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Insuring Your Home-Based Business

Whether you're running a part-time, seasonal or full-time business from your home, you'll want to carefully consider your risks and insurance needs. Starting a business-even at home-can be a challenging venture, and...

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Making Sure Your Home Is Properly Covered for a Disaster

For many people, their home is their greatest asset, so it is crucial to avoid being underinsured. To protect their investment from disasters, homeowners should update their insurance regularly to include improvements,...

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Your Home Maintenance Checklist for Fall

Fall brings more than just changing leaves and shorter days. In many areas, it also comes with a shift in weather conditions that can have a serious impact on your home. And, don’t forget, winter is right around the...

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The i's on Life Insurance: Life Insurance

Life insurance is a vital part of your family's financial stability and well-being. But if you're like most people, you probably have questions about what types and amounts of life insurance are best for your needs....

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Filing an Auto Insurance Claim

An auto accident is a terrible experience, but it's important to gather all the necessary information in order to be able file your claim. Here are five steps to follow to make the claims process easier and quicker.

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4 Ways to Help All Children Have a Great School Year

It's back-to-school time, and, if you have school-age children, your household is likely bustling with activity and filling up with books and backpacks. There are other households and school districts in your community,...

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All shook up for Earthquake Coverage

Earthquakes are unpredictable, but given the geologic settings in the Southeast, the United States Geological Survey estimates strong magnitude earthquakes are a possibility. Many homeowner policies do not cover...

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6 Home Repairs NOT to Avoid

6 house repairs to tackle: The price of neglect In this economy, you may be tempted to delay or even skip minor home maintenance repairs, cleaning jobs and inspections in your home. But don't be penny-wise and dollar-...

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Keep Cool While Keeping Your Energy Costs Down

Two thirds of households in America have air conditioners, according to the U.S. Department of Energy — and they spend a total of $11 billion each year running them. Our guess is that most of those households (which may...

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Lawn Mower Safety

Lawn mowers are a common piece of equipment in many homes, but these machines can be dangerous. Following a few simple guidelines can help ensure your safety. Spokespersons: Dr. Till Jolley, Emergency Room Physician; Dr....

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