbrella Policy (Part 2)

Back in 2017, I wrote about several misconceptions that are common to personal umbrella policies. While those four misconceptions still hold true, I thought I would turn this into a two-part series since there are other misconceptions that are quite…

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Hard Lesson Learned: A Hacker Victim’s Story  

Since October of last year, I always try to have my phone’s ringer turned up if I am not working, and I’m much more adamant about picking up a phone call. Like many people, I tended to silence my phone a…

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What factors can change the extent of hail damage on neighboring homes?

As the end of summer is approaching, now is a good time to revisit the phenomenon of hail and the possible damage it can do. As the National Severe Storms Laboratory indicates, hail is a form of precipitation consisting of…

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Coverage for the College Student

This is the time of year I often receive questions about the coverages needed to protect students who are going away for school. These requests are common for parents sending their children off to college for the first time. College…

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Save Money with Auto Premium Discounts

Many of us are well aware that owning a car can be expensive (especially a new car)! According to a AAA study, the average cost of owning and operating a new car was $773.50 a month in 2019. Expenses like…

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Have a Happy (and Safe) 4th of July!

This weekend, there will be Independence Day celebrations happening across the nation. People are stocking up on food, drinks, sparklers, and fireworks. Speaking of sparklers and fireworks, they can be fun, pretty, and cool, but they can also be dangerous….

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