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Our newsletter articles are designed to provide helpful information on a wide range of timely topics. Simply click on one of the headlines below and the full article will appear. And keep checking month after month. You never know what story may address your individual situation.

June

May

April

  • Tornado Watch: With Spring Comes Heightened Twister Threat

    The traditional Tornado Alley seems to be moving eastward, but tornadoes can strike almost anywhere in the continental United States. Here’s how you can prepare for tornado season.

  • Car Thefts on the Rise

    After trending downward for almost three decades, the number of motor vehicle thefts — including valuable parts — has been rising since 2019. Consider these tips to help protect your car from thieves.

March

February

  • Insuring Precious Property

    Homeowners or renters insurance might not provide enough protection to replace a fine piece of jewelry or other expensive item that is lost or stolen. You may be able to increase the limits for certain categories of valuable goods or add a “floater” to your policy.

  • Virtual Health Care Grows with Pandemic

    The use of telemedicine skyrocketed early in the COVID-19 pandemic and remained at 38 times the pre-pandemic level as of July 2021. If your health plan includes telemedicine services, you might take a closer look at the details.

January

December

  • Holiday Hazards: Tips for Safe Celebration

    Although the coronavirus remains a concern, the 2021 holiday season is likely to feature more social gatherings than in 2020. But whether you expect a house full of guests or your immediate family, it’s important to celebrate safely.

  • Safer Driving on Winter Roads

    Snow and ice reduce friction under your car’s tires and make it more difficult to maneuver the vehicle. Taking these precautions and carrying appropriate insurance coverage could help make this winter a safer, more secure driving season.

November

  • Winter Is Coming — Will Your Home Be Ready?

    Winter storms and a prolonged stretch of frigid temperatures caused a record amount of property damage in 2021. This winterizing checklist could help protect your home and family.

  • Five Reasons Your Auto Claim Could Be Denied

    Reading the fine print on your insurance documents, and understanding your policy’s limitations and exemptions, gives you a chance to spot and fill potentially costly coverage gaps.

October

  • Hot and Dry: Protecting Your Home from Wildfires

    Severe drought and extreme June heat across the western United States created dangerous conditions for wildfires earlier than usual in 2021, and conditions were still critical going into the heart of the fire season from October through December. Here are some steps to help protect your home and family.

  • Where the Deer and Antelope Play: Avoiding Animal Collisions

    In many regions of the country, deer migration and mating season occurs from October through December, so drivers should be especially careful during these months. Consider these tips for avoiding animal collisions, and make sure you have comprehensive insurance coverage.

September

August

  • Back on Campus? Don’t Forget Insurance

    Millions of college students will return to campus this fall after attending classes remotely during the 2020-21 academic year. It’s important to make sure your student carries appropriate insurance coverage.

  • Living on the Road: RV Insurance Tips

    A record 11.2 million households own recreational vehicles, a 62% increase over the last 20 years. Whether you own an RV or are considering buying one, be sure you understand the insurance requirements and coverage options.