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How to Update your Home — Without Spending Thousands

It doesn’t take a massive remodel, or a big budget, to make your house feel a little more like home to you. Inside or out, small improvements can make a significant difference - and whether you’re handy or not, you can...

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Gov. Abbott Issues New Order Putting Hold On Next Phase

Amid rising hospitalizations and COVID-19 cases, Gov. Abbott has elected to hold off on the next phase to reopen Texas. Gov. Abbott has issued a new order that rolls back the opening of restaurants and bars. The order...

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I Just Bought a New Car. What Insurance Coverage Do I Need?

Congratulations! After weeks of research, comparing makes and models, and taking test drives you finally bought that brand-new car you wanted. But before you take that well-deserved road trip, check one more item off...

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Riots, civil commotion and vandalism generally covered by insurance

It’s some Comfort to know that property damage caused by rioting, civil commotion and vandalism are covered under standard insurance policies, says Loretta Worters, vice president, media relations for the Insurance...

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Open Texas Phase 2

The next phase to re-open Texas under the direction of Gov. Abbott goes into effect on Friday May 22, 2020. Key factors are: Childcare - opens immediately for all Bars - open @ 25% capacity...

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Keep Your Pets Safe in a Disaster

A safe home, a regular routine, a soft bed – the things that bring you comfort bring your pet comfort, too. It’s so important to give some advance thought to how you’d handle your pet responsibilities during and after a...

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OPEN TEXAS - COVID19 Update

Texas restaurants, stores, malls, movie theaters can re-open May 1 2020 at a reduced 25% capacity. Gov. Abbott says he hopes that hair salons, barber shops, bars, & gyms can re-open by Mid May. It is still...

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COVID-19 Update "Community Based Testing Sites"

Tinius and Associates want to keep you informed on COVID-19 information. In Dallas both Community Based Testing Sites (CBTS) have opened the criteria to include testing for anyone 65 years old or older and anyone with...

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Why You Need Service Line Coverage

Let’s spare a moment for something most of us use every day yet probably take for granted: our service lines. We rely on them for access to water, electricity, gas, Internet connection, and more, but only think about...

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What to Consider When Choosing Auto Insurance

Carrying a minimum amount of auto insurance is required by state laws, so you can’t legally drive without it. Yet while the minimum amount keeps your premiums lower, it can also put you at great risk if you have an...

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