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Tips to Keep Your Car Winter-Ready and Safe on the Road

12 January 2024

Winter weather means it’s essential to keep your car in good shape to tackle the challenges of cold weather and icy roads. From fluctuating temperatures to hazardous driving conditions, the winter season can place significant strain on your vehicle. Taking protective measures and performing regular maintenance can make all the difference in staying safe.

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Protecting Your Home in the Winter

29 December 2023

Owning a home is usually a great experience. Yet it can also be a hassle, especially when unexpected issues pop up. Whether it’s a minor breakdown or a major catastrophe, it’s almost certainly going to take time and money to fix. Preparing your home for winter through routine maintenance can help you avoid unexpected issues, especially in the colder and wet months of winter. If you’re a homeowner or a tenant who is responsible for a certain level of upkeep, it’s a good idea to do what you can to avoid cold weather issues like frozen pipes or a furnace failure.

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Giving the Gift of Life Insurance This Holiday Season

04 December 2023

Life insurance doesn’t typically come to mind when you think of gift-giving. However, it can be a meaningful gift with a long-lasting impact for your loved ones this holiday season.

There are many ways to gift a policy:

  • Buy a policy for someone else
  • Buy a policy for yourself and name your loved ones as beneficiaries to secure their future when you pass
  • Buy a policy and name a nonprofit, charity, or other entity as the beneficiary

If you’re thinking of buying a policy, here are three things to know about life insurance to help you decide if this gift makes sense for you.

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Why is My Check Engine Light On? 5 Common Reasons.

11 August 2023

Have you ever been driving down the road and suddenly your car's check engine light comes on? It can be a scary feeling, one that often leads to worry and nervousness. That small red, orange, or yellow light can mean something minor or major is happening with your vehicle, so it's important to take the check engine light seriously. There are a variety of reasons why your check engine light may be on, but here are 5 of the most common.

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What You Need to Know About Tornadoes and Your Insurance Policy

30 June 2023

In the wake of a devastating natural disaster like a tornado, you may be left feeling lost and confused about what to do next. Navigating a crisis is never easy. However, understanding what to do immediately following a tornado or other severe weather event and knowing your homeowners and personal auto insurance policies in more detail can help you feel more confident in your ability to recover.

Pothole in the Road

Stay Safe on the Roads with These Pothole-Avoiding Tips to Help Prevent Vehicle Damage

4 May 2023

During the tricky time between winter and spring when everything begins to thaw, potholes start popping up on roadways and parking lots. These holes are much, much more than a nuisance—they can turn into a driving hazard and a big repair bill too!

Women in Car

Distracted Driving Month Reminds Drivers to Get Serious About Putting the Phone Down

14 April 2023

In an effort to reduce the number of fatalities and injuries caused by distracted driving, The National Safety Council (NSC) has designated the month of April as Distracted Driving Awareness Month. The initiative is designed to raise public awareness of the dangers of distracted driving and to reinforce good driving habits to help keep people safe on the road.

Insurance for Landscape Businesses: What General Liability and Commercial Auto Coverage Is and Where to Get It

31 March 2023

As a landscaper, having the right insurance coverage is essential to help protect your business and yourself from potential liabilities. Lawn care and landscaping services involve a certain level of risk, and without proper insurance coverage, you could be putting both your livelihood and your financial security at risk. Whether you’re self-employed or own a small business, if you provide landscaping or lawncare services for a fee, you need to consider general liability insurance and commercial auto insurance. It can make all the difference.

Winter Road Safety: Tips for Ice, Snow, and Cold Weather Driving

16 January 2023

Winter driving can be a dangerous time of year for drivers. Cold temperatures, poor visibility and icy roads can make even the shortest drive unpredictable. With your safety in mind, we wanted to share some of the best ways to prepare your car for the cold and tips to drive safely in the winter.

Safety Checklist for Indoor and Outdoor Holiday Lights

23 December 2022

Festive decorations, twinkling lights, and jolly get-togethers are staples of the winter holidays, but the holiday season brings unique fire risks that can turn holiday cheer into devastating loss. Taking a few precautions when decking the halls can help prevent home fires and keep you and all your loved ones safe throughout the holiday season. Before installing your holiday lights, here are some safety measures to take.

How to Prevent House Fires This Fall in 8 Simple Steps

21 November 2022

Space heaters, scented candles and fireplaces take center-stage in many homes during the autumn and winter months. They’re cozy and provide a little extra heat as the temp begins to drop. And while many people enjoy these things, they can be very dangerous to you and your loved ones if you don’t take precautions, as all of them are fire hazards! Now is the perfect time to learn fire-safe habits and brush up on your fire preparedness with your entire household.

