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Motorcycle Safety Tips

Riding a motorcycle can be a lot of fun, but it's important to learn good habits so you can do it safely. It may sound like a great idea to just jump on a bike and go cruising, but if you don't know what you're doing...

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Auto Coverage Gaps for Children Who Don't Live at Home

Parents often want to continue to help their grown children by providing them with a vehicle and/or insurance coverage even after that child has permanently moved out of the household and is no longer a dependent....

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Three Tips For Construction Season

Nothing puts a damper on a family outing quite like stop-and-go traffic. Budding excitement and anticipation all but disappear when orange "Road Construction" signs and flashing arrows indicate changing traffic patterns...

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Distracted Driving: Staying Safe on the Road [Infographic]


How Long Can You Wait to File a Homeowner's Insurance Claim?

How long can an insured wait to file a homeowner's claim with the insurance company? This question is not asked often, but it can have serious financial consequences if you don't understand the implications of timely...

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Spring Home Maintenance

When springtime rolls around in Illinois, almost everyone thinks of cleaning. That’s fine (we probably all need to do a little more of that, after all), but there’s something even more important to keep in mind: home...

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What Every Single Parent Should Know About Life Insurance

There is no denying that it is difficult being a single parent. Though it can be highly rewarding, juggling work, child-rearing, bill-paying and other responsibilities can sometimes be overwhelming. If you...

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6 Reasons You May Get Turned Down for Life Insurance

The most common reason that people get declined for life insurance coverage is because they have a specific health condition, but it isn't the only reason. I'd like to cover the top ones and let you know what your...

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Questions Expecting Moms Have About Life Insurance

If you are expecting a child and are considering life insurance, the first thing I have to say is-smart move! But if this is your first time looking for coverage, you may have questions. Here are some typical ones I've...

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Primary, Supplemental, and Secondary Insurance

You may already know this, but you are entitled to have health insurance coverage under more than one plan. In fact, you are entitled to have a healthcare plan with more than one insurance company. When you have more...

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