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Everyone in the Pool!

Here comes summer, and that means swimming pool season! Kids are breaking out the water noodles and beach balls everywhere. Adults dream of sunning on the poolside lounge or getting in a few laps. Your […]

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Is Your Family Prepared for a Tornado, or other Natural Disaster?

As Independent Insurance agents, we not only advise our clients about insurance, we strive to provide our insureds with important disaster readiness guidance. The storms that ripped through Oklahoma earlier this week should serve as […]

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Steps to Prevent My Car from Hydroplaning:

When your vehicle hydroplanes, you lose the ability to gain traction, steer effectively and brake. This makes hydroplaning one of the most dangerous driving conditions. This begs the question, how do I prevent hydroplaning when […]

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How to Handle Hydroplaning…

Spring means that beyond the usual distractions, there’s another road risk: heavy rains. Dangerous driving conditions aren’t exclusive to winter weather phenomena like snow and black ice. If you underestimate the danger of driving in […]

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Keeping Your Workplace Safe is Smart Business

Business owners have the absolute responsibility for the day-to-day health, safety and welfare of employees and work-site visitors. To make your work place safer, know the three common areas of risk: people, environment and company. […]

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Uninsured Drivers & Car Accidents

A recent report by the Insurance Research Council (IRC) reports that 1 in 7 drivers in the U.S. is completely uninsured. The report estimates that 14% of North Carolina drivers are uninsured!. Despite being required by law in most states, many drivers […]

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Notify Your Insurance Agent Before Starting a Remodeling Project

In 2016, home improvement activity is expected to increase considerably. For those who plan to be a part of this growing segment of homeowners, it is important to have the right type of insurance and […]

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Tips for Handling Severe Cold Weather

Much of the country has experienced severe and sustained cold weather over the last few weeks, with snowfalls interspersed with periods of melting and freezing. This freezing and thawing process can wreak havoc on your […]

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Driverless Cars…Will Auto Insurance Rates Plummet?

While an autonomous car may seem futuristic, they are the wave of the future, and much closer to reality than most people imagine. While Google is the industry leader at this point, they are not […]

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College Student in Your Household? Check Your Coverage…

If you’re helping one of your children go off to college for the first time, or return to college, we may be able to help you save some money and gain some extra protection. Here […]

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Why Most Businesses Don’t Reopen After a Serious Loss…

Consider the snow storm that took the Northeast by surprise in October, 2015. Overnight, thousands of businesses were without power and couldn’t open for days, and in some cases, weeks.  Listen to Martin Hurwitz’ story, […]

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Tips on Pumping Gas Efficiently

Only buy or fill up your car or truck in the early morning when the ground temperature is still cold. Remember that all service stations have their storage tanks buried below ground. The colder the […]

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