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How to Protect Your Home and Finances From Spring and Summer Storms

Some simple steps can make a big difference in protecting your home from wind, hail and water damage. According to Travelers insurance claim data from 2012 to 2014, damage from hail, windstorms and sewer backup occurs...

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Insurance for the ages - An in-depth look at the types of insurance coverage recommended at different stages of life

People generally have a love/hate relationship with insurance companies. We don't like the bills and rising premiums, especially those of us with teenage drivers. But we certainly don't mind when they pay us promptly...

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Don’t make these 3 insurance coverage mistakes in 2015’s tornado season

In addition to being prepared with food and water stockpiles and a first aid kit, the Property Casualty Insurers Association of America (PCI) advises homeowners, business owners and renters to avoid these common...

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The 7 types of homes that are hard to insure

The home of your dreams may be a nightmare to insure if it's built in a disaster-prone area, is above a certain age or has a checkered claims history. It doesn't necessarily mean you can't find homeownersinsurance...

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Flood Insurance Rates To Increase April 1 for Thousands of Homes Along U.S. Coastline

Originally published on http://www.weather.com/ The surge that's scheduled to hit the American coastline Wednesday isn't coming from a hurricane, but it could still leave a feeling of helplessness in its wake. Flood...

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10 factors that are reshaping the insurance business in 2015

In Back to the Future II, the far distant "future" was 2015! While we're not to the point of hoverboards and time-traveling DeLoreans, there have been a lot of technological advancements that permeate every aspect of...

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OSHA report echoes ProPublica and NPR’s workers’ comp findings

Nearly a year ago, ProPublica set out to investigate the extent of changes to America's workers' compensation system and the impact they were having on injured workers. Around the same time, researchers at the federal...

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Boston sets snowfall record with 108.6 inches

(Bloomberg) -- Boston received 2.9 inches (7.4 centimeters) of new snow Sunday, finally breaking the 19-year-old seasonal record, the National Weather Service said. The 108.6 inches that has fallen this winter at the...

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St. Patrick’s Day: Drinking, DUIs and your insurance

St. Patrick's Day has evolved from a day for Irish-Americans to celebrate their heritage to a day for all Americans to revel. But the hard partying associated with the holiday comes with consequences - namely more drunk...

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Safety first: Here are the 10 vehicles with the lowest rates of driver deaths

The chances of dying in a crash in a late-model vehicle have fallen by more than one-third in three years, and improved vehicle designs and safety technology have a lot to do with the continuing decline, according to a...

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