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How Likely Is Your Car To Be Stolen?

Newly released data from the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) reflected a 6.6% increase in car theft across the United States as almost 800,000 vehicles were taken from their owners in 2016.

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Safety Features to Consider When Buying a Car

When it’s time to buy a new car, we all have our own ideas about what makes it the right fit. Some of us want more legroom, others want more cargo space. Then there are those who just want a killer sound system and great rims.

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Are you at risk of cyber attack?

4 Reasons Small Business Owners need Cyber Insurance

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Insurance Can Save Landlords Accused of Wrongful Eviction

It's every landlord's greatest fear: The problem tenant. The one who swears he'll have the two months' rent he owes next week. The one who makes unauthorized changes to the property, then tries to credit the cost against the rent. The one who causes significant damage. At some point, their landlords decide to evict them.

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A Home-Based Business is not covered under Homeowners Insurance

With recent advances in both technology and the internet, even more people are running home-based businesses, full-time or part-time. But will your homeowner's policy cover the risks of a home-based business? In nearly every case, the answer is no.

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Get Insurance for your Kids in College

Back in the day kids showed up to their college dorms with not much more than the clothes on their backs and a couple of suitcases, maybe a small stereo. A generation ago, laptops were nearly unheard of in college dorms. Obviously, those days are over. 

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What is Data Breach Insurance?

When a data breach occurs, quick action is important to help restore the public’s confidence if your a business victimized by a cyber attack.

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Dog Owners Are Liable When Their Pets Bite

There were over 77 million domestic dogs residing in homes across the United States between 2015 and 2016. This was a finding in a survey conducted by the American Pet Products Association. According to the Centers for Disease Control, there are over 4.5 million dog bites reported each year. Of that amount, almost 900,000 require medical care, and about 50 percent of those cases involve children. While some insurers will cover most dogs, some will not insure a long list of specific breeds. Dobermans and pit bulls are on many of the exclusion lists. Some insurers do not discriminate by breed and instead determine a dog's status by individual evaluation.

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Annual Insurance Review is Critical

Most people know the importance of insurance protection. You don't want to be without it when problems strike. What many don't realize, however, is that protecting themselves with insurance isn't a once and done event. You don't wear the same pants you did when you were five years old because, besides no longer being in style, they simply don't fit. A homeowner's policy purchased when your house was furnished with bean bag chairs and bar stools is no longer going to "fit" once you're lounging on Italian leather sofas while watching television on your wall mounted plasma screen. Life is constantly changing, and your insurance policies should reflect that.

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Is Your Motorcycle Properly Insured?

More than 45 years have passed since Dennis Hopper and Peter Fonda expressed the ultimate picture of freedom by riding motorcycles on the open road. While the generation that witnessed those iconic riders may be seeing more silver in their hair, many are still enamored with their motorcycles and use them just as much if not more than they did in the past.

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