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Our newsletter articles are designed to provide helpful information on a wide range of timely topics. Simply click on one of the headlines below and the full article will appear. And keep checking month after month. You never know what story may address your individual situation.

October

  • Burning Land: Protect Your Home from Wildfires

    From January through September 2019, almost 40,000 wildfires burned more than 4.3 million acres across the nation. Unfortunately, in many areas, September is just the beginning of the fire season. Consider taking steps now to help protect your home and family.

  • Where the Deer and Antelope Play: Avoiding Animal Collisions

    In many parts of the country, autumn brings an increase in insurance claims related to collisions with animals, primarily deer. Consider these tips for avoiding animal collisions, and make sure you have comprehensive insurance coverage.

September

  • Earthquake Insurance: Will You Be Covered When the Big One Hits?

    Though California has experienced the most earthquake damage in recent history, 42 states are at risk for earthquakes. You may want to consider whether you have the appropriate supplemental earthquake coverage, based on your specific situation and the location of your property.

  • Licensing Laws Help Parents Protect Teen Drivers

    Every state has implemented three-stage graduated driver licensing (GDL) programs to provide drivers ages 15 to 17 with more practice and to discourage risky behavior. Make sure your teenager has appropriate training, and that both you and your teen understand the applicable rules, safety concerns, and insurance issues.

August

  • Back-to-College Insurance Needs

    If you have a student heading off to college, you may want to address these insurance needs before the beginning of the school year.

  • On the Road Again: RV Insurance Tips

    Whether you own an RV or are considering buying one, be sure you understand the insurance requirements and coverage options for your home on wheels.

July

  • Is Your Insurance Coverage Seaworthy?

    While boating accidents are comparatively rare, it’s still important to carry adequate insurance, know safe boating practices, and make sure your vessel is shipshape before hitting the water this summer.

  • Play It Safe Around Pools and Spas

    A backyard swimming pool or spa can be a focal point for summer fun, but it can also be an attractive nuisance that requires extra insurance coverage and extra vigilance – especially where young children are concerned.

June

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April

March

  • Flood Insurance: Behind the Headlines

    Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria captured widespread attention, but flooding is the most common disaster in the United States. Learn about the National Flood Insurance Program, and how flood mitigation measures might help protect your home and pay for themselves in the long run.

  • Protecting Your Vehicle with Collision and Comprehensive Coverage

    These optional forms of coverage can help you repair or replace an expensive vehicle without incurring high out-of-pocket costs.

February

January

  • Crash Course: What to Do After an Auto Collision

    Even a minor auto collision can be stressful and hazardous, so it’s important to stay as calm and focused as possible after an accident. If you are involved in a collision, there are steps you can take to stay safe at the scene and steer clear of costly complications down the road.

  • Insuring Your Home-Based Business

    If you run a business from your home, your homeowners insurance may not provide sufficient coverage for your business assets and income. In-home business insurance policies can offer broader protection, tailor-made for businesses that operate out of a residence.

December

November

  • Are You Ready for Winter?

    In the first half of 2018, winter weather caused at least 10 deaths and $4 billion in property losses in the eastern United States. Here are some tips to help protect your home and family when winter hits your area of the country.

  • Stay Safe on Winter Roads

    More than one out of five auto accidents is weather related, most often caused by rain, snow, sleet, and ice. By taking precautions and carrying appropriate insurance coverage, you could help make this winter a safer driving season.