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Simple Car Maintenance Anyone Can Do

All vehicles require regular maintenance. Some maintenance you can do yourself and avoid the cost of an auto mechanic. Just like ensuring you have the best deal on your auto insurance, performing basic maintenance saves you money. Are you a dedicated do-it-yourselfer? Even if you have never done vehicle maintenance before, most of the tasks outlined below are not difficult to learn. Replace Your Air...

When to File a Homeowners Insurance Claim

A home is a major investment, and home insurance is designed to protect it. We pay premiums in exchange for coverage, so the natural inclination is to file a claim when a covered loss occurs. The reality is not so clear cut. Filing a claim under the wrong circumstances can affect your premiums and your finances adversely in the future. It is important to know...

Do I Need Different Insurance for a Vacation Home?

If you have the good fortune to own a vacation home, it is important to protect your investment. You may need a separate insurance policy to cover your second home. Vacation home insurance can help protect that property against a range of perils. Why Do I Need Separate Insurance for a Second Home? For a second home you don’t live in full time, you will...

How to Prepare Your Car for Spring

Spring is upon us, and the time is here to get your car ready for warmer weather and more driving. Harsh winters can take a toll on a vehicle. Essential maintenance now can help prevent major, expensive problems from developing when your time on the road increases in the warmer months. The following tips can help save you time and money in the future. Wash...

Navigating Uncommon Traffic Situations

Driving in traffic today can be hazardous under any circumstances. When a stop light goes out, or other unusual situations develop, the risk can become even more significant. The following are some tips to help you navigate safely in some uncommon traffic situations. General Rules for Navigating Traffic When you get behind the wheel and venture out into traffic, presence of mind plays a vital...