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Throw snow – not caution – to the winds

By agent, auger, blower, clog, depth, ditches, engine, freeze, frozen, fuel, gravel, hot, ignite, impeller, independent, Insurance, oil, piles, plow, rock, salt, shovel, slippery, snow, snowfall, storage, temperature, thrower, weight, width, winter, Winter Prep
throw-snow

Winter weather can take many forms from mild to windy to cold to unpredictable — yet snowfall is inevitable in most temperate areas of North America. Along with the eventual snow is the need to clear it from the driveway and sidewalks of your home or business.

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Think outside the box of chocolates

By agent, business, care, credit cards, debt, education, expenses, funeral, gift, independent, Insurance, life, Life Insurance, love, mortgage, policy, products, protect, provide, retirement, romantic, Valentine, Valentine's Day
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Valentine’s Day is almost here. Have you completed your quest for the perfect gift? Would you like to give your loved one something different this year?

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Ice dams a headache to be avoided

By agent, attic, backup, ceiling, dam, dams, debris, downspout, fixture, freeze, gutter, ice, icicle, independent, insulate, insulation, Insurance, interior, light, melt, pool, prevent, protect, refreeze, Risk Management, roof, shingle, snow, ventilation, wall, water
ice-dams

One winter headache a homeowner doesn’t need – and can take steps to avoid – is an ice dam on the roof. Ice dams can damage walls and ceilings and possibly trap moisture, which could lead to mold, mildew and respiratory problems.

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Give your chimney a clean sweep

By agent, buildup, burn, chimney, clean, cold, creosote, duration, fire, firebox, flue, independent, Insurance, internal, management, overload, paper, prevent, prevention, protect, risk, Risk Management, safety, seasoned, smoke, sweep, temperature, trash, valuable, wood
chimney-fire-prevention

Homeowners with a wood-burning fireplace or solid fuel stove or insert can protect your property and your family by having a qualified professional inspect and clean your chimney at least annually. Maintaining a chimney through an annual inspection and cleaning is critical, especially as winter approaches and temperatures drop.

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19 states provide automatic MVR notifications

By agent, automatic, Business Insurance, carrier, consultant, driver, DUI, federal, fleet, FMCSA, independent, information, Insurance, loss, manage, manager, motor, MVR, operator, prevent, protect, record, safe, safety, states, suspended, vehicle
automatic-mvrs

Fleet safety managers and consultants have long recognized the benefits in using an automatic notification service as a best practice when it comes to managing fleet vehicle operators’ Motor Vehicle Records. What can be better than nearly “real time” notification of changes in one of your driver’s MVRs? Now 19 states offer direct Automatic Notification Service.

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Holiday list: Give the gift of life insurance!

By agent, annual, benefit, cash value, cover, coverage, family, financial, future, growth, health, holiday, independent, insurability, Insurance, insure, life, Life Insurance, lifetime, low, policy, premium, protect, security, underwriting
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The annual holiday search is on for the perfect gift for your children or grandchildren. You can spend a lot of time and effort buying gifts … it can be overwhelming. You recognize that as children grow, their interests change. Last year’s trending gifts become this year’s trash. What if I told you there is a gift you can purchase that you won’t have to throw out and that can benefit a child for years to come?

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Help your home stand up to winter

By agent, air, alarm, breakdown, carbon, chimney, dam, detector, drain, family, fire, flue, freeze, frozen, furnace, gutter, heating, home, ice, independent, Insurance, leaks, melt, monoxide, pipes, prevent, protect, pump, roof, service, smoke, sump, tips, water, weather, winter, Winter Prep
winter-weather-tips

You can take steps to ensure your home is well prepared for winter weather – and that your family doesn’t get any colder than they want to be. Consider these suggestions for your comfort and safety.

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