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February 17th, 2014 by James B. Murdoch Insurance Group

Car Thefts with Keys Left Inside on the Rise

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It seems like a no-brainer: Take your keys with you when you get out of your car. Yet a report from the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) reports that there were 126,603 car thefts with keys left inside between 2012 and 2014. And while vehicles thefts overall are decreasing, car thefts with keys left inside … Read Article

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What’s Your Fear Factor?

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Heights, clowns, public speaking—we’re all afraid of something. But do you ever wonder why you fear what you fear? It all comes back to a fear factor called the risk perception gap. Often, the things that set off those alarm bells in our brains (“Eeek! A mouse!”) don’t pose as much of a threat as … Read Article

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Car Shopping Tips from a Former Car Salesman

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Car shopping—do you love it or dread it? If you’re like most shoppers, you might find wading through all the makes, models, options and pricing a complicated process. “Buying a new car can be scary, aggravating, expensive, time consuming, confusing—in short, a downright pain,” said Joel Grey, a former car salesperson who lives in Milwaukee, … Read Article

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Obvious — and Not So Obvious — Kentucky Attractions

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Kentucky is blessed with beautiful scenery, a rich history and first-class sites that attract tourists from all over the world. Many of sites are well-known—yet many other Kentucky attractions fly under the radar. Thinking of visiting the Bluegrass state? If so, it’s worth your while to consider Kentucky attractions beyond the most well-known ones. Check … Read Article

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Infographic: Life Insurance More Affordable Than Most People Think

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Whether you’re someone saving for retirement, a stay-at-home parent or a cosigner on a student loan, you may have a need for life insurance. Yet you may feel held back by the expense of buying a life insurance policy. The good news: Life insurance probably costs a lot less than you think. Check out the … Read Article

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