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Swimming Pool Safety Tips

Summer is near and with that comes the increased use of swimming pools. Before you jump in, make sure the pool you're using is safe and that there are rules in place. The National Safety Council reports that 600...

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Help Your Dog Love Apartment Living

Apartment living can have many advantages: low maintenance, close to work and entertainment, and ease of changing residence. But, if you’re a dog owner, apartment living can present some difficulties. You probably won’t...

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Love Bites – Get Umbrella Coverage

In today’s economy, everyone is pinching pennies. So why worry about umbrella coverage? Shouldn’t a home and auto policy leave you adequately covered? Unfortunately, we live in a world of lawsuits. Large damages can be...

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Teen Driving Safety

Talking to Your Teen About Safe Driving When teens begin to drive, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the National Safety Council, the sobering statistics start to pile up:Car...

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Preparing for Spring – a Checklist for Home and Property Owners

We had a quick taste of Spring in the last week, but it looks like another blast of Winter is coming. I thought it may be a good time to put this information out! After a long Midwestern winter - lots of snow, ice,...

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Car Shopping With Safety in Mind

You’ve heard all the talk about driverless cars. Yet we’re still years away from living in a world where you can just tell your car where to go and then kick back and relax with a book or your phone. Even still,...

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Tips to Save on Home Heating Costs This Winter

It's no secret winters in the Midwest are frigid. Keep the chill outside by following these helpful tips to reduce your energy bills without sacrificing comfort. Make your home more energy efficient According to the...

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7 Driving Habits That Are Bad for Your Car

No matter how safe you are behind the wheel, you’ve probably done things like: Shift into drive while the car is still rolling backward. Ride the brakes on steep hills. Roll into the gas station on empty. Guilty? If so,...

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Burglary Prevention: Should You Leave the Lights On?

It seems like a no-brainer to leave the lights on outside your home to deter burglars while you’re away (or even while you’re asleep). But does that really work? Or is it just a waste of electricity — particularly this...

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Protect Yourself While Shopping Online this Holiday Season

Last year, nearly half of all holiday shopping was done online.1 For many of us, the ease and convenience of shopping online far outweighs the frustration of waiting in long check-out lines or dealing with large crowds...

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