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Purchasing a Condo or Renting an Apartment? Here’s what you need to know about insurance

At first glance, condo and renters insurance seem pretty similar. They both cover you when you’re living in a property that’s not totally yours. But if you’re choosing between renting an apartment or purchasing a condo, you should know that there are some big...
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Choosing the Perfect Insurance Advisor For You

Choosing an insurance advisor is a big deal. They’re your go-to-person on all things insurance, sometimes for decades to come. If you’re looking for an insurance advisor to trust with protecting your home, your assets and your family. Know that a little bit of...
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Michigan Snow Shoveling Safety Tips

If you live in West Michigan you know that snow shoveling is just one of the chores you have to endure every winter. Shoveling snow keeps your car safe, your house safe, as well as anyone who comes up your driveway, like the mailman and neighbors. In addition to ensuring you...
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Insurance Checklist for the New Year

With every new year comes new life changes, moves, and opportunities. Get 2018 off on the right foot by making sure your home, vehicle, and family are properly insured so you can focus on what matters more—life. Here’s a quick checklist of things to look at in your...
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How to Find and Take Care of Hazardous Trees on Your Property

Michigan winters are well known for causing a lot of damage, especially to trees. Heavy snowfall can weigh down branches, and high winds have been known to tip trees right over. The best defense you have against tree damage this winter is being able to identify and take down...
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What to Look for in a Life Insurance Policy

Finding a life insurance policy that’s right for you is never easy. The entire process can be daunting and confusing, as many industry professionals use unfamiliar terms and insurance jargon that’s difficult to decipher. If you’re just starting your search for...
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9 Practical Tips to Increase Your Fuel Efficiency

As gas prices continue to jump up and down, and as environmental concerns become more and more prevalent, most of us are looking into what we can do to increase our fuel efficiency. Gas is a necessary expense for most of us in Michigan, but that doesn’t mean it has to be...
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How to Protect your Home from Severe Weather

In West Michigan, we deal with severe weather conditions in just about every season. In spring and summer, there are severe storms and tornado warnings, and in the winter, there are massive snowfall and freezing rain. We’re no strangers to inclement weather, and while...
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Four Powerful Ways to Beef Up Your Home Insurance Policy

Owning a home is a huge milestone in our society and is a huge source of pride for homeowners. But often, once we’ve purchased our home, selected an insurance policy, and settled in, we tend to think we’re totally set, safe and secluded in a paradise we can call our own. The...
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How Home Renovations Affect Your Home Insurance

Renovating your home can be a complicated and complex process, and the last thing on your mind after paying your contractor, finding materials, and figuring out how to cook when you haven’t had a kitchen for two months is your insurance. But it shouldn’t be, and here’s why:...
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