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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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Insuring Jewelry: How to Know if Your Coverage is Enough

Whether it's a ring from a loved one, a bracelet handed down through generations or even a watch or necklace marking a special occasion; every reason you treasure a piece of fine jewelry is a reason it should be insured....

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Tips for Buying a Safe Car

Everyone's heard all the talk about driverless cars - but unfortunately, we’re still years away from living in a world where you just tell your car where to go, kick back and relax with a book (or, more likely, your...

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Why Today’s Homes Burn Faster

From building materials to furnishings, many of the things in your home likely aren’t as flame-resistant as those from yesteryear. A fire in a modern home is a “perfect storm,” according to safety consulting and...

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How to Lower Your Auto Insurance Bill

It’s easy to lower your insurance costs - especially if you have a great driving record, or don’t mind having higher deductibles. Who doesn’t want to pay less for car insurance? Billions of dollars are spent on ad...

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Do You Need Umbrella Insurance?

One of the most certain things in life is uncertainty. Your dog could bite the neighbor’s child. Your teen driver could hit a bicyclist. A guest could fall down your stairs. A rainy morning commute on a slick road or...

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Three Ways a Pool May Affect Your Homeowners Insurance

That oh-so-covetable experience of relaxing in your outdoor hot tub or taking a dip in your very own pool? Millions of American households enjoy it, both when the weather’s nice and when it starts to cool down. With the...

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Easy to Forget Cleaning Projects

As a busy homeowner, it's easy to fall into the trap of pushing off tasks that maintain the long-term value of your home in favor of more pressing problems. That’s OK, to a point, as certain house-cleaning projects...

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Want a Safer Home? Consider these Inexpensive Fixes

Home improvement: It’s a never-ending process for me, and maybe for you. For those of us who aren’t necessarily handy, it's often a hassle too. But there are plenty of simple maintenance tasks and other improvements you...

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