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What to Do Before a Blizzard

By Auto Insurance, damage, Freeze, home, Home Insurance, home safety, Homeowners, Personal Insurance, Seasonal Tips, Winter

Severe winter weather can catch us off guard. Even adults sometimes hope for a snow day… but odds are we’re not getting one. In many cases, you still have to brave the cold, clean off your car and get to work. When the forecast calls for heavy snow, it helps to think ahead. Follow this checklist of ways to prepare…

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11 Best Free Outdoor Apps

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From weekend summer camping trips to long winter ski vacations, you need to make sure you are prepared when you head to the great outdoors. With these 11 apps, you’ll have the right resources exactly at your fingertips. (Most are free, but some offer optional in-app purchases.) Cairn: Safety is key when you are hiking. But when you don’t have cell…

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How to Choose a Deductible

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There are many choices you need to make when it comes to choosing the right auto insurance. When it comes to customizing your policy, one of the biggest decisions is what deductible amount you will choose. WHAT IS A DEDUCTIBLE IN AUTO INSURANCE? Your deductible is the amount of money you will have to pay toward fixing or repairing your…

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What We Know About Sinkholes, and What We Don’t

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Imagine this: You’re leaving your house, ready to tackle the working day, only to discover a large, inexplicable hole where your car is supposed to be. That’s the thing about sinkholes. They’re just baffling. At first glance, sinkholes are nature’s slapstick: sudden, unpredictable, dramatic and absurd. But there’s a serious side, too – lives have been lost in sinkholes, and the…

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How to Protect Your Bike from Theft

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Whether you’re a hardcore biking enthusiast or more of a casual cruiser, riding your bike is a great way to enjoy the outdoors – and a healthier way to get around, too. After each ride, it’s important to remember to lock your bike up so thieves can’t steal it. Bike safety and advocacy group Bicycle Law estimates somewhere between 800,000 and 2…

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How to Freeze Your Credit (and When You Might Need To)

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If you’re like most Americans, you probably rely on the internet to do everything from buying birthday presents and booking vacations to managing your bank account and paying bills. But for every transaction you make, you’re trusting a company with some type of personal information. And even if you’re not making purchases online yourself, most corporate systems are still connected…

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