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How To Roast Pumpkin Seeds

Toasted and salted, pumpkin seeds have a nutty flavor. They're even better flavored with sweet and savory spices. How to Roast Pumpkin Seeds - 1. Rinse pumpkin seeds under cold water and pick out the pulp and strings. (...

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Filing a Homeowners Insurance Claim: Six Steps

What is the best way to file a claim? Following these steps can help you navigate the claims process efficiently and get the most out of your policy. Contact Southern Insurance Associates at 706-996-8788 or Info [at]...

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Price Check: What can go wrong with cheap auto policies

A boomerang kid lost his job and moved back home with his parents. While driving his mother's car, he negligently struck another vehicle, causing several thousand dollars in property damage. The mother's insurer denied...

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"Social Engineering"...The New Way Criminals Are Stealing Employer Data

While 64 percent of payment fraud still occurs the old-fashioned way involving paper checks, cyber crime is on the upswing and more serious loss per occurrence is the result. According to a survey by the Association for...

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Sticking Your Head In The Sand Will Not Make Sexual Harassment Go Away

Sticking Your Head In The Sand Will Not Make Sexual Harassment Go Away A health club employee alleges her sales manager sexually harassed her. She claimed that three days after she began working at the fitness center,...

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Are You Underinsured?

Do you have enough insurance coverage to completely rebuild your home? Have you talked with your agent recently to update your policy? Don't wait until disaster strikes to find out you're underinsured. Stay current on...

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What types of disasters are covered by my homeowners insurance?

Standard homeowners policies generally cover a wide range of potential disasters, from tornadoes and windstorms, to fire and lightning strikes, to winter storm damage caused by weight of ice and snow. Most homeowners...

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In Case of an Earthquake

Important Note: Earthquake is NOT automatically included on homeowners insurance!!!! - Protecting yourself and your family - Be sure that all family members know how to turn off utilities (gas, water and electricity) in...

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Am I Covered?

Common Questions Asked by Homeowners about Insurance If a fire, flood, earthquake, or some other natural disaster were to destroy or damage your home, would you have the right insurance coverage to rebuild your house?...

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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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