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Five Steps to Take After a Car Accident – GMAC Insurance

Safety and support are two of our core missions at Yorktown Heights Insurance agency.  We partner with insurance providers who are well-versed in both.  GMAC insurance – one of those partners – put together a great check-list of “to do” items immediately following a car accident.

 Five Steps to Take After an Accident

If you’re ever in an accident, it’s easy to forget what to do right away. Follow these five steps to ensure the safety of you, your passengers and everyone ...

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Why Your Westchester Teen Needs a Roth IRA

Investing in your future is important.  In an uncertain economy, you want to take an extra step to prepare yourselves adn your children for the next phase in life.

We wanted to share a great article from Delphinus Advisors on the importance of a Roth IRA.  The second page has some great tips on money management for your teenagers at home as well as efficient ways to pay down debt.

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Auto Insurance Safety Check Tips from GMAC

Automobile insurance is one of our premiere offerings, so we keep up with our partners recommendations very closely. Our friends over at GMAC published a valuable article discussing maintenance tips to keep you safe on the road:

Monthly Four-Point Safety Check

To ensure you’re driving a safe vehicle, take a few minutes to conduct this monthly Four-Point Safety Check. Your car and your safety may be riding on it!

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How to Insure Westchester County Homes for Disaster

Flood insurance is an important part of protecting yourself during the east coast’s hurricane season.  While Westchester, Dutchess, and Putnam counties aren’t usually in the sights of category III hurricanes, our proximity to the Hudson River and low elevation makes our homes vulnerable to flash flooding and mudslides.

Yorktown Heights Insurance Agency’s competitive rates and partnerships are your first line of defense against the ...

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Driving Safety Tips When Heading To College

The beginning of the semester is just around the corner and our partners over at GMAC have some great tips for kids and parents making the big move.  As many of our clients in Westchester, Dutchess, and Putnam Counties will be loading up the SUV’s this weekend, we hope you’ll take all the necessary precautions to get there safely.

It’s time to go back to college! Share these valuable driving safety tips with your college students as they load up their ...

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Five Signs of Car Trouble Westchester County, NY Residents Can’t Ignore

State Farm is at it again with an informative post on the telltale signs of car trouble.  Be sure to take note of the ones that might be affecting you:

Whether it’s a warning light on your dash or just some odd pinging noise, your vehicle has ways of letting you know that something may not be quite right. Tony Molla, vice president of communications for the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence and a certified automotive technician, ...

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Best Skills for Teen Drivers in Westchester County

State Farm has a great safety series going on their blog.  Check out this great piece on teen safety:

Teen drivers are most likely to have a car crash within the first year of receiving their licenses. But aggressive driving and thrill seeking aren’t the primary culprits in these accidents—driver errors are.

A study by The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and State Farm identifies the most common errors that teens make while driving. The study found ...

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Which Month is the Deadliest for American Motorists?

It’s August, and GMAC has some interesting statistics on automobile insurance and related fatalities:

The Fourth of July may be the most hazardous day on U.S. roads, but Aug. 1 kicks off the deadliest month of the year for American motorists.

According to National Highway Traffic Safety Administration records going back to 1994, more Americans die in car crashes in August than at any other time of the year. Though the number of people killed in U.S. crashes in August 2009 dropped ...

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How to Help Westchester County Teenagers Be Safer Drivers

We often hear from parents in our community that one of their biggest fears is when one of their children gets behind the wheel of a car.  We understand.

It’s not that they don’t trust them to be safe, responsible drivers.  It’s the distractions — and the uncertainty about what the guy in the next lane is going to do.

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We’ve Moved!

Hi everyone,

It’s a great feeling when the first “real” update to the blog is to announce exciting news – we’ve moved to a new location!  We’re now located at 1928 Commerce St. – right next to Starbucks and steps from the old sixth grade school.

Take a look at some shots of our new space!

It’s a truly exciting time for us.  Our new home allows us to provide a greater level of service to the Westchester, Dutchess, and Putnam community – ...

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