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December is Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention Month

December is Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention Month The holiday season should not be the only thing on the minds of people this December. December is the federally recognized Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention...

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How to Prepare for a Flood

How to Prepare for a Flood Anyone that has lived along the path of a hurricane has learned what it's like to have a flood. They are often quick, and unstoppable. Locks and doors can't keep the rushing water from...

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Workers’ Comp

Workers' Comp If you employee people, you want Workers' Comp. People on your property-or under your employee-are your responsibility. That means if they are injured in any manner while working on site, they have the...

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Defensive Driving

Defensive Driving Defensive driving is one of the most important parts of getting to your destination safely. There are many different factors which you have to process all at once when you are driving, and the state...

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What are the Qualifications for Disability Insurance?

What are the Qualifications for Disability Insurance? Disability insurance is a type of insurance which will pay people an income in order to keep them financially viable after they have become disabled. For many...

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Are You Ready to Buy a House?

Are You Ready to Buy a House? Buying a home is one of the big steps in life that most people will experience. This is an exciting prospect to look forward to, but it also brings with it a fair share of stress and...

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Top Credit Score Myths

Top Credit Score Myths A person's credit score is, at its most basic level, a three digit number score used to reflect that person's reliability when it comes to paying back their creditors. This information is then...

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What are the Most Common Causes of House Fires?

What are the Most Common Causes of House Fires? A house fire can ruin your house and even cause injury to loved ones within your home. When you want to prevent a house fire from occurring, it is important that you...

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A Quick Look at MADD

A Quick Look at MADD MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving) is a major force for change when it comes to traffic laws and societal acceptance of drunken driving. Drunk driving kills over 10,000 people per year in the...

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Boat Safety Tips

Boat Safety Tips Summers are hot and sweaty. The only solace you can often find during the hot week is that you are just a few minutes away from an air-conditioned room, or you are only a few days away from that boat...

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Saying “I Do”- The Effect on Your Premiums

Saying "I Do"- The Effect on Your Premiums Believe it or not, marrying someone with a bad driving record can actually affect the premiums that you pay. When we get married, a lot about coverage needs is going to...

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What are the Most Absurd Things to Insure?

What are the Most Absurd Things to Insure? When we think of "insurance", we typically think of protecting the important or valuable things in life, in order to make sure that they can be taken care of. In the vast...

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Tips to Help Make Buying Insurance Easy

Tips to help make buying insurance easy Buying the right insurance can seem like an intimidating ordeal that translates into hours of stressful research and contemplation. The stress can become too much for one...

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The Benefits of Middle Age Fitness

You're never too old to start exercising. An increase in your physical activity level can have a major impact on the rest of your life, even if you are well into your personal "Middle Ages." People starting an...

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Your coverage in the dark

So you've heard of home insurance, car insurance, life insurance and you may have just heard that worker's compensation was an insurance option for businesses, but the real question is, did you know that you could...

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Benefits of Employee Volunteer Programs

Don't you love that warm, fuzzy feeling you get all over when you sacrifice your time volunteering to help someone else? Often times you can reflect on that time without any regrets. Whatever sacrifices you made to...

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Are you prepared for a blackout?

You and your friends sit down in front of the TV with hot microwave dinners, bags of chips, and a twelve pack of soda each. You're just settling in watch the big game, when suddenly, the TV shuts off and the lights...

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Tips to balance your work and family life

No one has ever said that they wished they had spent more time at work on their death bed. Scrooge almost did. He was lucky that someone saved from that fate by stepping in and helping. If you find yourself spending...

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Be Happy and Stay Healthy!

Americans stress. It's in our blood. There's no escaping the buildup of stress. Go to any major city in the country and you'll see it evidenced in the way people weave dangerously in traffic late to work. Stress...

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Benefits of Term Life Insurance

Term life insurance offers the same great benefits of permanent life insurance for a cheaper cost. Term life insurance is the original life insurance. Purchasers agree to pay a set amount of money to a company per...

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Healthy Summer Snacks and Desserts

During the summer, it can be tempting to load up with sweets and snacks, since you typically have a little more leisure time on your hands. That being said, it is best to stick with healthy options in order to keep...

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Who Needs Travel Insurance?

Travelling the world can be an exciting and romantic experience. There are places to see, people to meet, and things to do! Going on a trip can change your life and make for amazing memories you can look back on...

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How to Exercise Safely in the Summer Heat

Summer is a great time to get out and enjoy the outdoor setting when you are exercising. You get to be out in the fresh air and see the pretty sights and enjoy the company of others! It is important to take precautions...

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Welcome to Our New Additions: Madeline & The USS Iowa!

The Battleship USS Iowa is the biggest and strongest addition to our local area, but check out Madeline. She is hands down the sweetet and most adorable! Madelyn is the recent additon to one of our great agents Sandra'...

