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Review your business life insurance policy annually

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policy-review

We recognize and expect changes in the economy, but the uncertainty of those changes calls us to be vigilant in our business continuation plans. An annual policy review is a simple way to review your coverage and identify needs.

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Pandemic put spotlight on virtual home inspections

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virtual-home-inspection

When you buy home insurance, the amount of coverage you purchase should be the amount that it would cost to rebuild the home. Insurers have generally used home inspections to help determine home value. But since the pandemic hit, travel restrictions prevented on-site home visits.

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Pandemic put spotlight on virtual home inspections

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virtual-home-inspection

When you buy home insurance, the amount of coverage you purchase should be the amount that it would cost to rebuild the home. Insurers have generally used home inspections to help determine home value. But since the pandemic hit, travel restrictions prevented on-site home visits.

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Summer! Time for play … and maybe some work, too

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grill-safety

Memorial Day traditionally marks the beginning of summer: time to grill on the patio, take the boat out, work in the garden or make a dent on that list of home improvement projects. Whatever your chosen activity, here are some safety and consumer tips from our blog.

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Steps following a car accident can help in a crunch

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Your first instinct after a car accident may be to call for help. Do you have a plan for what comes next? Being proactive in your response can help keep you, your passengers and your property safe while simplifying the process of filing an insurance claim.

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Help your insurance agent help you

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independent-agent

Your local independent insurance agent is prepared to create a personalized coverage plan tailored to meet your and your family’s insurance needs. However, it’s important to be prepared with the information they need so they can offer you the right coverages to suit you.

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Know the truth about insurance

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Most people research major purchases such as houses, cars or electronics to assure they receive the best value for their money. It’s equally important to know what you’re getting when you buy insurance to protect your family and financial well-being.

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Tips to help control insurance costs

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Insurance premiums are tied closely to costs of labor, building materials and medical care. As these prices rise, the costs to treat injuries after an auto accident or to repair or replace your home, car and belongings also increase.

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