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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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We now offer Liberty Mutual!

RetireMax Insurance Agency now offers Business Insurance from Liberty Mutual for Illinois businesses. From the one-man shop to large corporations, RetireMax Insurance has business solutions to fit your needs. We're...

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Summer Driving Tips

Summer’s almost here. The sun will come out of hiding, and people will, too. As crowds swell at the beach, in parks, and even on roadways, it all makes for some challenging driving conditions. More people are out and...

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Protecting Your Home: Understanding Your Home Insurance Policy

As a homeowner, one of the most important aspects of your home isn’t something you use daily. And it isn’t something flashy you show off to friends. It’s your homeowners insurance policy, and it protects you in more...

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Do I Need to Tell My Insurance Company If My Dog Bites Someone?

You probably don’t think your dog would ever bite someone, let alone cause a serious injury. But dog bites are more common than you might realize-4.5 million occur every year in the U.S., according to the Centers for...

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Protect yourself from Carbon Monoxide at Home and at Work

Every year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, hundreds of people in the U.S. die from carbon-monoxide (CO) poisoning-and the invisible, odorless gas sickens thousands more. The numbers seem...

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Insuring Jewelry: How to Know if Your Coverage is Enough

A ring from a loved one. A bracelet handed down through generations. A watch or necklace marking a special occasion. Every reason you treasure a piece of fine jewelry is a reason it should be insured. However, calling...

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Flood Insurance | RetireMax Insurance Agency

Flood Insurance - Since standard home insurance doesn't cover flooding, it's important to have protection from floods associated with hurricanes, tropical storms, heavy rains and other conditions that impact the U.S....

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Medicare Supplements | RetireMax Insurance Agency | 1-800-230-6565

Medicare Supplements | RetireMax Insurance Agency | 1-800-230-6565 Call today for your quote on Medicare Supplement plans and Prescription Drug Plans.

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Insurance 101 - Umbrella Coverage


RETIREMAX INSURANCE AGENCY | INSURANCE SAVINGS FOR ALL AGES

We save Illinois and Indiana insurance customers of all ages hundreds on their Auto, Home, & Life Insurance. Call us or go online to our website for Free; no obligation, insurance quotes. We represent The Hartford...

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Tips for Buying a Safe Car

You’ve heard all the talk about driverless cars - but unfortunately, we’re still years away from living in a world where you just tell your car where to go, kick back and relax with a book (or, more likely, your phone)....

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