Travel Tips: Protecting My Smart Home While on Vacation

Insurance experts probably look at protecting their property a little differently than the average person. We tend to believe that prevention is as important as good coverage when it comes to risk. With that in mind, here are some ideas about ways to protect your home while you are away on your next vacation: Have […]

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Blue Light Eye Peril

Beat That Blue Light Eye Peril Research uncovers new disease threat How long do you spend staring at a screen — computer, TV, tablet or phone — every day? According to the latest estimates, the average is 11 hours a day. And that’s given rise to a new scare about the effects of so-called blue […]

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Tips for Safe Shopping on Black Friday and Cyber Monday

There are people who view shopping as a sport. The thrill of the hunt. The euphoria of getting a good deal. The slaloming through the crowds. The wrangling of the packages into the car. The calisthenics to gift wrap the gigantic, oddly-shaped presents. Let those endorphins flow!And then there are those who would rather just […]

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15 Fire Hazards You Use Every Day

My dishwasher caught on fire. True story. In the middle of a Netflix-night with the Kenyon part of Smith-Kenyon, we smelled smoke and realized our stainless steel, European branded, relatively new dishwasher was aflame.  More like, asmoke.  (But that isn’t a word and it isn’t really important to get into semantics at this point in […]

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The Skinny on UM/UIM for Iowa Motorists

The Skinny on UM/UIM for Iowa Motorists Uninsured/Underinsured Motorists (UM/UIM) insurance benefits to protect yourself and your loved ones against many car crash scenarios.  Sometimes, we will only believe something after having a brush-up against tragedy. Imagine that you’re driving along the road on New Year’s Eve and there are many hazards that could affect […]

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