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7 Factors That May Impact Your Auto Insurance Costs

Posted by Shaun Murphy, Pablo Beach Insurance October 8, 2015
Ever wonder why your car insurance costs what it costs? Your insurance carrier looks at such things as your age, driving history and more to determine your rate. Here’s a look at seven factors that may be impacting how much you pay for car insurance. Read more

Time for Change: What to Update Besides Your Clocks

Posted by Safeco October 6, 2015
The semiannual daylight saving time change on Sunday, November 1 is less than three weeks away. In addition to preparing to set your clocks back one hour, why not take a little extra time to make some other needed safety updates around the home? Here’s your daylight saving time checklist. Read more

Your Home Maintenance Checklist for Fall

Posted by Safeco October 5, 2015
Investing a little time in your home right now can help you avoid major problems down the road. After all, we’re guessing you’d rather spend a cold, rainy weekend inside and dry, instead of fighting the elements to make emergency fixes. Read more

Is Your Yard a Fire Risk?

Posted by Safeco October 1, 2015
Resin in trees, dead leaves on the ground, dense foliage close to the house – these and other aspects of your landscaping may increase your risk of losing your home in a fire. Learn a few ways you can help reduce the risk while maintaining an attractive yard at the same time. Read more

Time for 'The Talk'? Discussing Driving With Your Folks

Posted by Safeco September 28, 2015
Concerned about your parents’ driving but dread having the talk? Approach the subject gently and methodically – these tips will help. Read more
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