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Black Friday Shopping safety

By Auto Insurance, Fall

Safety Tips for Black Friday Shoppers The day after Thanksgiving, also known as Black Friday, is the biggest shopping day of the year.  When it comes to cashing-in on the day’s deals, the motto is “If you snooze you lose.” Many stores will open at 12:01 a.m. on Friday and some retailers will even open their doors on Thanksgiving eve…

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Trusted Choice raised $171,500 for Make-A-Wish Foundation

By Auto Insurance, Business Insurance

Every new “like” on the Trusted Choice® Facebook page during July sent $10 to children’s charity. ALEXANDRIA, Va., Aug. 8, 2011 – Trusted Choice®, the consumer branding program for independent insurance agents and brokers recently wrapped up a special social media campaign to raise money for the Make-A-Wish Foundation®. For every new “like” on the Trusted Choice® Facebook page (www.facebook.com/TrustedChoice)…

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Hurricane Season starts soon

By Auto Insurance, Business Insurance

Trusted Choice® independent insurance agents provide disaster preparedness and safety tips as hurricane season begins. ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 25, 2011 – As the United States experiences and recovers from tumultuous weather, with parts of the South and Midwest reeling from the destruction of fierce recent tornados and flooding, forecasters predict shifting weather patterns and many named storms as hurricane season…

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3 Insurance Questions

By Auto Insurance, Business Insurance

Insurance comes in a wide array of choices for a variety of consumer and business needs. Even the best-educated consumer who spends time researching insurance issues will come across a topic he or she doesn’t understand. Let’s take a look at what consumers say when asked: “What’s one thing you don’t understand about insurance?” Here are three common questions that…

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Think your home, condo or business insurance policy covers flood damage? Think again!

By Business Insurance, condo

Two Types of “Water Damage” A standard home insurance policy will cover losses caused by water that accumulates in the home resulting from the accidental discharge of a system of appliance, such as a broken hose or valve. That same policy will not cover losses caused by water that accumulates as a result of the overflow of a body of…

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Who Wants to Be You? Identity Theft a Common Risk for Consumers

By Identity Theft, Uncategorized

Nine million. That’s how many Americans have their identities stolen each year, estimates the Federal Trade Commission. From January 2005 until October 2007, a staggering 215 million personal records were breached, reported the Privacy Rights Clearinghouse. The FTC noted that, in half of the criminal incidents in 2005, thieves obtained goods or services worth $500 or less. In 10 percent…

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Daylight Savings Time Sets Off Spring Cleaning—and a Safety Check

By Daylight savings, Home Insurance

The catchy phrase “spring ahead” signals change for Americans. It’s a reminder to move clocks ahead one hour for daylight savings time. And it’s an optimistic forecast that warmer and sunnier weeks are ahead. With these seasonal changes, millions take on “spring cleaning” of homes, garages, and yards. When you’re longing to get outside in the spring months, consider several…

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