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Do I Need Different Insurance for a Vacation Home?

If you have the good fortune to own a vacation home, it is important to protect your investment. You may need a separate insurance policy to cover your second home. Vacation home insurance can help protect that property against a range of perils. Why Do I Need Separate Insurance for

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How to Prepare Your Car for Spring

Spring is upon us, and the time is here to get your car ready for warmer weather and more driving. Harsh winters can take a toll on a vehicle. Essential maintenance now can help prevent major, expensive problems from developing when your time on the road increases in the warmer

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traffic

Navigating Uncommon Traffic Situations

Driving in traffic today can be hazardous under any circumstances. When a stop light goes out, or other unusual situations develop, the risk can become even more significant. The following are some tips to help you navigate safely in some uncommon traffic situations. General Rules for Navigating Traffic When you

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Driving Tips for Long Trips

Setting out on the open road can be an exciting adventure, but you need to plan in advance to avoid fatigue and the risk of crashing. The following driving tips can help you maximize the fun and minimize the risks of embarking on a long road trip. Get a Vehicle

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contractor-damage

If A Contractor Damages My Home, Whose Insurance Covers It?

Homeowners insurance is designed to provide you with financial protection from loss due to theft, disasters, and accidents. But what happens if a contractor causes damage to your home? In this case, your homeowners insurance may help cover the cost of repairs, but will likely seek reimbursement through the contractor’s

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Preparing Your Home For The New Year

With all the holiday activities coming to an end, the New Year is a great time to give your home a fresh start. These tips can help you get your home clean, organized, and prepared for the winter months ahead. Clear Out the Clutter Christmas decorations, wrapping paper, and odds

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Car in storage

Do I Need To Insure My Car During Winter Storage?

It is not uncommon to put a vehicle in storage over the winter months. If you are not planning to use your car during the winter, it makes sense to keep it safe and protected from the harsh weather. It may be tempting to cancel your auto insurance coverage during

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Avoid Common Home Accidents During The Holiday Season

From late November to mid-January, the holidays bring good cheer and gatherings with friends and family. They are also a season when home accidents frequently occur. The following are some common holiday-related accidents, along with tips to help keep your family safe at home over the holiday season. Decorating Fall

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car accident

What Happens If I Get In A Wreck With An Uninsured Driver?

Most states have mandatory minimum auto insurance laws, but some people still drive without the required coverage. The Insurance Information Institute (III) reports that in a recent study, 13%, or one in eight drivers in the U.S. is operating a vehicle without insurance. Many such drivers cannot afford the cost

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How To Know When Your New Car Needs A Tune-Up

Modern cars do not generally require a tune-up in the traditional sense. Engine parts are designed to last longer, and new cars don’t have the same components that needed to be adjusted or replaced in the past. Nevertheless, modern vehicles require regular maintenance. The following are signs that your new

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