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It’s Back-to-School Time — Is Your House Ready?

We’re not quite sure where summer went, but if you haven’t noticed, the new school year is upon us. And as you get your kids organized and ready, consider doing the same thing for something else - your home. It won’t...

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Tips for Power Tool Safety

What would you do without power tools? Well, you’d probably take on fewer home-improvement projects — and probably have a lot more calluses on your hands. Thankfully, you don’t have to do without. But you do have to use...

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4 Ways to Help All Children Have a Great School Year

It's back-to-school time, and, if you have school-age children, your household is likely bustling with activity and filling up with books and backpacks. There are other households and school districts in your community,...

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Riots and Car Insurance: Is Your Car Covered?

Your privately owned vehicle can become an unintended target in the middle of a protest. A peaceful demonstration that deteriorates into violence, rioting, and looting puts private property, like your prized car or...

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What is water backup coverage and why is it important?

Water damage can be disastrous to your home. Imagine discovering that your entire basement is filled with brown water and sewage from a backed-up water main or other pipe. It’s not only disgusting and potentially...

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Why Minimum Coverage Auto Insurance Isn't a Good Idea

Driving is such a normal part of daily life that a lot of people don't think twice before hitting the road. That being said, it's important to have the best auto insurance in San Diego, CA. Whether you've just...

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Understanding Business Insurance When a Riot Occurs

In the days and nights following the death of George Floyd, a Black man, in the custody of four Minneapolis, MN, police officers, hundreds of thousands of people marched in dozens of U.S. cities to protest his death...

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How Has COVID-19 Impacted Car Insurance Shopping?

Car insurance shopping isn't always exciting, but being savvy with your policy and provider can save you money. While it's always smart to get multiple auto insurance quotes in San Diego, CA, there have been some...

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How to Update your Home — Without Spending Thousands

It doesn’t take a massive remodel, or a big budget, to make your house feel a little more like home to you. Inside or out, small improvements can make a significant difference - and whether you’re handy or not, you can...

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I Just Bought a New Car. What Insurance Coverage Do I Need?

Congratulations! After weeks of research, comparing makes and models, and taking test drives you finally bought that brand-new car you wanted. But before you take that well-deserved road trip, check one more item off...

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What Does Earthquake Insurance Cover in California?

If you live in California, you know that earthquakes are always a possibility. Not all homes are equally susceptible to earthquake damage, but as with homeowner's insurance, earthquake insurance is one of those...

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How COVID-19 Will Affect Future Auto Insurance Premiums

COVID-19 has impacted virtually all aspects of life. It's not exactly surprising to learn that your local auto insurance will likely be affected as well. While California hasn't been as affected as other states, such...

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What’s the Difference between Home and Auto Insurance Medical Payments?

One thing that remains the same no matter what people do for a living is the need for comprehensive auto insurance in San Diego, CA. Finding the right policy is important, and so is understanding the possible medical...

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Totaled Car: Understanding the Options

Car insurance in San Diego is more than a legal requirement for having your car registered. It protects you in the event of an accident so that in addition to all the other physical and emotional stress of the...

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Keep Your Pets Safe in a Disaster

A safe home, a regular routine, a soft bed – the things that bring you comfort bring your pet comfort, too. It’s so important to give some advance thought to how you’d handle your pet responsibilities during and after a...

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Reasons Why Minimum Car Insurance Coverage Is a Bad Idea

Searching for the best auto insurance in San Diego, CA, can feel like quite a hassle, especially when you’re not sure how much coverage you need or how much you should be paying. Insurance brokers can help you find a...

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Reasons Every Insurance Company Has Different Rates

Buying a new vehicle is an exciting moment, but also a reason why you may need to see a car insurance broker in San Diego, CA. As a vehicle owner, car insurance is essential to protect your purchase and keep you and...

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Why You Need Service Line Coverage

Let’s spare a moment for something most of us use every day yet probably take for granted: our service lines. We rely on them for access to water, electricity, gas, Internet connection, and more, but only think about...

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The Different Types of Coverages for Auto Insurance

If you have a car, you know you need auto insurance. But do you really know what you’re paying for? If you’re looking for auto insurance, understanding the different types of coverages is an important step in getting...

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What to Consider When Choosing Auto Insurance

Carrying a minimum amount of auto insurance is required by state laws, so you can’t legally drive without it. Yet while the minimum amount keeps your premiums lower, it can also put you at great risk if you have an...

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Factors That Influence Your Auto Insurance

Do you ever wonder why your car insurance premium just went up even though you haven’t had a ticket or an accident in the past year? When shopping around for car insurance in San Diego, CA, it’s important to keep in...

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The Difference between Liability and Full Coverage Insurance

Two of the most common insurance types of car insurance are liability and full coverage policies. The difference between these two types of coverage are more than just the cost. The coverage you have dictates what you’...

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5 Carbon Monoxide Safety Tips

Every year, unintentional carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning (not linked to fires) sends 20,000 people to the emergency room and causes more than 4,000 hospitalizations. And, you might consider them the fortunate ones. CO...

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Top Reasons Your Auto Insurance Rates Increase

It’s normal for the price of most products to go up somewhat after time, but it can be quite a shock to many drivers when they see the cost of their car insurance renewal since some of these insurance rates can...

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Best Time to Buy Auto Insurance

Many drivers know that there are ways you can help lower your auto insurance premium, such as having a good driving record, boosting your credit score, and avoiding accidents. You can also save money on your car...

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The Ins and Outs of Auto Insurance Coverage

Auto insurance can be confusing for many drivers, but it’s also a necessity. It protects you financially should you be involved in an accident, no matter who is at fault. If you’re trying to decide which San Diego...

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When Roadside Assistance Isn’t Enough

If you’ve ever been stuck on the side of the highway with an RV issue, you know what a life saver roadside assistance can be. Whether you need a battery charged, a tire changed, or a tow you’re often back on the road in...

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