Month: September 2013

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How medical expenses affect insurance premiums

Life-saving technology can also add to medical costs. Consumers often wonder what factors affect insurance premiums. One big factor is the rising cost of medical treatment. General liability, homeowner, workers’ compensation and auto insurance claims all are affected by post-accident medical expenses. From initial emergency response and trauma care to surgery, physical therapy and beyond, …

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The 2 Most Important Things You Should Be Doing to Protect Your Child from Identity Theft

The most successful identity thefts are the most damaging to the victim. Consider this: A thief gets a hold of the name and social security number of a person with impeccable credit, takes on loans and credit cards gradually enough to not raise red flags, then fails to pay the bills and disappears into thin …

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Insurance products to protect your nonprofit organization

Protect your nonprofit organization and its dedicated volunteers with fidelity coverage. When you commit your time and talents to a school or community cause, you don’t like to think that another volunteer or a trusted board member or employee could ever steal from your nonprofit organization. Sadly, it does happen, and many who steal from these …

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FHA Loans and PMI – SLG Progressive + Commercial Insurance Agency

FHA loans are quite popular nationwide. They are loans made by traditional lenders but backed by the government, guaranteed against default. FHA loans are made on qualified properties with one to four dwelling units, for up to $417,000 for a single-dwelling property ($729,750 in some high-cost metro areas). One of the most attractive features of …

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Driver alert! Children often misjudge traffic

Children do not perceive danger the way adults do; drivers must take care. Drivers prepare for the unexpected in school zones, near bus stops and past crossing guards. But drivers should also be on the alert wherever they drive that children could be present. From 2004-2013, 116 school-age pedestrians died in school transportation-related crashes. Some …

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