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Daylight Savings Time is Time to Check Your Smoke Detectors

By battery, daylight savings, Daylight Savings Time, Fire, fire prevention, fire prevention tips, fire protection, Home, home fire, house fire, Household Inventory, Insurance, National Fire Protection Association, Personal, Prevention, smoke alarm, smoke detector, smoke detectors

Daylight savings time is coming up this Sunday! We’re going to “SPRING forward” our clocks (which means Spring is just around the corner. Yay!). Another important thing to do this weekend: check our smoke detectors! A general rule of …

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Medical Payments – The Forgotten Homeowner Insurance Coverage

By bodily injury, Central, Claims, comprehensive protection, coverage, coverage limits, exclusion, homeowners insurance, homeowners policy, Insurance, Liability, medical payments, Personal, personal liability coverage, protection, slip and fall, slip and fall accidents

There are a few homeowner insurance coverages that almost everybody has but very few think about. Personal liability is one of those coverages and even lower on the totem pole is medical payments coverage. However, that doesn’t mean it isn’t…

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Winter Driving and Auto Claims Tips

By Accident, accident claims, Auto, auto accident, auto claim, auto insurance claim, automobile accident, car accident, Claims, claims process, driving safety, driving safety tips, Insurance, Personal, Prevention, road conditions, safe driving, Weather, Winter, winter weather

Winter storms often bring a rash of auto claims. Winter driving can be dangerous, so it is essential to stay alert and be smart. Let’s talk about winter driving safety tips, and steps to simplify the claims process should you be…

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Smart Home Technology – Friend or Foe?

By Home, home security, information technology, Insurance, Internet, internet safety, new technology, online safety, Personal, protect your home, protecting your data, protection, protective devices, Safety, Safety Tips, smart phone, smartphone, Technology, technology advances

Anyone buying any cool tech gifts for themselves or for loved ones this holiday season? The possibilities are endless when it comes to “smart” devices that are available for you and your home! These devices range from smart plugs and…

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Don’t be a Turkey! Tips on Deep Frying for the Holidays

By cooking fire, cooking fires, Fire, fire extinguisher, fire protection, Holiday Safety, Home, Insurance, National Fire Protection Association, outdoor cooking, Personal, Prevention, Risk Management, Safety Tips, turkey

Thanksgiving is a week away and I am already imagining the deliciousness. My mouth is literally starting to water as I type this! Mmm. There are many ways to cook your holiday turkey, such as roasting it, slow cooking it…

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Collision or Comprehensive: Which Coverage Applies?

By Accident, Auto, auto accident, auto insurance, auto policy, car accident, car insurance, Claims, collision, collision coverage, comprehensive coverage, comprehensive protection, deer, driving safety, ice, Insurance, Liability, other than collision, Personal, personal auto coverage, personal auto policy, road conditions, road safety, snow and ice, Weather

With all the deer roaming around this time of year, it can be dangerous for people traveling on the road (see our recent blog post Oh Deer! Drive Defensively this Season). We also know that ice and snow are coming soon (if it…

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Oh Deer! Drive Defensively this Season

By Accident, Auto, caution signs, deer, driving safety, driving safety tips, Insurance, National Highway Transportation Safety Administration, Personal, Prevention, Risk Management, road safety, road safety tips, roadside assistance program, safe driving, Weather

The most dangerous animal in the U.S. is not the sharp-clawed bear or the sharp-toothed shark. Surprisingly, it may be the kind, furry animal we grew up calling “Bambi.” And the most dangerous time of year is now! Between October…

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