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Rental Coverage Options for Auto Insurance

Purchasing coverage for a rental car before you have an accident is a great way to enhance your auto insurance policy. Rental car costs have gone up as the technological components in newer cars have increased the...

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Does Your College Student Need Renters Insurance?

Renters insurance is an often-ignored college essential many forget about until it’s too late. Whether you’re the parent of a college student or the student yourself, you should consider purchasing a renters insurance...

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Tips for Power Tool Safety

What would you do without power tools? Well, you’d probably take on fewer home-improvement projects - and probably have a lot more calluses on your hands. Thankfully, you don’t have to do without. But you do have to...

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COVID-19 UPDATE: How Cowart Insurance is responding

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to evolve, we at Cowart Insurance are committed to supporting the health and safety of our clients, our communities, and our employees while providing the most consistent level of...

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Keep Your Pets Safe in a Disaster

A safe home, a regular routine, a soft bed – the things that bring you comfort bring your pet comfort, too. It’s so important to give some advance thought to how you’d handle your pet responsibilities during and after a...

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How to Update your Home — Without Spending Thousands

It doesn’t take a massive remodel, or a big budget, to make your house feel a little more like home to you. Inside or out, small improvements can make a significant difference - and whether you’re handy or not, you can...

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Protect Your Business: Garagekeepers Coverage

Managing your garage business can be challenging – you are responsible for numerous important aspects of your business, from advertising and accounting to servicing your customers. Add those jobs to having to order...

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When to Review Your Life Insurance

You did your homework. You researched how much life insurance you needed, what type of products were best and purchased a life insurance policy when you were young and healthy. You are ahead of the game – or so you...

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I Just Bought a New Car. What Insurance Coverage Do I Need?

Congratulations! After weeks of research, comparing makes and models, and taking test drives you finally bought that brand-new car you wanted. But before you take that well-deserved road trip, check one more item off...

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What’s New in the Auto-Owners Customer Center?

The Auto-Owners Customer Center was designed with YOU in mind. That’s why your feedback is so valuable, and why Auto-Owners continues to make enhancements to meet your needs. Logging in to Customer Center has never...

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Protect Your Property: Equipment Breakdown Coverage

Do you recall the excitement when you brought home your new bundle of joy ... from the big-box store? Maybe it was your top-of-the-line washer/dryer set. Or was is it the stainless steel refrigerator and stove? In...

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17 Grilling Safety Tips for the Summer

With summer temperatures on the way, you may be getting the itch to fire up the grill. We don’t blame you. Grilled food is delicious! We just want you to be safe about it. Whether you’re grilling steaks and vegetables...

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When Roadside Assistance Isn’t Enough

If you’ve ever been stuck on the side of the highway with an RV issue, you know what a life saver roadside assistance can be. Whether you need a battery charged, a tire changed, or a tow you’re often back on the road...

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Let Safety Drive Business Success

Workplace safety is not just a list of rules. It’s a process. It takes commitment and effort, and ultimately it is something that is achievable. There is always opportunity for improvement. Keep the following in mind...

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How to Prepare for a Tornado

Springtime is here but arriving along with the blooms, warmer weather and pollen is tornado season. Across the United States, approximately 1,200 tornadoes occur each year. In the southeast, peak tornado season is March...

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The Germiest Places in Your Home You Should Clean ASAP

Many people think the toilet is the germiest place in their home. If you’re one of these people, it may surprise you to learn that your kitchen sink has more fecal matter in it than your toilet after you flush it....

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What to Consider When Choosing Auto Insurance

Carrying a minimum amount of auto insurance is required by state laws, so you can’t legally drive without it. Yet while the minimum amount keeps your premiums lower, it can also put you at great risk if you have an...

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5 Carbon Monoxide Safety Tips

Every year, unintentional carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning (not linked to fires) sends 20,000 people to the emergency room and causes more than 4,000 hospitalizations. And, you might consider them the fortunate ones. CO...

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Gifts and Valuables You Should Have Insured

Imagine this scenario. You just purchased a brand-new camera to take with you while you travel. You’re really excited because you saved up for a long time to make your purchase and are ready to share your adventures...

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Estimating Your Life Insurance Needs

It’s that time of year, again: Time to reset the New Year with a resolution. What type of resolutions have you set for this year? Was it a new weight-loss goal? Was it putting more money into savings? Taking up a new...

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8 Ways to Keep Your Pipes from Freezing

Frozen pipes that burst can be catastrophic to your home, your health and to your bank account. Burst pipes can lead to structural damage, mold and flooding, all of which are expensive to remedy. With freezing...

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10 Ways to Avoid Identity Fraud

Identity theft is a serious crime that can result in a severely damaged credit score and the loss of time and money. An identity thief can steal more than your personal information and money. Unfortunately, it is also...

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