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Why You Should Care About Your Child’s Financial Literacy

Families across the country are in quarantine and are likely keeping their children busy by assigning chores! Many of us will reward our children with an allowance or other form of compensation for completing those chores. So what better time…

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BusyKid – Allowance turned to Financial Literacy for Kids

Like it or not, everything is going digital. Even famous board games that at one time appeared to be safe from ever being played in your hand, are now one touch away. During a family vacation to Florida, I was…

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Teenage Driver? teenSMART is the Smart Choice for Safety and Savings!

If you are a parent with teen drivers in your household, you are probably constantly worried about them on the roads and are concerned about them safely getting from point A to point B. This worry is typically escalated during…

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6 Tips to Save on Energy Costs This Winter

With cold temperatures moving in, many are looking for ways to cut down on utility costs. In a previous article we discussed “The Thermostat Wars” that often occur in homes and how adjusting the thermostat can save you a bundle, but…

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Preparing your Lawn Equipment for a Long Winter’s Nap

Despite my best efforts, my lawn is in pretty rough shape. It won’t be long until the frost comes along, my grass goes dormant, and I promise each blade of grass that I will do better next year (Spoiler alert:…

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Vacant Property Doesn’t Mean Vacant Worries

So my commercial building has become vacant…what’s the big deal? When a building is vacant, a small problem can quickly become a big problem. For example, a property in my neighborhood became vacant last fall. The bank that owned the…

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Are You Taking Full Advantage of Your Premium Discounts?

As I’ve mentioned before, it’s hard to watch any sort of television program without seeing an insurance advertisement at some point. I also have already expressed my views on the commercials that attempt to be cute, so we won’t go there.

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Builder’s Risk Policy vs. a Loss: Which Costs More?

“I don’t need a Builder’s Risk policy,” said a contractor.  “The money I save I’ll just set aside for any losses.” Little did he know how inexpensive a Builder’s Risk policy can be and how expensive a loss can be.

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It’s Your Tax Refund – Don’t Let Criminals Steal It

Are you anticipating a nice tax refund this year? Maybe you have plans for a new TV or a special vacation. But imagine someone beats you to your refund by filing a fraudulent tax return, putting your plans on hold….

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How to Stay on Track to Meet Your Yearly Goals

Who likes to make New Year resolutions? Who never sticks to them? We are one month into the New Year – are you still working towards your goals? Like many of you, my resolutions include living a healthier lifestyle and…

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