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Medicare Open Enrollment in Illinois

The annual Medicare Open Enrollment period begins on October 15 and continues until December 7. For 2021 coverage, open enrollment will run from October 15, 2020 to December 7, 2020. During the annual enrollment period (...

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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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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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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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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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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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FRIENDS - WE NEED YOUR HELP!! 🗣

FRIENDS - WE NEED YOUR HELP!! 🗣 Our agency has been named a 2020 Make More Happen Award winner for our volunteer work with The Bridge Teen Center. Liberty Mutual and Safeco are donating $5,000 to this cause, and you can...

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Spring rains mean the potential for Sewer & Water Back-Up damage in your Home!

Spring rains mean the potential for Sewer & Water Back-Up damage in your Home! Are you Covered? Contact your insurance provider to confirm whether or not your homeowner’s or renter’s insurance policy will cover...

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