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Storm damage from Fallen Trees

It's the time of year when the temperatures are definitely falling, the trees have lost their leaves and we still remember the Holidays. But, as we were reminded again over the weekend, it's also time for strong...

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Keep Pets Happy and Safe on Vacation

You’re not just imagining it-a lot of people are traveling with their pets these days. According to a TripAdvisor survey of more than 1,000 travelers, 53% of those responding said they take their pets on vacation,...

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Five Common (and Potentially Costly) Homeowner Mistakes

Owning a home is usually a great experience but if your home is like mine, it can also be an occasional hassle . Unexpected issues usually pop up and whether its a minor breakdown or a major catastrophe, it’s almost...

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Five Ways to Protect Your Personal Electronic Data

Online data breaches are an unfortunate fact of life now-as the New York Times put it, you might as well assume that your personal information has been taken, because cyberattacks happen all the time. That’s why we...

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6 Tips for Getting to Work on Two Wheels

Did you know that hundreds of thousands of people in the United States, like me, commute to work by bicycle, according to the U.S. Census Bureau? That’s a lot of cars off the road each day, gasoline saved and a ton of...

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Essential Safety Tips for Nighttime Boating

If you own a boat (or better yet, as the joke goes, you know someone with a boat), you’ve probably thought about spending some evenings on the water - especially in the summertime. It’s a great thought, of course. But,...

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Summer Driving Tips

Summer’s almost here! The sun will come out of hiding more regularly and people will too. As crowds swell at the beach, in parks, and even on roadways, it all makes for some challenging driving conditions. More people...

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Protecting Your Home: Understanding Your Home Insurance Policy

As a homeowner, one of the most important aspects of your home isn’t something you use daily. And it isn’t something flashy you show off to friends. It’s your homeowners insurance policy, and it protects you in more...

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Do I Need to Tell My Insurance Company If My Dog Bites Someone?

My "granddog", pictured above, is acting like he is sorry he went through the living room's window screen when trying to greet someone who stopped by to visit. You, and I, probably don’t think our dogs would ever bite...

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Protect yourself from Carbon Monoxide at Home and at Work

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, every year hundreds of people in the U.S. die from carbon-monoxide (CO) poisoning-and the invisible, odorless gas sickens thousands more. The numbers seem...

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