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Don’t Let Winter Travel Problems Spoil Your Merry Christmas

The consumer advocacy publication Consumer Reports offers a variety of tips for safe travel at Christmas time. Have a full tank of gas before you leave. Check your fluids and tire pressure and make adjustments if necessary. Bring a winter emergency kit that includes a flashlight, blankets, a first aid kit, some basic tools, water, snacks, an ice scraper and snowbrush, a towrope, jumper cables and sand or kitty litter (for traction if you get stuck). Pack lightly and don’t overload your car. Also be sure to pack
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Safety Tips for Indoor and Outdoor Christmas Lights

Christmas tree lights can cause electric shock and fire. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, one-fifth of the injuries from holiday decorations treated in hospital emergency rooms are associated with Christmas tree lights. And Christmas trees are involved in nearly 400 fires every year, according to the National Fire Protection Association, resulting in more than a dozen deaths, dozens of injuries and more than $10 million in property damage and loss. Short circuiting lights are cited as the main cause
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Find Independence from Multiple Quote Forms

Searching for insurance coverage alone can be a confusing experience: you may not know your exact coverage requirements, who to turn to for a quote or what types of policies offer the best protection for your needs. Fortunately, your search for insurance does not have to be undertaken alone. By working with our independent agents at Benchmark Insurance Group, you can streamline your search for coverage. Eliminate Confusing Forms Requesting an insurance quote online can be frustrating. Standard forms may require
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Are You Truly Prepared for the Risks Facing Your Business?

Determining the risks facing your business can be a difficult challenge, especially when you are personally invested in the process. No business owner wants to believe that their business is exposed to great risks; however, many situations may expose your company to lawsuits, liability and substantial expenses. An unfortunate number of these situations go unnoticed by many business owners until it is too late, making it important to discuss your risk management needs with an objective insurance agent. Objective Risk
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