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    Are Lights Effective for Burglary Prevention?

    It seems like a no-brainer to leave the lights on outside your home to deter burglars while you’re away (or even while you’re asleep). But, does that really work? Or, is it just a waste of electricity? Those answers can differ depending on a number of factors. However, one thing is clear: it takes more […]

    March 8, 2021

  • Why a basic Homeowners policy isn’t always enough

    Sometimes, a basic homeowners policy just isn’t enough. So as your career advances and your income increases, it’s important to keep your insurance protection up to date. This helps you avoid expensive gaps in coverage and prevents you from paying too much out of pocket in case of a claim. To be properly protected, you […]

    February 19, 2021

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    I received my Auto Insurance renewal, so what should I do?

    Your auto insurance policy renews every 6 or 12 months depending on the term your insuring company offers.  When you receive the documents, you should take these steps to know that your policy is accurate and that you are covered for the unexpected. Confirm your details are correct (name, mailing and physical addresses, vehicles, drivers) […]

    February 17, 2021

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    Own a home? Here are two policy options you should know about

    If you have a homeowners policy, you probably expect it to cover all the costs of rebuilding your house in case it’s damaged or destroyed by a covered hazard. But are you certain you have enough coverage? Read about two common situations you may be unaware of — and the affordable options that can help […]

    January 27, 2021

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    10 Tips to Help Prevent Identity Theft

    Shopping online. Visiting the doctor. Buying gas. In nearly all of the things we do from day to day, there’s the risk of identity theft. You could unknowingly give your information to a fraudster thinking you’re shopping at a legitimate site. Your doctor’s office could experience a data breach. Or, you could come across a […]

    January 5, 2021

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    Porch Safety: Should You Leave the Lights On?

    It seems like a no-brainer to leave the lights on outside your home to deter burglars while you’re away (or even while you’re asleep). But, does that really work? Or, is it just a waste of electricity — particularly this time of year, when the days are short? Those answers can differ depending on a […]

    December 18, 2020

  • ‘Tis the Season

    ‘Tis the Season when our hearts turn to the giving of gifts to others. Many will shop online this year, while others will still shop in stores (and hopefully locally), with social distancing and wearing masks to respect the guidelines we have been given to try and stop the spread of COVID. Many folks find […]

    December 2, 2020

  • GETTING PREPARED FOR WINTER DRIVING AHEAD

    Most of us who have driven in the Colorado mountains do not need a reminder that winter driving is much different than the summer months – and that road conditions are subject to change at moments notice. Following are some thoughts on how you might modify your driving habits and creating a winter safety kit […]

    November 19, 2020

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    How to avoid animal-vehicle collisions (and what to do if you can’t)

    About 2 million times every year, animals and cars collide on U.S. roadways — often causing serious and even fatal injuries to drivers and passengers, along with about $1 billion in damage. And these collisions spike in the fall and winter, thanks to migration and mating patterns as well as reduced visibility caused by shorter […]

    November 15, 2020

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    Don’t delay — start thinking about winterizing your RV today

    Unless you’re headed to a warmer climate for the winter — or you live in one already — fall is the time to start preparing your RV for winter (as long as you’re done using it for a while, that is). The elements can wreak havoc on your RV’s systems and exterior, but with these […]

    November 3, 2020