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Information covered in the Illinois Insurance Hotline blog is intended to provide general information and guidance, and should not be considered legal advice.


Be safe on winter roadways - Part 1

Jan 25, 2023, 9:41 AM

Winter weather tests motorists' driving skills. Rain, sleet, snow, wind, ice, and more create significant dangers for drivers. Click on the link to review severe weather terms and driving habits that will help you reach your destination safely.

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What's involved in updating a life insurance beneficiary?

Jan 11, 2023, 10:01 AM

It's a good idea to review policy beneficiary details annually to confirm life insurance proceeds will be paid according to your wishes. Update or make necessary changes right away, as the insurer cannot amend beneficiary information after you pass. The process is easy in most cases. Click on the link to learn more.

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Why does the car insurer want details on the people I live with?

Jan 4, 2023, 11:47 AM

Auto insurance companies are concerned about driving records for household members because they have access to your vehicle. Your spouse, significant other, child, or roommate may not normally use your car, but there could be an occasion when they end up behind the steering wheel. Click on the link to learn more.

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Protect your home from winter weather - Part 2

Dec 21, 2022, 9:27 AM

Owners typically have homeowners insurance to offset financial hardship that comes with repairing sudden and unforeseen loss from fire, wind, frozen pipes, etc. Be certain your policy has adequate coverage in place before something happens. Click on the link to learn more.

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