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Spring Driving Safety Tips

Spring is here and the weather is finally starting to get nice. While the warmth is a welcome change it does present some dangers, especially to drivers. Melting snow can reveal potholes, heavy rains can start quickly...

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Sump Pump Spring Tips

Spring is coming quickly! If you are a homeowner or renting a home you should be checking on your sump pump. For those of you who don't know, a sump pump is a small appliance installed in a basement or crawlspace. A...

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Snow Blower Safety Tips

It's been a very mild winter for Lake County Illinois so far, but that doesn't mean we won't see snow. Snowblowers can be a great alternative to shoveling. A good snowblower can save time, energy, and frustration which...

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When Should You Review Your Insurance Policy?

If you are like most people, you probably don't look at your insurance policy too often. Insurance is just that thing you have to have. Insurance isn't something that you really want, and that shows. The average person...

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Wire Grill Brush Safety Tips

Just checking in with a quick blog post from our friends at West Bend Mutual Insurance. This blog post covers some safety tips for using a wire brush to clean your grill. We are coming into Labor Day weekend and a lot...

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Using Our Clickable Coverage Feature

If you're anything like me, you love to be prepared. Whether I am looking to buy a car, get a home insurance quote, or comparing lawn mowers I want to be as informed as I can be. Getting the most out of my purchase, and...

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Do I Need Auto Insurance If I Don't Own A Car?

It seems like a lot of young people these days don't own their own cars. Public transportation, car-pooling, and ride sharing are becoming more popular and accessible every day. With these options available to potential...

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Are you ignoring life insurance?

For a lot of young people today, life insurance is the last thing on their minds. Some people probably feel like they don't have time to research life insurance while balancing work and a social life. Other people may...

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Tax Season and Identity Theft: What You Need to Know

Unless you get an extension, taxes are due on April 18th. April 15th is usually the date people think of, but this year April 15th is on a Saturday. Taxes aren't due on a weekend so normally this would make Monday April...

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Insuring Personal Property

With today being Valentine's Day, lots of couples are buying each other expensive gifts. Jewelry is the biggest one, in fact in 2016 people spent almost 20 billion dollars on Valentine's Day. Did you know that most...

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