Posts made in May, 2017

Weather the Summer with the Right Insurance

Posted by on May 31, 2017 in Personal Insurance | Comments Off on Weather the Summer with the Right Insurance

It’s hard to imagine anything could be as damaging to your home as winter storms, but the truth is spring and summer — with their inclement weather and sudden, severe storms — can be even more dangerous than winter. Once a storm hits, there isn’t much you can do but weather it. Therefore, it’s important to prepare yourself and your home in advance. But those aren’t the only things you need to protect. Homeowners and drivers can take steps to prepare their property against weather damage in the months ahead. Prepare your home for severe, unpredictable weather Home is where...

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Summer Fun and Safety Go Hand in Hand

Posted by on May 23, 2017 in Personal Insurance | Comments Off on Summer Fun and Safety Go Hand in Hand

With summer nearly here, it’s time to whip out the barbecue and pull the boat out of the shed. However, be sure to keep in mind summer is also “trauma season” for hospitals. Children are more likely to be injured in summer. Follow summer safety tips and insure yourself and your family to keep accidents — and related costs — from derailing your summer and to keep everyone happy and healthy all season long. Avoid accidents Whatever you do this summer, do it with care. This sounds obvious, but simply being careful cannot be stressed enough. Whether you’re grilling outdoors,...

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4 Tips to Prevent Teen Distracted Driving

Posted by on May 9, 2017 in Personal Insurance | Comments Off on 4 Tips to Prevent Teen Distracted Driving

There has been a dramatic increase in distracted driving related accidents in the United States because of phone and other electronic device usage — particularly among teenage drivers. This epidemic has drastically increased automobile accident rates and, unfortunately, the number of vehicular injuries and deaths. Distracted driving is an important issue we all have a stake in. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, nhtsa.gov, distracted driving is “any activity that could divert a person’s attention away from the primary task of driving. All distractions...

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