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  • College Graduation Insurance Tips

    Protect your college grad with the right insurance College graduation is an exciting time for students and their parents alike. And, while it’s easy to be immersed in graduation parties and focused on first-job jitters, it’s a time of major transitions and big decisions, and it’s essential to prepare graduates for what comes next. One […]

    May 23, 2017

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    Want a Safer Home? Consider these Inexpensive Fixes

    Home improvement: It’s a never-ending process for many people, and for those of us who aren’t necessarily handy, it can be a hassle, too. But there are plenty of simple maintenance tasks and other improvements you can handle to make your home safer – whether you’re handy or not. And you won’t have to break […]

    May 17, 2017

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    Avoid Deadly Distractions Behind the Wheel

    Many people have a limited definition of “distracted driving”: They think it only means texting behind the wheel. There’s good reason for that, because texting requires visual, manual and cognitive attention – the same attention required for safe driving. But although texting is perhaps the most dangerous distraction, there are many others that can impact […]

    May 3, 2017

  • Distracted Driving

    Avoiding distractions while driving could save your life You’ve seen them on the roads; you might even know a few of them. And you could be one yourself. Distracted drivers in come in all shapes, sizes, ages and experience levels. Even if you’re not one today, you could become one at any moment — in […]

    April 25, 2017

  • Prom and Graduation Safety

    High school is full of defining moments for San Francisco teens and two of the highlights for most are prom and graduation. However, this time of year often sees other, more tragic defining moments – serious car accidents involving teens who are distracted or even under the influence of alcohol or drugs. At Jessica Liu […]

    April 21, 2017

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    Do You Need Rental Car Insurance?

    Maybe you’ve been here before. You’ve just come off the plane, picked up your baggage and gone to the rental car counter. You’re tired from the flight, about to begin an ambitious vacation or a challenging business project. And, this is the point at which you’re asked, “Do you want insurance with that?” Most travelers, […]

    April 11, 2017

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    The Best Questions to Ask When Picking a Mechanic

    “Never trust a mechanic who drives new cars. They’re either charging too much money for their work, or they can’t keep an old car running — maybe both.” —Patricia Briggs, author Okay, maybe that approach is a bit simplistic when your car breaks down and you need to choose a mechanic. But for many people, […]

    March 22, 2017

  • Increased Driving Costs

    Recent Trends Boost Costs for San Francisco Bay Area Drivers Does it seem like driving has become more expensive around the San Francisco Bay Area in recent years? It likely has. Since 2014, the U.S. has seen more new cars on the road, and those cars are driving more miles than in years past. The […]

    March 21, 2017

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    A Primer on Potholes

    Spring is just around the corner, and that means something else might be lurking around the corner, too: A nasty pothole. February, March and April are the worst months for potholes, according to Popular Mechanics, because roads are going through a constant process of freezing, thawing and then freezing again. That can lead to cracking, […]

    March 13, 2017

  • Will your Fitbit affect your chance of getting health coverage?

    Since it’s rise in popularity in 2014, coined the “Year of the Wearable” by many tech publications and experts, wearable technology has become the new trend tying together health and fitness and technology. According to CMO, wearable technology is a $700 million industry today, and provides various benefits for health and productivity. Whether you prefer […]

    February 28, 2017