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Motorcycle Insurance 101

A motorcycle represents a lot of things to the person who owns it. It is at once an investment, a hobby, a toy, and a means of transportation. Motorcycles represent freedom on the open road, and they also have a lot of...

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Protect Your Online Identity

Identity theft is something that is all too common. It is important that you know how you are going to be wise about protecting your identity online. When you are trying to keep your identity protected, you want to...

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3 Reasons you Should Get Dental Insurance

Taking care of your mouth takes a lot more than brushing your teeth before you go to bed at night. To be properly caring for your teeth, you should be flossing once a day and brushing at least twice a day. As you learn...

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Workers Compensation Insurance 101

Whether you are an employer or an employee, it is important to have a solid understanding of Workers Compensation. Workers Compensation Insurance is required in almost every state in the United States. There are very...

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Top 5 Business Insurance Risks

Top 5 Business Insurance Risks If you run a business, then you know about the sheer amount of insurance risks that you have to deal with on an ongoing basis. There are a lot of various things which can happen, which can...

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What do you Need to do to Plan for Your Retirement?

When you think about the years that you are going to spend in retirement, what do you imagine? Are you spending time playing golf? Travelling to see family? Travelling to see foreign lands? No matter what you are...

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Insurance: 16 Things to do Before You Die

One of the most important things that you can do in life is prepare for your death. While this may not be an entirely cheery proposition to consider, there is a lot to life which people need to take care of, in order...

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Safety Tips for Your Boat Trailer

When purchasing a trailer in California or elsewhere, stay within recommended capacity guidelines. When determining capacity, remember to include the weight of fuel and accessories in addition to the weight of the...

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Service How and When you Want

We strive to provide service how and when you want it. We love servicing your needs, so we're open extended hours, Saturdays till noon, and evenings by appointment. But there's more Website - Check out our updated...

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Common Misconceptions About Business Insurance

There are a lot of people out there who do not believe that business insurance is mandatory or important enough to warrant getting. In a lot of cases, these people are influenced by what they believe to be the truth...

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Save 10-15% on Your Insurance and Get a Free Dodger Jersey at the Same Time!

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Dodger Stadium, and the beginning of a new magic era full of excitement and hope, we're giving away an official MLB Dodger Jersey ($100 value!) if you purchase a new policy...

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Why Your Business Might Need Special Events Insurance

When your business is going to host an event, special events insurance may be a great option. Event insurance is a great way to have the liability coverage that is needed for legal defense in case any claims of...

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Be Safe on Your Motorcycle

To stay safe on San Pedro streets, you need the right skills to control your ride, and the best safety equipment for just-in-case. Insurance Center cares about your safety - so keep these helpful tips in mind...

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Which Cars Get Stolen the Most?

One of the factors which everyone who has a car occasionally worries about is how likely their car is to get stolen. Every year, there are thousands upon thousands of thefts reported around the US. Car thieves have...

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Are you getting married? Why wedding insurance is a must!

When you get engaged and you start planning a wedding, you want to be sure that you think about purchasing wedding insurance. Wedding insurance can be a great investment and you want to make sure that you understand...

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Top 5 Reasons Why You Need Business Insurance

Business insurance is one of the most important things that your organization can secure. With this coverage, you will be more protected and better able to deal with anything that might come your way. There are...

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Why Buy Life Insurance?

When you are looking to buy life insurance, you should be sure that you know the reason behind the investment. Spending money on life insurance can get frustrating when your budget is tight, so you want to know exactly...

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Top 5 Causes of Car Accidents

Accidents on the road are a common occurrence every day. Since there are so many factors involved with driving, being aware of every part can be tricky. However, there are some primary causes that cause accidents,...

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5 Tips to a Healthier Happier Longer Life!

Incorporating these five habits into your daily life is a great way to live a healthy and happy life. Exercise your mind on a daily basis. Make sure that you are doing something every day that will force you to think....

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Simple Road Rules to Keep Your New Teen Driver Safe

Letting your teenagers venture out into the world of driving can be scary. When you have a teenager that is a new driver, you may want to sit down with him or her and discuss how to stay safe on the road. These...

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Valentine Bling

Americans Spend 15.7 billion dollars on Valentine's Day gifts. Since getting / giving Jewelry is one most popular things, you may want to check your policy to see if you have coverage If you buy or were the recipient...

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The Most Dangerous Cities to Drive In

If you are worried about renting a car and driving on vacation or even driving in a new city, you should be sure that you understand what you are getting yourself into. This is a list of the most dangerous cities to...

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How Umbrella Coverage Can Prevent Your Ruin!

There are many people that have a hard time understanding how important umbrella coverage can be. When you are purchasing a new insurance policy you want to make sure that you get some type of umbrella coverage to...

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Flooring it on Car Fines

If you are planning on driving in California, you should also be planning on obeying the law. There has been a 30% increase in the price of fines since 2009. When you are driving on the highway or even through town,...

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