Advanced Insurance Solutions, Inc

Category: Content
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Generated 1 week ago

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  • Give your heart some love, for health's sake

    Neil Young sang that only love can break your heart. Well, we hope Neil Young will remember that a poor diet and a lack of exercise can do a number on your heart, too. But he wouldn't be alone if he didn't. An American Heart Association survey of U.S. adults found that most people don't connect important risk factors with heart disease and stroke. And that's a heart-rending thought given that hea...

Advanced Insurance Solutions, Inc

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 2 weeks ago

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  • How to build an emergency supply kit

    Fifty-two percent of Americans don't have copies of crucial personal documents, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Forty-eight percent don't have emergency supplies; 44 percent don't have first aid kits. Well, we're blowing the whistle on this lack of emergency preparedness. And then we're going to add the whistle to the emergency supply kit that we need to build. E...

  • Get your family ready in the event of an emergency evacuation

    Hurricane Matthew left a trail of devastation in its wake, claiming more than 1,000 lives in Haiti and at least 33 in the United States. The Category 5 storm also caused billions of dollars in property damage. Florida Gov. Rick Scott had a simple message as the hurricane advanced upon his state: "Evacuate, evacuate, evacuate."  While it brought only light rain to central Pennsylvania, the storm o...

  • With inland marine coverage, your tools and equipment are covered wherever you take them

    A construction site can go from being a hub of activity during the day to utter blackness overnight. A chain-link fence surrounding the property can deter thieves, but you'll often read about the theft of tools and equipment. And we're not talking about a hammer and nails. Some of these thefts are so big that they can cripple a contractor and stall a project. This is where inland marine coverage ...

  • It's snow lie: Here's the scoop on your responsibility for sidewalk shoveling

    When it comes to snowfall and your driveway, how quickly you tend to shoveling is up to you. Maybe you're an early riser and get right at it. Perhaps you're a procrastinator, and you'll get around to it when the inspiration hits.  [For tips on how to shovel safely, click on this link.] But when it comes to your sidewalks, you're on your municipality's clock. From the end of the storm, you have 12...

  • Kicking off the new year with a song to Route 66

    There's just something about Pennsylvania, the open road and music. Perry Como, the pride of Canonsburg, Washington County, had a hit with "Home for the Holidays," which he recorded in 1954. "From Pennsylvania, folks are travellin' down to Dixie's sunny shore," he crooned. Dick Todd, a Canadian, had a minor country hit in 1968 with "Pennsylvania Turnpike, I Love You So." And what's not to love ab...

  • Push, don't lift and 10 other tips for safer snow shoveling

    Winter Storm Jonas: Oh, brother, was that a snow shoveler's worst nightmare. The January 2016 blizzard dumped a record 30.2 inches on Harrisburg. No one knows what the future holds for snowfall, but it's always a good idea to anticipate whatever Mother Nature might throw at us. Snow shoveling can be a lot of work -- 15 minutes is akin to bicycling five miles or raking leaves for a half hour -- an...

  • Big-ticket Christmas gifts and their insurance implications

    Purchasing all the gifts listed in "The Twelve Days of Christmas" will set you back $34,363 this year, up from $233 in 2015, according to the 33rd annual PNC Wealth Management Christmas Price Index. Of course, maybe a recipient would prefer a high-end guitar to geese-a-laying, or a diamond engagement ring to five gold rings. Regardless, big-ticket Christmas gifts not only are costly to purchase, ...

  • To keep your home safe, water your cut Christmas tree daily and keep it away from heat sources

    In January 2015, a massive fire in Annapolis, Md., claimed the lives of a couple and their four grandchildren, ages 6 to 8. In the mansion's great room stood a 15-foot Fraser fir Christmas tree that had been lit 24 hours per day. It had been cut 65 days before the blaze and, ignited by a faulty electrical outlet, "provided a concentrated source of tinder that propelled the fire's ferocious spread...

  • When dog bites man, your homeowners insurance could bite back

    Welcoming a dog into your home comes with a long checklist of considerations, from leashes and food dishes to potty training and socializing. One other item that bears significant thought is insurance liability should your dog bite or attack someone. Dog bites and other dog-related injuries accounted for more than one-third of all homeowners insurance liability claims paid out in 2015, according ...

Advanced Insurance Solutions, Inc

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 5 months ago

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  • If a neighbor's tree falls on my house, who pays for any damages?

    The subject of trees falling can lead to intriguing philosophical questions. For instance, if a tree falls in the forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound? But we're more about practical matters at AIS. Suppose your neighbor's tree, during a winter ice storm, comes crashing down on your house. If it damages the siding or breaks a window, who pays for the necessary repairs? For...

Advanced Insurance Solutions, Inc

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 5 months ago

Advanced Insurance Solutions, Inc

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 5 months ago

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