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October 2016 Monthly Archives

  1. 8 Ways to Secure Your Home While You are on Vacation

    by zywaveblogger

    Category: Our Blog

    If you are planning on taking a vacation sometime this year, you obviously will want to be sure that your home is safe and secure while you are gone. Regardless of whether you will be away for a short or long vacation, the threat of burglars puts your home at risk for damage and theft. […]

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  2. Medical Payments to Others

    by measler

    Injuries inside your home — who pays? A friend helps you move a sofa in your home and accidently drops it and breaks their toe.  Who is responsible? If you have a homeowner’s policy, you have coverage up to a certain limit as stated on your policy, regardless of fault, within three years after accident […]

  3. Celiac Disease Symptoms and Risk Factors

    by zywaveblogger

    Category: Our Blog

    October is National Celiac Disease Awareness Month. Celiac disease is a genetic autoimmune disorder where ingesting gluten leads to damage in the small intestine. An estimated 2.5 million Americans are living with undiagnosed celiac disease and are at risk for serious long-term health complications. Who is at risk? People of any age, race or sex […]

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  4. Breast Cancer Prevention Strategies

    by zywaveblogger

    Category: Our Blog

    Breast cancer is the second most common type of cancer and the second leading cause of cancer deaths for women in the United States. While there is no definitive cause for developing breast cancer, research has indicated that—in addition to being a woman—aging, race and family history of breast cancer are among the top risk […]

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  5. You Can Help: Local Missions

    by measler

    The philanthropic arm of our agency, Consultative Cares, allows us to proactively serve the communities we live in and encourage others to join us. This year, we’ve got three great Fall/Winter community mission opportunities we are currently working on and we need your help! October:  Plastic Bag Donations. November:  Operation Christmas Child Shoeboxes December:  Toys for […]

  6. Hurricanes and Your Property

    by measler

    It’s that time of year– hurricane season — where our lives can be inconvenienced due to incoming storms. It’s time to prepare our emergency kits, make plans where to evacuate, filling up the car with fuel, last minute trips to the grocery for water, non-perishables and batteries, make arrangements for our pets and prepare our homes for […]

  7. Healthy Trick-or-treating Tips

    by zywaveblogger

    Category: Our Blog

    While it is true that a little bit of candy never killed anyone and that eating sweets in moderation is perfectly healthy, handing out healthier alternatives has become a common trend over the past few years. Read on for some suggestions on what to offer instead of candy this Halloween. All-natural fruit strips-Almost every food […]

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  8. Roadside Assistance

    by measler

    Category: InsuranceOur Blog

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    Most insurance companies offer Roadside Assistance type coverage which can be purchased for an additional premium. When in the following situations, Roadside Assistance can be beneficial: Your car runs out of gas. Your car is stuck in the ditch and near a public road. Your car battery is dead. You lock your keys inside the […]