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10
Oct

Consider This Before Jumping into Vacation Property Ownership

Owning a secondary home or vacation property can be a rewarding experience and allow you to build so many memories! While owning a vacation home can have countless advantages, it does bring some unique responsibility and maintenance. Regardless of whether you’re buying a cabin just a few miles away on the lake or an oceanfront condo in Hawaii, you’ll use

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29
Sep

Protecting Your California Home from Floods with Flood Insurance

According to FEMA, flood claims occurred in every state in our country in 2016 with the average claim cost in excess of $31,000. Just because your property doesn’t sit next to a stream, river or other body of water doesn’t mean you won’t be impacted. Heavy rains can overwhelm drainage systems, run-off from hillsides can seep into your basements and

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12
Sep

Home Security Systems & Monitoring on a Shoestring Budget

Monthly bills can be daunting and for many, the choice of having food and shelter is more important than keeping burglars or robbers away from your home. However, when times are tough, the last thing you want to do is leave your valuables at risk of being stolen. Thanks to many modern security companies, keeping your home secured isn’t as

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29
Aug

Cheap Insurance Doesn’t Mean the Best Insurance

Consumers are flooded daily with insurance commercials claiming that shopping with them will get you the lowest insurance premiums of any company out there. Saving money on your insurance is important, but the lowest insurance premiums are usually accompanied by the lowest insurance coverage. Determining what insurance coverages you need is something that only a qualified local insurance agent can

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9
Aug

Educating Your Child About Insurance Before They Leave For College

Attending college is an exciting time for your child. Whether it’s deciding where to go, what to major in or figuring the finances, there are a lot of decisions to think about. Before your child leaves the nest, here are three things to consider when it comes to having the right insurance policy. 1.) Auto Insurance Policy If they are

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26
Jul

How to Prevent Foodborne Illness in Your Home

According to the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention, roughly 48 million Americans get sick from foodborne illness every year. A foodborne illness occurs when you consume contaminated food or beverages. It’s important to understand how to prevent foodborne illness in your home. There are also a few things to keep in mind when grocery shopping. At the Grocery Store

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12
Jul

When to Add a Teen Driver to Your Insurance Policy

For your teen, learning how to drive is one of the most exciting times of their lives. Finally, a means to freedom so they think. We all remember the excitement of getting our driver’s permit, then our driver’s license. While your teen driving has its benefits, it also comes with a great amount of responsibility. Reminding your child that driving

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27
Jun

How to Create a Great BBQ Party

Summer time is one of the most popular seasons to BBQ with friends and family. Whether it’s grilling at your local park or in your backyard, gathering with friends and family on a sunny day always is a memorable event. What makes a BBQ party great? We give simple suggestions of how to create a party you and your guests

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7
Jun

Do You Know What Determines Your Car Insurance Rate in California?

We bet you’ve wondered how car insurance premiums are calculated. Do you ever have discussions with friends of similar age and driving history and find you’re all paying very different premiums for what would appear to be similar coverage? Insurance premiums are based off of many factors, all of which play a role in your total premium for your auto

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22
May

Hosting a Special Event This Summer? Consider a Special Event Insurance Policy.

Planning a wedding or a special event can seem like a full-time job. Between determining your guest list, vendors, food choices and the small details, there is so much to consider to make your dream wedding or event perfect. The last thing you think about is having an insurance policy for your special event. A special events insurance policy acts

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