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Uninsured Young Renters: Nationwide Survey

Uninsured Young Renters: Nationwide Survey - When my parents were first married, they were uninsured young renters living in a small, one-bedroom basement apartment in the suburbs. It was their first apartment together...

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Putting your Health First

While Marketplace health coverage is important, there's no substitute for living a healthy lifestyle. Staying healthy increases the chances you'll be there for your family and friends for many years to come. Use your...

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Identity Theft

There's been much coverage in the media recently about identity theft operations targeting innocent consumers all over the world. You've probably seen or heard about it. Maybe you've even been a victim. There's no...

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Fall Tornadoes

Fall Tornadoes: Is this normal? - During the last few years tornadoes have occurred in the Midwest in November and even some in January. The most recent tornado in Illinois is just another example of how Mother...

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Deer on the road

For those of us who live in the Midwest, fall is a great time of year. Football has returned, the temperatures are comfortable, and watching the leaves change colors is enjoyable. Unfortunately, this is also the peak...

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Landlord Insurance and Rental Coverage

You may know that we offer homeowner's insurance, but did you also know that we offer coverage for lanlords and rental properties. We work with Foremost, a company that provides both personal and business insurance, to...

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Long Term Care Insurance

Someone with a prolonged physical illness, a disability or a cognitive impairment (i.e. Alzheimer's disease) often needs long-term care. Long-term care is different from traditional medical care. Long-term care helps...

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Tips to Prevent Water Damage

Thank you West Bend Mutual for providing tips for preventing water damage! Think about how many hours you are away from your home. Whether it is going to work everyday, a weekend getaway, or a family vacation, many of...

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Water Backup

Did you know that water backup damage is one of the most common causes of loss for homeowners? There is an optional endorsement that can be added to a policy to ensure that waterback up is covered. A typical homeowners...

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Wedding Protection Plan from Travelers Insurance

Couples look forward to having their wedding day memories preserved forever through photography and video, but according to an analysis of our 2012 wedding insurance claims 58 percent of all wedding claims related to...

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