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    7 Facts About Teachers That Might Surprise You

    “What really makes a teacher is love … for it is love that transforms the social duty of the educator into the higher consciousness of a mission.” Almost everyone has a story about a teacher who inspired them—the one who made learning fun, ignited a passion for a specific topic, or even pushed students hard […]

    May 4, 2020

  • COVID-19: Safe at Home Refund- Auto-Owners Update

    April 15, 2020   Bulletin No.  20-D-76 ALL STATES   Dear Auto-Owners Agent and CSR:   RE: SAFE AT HOME REFUND   INTRODUCTION   Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Auto-Owners Insurance will be refunding up to 15% of Private Passenger Auto premiums for the months of April and May 2020.  This refund is pending regulatory […]

    April 22, 2020

  • COVID-19: Nationwide Update

    View as a webpage Valued Partner, Life has changed, for you, for me, and for our members. As much of the country has moved to staying at home, customers with our innovative, usage-based auto insurance products will soon see their rates reflect the changes in their driving behaviors. To ensure as many people as possible […]

    April 22, 2020

  • Travelers Insurance Co. COVID-19 Response

    Press Release Travelers Announces Stay-at-Home Auto Premium Credit Program Company Release – 4/8/2020 2:35 PM ET Personal auto insurance customers will receive a 15% credit on April and May auto premiums, expanding the company’s COVID-19 relief efforts NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)– The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRV) today announced it is giving U.S. personal auto insurance customers a […]

    April 14, 2020

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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 your list: the right car insurance. While some auto coverage options are essential whatever the age of your car, new vehicles […]

    April 8, 2020

  • COVID-19: Auto-Owners Update

      COVID-19: Special Personal Auto Premium Refund Program 04/07/2020 Auto-Owners recognizes people are driving less during this COVID-19 crisis. We plan to announce a special COVID-19 premium refund program in the near future to assist personal auto customers. More to come…  

    April 7, 2020

  • COVID-19: A Message from Safeco

    Taking care of our customers, employees and agents is a top priority for Safeco. We recognize the uncertainty and financial challenges many of our joint customers are facing as the nation bands together to slow the spread of the coronavirus. To help Safeco customers, we have taken the following actions: Personal Auto Customer Relief Refund […]

    April 7, 2020

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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 disastrous storm or other event. Your family emergency plan should include considerations for Fluffy or […]

    March 18, 2020

  • bird on electric line

    Why You Need Service Line Coverage

    Let’s spare a moment for something most of us use every day yet probably take for granted: our service lines. We rely on them for access to water, electricity, gas, Internet connection, and more, but only think about them when service is interrupted. And when that happens, you may be surprised by what your basic […]

    February 20, 2020

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    Stay Safe on (and off) the Road This Winter With These Items for Your Car

    You keep your home stocked with supplies to use in case of emergency. (Right?) What about your car? During winter, extreme weather and road conditions can lead to all kinds of trouble when you’re traveling — crashes, getting stuck, getting lost. And cold temperatures make those situations even more dangerous than usual. So keep a […]

    February 6, 2020