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Five Ways to Save Money on Home and Auto Insurance

Take These Steps to Lower Premiums Without Compromising on Coverage - By Lauren Dallas, Personal Lines Manager With the cost of nearly everything on the rise, people are naturally looking for areas in their spending...

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Things to Know When Shopping for Home and Auto Insurance

If you’re looking around for home or auto insurance, you may find the process confusing, especially if you’re new to buying coverage and aren’t familiar with the terminology. Here are five essential things you should...

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How to Keep Your Insurance on Pace with Inflation

Tips to Make Sure Your Commercial Property Coverage Doesn’t Fall Behind Actual Replacement Costs - By James Barr, Vice President Like homeowners insurance, commercial property policies are feeling the impact of...

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Grill Safely With These Outdoor Cooking Tips

Grilling food is a fun pastime, and it’s ideal on those summer days when you don’t want to heat up the kitchen. But every year, there are accidents and home fires because people don’t grill safely. Follow these tips to...

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Replacement Cost vs. Market Value

Understanding How Coverage is Calculated on Your Homeowner’s Policy - By Lauren Dallas, Personal Lines Manager When insuring your home, it’s important to understand the difference between two distinct coverage terms:...

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Simple Household Pest Control Methods

No one likes the thought of having pests in their home, whether they be rodents, cockroaches, ants, or any other common household pests. If pest activity is common in your area, it is important to take steps to prevent...

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Loaning Someone Your Car? Think Twice and Double Check.

A Cautionary Tale on the Concept of “Permissive Use” - By Lauren Dallas, Personal Lines Manager Most certainly you’d have the best of intentions. A friend in need comes seeking help in a time of distress. An unexpected...

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The Increasing Costs of Distracted Driving

How Companies Can Lower Expenses and Injuries Using Telematics to Improve Driver Safety in their Fleets - By James Barr, Vice President Distracted driving contributed to 14,236 vehicle collisions in 2020, according to...

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Landscape Maintenance Tips for Your Yard

You've worked hard to create a beautiful garden for your yard, but there is more to yard maintenance than simply mowing the lawn and watering the plants. There are plenty of other tasks you'll need to complete in order...

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How Is Inflation Affecting Your Insurance?

The Cost of Everything is Going Up, Potentially Leaving You Underinsured - By James Barr, Vice President Everywhere we look, we see news about the impact inflation is having on the costs of goods and services. The...

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