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There are thousands of independent agents who may work on behalf of insurers, but are really there to represent consumers so that they can get the best deal for themselves and their loved ones.
11/21/2014
Benefits of Working with an Independent Agent
Consumers come to find the advantages of dealing with an independent agent almost immediately.
 
With this being the second Monday of October, the nation celebrates Columbus Day - as on this day 522 years ago, Italian discoverer Christopher Columbus set sail to discover the new world.
10/13/2014
The History of Columbus Day
How Columbus Day came to be and why it's still considered to be controversial.
 
The prevent personal data theft on your smartphone, follow these steps
9/8/2014
Four Easy Ways to Protect your Smartphone from Being Hacked
The Federal Communications Commission offers suggestions for how to prevent personal data theft
 
For those who are number savvy, a career as a mathematician is looking like a good choice.
7/22/2014
2014's Best Job Is…
Mathematician has been declared 2014's best job. The growth rate for math teachers is expected to surge 23% by 2022, according to a new CareerCast report.
 
There are certain parts of the country where traffic congestion is particularly high, prompting workers to give themselves plenty of extra time so that they can be more punctual.
6/30/2014
Traffic used as justification for tardiness
A new CareerBuilder survey reveals some of the more common and unusual excuses Americans use to explain why they came in late to work.
 
A new report has confirmed that pickup trucks and mid-size SUVs have the highest retention values.
6/23/2014
SUVs and pickup trucks retain value
The midsize pickup truck with the highest retention value is the Toyota Tacoma, according to new analysis from the National Automobile Dealers Association.
 
More than 6 in 10 business executives recently indicated that they work on the weekends, whether at their workplace or home.
6/6/2014
Most business executives work the weekends
Many entrepreneurs say that they put six to seven days of work in on a regular basis, according to a survey by The Creative Group.
 
New statistics from the USFA show a large number of arson cases are vehicle related.
5/8/2014
USFA: 1 in 4 arsons vehicle-related
The U.S. Fire Administration is devoting this year's National Arson Awareness Week to combating automotive arson.
 
The poll also revealed that approximately one in every three respondents had not consulted with an insurance agent in the past year.
3/11/2014
Few Americans scrutinize insurance policies before buying
Four in 10 consumers say they've never researched insurance prior to purchasing a plan, according to a survey from the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America.
 
Census Bureau numbers illustrated that about four in 10 moved to a location that was within 50 miles of their former home.
1/30/2014
Many on the move last year
The U.S. Census Bureau says that the mover rate held steady from 2012 through 2013.
 
In order to get the most out of every tailgating event, football and food enthusiasts need a reliable vehicle.
11/7/2013
The best cars for tailgating season
Cars.com recently announced its selections for the vehicles that are the most tailgate- friendly.
 
Approximately 33% of adults are either currently helping, or planning to assist, their kids with tuition and student fees.
10/22/2013
Poll: One-third of adults helping kids pay for college
New survey data shows that families are often sharing education expenses.
 
Home construction crews throughout the country aim to ensure homes don’t endure flood damage
10/18/2013
Building a home with an eye toward flood avoidance
The Federal Emergency Management Agency says homeowners can reduce their risk for flood damage with the proper flooring plan.
 
Homeowners need to ensure they’re prepared in the event of an emergency.
9/16/2013
Responding with swiftness when emergencies occur
Americans are urged to take part in National Preparedness Month.
 
Landlords are ensuring smoking bans are becoming the norm at rental properties across the country.
9/10/2013
More landlords adhering to smoking bans
Renters may be forced to quit if they want to live in an apartment.
 
Managers of daycare centers need to ensure their safety measures are up-to-standard.
7/31/2013
Indiana daycare centers operating under heightened scrutiny
Childcare services in Indiana now have to go through stricter protocols after an accidental drowning occurred in 2012.
 
Selective works hard to maintain a high A.M. Best rating.
7/23/2013
Highly Rated Insurance Organizations Recognized by A.M. Best
Selective is proud to be one of many companies nationwide to maintain a high rating by the agency.
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