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October 2015 Monthly Archives

  1. For Kids: Halloween Safety Tips

    Category: Our Blog

    Halloween is a fun time of the year for children. They can dress up in a costume and go to houses to get candy. However, this is also a time when children need to remember a few safety tips while on the sidewalks and when looking at the candy that they get. Crossing Streets Only […]

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  2. Long Term Care Planning: Get the Right Insurance

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    While no one likes to think about how they’re going to live once they reach old age, it’s important to plan for such eventualities. Long-term care insurance is one of many ways a person can take preventative steps to ensure their care later in life. Here’s why. Long term care insurance helps cover the cost […]

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  3. Disaster Scams and Fraud – Don’t Be A Victim

    by measler

    Disasters bring out the best and the worst in humanity.  With many who are helping their fellow neighbor restore what they have lost, there are others looting, price gouging, plotting scams, and attempting fraud.  Don’t be a victim – be aware! Home Protect your home with small self-contained alarms to attach to a window or […]

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  4. Who Is Eligible For Flood Insurance?

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    The Basics The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) is to provide homeowners, renters/tenants, and business owners with a means of financially protecting themselves and their property.  This program came about in 1968 and was eligible for communities that agreed to participate by adopting and enforcing ordinances to reduce the risk of flooding which meet or […]

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  5. Why You Should Insure Collections

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    Building a collection of stamps or other items over the years can be very fun and rewarding. A collection can be endlessly interesting. You want to protect your collections just like the other items in your home. Here are some reasons why you should insure collections. Homeowner Policies Often Have Limits One reason to insure […]

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  6. After the Waters Recede: The Next Step

    by measler
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    Now What? Have Flood Insurance? Notify your insurance company immediately to start the claims process Remove all damaged items from your home Separate the damaged from the undamaged and take photographs of each Create an inventory of damaged items (When you bought, value, and receipts-if possible) Complete a Proof of Loss – need to be […]

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  7. Selfies – Worth A Life?

    by measler

    With Smartphones and an instant connection to the world, our lives are become as exciting as the latest celebrity and their paparazzi photo(s). “Selfies,” also known as “self portraits” — where one or more persons share a moment, capture a selfie and share with the world.  Some selfies are harmless, however, snap shots of our […]

  8. Tips for Maintaining Dental Hygiene

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    Good dental hygiene is essential for many reasons. Bacteria in your mouth could increase your risk of diabetes and heart disease. Losing too many teeth will make it difficult to eat fresh vegetables and other healthy foods. Your self-esteem could also suffer over time. Here are some tips for maintaining dental hygiene. Rinse or Use […]

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  9. Keeping Kids Safe — Booster Seat Safety

    by measler

    At what age does a child need to change to a booster seat from a child car seat? Make Safe Happen, a philanthropic branch of Nationwide Insurance, investigated and found most children are moved to a booster seat before they meet the minimum requirements of 40+lbs (or the maximum requirements of the child safety seat […]

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