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Auto Insurance Coverage-What are you buying? How much do you need?

https://blog.mercuryinsurance.com/auto/insurance-basics/   Auto insurance is required almost in every state.  If you or another covered driver are in an accident , insurance could pay for the injuries and damages to vehicles. Depending on the coverage purchased, auto insurance will also protect your investment if your vehicle is stolen, vandalized or damaged by fire. When a

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Parents and Teens Test Your Knowledge

https://blog.mercuryinsurance.com/auto/teens-and-parents-test-drive-your-knowledge/   Teens are the least experienced drivers on the road, so it is no surprise that accidents are the leading causes of death for kids ages 16-20 years old.  The National Highway Traffic Safety Admin reported that just over 3,000 teen drivers & passengers were killed & 297,000 were injured in accidents in 2015. Parents

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Students and Young Drivers

  If you have had to add your child who is a new driver, you know premiums can be expensive!  Insurance companies usually define a young driver between the ages of 16-25. People in this age group, especially males can be considered high risk.  This group of drivers are classified high risk because this group

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Soldiers Deployed Overseas Receive Nearly 1,500 Care Packages Postmarked 9/11 from Mercury

  Nine years ago two Mercury employees wanted to show their support to our military by sending home comforts.  Today we have approximately 7 offices who have joined in. These home comforts consistently sent reminding those military men and women abroad how much their work is appreciated.  Mercury employees, active duty military and veterans work

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Insurance 101 for College Students and their Parents

Your child is off to college and may be taking some expensive property with them.  Things to consider protecting their belongings.    Cover their personal belongings with a insurance policy.  Your primary homeowner’s policy may cover their belongings if they are living on campus, double check with your carrier.  If they plan on living off

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Protecting your home while on vacation

https://blog.mercuryinsurance.com/home/protect-your-home-while-on-vacation/ Most traveled vacation months are July and August, so no surprise these would be the two highest months for burglaries. Although none of these are fool proof, they have help protect your home while you are away. Secure your home.  Make sure all doors and windows are locked, even windows on the second floor.

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Tips for Parents Teaching Their Kids to Drive

When your kids are ready to get behind the wheel for the first time it can be very exciting and stressful at the same time.  Regardless of their age or experience behind the wheel a young, new driver is more likely to be in an accident due to lack of experience.  Things to consider when

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