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Ride Share Companies and Car Seats... Here's What You Need To Know!

Many of us utilize ride sharing apps such as Uber and Lyft for various reasons. I use them for transportation to and from the airport, on a night out, sporting events or if I just simply don’t feel like driving myself and paying for parking… aka ALL the time!

Have you ever thought about the laws and regulations for taking a child into a ride share vehicle with no car seat and who would be liable if a child was injured in an accident?

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Your Inbox Might Not Be The Only Thing That's Flooding This Winter...

BUILDING AND PERSONAL PROPERTY COVERAGE. Our office cannot stress the need for this enough right now! Why? Because most homeowners insurance plans do not cover floods and the 3 feet of snow in your backyard is eventually going to melt and it could be detrimental to your home and belongings. AKA, you could be screwed.

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Unique Things To Do In MN On Valentine's Day

There are 4 types of couples on Valentine’s Day. Those that stay home, those that spend an hour on a restaurants waiting list, those that forgot it was Valentine’s Day and finally, those whose significant other is their only other single friend.

Whatever type of couple you are, I dare you to try something new this year!

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Are Your Kids Safe From Online Predators and Hackers?

Did you know that over 1 in 3 homes with children in the United States have toys that are considered to be part of the “Internet of Things” or IoT?

Did you also know that online predators or hackers can use the information you provide on the IoT devices to help them acquire personal information of you and your kids?

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That OH S**T Moment When You Hit a Deer With Your Vehicle

First things first… Try NOT to panic! (Easier said than done though, I know)

You may not think you need to read an article on what to do if you hit a deer because lets be honest…. the majority of us know we need to pull over, call the police, take pictures of the damage and contact your insurance agent.

So instead of reiterating facts you may (and probably) already know, I’ve decided to write about a few less common things you should do after you hit a deer and some ways to help prevent a deer collision.

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Attention Snowbirds! Are you Ready to Flee the Nest?!

Are you one of the thousands of people who flee the nest each winter and move south? Do you know what steps to take in order for your home to not be considered vacant? Keep reading for a birds eye view of the actions you should be taking before takeoff!

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Wait..... Umbrellas Are Used For More Than Just Rain Protection??

Umbrella. Liability. Coverage. Many people have an idea of what this coverage is, but don't know what it specifically covers. 

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Why I Volunteer

I get it. You work 40-50 hours each week, have a family (or a very busy social life in my case), and on top of all of that, you attempt to hit up the gym to work off all of those adult beverages you drank last weekend. The last thing you want to do with the little bit of spare time you have is do more work.... especially for free.

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Peg's 7 Benefits of Having Pet Insurance

Admit it. You love your dog or cat almost as much as you love your children... sometimes even more. So why do so many people not insure their pets? I sat down with Peg Albrecht, our Senior Personal Lines Account Manager, and asked her what her thoughts were on the subject.

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The Benefits of Having an Independent Insurance Agent (Written By a Non Insurance Person)

For those of you who didn't read who wrote this blog, my name is Ashley and I am the only non insurance related employee at Minnesota Insurance Group. Here are the reasons why I think Independent Insurance Agents are beneficial for everyone!

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6 College Graduation Insurance Tips

Graduating from college is an exciting time for students and parents. However, it can also be an uncertain and stressful time. Trust us. We got this. Here is a list of some things to consider when you or your college graduate are ready to take the next step in their lives. 

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5 Tips for Boating Season

Every summer, our team gets calls from customers after a fun weekend on the water takes a turn for the worse. Often, these accidents could have been prevented with just a few simple precautions. Here are a few tips we like – courtesy of our partners at Safeco.

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