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Keeping Halloween Fun and Safe

Don't Let Halloween D├ęcor Haunt You Will your porch feel incomplete without a jack-o-lantern on your doorstep this Halloween? If you plan to carve up a pumpkin to greet your trick-or-treaters this year, use the following tips to make your sculpting simpler and safer. Bottoms up: Rather than cut a hole in the top of your pumpkin, remove the bottom. The hole will allow you...

5 Natural Disaster Facts

6 Questions to Ask Before Buying Car Insurance You need coverage for your car. But what kind of insurance should you get, and how much coverage do you need? As you consider auto insurance policies, ask yourself the following questions to determine the best coverage for your vehicle. Who? Will you be the only one driving your car? If you share the vehicle with others,...

Is Your Vehicle Burglar Repellant?

Is Your Vehicle Burglar Repellant? Every 45 seconds, a motor vehicle is stolen in the United States, according to reporting from the Insurance Information Institute. What can you do to protect your car from becoming part of this statistic? Use the following tips to make your car less appealing and more secure. These precautions can prevent crime as well as keep your auto insurance premiums...

What Is Gap Insurance?

Landscaping Losses: Are They Covered by Insurance? Your neighbor's teenager drove over your beautiful flower beds. That old oak finally fell, and it took out your fence on its way down. If a disaster hits your landscaping, is this covered by homeowners insurance? In many cases, yes. As part of your home, your landscaping is often covered by your homeowners policy, but not always. Here's...

Animal Invasion: Are You Covered?

Animal Invasion: Are you covered? Your dog ate your couch. Birds destroyed your gutter. A family of racoons overran your garage. Will your homeowners insurance cover these animal invasions? Yes and no. Here's the scoop: Infestation: If your home suffers damage at the hands (or legs) of insects, rodents, or vermin, the cost probably won't be covered by your homeowners insurance. Whatever damage these unwanted...