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Online shopping: Tips to reduce risk By Mike Williams and Matt Johnson

Whether you’re using a computer or a phone, be cautious when shopping online. The explosive growth each year in online holiday sales means shoppers need to be extremely diligent in making digital purchases. While Black...

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ASSIGNMENT OF BENEFITS: THE LEAK IN PROPERTY INSURANCE THAT’S COSTING FLORIDA HOMEOWNERS THOUSANDS

When a hurricane comes through Florida it’s like a burst pipe in a home. It’s a major event everyone pays attention to that can leave a lot of damage – fast and furious. But there’s something else going on in Florida...

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Plan for safety long before Halloween night By Steve Heiden

Children can help, but let an adult do the carving. It’s almost that time of year when children look forward to trick-or-treating, dressing up in costumes, decorating and obtaining more candy than they can possibly eat....

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Entrust storm repairs to honest contractors By Troy Dohmeyer

When businesses and homeowners are desperate for help to repair and rebuild after a disaster such as a hurricane, tornado or wildfire, they seek assistance from anyone who will offer help. Unfortunately, there are...

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Hurricanes: Plan, prepare, update, repeat By Eric Hoffman

Being prepared for a hurricane requires constant updates and evolving actions. A true state of preparedness means you are ready for something, but more importantly, you are aware of the ever-changing nature of, well.....

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ASSIGNMENT OF BENEFITS: THE LEAK IN PROPERTY INSURANCE THAT’S COSTING FLORIDA HOMEOWNERS THOUSANDS

When a hurricane comes through Florida it’s like a burst pipe in a home. It’s a major event everyone pays attention to that can leave a lot of damage – fast and furious. But there’s something else going on in Florida...

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Swimming Pool Safety Tips

With warmer weather comes an array of for the whole family, including cooling off in a pool if you are lucky enough to have one. But with a pool also comes the responsibility of safety must-haves and best practices...

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Earn a boat insurance discount

Taking a Basic Boating Course Could Pay Off With an Insurance Discount It’s smart to be safe while you’re boating. It’s even smarter to be safe and thrifty. Insurance providers often offer discounts for boat owners who...

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heavy rain? be on the lookout for heavy damage

Your home protects you from the elements, but heavy rains can weaken that protection. With a little maintenance and a lot of vigilance, it’s not hard to stay safe and dry.Spring rainstorms are a fact of life in many...

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Avoid deadly distractions behind the wheel

Not Texting is a Start, but There’s More to Safe Driving Many people have a limited definition of “distracted driving”: They think it only means texting behind the wheel. There’s good reason for that, because texting...

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Phones a huge distraction, and it’s killing us

Phones are a dangerous distraction, and that’s just part of the story. GPS, radio knobs — anything that lures your eyes off the road is a threat.The advent of the smart phone has brought with it a deluge of texting and...

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Have a plan: Prepare your family for tornadoes

While tornadoes can occur throughout the year, spring and early summer are peak months in most of the United States. Prepare to respond to a tornado by stocking your emergency kit, updating your family’s emergency...

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Be alert for skimmers and scammers!

Before you swipe your bank card or credit card to make a payment or complete a bank transaction, be alert for skimmer devices attached inside or over the real card reader. Criminals use skimmers to capture the...

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Dog Liability - Is It Really Necessary?

How to know if dog liability insurance coverage is right for you - - Man’s best friend is always here for us. But what happens when one goes doggone wild? Dog bite claims account for more than a third of all...

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Whether a Pro or a Novice, Golf Cart Drivers Need an Insurance Buffer

Though golf carts are often associated with leisure and sunny skies, they also come with all of the potential perils that other forms of mechanized transportation present. And much like your car – a mode of...

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Taking a Basic Boating Course Could Pay Off With an Insurance Discount

It’s smart to be safe while you’re boating. It’s even smarter to be safe and thrifty.Insurance providers often offer discounts for boat owners who complete boating basics or safety courses. The best news: You may...

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New Year's Resolutions for Your Home

When the ball drops at midnight on New Year’s, many of us start formulating those all-important resolutions. What are you going to do differently or better next year? Your resolutions can also be extended to one of the...

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Cyber risk insurance: New coverage for emerging risks

It seems you can’t turn on the news without hearing about a cyber-related crime or incident.Criminals are increasingly using ransomware as a means of extortion. Ransomware is a form of malware, usually delivered by...

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