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National Teen Driver Safety Week in Westchester, NY

Yorktown Heights Insurance Agency encourages Westchester’s younger drivers to drive safely as they join their parents on the road.  Automobile insurance is one of our leading products, and we’re happy to see Westchester’s new drivers follow the rules of the road while being covered by our competitive plans.

AAA of New York is celebrating National Teen Driver Safety Week.  We hope their parents will check out their latest post:

Car crashes are the leading cause of death for teens in the United ...

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Insurance is only the First Step

We’ve entered the final quarter of 2012, and Delphinus Advisors brings us some sound monetary advice before the holidays.

 

FinancialFocusFall2012.pdf

posted with permission of Delphinus Advisors

 

The recession hit a lot of people hard.  As a trusted Westchester Insurance broker with our clients ...

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Westchester New York Property Insurance and Animal Damage

We’ve emphasized the importance of home insurance time and time again, but we always like to keep our insurance customers informed of some of the fine details.  For example, did you know property insurance does not cover damage done by wild animals?

We came upon a fantastic blog post on The Insurance Goddess, and wanted to highlight some of the finer points as it relates to protecting your home from unwanted critters:

Suggestions to help prevent animal damage

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Long Term Disability Coverage Tips

We found a fantastic article from Andrew Cavaliere who gives a sound perspective on long-term disability coverage.

Take note and read below: The average age of an individual filing a disability claim with the nation’s largest group long-term disability (LTD) carrier is reported to be 45 years old. The most common causes of disability include: back injury, cancer treatment and maternity leave.

Are all of your family’s plans going to be realized if you can no longer earn a living?

Long-term disability ...

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Automobile Insurance – New York State Passes Sweeping Fraud Measures

Yorktown Heights Insurance Agency has been committed to our clients’ safety for years, and we’re encouraged to see New York State following our lead.   The state is cracking down on dangerous no-fault auto insurance fraud schemes that cost people their lives and taxpayers’ their wallets.

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Protecting our Insurance Customers from Credit Card Fraud

Making sure your identity is secure is incredibly important in the digital age.  Watch this video below to see how you can ensure your online footprint is actually yours:

 

 

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Check your Smoke Alarms to Keep your Home Safe

Homeowners who invest in our homeowner’s insurance also take steps to ensure the safety of their loved ones.  Smoke alarms are an integral part of this process, and the Reis Group provides some fantastic advice for Westchester County homeowners:

This Sunday, March 4th, marks the end of Daylight Standard Time, when everyone sets their clocks ahead one hour. ...

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Westchester Home Insurance – Tips for a Backup Generator from HSB

Yorktown Heights Insurance Agency wanted to share a great article from the Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection and Insurance Company on the hazards of improper installation:

Consumers and businesses are expected to purchase thousands of backup
generators as a result of record power outages in the Northeast, but The
Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection and Insurance Company (HSB) warns that
improper installation can cause fires, property damage and serious injuries or
deaths due to carbon monoxide poisoning or electrocution.

The equipment specialists at HSB, ...

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Car Insurance: Ten Things You Didn’t Know About Cars and Driving

Happy holidays to all of our clients and visitors!  We’ve been especially busy this winter providing car insurance quotes, and in that spirit wanted to post a fantastic article by one of our partners, GMAC!

Car Insurance: Ten Things You Didn’t Know About Cars and Driving

  • Windshield wipers were invented by a woman named Mary Anderson. She patented them in 1903.
  • The nitromethane fuel used to power Top Fuel Dragsters costs $16 per gallon.
  • The fastest known time for replacing a ...
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Car Insurance: Safe-Driving Trips from GMAC

Auto Insurance and Safety Tips from GMAC

Automobile insurance and safety tips go hand-in-hand from Yorktown Heights Insurance Agency.  Check out GMAC’s five important tips for drivers who are heading out for tricks and treats on October 31st.  Be sure to practice vehicle safety.

According to Safe Kids USA, children are twice as likely to be killed by a vehicle on Halloween compared to other days of the year. Take extra caution behind the wheel on Halloween ...

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