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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...

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Love Bites – Get Umbrella Coverage

In today’s economy, everyone is pinching pennies. So why worry about umbrella coverage? Shouldn’t a home and auto policy leave you adequately covered? Unfortunately, we live in a world of lawsuits. Large damages can be...

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Teen Driving Safety

Talking to Your Teen About Safe DrivingWhen teens begin to drive, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the National Safety Council, the sobering statistics start to pile up:Car...

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Car Shopping With Safety in Mind

You’ve heard all the talk about driverless cars. Yet we’re still years away from living in a world where you can just tell your car where to go and then kick back and relax with a book or your phone. Even still,...

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OSHA Gets Tough On New Reporting Requirements

On Dec. 19, 2016, OSHA published a final rule to clarify that an employer's obligation to record work-related injuries and illnesses is an ongoing obligation. This compliance bulletin presents an overview of the final...

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7 Driving Habits That Are Bad for Your Car

No matter how safe you are behind the wheel, you’ve probably done things like: Shift into drive while the car is still rolling backward. Ride the brakes on steep hills. Roll into the gas station on empty. Guilty? If so,...

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Burglary Prevention: Should You Leave the Lights On?

It seems like a no-brainer to leave the lights on outside your home to deter burglars while you’re away (or even while you’re asleep). But does that really work? Or is it just a waste of electricity — particularly this...

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Which Home Alarms Do You Need?

Technology has made home alarms of all kinds — from security to smoke, radon to radiation — more accessible than ever. Many of them can be configured to work together, and some even alert you to trouble through your...

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Your Business needs a Safety Committee

So your business is growing. You have 10 employees now. You are excited to take things to the next level. Sales are up and you are busy. All is good right? Maybe. Fast growing business sometimes make the mistake of...

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Tips for Avoiding Distractions on the Road

Distracted driving accounts for a huge number of accidents in America each year. According to Distraction.gov, 431,000 people were injured in auto accidents involving distracted drivers in 2014. At CONRAD INSURANCE |...

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How to Deal With Road Rage

Have you ever noticed that, with roadway anger, it’s always the other guy’s fault? And, it very well could be. The thing is, you can’t control how other people drive. But, you can control how you respond to situations...

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Prevent House Fires with Electrical Safety

At CONRAD INSURANCE | CONRAD FINANCIAL, we do more than sell insurance. One of our top priorities is helping our customers protect their families. Safety training and a healthy dose of common sense can prevent house...

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Safety Tips for Your Summer Swims

When the sun is out and the weather’s warm, people flock to the water — whether it’s the beach, a lake, a river or a backyard pool. But, wherever there’s water, there’s also danger. According to the U.S. Centers for...

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Is Playing Pokémon GO a Safe Bet for Your Family?

You don’t have to be a geek, a gamer or a young person to have heard about Pokémon GO. This smart-phone app has taken our society by storm with over 7.5 million downloads in the first week of issue. Like all fades, the...

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