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  • Distracted Driving

    Driving can be stressful. There’s a lot you have to focus on when driving – aggressive drivers riding your bumper, changing traffic patterns and lane congestions, to name just a few things. Now, imagine [...]

    3 min read Jul 02, 2020
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  • Best Homeowners Insurance Companies of 2020

    Purchasing a home is a big investment, so having home insurance is essential. But before you purchase a policy there are a few things to consider. First, you need to find a provider with excellent financial [...]

    9 min read Jul 02, 2020
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  • Rideshare Insurance: What Is It and Who Needs It?

    Car accidents occur unexpectedly and even to the most careful drivers. In 2018, there were 6,734,000 reported crashes around the country. Not only do car accidents happen frequently, but they’re often [...]

    6 min read Jul 02, 2020
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  • Other Structure Insurance

    Your basic homeowners insurance policy covers your home — that’s what the dwelling insurance, or hazard insurance, portion of your policy is for. But what about other structures on your property like [...]

    4 min read Jun 30, 2020
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  • Hazard Insurance vs. Homeowners Insurance and Coverage

    When it comes to hazard insurance vs. homeowners insurance, many people don’t know the difference. Hazard insurance isn’t actually a separate policy; it’s just one part of a homeowners policy. Specifically, [...]

    4 min read Jun 30, 2020
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  • What is life insurance underwriting?

    If you’ve ever applied for life insurance, then you may have heard about the underwriting of your policy. But what is insurance underwriting? How does it impact your policy and your premium costs? The [...]

    6 min read Jun 30, 2020
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  • The Gender Gap in Life Insurance

    Life insurance can be an uncomfortable topic, but it is a vitally important one. We live in a world where many of our financial obligations can and do outlive us. Life insurance provides a safety net for [...]

    5 min read Jun 29, 2020
  • 6 Fourth of July Safety Tips to Stay Safe

    For most Americans, the Fourth of July is a time to celebrate with family, friends and fireworks. This holiday can be the best time of the summer, but it can also be hazardous. Thousands of people get [...]

    3 min read Jun 29, 2020
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