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Self-Driving Cars: Who is liable in an accident?

A recent article in the USA Today highlighted the insurance questions many have involving self-driving cars. The article stemmed from an incident involving a Tesla Model X and Phoenix police motorcycle last week. Here'...

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Young and Single? You still need insurance.

We love this picture of Rickie Fowler from the 2016 Ryder Cup because it shows what it's like to be single around coupled or married friends. You've graduated from college, have your first job and either renting on your...

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Don't Get Tricked by These Identity Theft Tax Scams

Is tax season your favorite time of year? Do you enjoy filling out those forms? The answer for most of us is a resounding "NO!" If your filing isn't complicated or you're getting a large refund, however, tax time may...

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Insurance Tips for College Graduates

Graduation season is nearing and with that comes the freedom and independence of being an adult. Part of "adulting" is making your own decisions – including financial ones like insurance. The topic of insurance can be...

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Spring Home Maintenance Tips

The weather is starting to warm up and the snow is almost gone. And with today being the first official day of spring, it seems fitting we start thinking about spring home maintenanceAfter a long winter, it is a good...

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Tips to Protect Your Family and Home During Spring Break Travels

For many, spring break is the light at the end of the tunnel. After enduring months of snow and cold, people can’t wait to get away. For families travelling somewhere warm, such as Mexico, Jamaica, or the Bahamas, a...

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9-Volt Battery Safety

9-volt batteries power our smoke alarms, household items and toys. They can be found in most homes, but these batteries can be a fire hazard if not stored safely or disposed of properly. The ProblemThe positive and...

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Don't Get Nailed - How to Avoid Home Improvement Scams

With the strange weather lately we've experienced warmer temps, heavy rains and even tornadoes! You may have damage to fix or just want to make overall improvements. Finding a contractor and vendors can be a headache,...

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Which Home Alarms Do You Need?

Technology has made home alarms of all kinds — from security to smoke, radon to radiation — more accessible than ever. Many of them can be configured to work together, and some even alert you to trouble through your...

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Managing Liquor Liability Risks

You likely expect guests and patrons to come to your restaurant or hotel to eat a meal, celebrate a holiday or wedding, or get together with friends to watch a game. Part of that experience may include enjoying beer,...

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