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Lower Your Insurance Premiums By Bundling Your Policies

It makes sense to bundle your homeowners, car and personal umbrella insurance policies with the same insurance company. Most insurers offer discounts that can be significant if you buy your home and car insurance policies from them. Typically, the more policies you have, the greater your discounts

Crashes Involving Deer are Not “Collisions”…According to Your Car Insurance Policy

According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, deer-car crashes cause around 200 deaths each year in the U.S., and the total number of collisions between cars and animals is vastly greater. Deer-vehicle collisions spike in October through January when deer are mating, migrating and most

South Dakota Blizzard Teaches Painful Lesson About the Need for Livestock Insurance

An unexpected early blizzard caught South Dakota ranchers off guard last week, dumping nearly four feet of snow in some areas and killing tens of thousands of cattle. The storm swept through—preceded by rain, wind and mud—as herds were out to pasture, as is common this time of year.

Life Insurance Awareness Month Reminds Us to Know All We Can About Life

September 2013 marked the 10th anniversary of Life Insurance Awareness Month (LIAM). LIAM seeks to raise awareness among consumers and insurance professionals about the need for life insurance. Unfortunately, the anniversary finds Americans with disposable income at an all-time low, and families

Tornadoes Can Devastate Communities. Personal Insurance for Your Home and Auto Can Help You Rebuild.

About 1,200 tornadoes touch down in the U.S. in an average year, causing billions of dollars in property damage as well as devastating injuries and fatalities. According to the Insurance Information Institute, tornadoes are the costliest type of natural disaster in the country. On May 20, 2013, a

Why Directors and Officers Insurance for Your Volunteers is so Important

Your volunteers are willing to give a lot to run your organization. However, no matter how generous your volunteers may be, you can't expect them to risk their entire net worth for your group. If you don't have Directors and Officers insurance for your volunteers, this is exactly what you are