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December 2018

Road Rules 101: Test your snow-driving smarts

While Midwesterners might consider many of us rookies when it comes to snow-driving, more than half of Northwesterners (59%) say they're actually comfortable when the flakes fly. Do you think you're a snow-safe driver?

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Recycle, don't burn, used wrapping paper

If there's one thing surer than leftover fruitcake during the holidays, it's discarded wrapping paper. If you find yourself tempted to stuff it in the fireplace and strike a match, the experts at the National Fire Prevention Association have one word of advice: Don't.

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How does divorce affect insurance?

It's a somber note as we enter the holiday season: Divorces spike soon after the decorations are put away. Like any life-changing event, divorce can affect your insurance.

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Adulting 101: Will an eDUI affect my insurance?

It could. eDUI tickets are treated the same as any other moving violation that appears on your motor vehicle report (MVR). Insurance-wise, they're considered a "major violation."

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Drones as holiday gifts

My kids are begging for a drone this Christmas. Any insurance concerns? While a drone may not be an "insurance concern", you'll at least want to understand the liability considerations a drone can bring.

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Universal design homes pair safety with 'Wow!'

​If you're among the 90% of people who anticipate living your life's "third act" right where you are, a report from AARP will come as especially good news: Chronic disability rates among people older than age 65 have dropped 17% in the past 20 years.

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