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Keep Pets Happy and Safe on Vacation

You’re not just imagining it—a lot of people are traveling with their pets these days. According to a TripAdvisor survey of more than 1,000 travelers, 53% of those responding said they take their pets on vacation, and...

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Snow shoveling tips for Illinois!

Push snow, instead of lifting it. Keep your feet hip-width apart. Bend your knees and keep your back straight. Try not to twist your torso when lifting snow. Shovel small amounts of snow at a time. Don't throw the snow...

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Happy Thanksgiving from RetireMax Insurance Agency!

Happy Thanksgiving from RetireMax Insurance Agency! We will be closed Thu & Fri (Nov 22 & 23) for Thanksgiving and will open again on Mon, Nov 26. For claim assistance, please contact your insurance company...

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Five Common (and Potentially Costly) Homeowner Mistakes

Owning a home is usually a great experience. But it can also be a hassle, especially when unexpected issues pop up-whether you have a minor breakdown or a major catastrophe, it’s almost certainly going to require time...

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Five Ways to Protect Your Personal Electronic Data

Online data breaches are just an unfortunate fact of life now-as the New York Times put it, you might as well assume that your personal information has been taken, because cyberattacks happen all the time. That’s why we...

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Let's Keep Our Lawns and Ourselves Safe

For many of our neighbors, summer means more than sunshine and vacations. It also means working in the yard – often with tools that can be dangerous if not used properly. Each year about 400,000 people are treated for...

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6 Tips for Getting to Work on Two Wheels

Did you know that hundreds of thousands of people in the United States commute to work by bicycle, according to the U.S. Census Bureau? That’s a lot of cars off the road each day, a lot of gasoline saved and a ton of...

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Essential Safety Tips for Nighttime Boating

If you own a boat (or better yet, as the joke goes, you know someone with a boat), you’ve probably thought about spending some evenings on the water - especially in the summertime. It’s a great thought, of course. But,...

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Holiday Hours

We will be closing at 3p.m. on Tuesday July 3rd, closed July 4th, and will reopen on Thursday July 5th. Please contact your insurance company directly for service, to make a payment, or to file a claim. For your...

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