Teen Texting and Driving

Despite all the attention given to it, 9% of all vehicle fatalities involving teenagers involved texting and driving. Cell phone use in general accounted for 14% of all fatal accidents in 2015. (according to TeenSafe.com) Here's a few tips and reminders...

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Why You Might Need Umbrella Insurance

What is Umbrella Insurance? An umbrella insurance policy provides an additional layer of liability insurance over and above the liability limits available to you under your homeowners or auto insurance policy. We always recommend that our clients purchase an umbrella...

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Severe Cold Weather Guide for Homeowners

As unseasonably cold weather sets in, here's some tips and reminders from the Insurance Information Institute on how to survive cold weather and things to do to protect your home. Much of North America experiences periods of severely cold weather and is...

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Christmas Tree Fire Safety

Who doesn't love the smell of a real, live Christmas tree? A live tree evokes memories of childhood holiday seasons. But, a real tree does introduce some hazards to your home. Christmastime is one of the busiest seasons for firefighters, and tree fires are...

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Homeowners Insurance – Fire Claims

In 2016, fire departments in the US responded to fires on average every 24 seconds! Here's some additional statistics from the NFPA One home structure fire was reported every 90 seconds. One civilian fire injury was reported every 34 minutes. One civilian...

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Are Trees Covered By Insurance?

If a tree falls and hits your house, are you covered? The short answer is, yes. The coverage is quite straightforward: if a tree hits a home or other insured structure, such as a detached garage, standard homeowners insurance policies provide coverage for the damage...

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Identity Stolen? Here are Some Helpful Tips

According to the Insurance Information Institute, over half of identity theft cases are a result of a lost or stolen wallet/purse, but online theft is increasing. We hear about it all the time on the news — this store had a customer data breach, these people's emails...

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Halloween Safety Tips

Halloween is all about having fun, but we encourage everyone to take a moment and plan a safe time. Here's a few tips for staying safe: Plan your route.  Plan your trick or treating route in advance. This way you won’t get lost and your kids won’t get sore...

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Homeowners Quote Information

Here's a handy guide from one of our partners, Travelers Insurance, on the information we'll need to give you a complete homeowners insurance quote. If you're not sure about any of them, just give us a call and we'll talk you through the process. Getting a...

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Tips to Save Money on Car Insurance

One of our jobs is to find you the right car insurance policy, at the right price. That's why we represent multiple insurance companies, because no single insurance company can possibly be a good fit for every situation. Here's some things to think about...

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