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How to Make Your Family Vacation a Great One

Summer is here, which means it’s time to think about family vacations! (If you haven’t been thinking about them all year, that is.) The family part of family vacations, however, can make things a little complicated. You...

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Boating Season is Here – Are You Up to Speed on Safety?

With spring in full bloom and summer just on the horizon, prime boating season is upon us. And you might notice more people on the water than ever, because sales of recreational boats have been growing at a steady clip...

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Do Not Disturb

Distracted Driving is increasing, Help stop the madness! - - Peggy 'The Insurance Lady' took the plunge & set up her phone to stop all notifications while driving. - I noticed this week the number of car accidents...

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Three Ways to Lower Your Carbon Footprint

April 22 marked the 49th annual Earth Day, when more than 1 billion people in nearly 200 countries were expected to take part in what the Earth Day Network calls “the largest civic-focused day of action in the world.”...

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Pontoon

Pontoon Replacement Coverage – If a pontoon is punctured, creased, holed or dented, it will be replaced with a new pontoon. • Waiver of Depreciation – On protective covers, cushions, carpeting and upholstery. • Coverage...

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Texting

After a little hiccup with our agency's texting capabilities - we are back in action.We can only see them while at the office M-F 8:30 -4:30. We can receive send and receive photos, ID cards, messages etc. Woo Hoo - on...

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Easter Winner

Happy Easter Monday AND Happy Earth Day Recovering from the ham, mac & cheese, candy hangover? Ready to go outside and start your composting bin for 2019? Lent is now over - you can go back to eating sweets, fast...

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Windshield - Repair or Replace

Rock hits your windshield - what do you do next. You call your insurance company and ask them what to do, who can fix it etc. Here is a little guide to help. Is the windshield damage less than six inches long (about the...

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Opening Day for the St. Louis Cardinals

Fun Friday here at the officeAdams Smokehouse BBQ, Bud Light, Cracker Jacks, peanuts, popcorn and CHI family. Awesome Friday at the office

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Spring Cleaning Tips

Spring is a time for new beginnings, and cleaning and organization around the house are very popular this time of year. If you’re ready to tackle the monumental spring cleaning chore, read on for some helpful...

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Easter Season

The Insurance Lady is back! And she has a contest going right now to celebrate Easter. Keep reading. Where was I, you ask? Cuba! Yes, Cuba and the Bahamas. It was wonderful. What an incredible experience, was literally...

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What are you giving up for Lent?

Clayton Hanley is going public with their Lenten commitments so we can be held accountable. The winner(s) that holds out the whole 40 days gets a paid lunch by the office. Who do you think will win? Peggy Kristal...

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How to save money on teenagers car insurance

How much is my insurance going to go up when I add my son? He is only 15 now and on his permit, but we are trying to budget. Or I am taking my daughter to her driver's test next week or the one that really makes us...

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Home Security Technology: Keeping you ahead of the burglars

Back in the early days of home security “systems,” around the end of World War I, it was common for homeowners to hire “door shakers”-night watchmen who would literally walk around and check doors to make sure they were...

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Blow up our email!!!

ATTENTION SAFECO CUSTOMERS.....YOU'RE WELCOME!! - We are excited to share the news Safeco Claims Free Cash Back program. Text or email to make sure you are in the Ultra or Superior Auto Package on your Safeco Policy...

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Insurance Commercials are getting better and better

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Looking at a new piece of jewelry? Make sure to look at your insurance, too

Whether it’s a gift from someone special or a gift to yourself, a new piece of jewelry can bring some sparkle to your life. However, many people who find themselves victimized by burglars—or a fire or some other...

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Common Questions

Jan 25th and 25 degrees outside. So ready for winter to be over. This week I took notice of the most common questions we receive from customers. My neighbor pays less for home insurance than I do, shouldn’t they all...

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Insure your Pedigree dog!

Guess what I just found out Clayton Hanley can do....Insure Pedigree dogs! Yes. I was shocked. Rate is only $8 per $100 of coverage. $2,000 dog = $160 a year to insure. Who knew?! (full disclosure-Peggy's granddogs -...

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Itemized (schedule) or Group (unscheduled)?

Well hello to all my fans (Maura)Holidays are over and our phones started ringing again. Everyone is getting back to work and taking care of business. Take personal stock of high priced items you would really miss if...

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Is your home as efficient as it could be? An energy audit can tell you

Drafty windows. Leaky faucets. Dirty air filters. All are common issues in homes across the country, and they’re not just annoying-they also cost you money in decreased energy efficiency and higher bills. The U.S....

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Happy New Year!!!

2019 and time for a 1000 changes and resolutions. #1 Being - In 2019 I will save money and try to cut back on my bills. Call us, we can help, but only on insurance. Don't ask me how to save on your groceries, or how to...

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