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

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast cancer affects one in eight women, and it is estimated that about 220,000 women are diagnosed each year, according to the National Breast Cancer Foundation. Thankfully, early diagnosis and treatment most often leads to a full recovery. Breast Cancer Awareness Month is an annual campaign to raise awareness of the disease and the critical importance of testing for early detection, as well as to... Read Article

U.S. Traffic Deaths Up in 2015

There’s lots of buzz about how new auto technologies are making cars and driving safer than ever. That should reduce the number of traffic fatalities. Yet the National Safety Council recently reported that traffic deaths are 14 percent higher through the first six months of 2015 than they were during the same period in 2014. Traffic deaths are now at the highest they’ve been since... Read Article

A Dozen Ways to Customize Your Motorcycle

You’ve finally decided on the perfect bike. (Not quite there yet? Then be sure to take our quiz.) Now, you might be looking to put your own special spin on your bike. If so, here are some common ways to customize your motorcycle. A paint job: You can go with a monotone color—or one with a funky design. Whatever you choose, make sure it screams... Read Article

Quiz: What Should Your Car's Name Be?

We get it – a car is more than just the way you get around town. Sometimes, it can feel like a trusted member of the family. Name Your Car Day is celebrated each year on October 2. For many of us, that’s an occasion to take Ol’ Rusty or Lady Harriet to the car wash, reflect on all the miles you’ve driven together and... Read Article

Video: It Started Like Any Other Day

 September marks National Preparedness Month. During this month, Americans are encouraged to plan how to stay safe and communicate if a disaster were to strike their community. Disasters like tornadoes, floods, earthquakes and more can strike at any time. Many people falsely believe that these kinds of events will never happen to them. Yet as the video above shows, they can and do. Check out... Read Article