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What to do a the Scene of an Auto Accident

Most of us are fortunate that we’ve rarely, if ever, been involved in an accident. However, even the most careful drivers can be involved in an auto accident. So here are some tips to share on what you should do – and not do – to handle this traumatic situation and ensure a smooth claims(continue reading)

Tips to Next Year’s Beautiful Yard

Fall is the time to button up your yard. Smart gardening will not only protect it from damage that can be caused by frigid weather, but also help ensure that spring will emerge flawlessly. Here are some tips from landscape experts that you can do during the autumn months to help prepare your lawn and(continue reading)

Mitigating Active Shooter Risks

The number of incidents involving active shooters has steadily increased over the last 15 years. In 2000, there was one active shooter incident, and in 2015 there were 20. According to the FBI, the largest number of active shooter incidents occur in a business setting, following by schools, open spaces and non-military government property. The(continue reading)

Have You Reviewed Your Insurance Coverage Lately?

All too often, the safety net that protects your assets in the event of injury, illness, damage or death gets short shrift. That can be costly, and it’s worth noting that insurance coverage needs to change with every lift event. Without an annual review, it’s tough to determine whether you’re paying too much, paying for(continue reading)

What You Should Know About Flood Insurance

Just a single inch of water from flooding can cause costly damage to your home. Here’s what you need to know about insuring against damages caused by flooding. What protection does it offer? A standard homeowners policy does not cover damages from flooding. A separate flood policy is needed to cover losses to your property(continue reading)

Labor Day Weekend Driving Safety Tips

Traffic fatalities are estimated higher than normal for the upcoming Labor Day weekend. The National Safety Council (NSC) estimates 421 people may be killed and another 48,400 may seriously injured in car crashes for the three-day holiday period, which is 11% higher than the average number of deaths, 378 for past Labor Day weekends. The(continue reading)

Car Insurance Rates Explained

When it comes to car insurance, there’s no one price-fits-all scenario. In fact, car insurance costs can vary greatly from driver to driver, carrier to carrier and even state to state. It’s not only about which coverage you select. Many other factors can also impact your car insurance premium – here are seven of them.(continue reading)

Does Your Student Need Renters Insurance in College?

When you’re helping your child pack for college, you may be thinking about their class schedule and hoping they use their free-time wisely. Someone making off with their laptop or a dorm fire are probably not what you’re envisioning about the campus experience, but since they may be bringing some expensive stuff with them –(continue reading)

Home-Based Businesses: Are You Properly Insured?

In 2013, Forbes reported that 52% of small businesses were home-based. In March 2016, the United States Census released the 2012 Survey of Business Owners, which showed that there are over 27.5 million home-based businesses being run throughout the country, a nearly 500,000 increase from the 2007 report. As a general rule of thumb, if(continue reading)