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10 Tips to Help Prevent Identity Theft

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Shopping online. Visiting the doctor. Buying gas. In nearly all of the things we do from day to day, there’s the risk of identity theft. You could unknowingly give your information to a fraudster thinking you’re shopping at a legitimate site. Your doctor’s office could experience a data breach. Or, you could come across a […]

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Porch Safety: Should You Leave the Lights On?

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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 time of year, when the days are short? Those answers can differ depending on a […]

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Our Holiday Hours

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Our office will be closed beginning at 1:00 pm ET Wednesday, December 23rd and remain closed on December 24th and December 25th.  We will resume normal business hours at 9:00 am ET on Monday, December 28th.

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Are You Covered?

By Personal Insurance, Umbrella

Umbrella Insurance

How Personal Umbrella Insurance Protects You: A Few Basics

The threat of a lawsuit is all too real in today’s society. You conceivably could be subject to allegations of liability for bodily injury — for example, as a result of an auto accident that hurts another person. You could even be sued for poor judgment — for example, if you were to post defamatory comments online that caused damage to someone else’s reputation.

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Why You Need Personal Offense Coverage

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In today’s digital world, slander and libel lawsuits are more common than you may think. Comments made in haste or anger on social media can have lasting and far-reaching effects on a person’s reputation or character, so it’s easier than ever to libel, slander, or invade a person’s privacy. Even if you apologize, you can […]

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10 Things to do to Prepare Your Home for Fall

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Fall is a wonderful time — if your home is ready for it. So enjoy the last few weeks of warmer weather, but do a little preventative maintenance while you’re at it. You’ll fix small problems before they become big, and big ones before they become catastrophes. Here are 10 tips to help: Look up. […]

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