Life Insurance - Don’t leave the future of you and your loved ones to chance!

29 August 2022

September is National Life Insurance month! If you or your family do not have life insurance, InsureOnline.com and its partner, Encova Insurance, can help you secure a life insurance policy today. Find out how you can make sure that you don't leave the future of you and your loved ones to chance!

Summer Travel Tips

01 August 2022

We are midway through the summer, so most families have one thing on their mind…squeezing in one more family getaway! Whether you’re planning a road trip to a local attraction this summer, or headed all the way across the country, one of the best ways to ensure your trip goes smoothly is to be prepared to address a roadside emergency.

Avoiding Accidents with Motorcycles

06 June 2022

Drivers need to exhibit extra caution when sharing the road with motorcyclists, which are often smaller and harder to see than other vehicles. Here are three tips to help you safely share the road with motorcyclists.

Recreational Vehicle Insurance

11 April 2022

Recreational vehicle (RV) insurance can protect your motorhome, travel trailer, camper, and even your horse trailer if an accident occurs. Here are some things to consider when shopping for this specialty insurance.

Preparing Your Roof for Spring

28 March 2022

These helpful tips can help prevent hefty rooftop damage and costly repairs.

Driving Dangers: Responding to Four Unexpected Incidents

14 March 2022

If you lose your brakes, blow a tire, or experience another unusual (but not unheard of) problem, you could be headed for trouble. InsureOnline is here to help.

Car Maintenance: 5 Things Every Car Owner Should Know

28 February 2022

It might sound intimidating, but you can handle many of these car maintenance tips yourself.

Car Accidents in Winter

11 February 2022

It’s winter driving season, and while most people know what to do to try to avoid an accident, many don’t know what to do after one. It’s vital knowledge to have because the aftermath of a crash can be just as dangerous as the crash itself — especially when it’s cold and snowy.

Tips for Artisan Contractors Who Need General Liability Insurance and Commercial Auto Insurance

07 February 2022

General Liability and Commercial Auto policies are two important coverages all Artisan Contractors need to help protect their business exposure if they are faced with an accident or claim against them.

Homeowners Insurance

11 October 2021

Whether you own a house, apartment, or condominium – the right homeowners insurance policy can help provide you peace of mind as well as money you need to repair or replace your home and/or belongings.

Back to School Safety Tips

22 September 2021

The end of summer means many things, such as cooler weather, shorter days and ... the start of football! But most important, it means kids and teens are headed back to school. And that means we all should be extra careful on the roads, in school zones and around buses.

What Is SR-22 Insurance?

15 August 2021

An SR-22, also sometimes called a certificate of financial responsibility, is an auto insurance document that proves you have the minimum required liability coverage.

Illinois Drivers, Don’t Get Caught Driving Without Insurance!

30 August 2021

InsureOnline.com can help you get auto insurance and avoid the Illinois license plate suspension and reinstatement fee for driving without insurance.

Flood Protection

30 June 2021

Since standard homeowners insurance doesn’t cover flooding, it’s important to have protection from the floods associated with hurricanes, tropical storms, heavy rains and other conditions that impact the U.S.

Life changes – so should your policy

25 June 2021

Life insurance doesn’t need to be complicated. Get Real-Time Term, 20-minute life insurance with InsureOnline.com and partner company Encova for coverage without the wait.

Glossary

20 June 2021

We at InsureOnline.com know the language used by the insurance industry can be confusing. We want to make sure that you clearly understand your options and understand some of the common insurance terms.

Insurance FAQ

18 June 2021

InsureOnline.com – the complete FAQ for all insurance related questions for InsureOnline.com

InsureOnline.com Offers Tips to Help You Save on Auto Insurance

15 June 2021

InsureOnline.com can help you learn the basics on how to get the most for your money and auto insurance.

Boating Season is Here — Are You Up to Speed on Safety Tips?

1 June 2021

Prime boating season is upon us. In order ensure you make the best out of this boating season, it’s important keep boating accidents at a minimum. We’re here to help! We’ve compiled some safety tips for anyone who’s about to climb aboard.

What Car Drivers Need to Know About Motorcycles

25 May 2021

Motorcyclists are much more vulnerable than those of us in cars and trucks drivers and passengers. Help ensure everyone’s safety by following these six tips for sharing the road with motorcycles.

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