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Caught outside in a lighting storm? Here's what to do!

As many golfers and other outdoors enthusiasts can attest, thunderstorms can often strike with little to no warning, especially during the warmer months of the year. The lightning strikes that accompany these...

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Caring for Your Precious Possessions

We all remember the day we received our diamond engagement ring, those sapphire earrings for a special birthday or the emerald pendant gifted to us by our family. Those items are near and dear to our hearts, so they...

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Help Your Dog Love Apartment Living

Apartment living can have many advantages: low maintenance, close to work and entertainment, and ease of changing residence. But, if you’re a dog owner, apartment living can present some difficulties. You probably won’t...

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Why are car insurance rates rising?

The reality is car insurance rates are rising and there is not much we can do about it. Here are a few reasons why:1. More cars on the road2. More technology in cars means they are more expensive to repair and/or...

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I want to drive for Uber or Lyft. Am I covered?

The simple answer: probably not. Most personal auto insurance policies excludes vehicles being used as "public or livery conveyance" such as taxis or ride-sharing services. We call this a "gap in coverage". When are you...

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Look Before You Lock - Never Leave Kids or Pets in Cars as the Weather Warms Up

We've all been guilty of it once or twice, we're only running in "just for a minute" and we leave our pets and/or kids in the car. As the weather warms up, it takes less than 10 minutes for the inside temperature of...

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Insurance for Your Construction Business

- After years of experience working with construction companies, from the small general contractor to regional entities, we know that protecting your business from risk requires a deep understanding of the industry....

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Oh Hail No! Storm season is here, which means the fear of hail!

Hail is one of the most destructive types of weather. Every year, hail causes a wide variety of damage to homes, vehicles and businesses across the country. Without proper training, assessing hail damage can be...

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What a Mom Really Want on Mother's Day

Motherhood - the best job around. It's also the most thankless and hardest thing you've ever done. But what each mom wants on Mother's Day is different. Some want the day off WITHOUT their children and spouse needing...

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General Liability Insurance - what's covered and what's not

As a small business owner, you have a lot on your plate — everything from accounting, marketing, and sales to product development, inventory, and hiring. With all of this to manage day to day, details like liability...

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