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Teens and Texting

By Auto Insurance, Teens
Admit it: putting your 16 year-old kid behind the wheel of a car is one of the most nerve-wracking things you can do as a parent. After all, you remember the first time he rode a tricycle—how can you let him steer a two-ton machine? Most kids do their best to stay safe when they’re driving, but some have a…
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Buildings in Winter

By Business Insurance, Freeze
Winter brings the threat of freezing temperatures and harsh conditions to much of the U.S. Some places are well beyond the threat; it’s going to freeze—there’s no way around it. Such conditions pose unique hazards to commercial building owners. Following is some information on common winter threats and how they are addressed by commercial property insurance. FREEZING/BURSTING PIPES One of…
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Holiday Parties and Food Poisoning

By Fall, Food Poisoning
The holidays are almost here, which means hauling out the holly, stringing up the lights, and dashing through the snow. The holidays also mean lots of fun, festive parties to celebrate the season. These celebrations usually feature an array of delectable foods and tasty drinks that are dangerous to your waistline, but if you’re hosting a party, you have more…
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What if Your Holiday Gifts are Stolen?

By Auto Insurance, Fall
Trusted Choice® insurance agencies urge families to take steps to protect their gifts. ALEXANDRIA, Va., Dec. 7, 2011 — Turn the news on during the holiday season and unfortunately and inevitably, you’ll see stories of how a “Grinch” stole someone’s gifts from a car or from under a Christmas tree. As you do your holiday shopping, Trusted Choice® independent insurance…
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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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