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What’s Considered a Natural Disaster, and Am I Covered?

Natural disasters happen. Although no one can predict when they will occur, homeowners insurance can give you peace of mind. First, however, it is essential to understand what qualifies as a natural disaster under the terms of your policy. Homeowners insurance covers a vast range of natural disasters, including those

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5 Car Insurance Myths Debunked

Car insurance is a necessity that can’t be avoided, but you need accurate information to choose the best policy. Unfortunately, several myths exist that could steer you in the wrong direction. Our local agents are here to dispel these myths and make the process of buying auto insurance simple, fast,

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5 Types of Car Insurance Explained

Car insurance policies vary in what they cover. The state mandates certain types of coverage that you must have to legally get behind the wheel. However, the mandated minimum coverage may be far too low in some situations, such as being in a hit-and-run, in an accident with an uninsured

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Can Having an Eco Friendly Home Reduce Your Homeowners Insurance?

Your homeowners insurance premiums can be reduced with eco-friendly changes to your home environment. Any way to reduce monthly costs is valuable, and it is worth considering whether making changes could help you save. Some of the incentives offered by several insurance providers include: LEED certification for a home: LEED,

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What is Pet Insurance and Do I Need It?

If you have a pet, you may want to consider pet insurance. Without it, you may be faced with a large vet bill or a tough decision. Pet insurance is a health insurance policy for your pet. It is available for dogs, cats, exotic birds, ferrets, rabbits, potbelly pigs, reptiles,

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How to Avoid Costly Claims from Winter Storms

Winter storms can do serious damage to your home. In 2021, storms during the winter months caused a record $15 billion in insured losses in the U.S., as reported by the Insurance Information Institute (III). Some of the costliest winter events by insured losses from 1950 to 2021 include: Polar

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Should I Purchase a Car with License Plate Lights?

Depending on where you live, you may be required to have license plate lights. Consider buying a car with license plate lights or installing a light on your existing vehicles. The lights illuminate your license plate, and if your state requires it, ensure the lights are in good working order

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How to Protect Your Home During the Holidays

Most of us look forward to the holidays with anticipation. Family, friends, and work get-togethers, parties, events, and foods and treats make the winter holiday season a favorite for people of every age – but it is smart to be aware of the risks. To protect your home and your

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I Missed an Auto Insurance Payment: Here’s What to Expect

Life happens, oversights can occur, and payments sometimes get missed. If you missed a car insurance payment, don’t panic. Your policy will not be cancelled immediately. State laws require auto insurance companies to provide notice to policyholders before cancelling their coverage for nonpayment. What Happens if I Don’t Get My

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What Steps Should I Take When in an Auto Accident?

A vehicle accident is a shock, even if it is just a minor fender-bender. The impact of the crash causes serious damage to the vehicle, or causes injuries to the driver and passengers. After an accident, taking certain steps can help you file a claim with your personal insurance policy

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