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Important New Homeowners Coverage Announcement

Schatz Insurance is happy to let you, our valued customers, know about an important new coverage being offered through several of our great insurance companies....

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Moves to Make If You Want to Age in Place

“You’re not going anywhere.” That’s what you can tell friends and family who insist that you check into a nursing home or assisted living facility as you advance into your golden years. Aging in place is the new trend...

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Make sure you’re prepared to deal with your icy driveway

Here in Wisconsin, the weather is consistently throwing us for a loop. Anticipating snow and ice is something we all should do. If you’re looking to avoid an icy driveway this winter, or you’re curious about when and...

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5 Tips to keep pipes from freezing this winter

Extreme cold temperatures put your home or business at risk for frozen pipes. As water freezes, it expands and puts pressure on pipes. When there’s too much pressure on pipes, they burst. Most times, the areas you...

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Hard Decisions: Helping A Senior With Their Finances After A Loss

Photo via Pixabay by Silviarita When a senior loved one loses someone they’re close to -- a partner or spouse, for instance -- it can be difficult for them to make important financial decisions that will impact their...

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Twelve Days of Christmas Safety

With neighbors vying to take home the title of "Best Display" in the -- official and unofficial -- house decorating competitions in communities across the nation and families preparing inventive holiday meals and a few...

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Avoid Common Heating Mistakes This Winter

‘Tis the season for tossing logs into the fireplace or cranking up the furnace. While winter hasn’t officially arrived, it’s close! Heating your home during the winter months can be costly. One of the most relied upon...

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Buying your Family Home

There are plenty of elements to consider when making the decision to buy a home, but those considerations shift slightly if a buyer wants to begin a family in the house. After all, parents with young kids have different...

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Why You Should Be Thinking Ahead About the Costs of Alzheimer’s Care

Why You Should Be Thinking Ahead About the Costs of Alzheimer’s Care We never want to think of ourselves or a loved one being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. However, the fact is that over 5 million Americans are...

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Halloween Safety Tips

Kids love the magic of Halloween: Trick-or-treating, classroom parties and trips to a neighborhood haunted house. But for moms and dads, often there is a fine line between Halloween fun and safety concerns,...

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