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The Difference Between Regular and Premium Gas

Posted by Pekin Insurance on Nov 30, 2016

If you've been filling your tank with high octane on the premise that it's better for your vehicle, think again. The difference between regular and premium gas might surprise you.

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Christmas Light Safety Tips the Griswolds Would Appreciate

Posted by Pekin Insurance on Nov 28, 2016

There's no doubt Clark Griswold skipped this chapter on Christmas light safety, but that doesn't mean you should!

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How to Make a Winter Car Emergency Kit at Home

Posted by Pekin Insurance on Nov 26, 2016

Don't get stuck out in the cold! Prepare a winter car emergency kit you can keep in your vehicle during the icy months.

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Black Friday Distractions Beyond Just the Sales

Posted by Pekin Insurance on Nov 23, 2016

The danger doesn’t lie just inside the stores on Black Friday. It is on the roads as well, as individuals race from one store to another trying to grab the deals that have been broadcast for weeks.


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No Bake Pumpkin Pie Cups

Posted by Pekin Insurance on Nov 22, 2016

Switch up your classic pumpkin pie recipe this year for something new and fun. These "No Bake Pumpkin Pie Cups" are sure to be a crowd pleaser!

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Protect Your Computer, Protect Your Identity

Posted by Pekin Insurance on Nov 20, 2016

Protecting your computer is one of the major steps in protecting your identity. This article will provide you ways to protect your devices and your networks as well as steps to take if your system becomes compromised. 


Protect Your Devices

Passwords – Password protect all devices. Use strong passwords that contain letters, numbers, and special characters. Avoid using the same password on multiple devices/accounts.

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Eat the Turkey or Be the Turkey

Posted by Pekin Insurance on Nov 17, 2016

During the holiday season come large meals, meal preparation, guests, and a time for being thankful. Family and friends come from near and far to gather around the table and give thanks for the wonderful people in their lives. As you are trying to prepare for their arrival during the days leading up to Thanksgiving, it can become chaotic for you.



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Tornado Preparation

Posted by Pekin Insurance on Nov 17, 2016

November is typically not tornado season, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t possible. We saw with Washington, Illinois, three years ago that tornadoes are possible in November, and it is best to know how to be prepared year-round.


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The Risks & Rewards of Renting Your Home on AirBnB & VRBO

Posted by Pekin Insurance on Nov 16, 2016

Before renting your home on AirBnB or VRBO, make sure you've considered all the pros and cons of being a host.

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5 Carbon Monoxide Safety Tips for Peace of Mind at Home

Posted by Pekin Insurance on Nov 14, 2016

Known as the "silent killer," it sneaks in when you least expect it. Follow these carbon monoxide safety tips to keep you and your family safe at home.

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