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How to Help a Parent Transition to Assisted Living

Posted by Pekin Insurance on Feb 13, 2017

It's a major life change, but there are ways to ease the transition to assisted living for your parent and for you.

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How to Keep Your House Protected During the Winter

Posted by Pekin Insurance on Feb 10, 2017

Winter weather can be harsh on your home, and being prepared with coverage enhancements on your homeowners policy will help safeguard the roof over your head.


Winter is a harsh time not only on your cars, but also on another very important asset: your home. Your home is the roof over your head keeping you safe from the wind, rain, and snow and the place where memories are made day by day. Protecting your home in the winter is key to keeping the roof over your head. Here are four ways to do that.

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Why Do You Need Life Insurance?

Posted by Pekin Insurance on Feb 10, 2017

People don’t buy life insurance because they need it; they buy it because they love someone.  They want to make sure their loved ones will be protected financially if something happens to them. 


Life insurance is unique in its ability to help guarantee our loved ones will have the life we want them to have if we die prematurely.  CDs can’t do it.  Stocks can’t do it.  Nothing can do it like life insurance!

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15 Really Fun Winter Vacation Ideas for Families

Posted by Pekin Insurance on Feb 08, 2017

If summer vacation seems too far away, check out these winter vacation ideas and recharge your family's battery.

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Cyber Safety and Security

Posted by Pekin Insurance on Feb 07, 2017

One of the greatest threats to businesses today is attacks on their computers and networks.


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How to Craft a Child-Proof Fireplace at Home

Posted by Pekin Insurance on Feb 06, 2017

There's nothing like a blazing fire to warm you and your home on a chilly night, but a child-proof fireplace is essential for the safety of your family.

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Emotions + Driving = Distracted Driving

Posted by Pekin Insurance on Feb 05, 2017 in Focus to the Finish, FTTF

Life is an emotional roller coaster. Stress, excitement, sadness, and more can hurt not just you, but the lives of others on the road.


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10 Practical and Healthy New Year's Resolutions

Posted by Pekin Insurance on Feb 01, 2017

2017 brings with it another round of healthy New Year's resolutions. Make this year's promises practical enough to keep.

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5 Ways to Keep Your Car in Shape in Winter

Posted by Pekin Insurance on Jan 31, 2017

The winter is a harsh time not only on us, but on our cars as well. While we spend a lot of time picking the right clothing layers to venture out into the tundra, don’t forget about the most important winter item—your car.


In the winter, walking is not as delightful, so you want to make sure your car is in tip-top shape. Here are the five ways to keep your car in shape in the winter.

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Average Flat Tire Repair Cost for Nails, Slow Leaks, and Blowouts

Posted by Pekin Insurance on Jan 30, 2017

Though it varies depending on the damage, the good news is that flat tire repair costs aren't as bad as you might expect.

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