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By Anton Babic on 6/7/2018 1:51 PM

Check out this great article for your future college graduates! It is never too soon to start saving.

https://blog.mercuryinsurance.com/home/some-sound-financial-advice-for-college-graduates/

By Anton Babic on 4/13/2017 1:35 PM

Automobile collisions can happen so fast that it’s easy to become disoriented, and you may not be thinking straight immediately after the accidIdeally, you’re prepared and have your license, vehicle registration and auto insurance card readily available. It’s also a great idea to keep an emergency kit in the vehicle just in case you need it. While every crash is different, you should always follow these five important steps.ent. So, what do you do next?

By Anton Babic on 3/17/2017 11:11 AM

Every daily commuter or weekend warrior knows that keeping your vehicle in good running condition is an important part of ownership – after all, significant repairs can cost a pretty penny. Depending on the make and model of your vehicle, maintenance and repairs can cost anywhere between $25 for a standard oil change1 up to $22,856 for total engine replacement!2

Fortunately, regular maintenance can help keep your expenses down and your wheels on the road instead of in the shop. Here are five money-saving maintenance tips to help you keep your vehicle in tip-top mechanical condition.

By Anton Babic on 1/6/2017 11:17 AM

    It can happen in the blink of an eye. Airbags deploy and glass breaks and, when the smoke clears, you realize you’ve just been involved in a car collision.

By Anton Babic on 11/18/2016 9:51 AM

Winter: A time when your car won’t start running and your nose won’t stop. When temperatures drop, car accidents often rise, as does the importance of having the correct auto insurance.

By Anton Babic on 10/24/2016 11:21 AM
If you smell gas, get everyone out. Use your neighbor's phone to call a qualified repair person or the gas company immediately. If possible, shut off the gas main from outside the home.
By Anton Babic on 10/3/2016 11:05 AM
Fall has officially begun in the South and many people think that the end of summer means the end of pests. Unfortunately, this isn’t the case. While some do disappear when the temperature drops, there are still a handful that stick around (many times, they’ll find their way into your home for warmth or shelter). Our Columbia pest control company advises you to be on the lookout for these common fall pests:
By Anton Babic on 9/14/2016 9:19 AM

As the air turns cooler and leaves drop from the trees, it's important to keep a few important fall safety tips in mind. With proper precautions and safety awareness, your family can enjoy that crisp autumn weather while avoiding some of the dangers that come with the season

By Anton Babic on 8/11/2016 11:56 AM
Summer is coming to an end and it’s time for kids to head back to school. It’s an exciting time for both kids and parents, but it can also have an impact on your family budget. There a lot of things kids need to succeed, so we’ve put together six tips to help parents find the best back-to-school deals. So, whether your child is a first-grader or headed off to college, you can save a little money on the things they need to succeed.
By Anton Babic on 7/18/2016 1:29 PM

Student & Young Driver Insurance Discounts

Premiums for young drivers can be expensive because insurers look for responsible driving behavior and lifestyle factors when factoring rate discounts. Lack of experience behind the wheel and statistical data are the primary factors that determine insurance premiums for teen drivers. Insurance companies typically define “young drivers” as being between the ages of 16 and 25. People in this age group—especially males, may be classified as high-risk, because they tend to make more insurance claims than any other group of drivers. Statistics show that these drivers are more likely to be involved with traffic violations, accidents, and driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol. As a general rule, it takes at least three years of driving experience before young driver insurance rates begin to decrease.

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Advice for college students
You Got Into a Car Crash…Now What
How to Avoid the Top Five Causes of Car Collisions
Preparing for Colder Weather
Furnace Safety
Be on the Lookout for These Fall Pests
Fall Season Safety Tips
Student & Young Driver Discounts