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When Roadside Assistance Isn’t Enough

If you’ve ever been stuck on the side of the highway with an RV issue, you know what a life saver roadside assistance can be. Whether you need a battery charged, a tire changed, or a tow you’re often back on the road...

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I Just Bought a New Car. What Insurance Coverage Do I Need?

Congratulations! After weeks of research, comparing makes and models, and taking test drives you finally bought that brand-new car you wanted. But before you take that well-deserved road trip, check one more item...

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Insure Against the Risk of Sewer Backup

INSURANCE INFORMATION INSTITUTE New York Press Office: (212) 346-5500; media [at] iii [dot] org NEW YORK, March 26, 2012 - Spring showers and related flooding can overburden sewer systems, causing raw sewage to back up...

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Three ways to lower your carbon footprint for Earth Day (and beyond)

Last year on April 22, the 49th annual Earth Day was expected to include more than 1 billion people in nearly 200 countries taking part in what the Earth Day Network calls “the largest civic-focused day of action in...

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7 Ways to Improve Your Finances During Financial Literacy Month

April is tax season, so a lot of people are thinking about their finances these days. But if you’re like most people, you’re probably thinking in the short term: What’s my refund going to be-or how much do I owe? And...

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Making sure your home is properly covered for a disaster

How to avoid being underinsured. For many people, their home is their greatest asset, so it is crucial to avoid being underinsured. To properly insure your home, it is important to ask your insurance professional four...

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Protecting your home from mold

A strong offense is definitely your best defense against mold. Mold is destructive to your home and possessions-and the damage it causes generally isn't covered by homeowners insurance. Learn how to defend your home...

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Do I need flood insurance for my home?

Don't risk being underwater-understand how flood insurance works. Standard homeowners and renters insurance does not cover flood damage. Find out if you need flood insurance and learn where to get it. Your standard...

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Daylight Saving Time is also Daylight Safety Time

Ways to prevent carbon monoxide exposure. In most places in the United States, March 8, is Daylight Saving Time, when clocks are moved forward one hour. We want to remind you it’s also a great time to improve your...

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Why You Need Service Line Coverage

Let’s spare a moment for something most of us use every day yet probably take for granted: our service lines. We rely on them for access to water, electricity, gas, Internet connection, and more, but only think about...

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Stay Safe on (and off) the Road This Winter With These Items for Your Car

You keep your home stocked with supplies to use in case of emergency. (Right?) What about your car? During winter, extreme weather and road conditions can lead to all kinds of trouble when you’re traveling - crashes,...

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How do I pick a life insurance company?

Roughly 1,000 life insurance companies sell life insurance in the U.S., but many are members of groups of companies and so aren’t really competitors with each other. Having separate companies enables a group to offer...

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Protect your home from winter weather

Get your home ready for freezing weather hazards with these simple tips. Ice, snow and wind can have devastating consequences to your home-and to your household budget. Fortunately, there are precautions you can take...

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14 Fascinating Facts about February

February is the shortest month of the year (even in leap years, when it has 29 days instead of 28), but there’s no shortage of interesting facts about it. From weird holidays to astronomical oddities, this month has a...

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5 Carbon Monoxide Safety Tips

Every year, unintentional carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning (not linked to fires) sends 20,000 people to the emergency room and causes more than 4,000 hospitalizations. And, you might consider them the fortunate ones. CO...

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I.I.I. Offers Guidance for Minimizing the Risks from Winter Weather

For immediate release New York Press Office: (212) 346-5500; media [at] iii [dot] org NEW YORK, Dec. 18, 2019 – Many U.S. states experienced winter weather conditions this fall even though the season’s official start...

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Special coverage for jewelry and other valuables

To adequately insure high value items, consider a floater. A standard homeowners policy includes coverage for jewelry and other precious items such as watches and furs. These items are covered for losses caused by...

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Driving in winter? Be prepared and stay safe.

Avoid cold weather driving disasters with these tips. Snow, sleet, ice and below freezing temperatures all have an effect on driving conditions. During winter, safety depends on driver performance in winter hazards,...

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