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How to Prepare for Severe Weather

How to Prepare for Severe Weather

For all its natural beauty, Iowa certainly does challenge its residents with plenty of severe weather. Heavy rains which cause flooding are becoming more common here. We hope to never see another tragedy like the Great Flood of 1993, which affected 21,000 homes and...

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What Kinds of Crop Insurance Are There?

What Kinds of Crop Insurance Are There?

As of 2022, two major kinds of crop insurance are available to American agricultural producers: multiple peril crop insurance, and crop-hail insurance. They are not mutually exclusive of one another. Indeed, a farmer or rancher may decide to purchase both types of...

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What Is Crop Insurance?

What Is Crop Insurance?

Crop insurance is not a new thing. The Mecklenburg Hail Insurance Association was formed in England in 1797 to provide the first crop-hail insurance, and a group of Connecticut tobacco farmers joined to form their own crop insurance company in the 1880s. Congress...

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Health Insurance Tips to Make Your Life Easier

Health Insurance Tips to Make Your Life Easier

Nearly 9% of Americans aren't currently covered by health insurance. If you're one of them and are only just shopping for health insurance for the very first time – or if you are currently covered, and want to ensure you stay that way – then you can do with all the...

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Insurance Tips for Winter Weather

Insurance Tips for Winter Weather

Insurance Tips for Winter Weather Real Iowans don't mind the winter weather one bit. We know the secrets to surviving the brutal cold: taco pizza, scotcharoos, cinnamon whiskey (in moderation, of course), and the power of positive thinking. Planning ahead is another...

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Top 9 Factors That Affect Car Insurance Rates

Top 9 Factors That Affect Car Insurance Rates

Your car insurance provider certainly does their homework. The reason virtually no one pays the same rate for their car insurance is because everyone represents a different degree of risk. Calculating the likelihood that you will become responsible for an auto...

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Life Insurance After Retirement

Life Insurance After Retirement

If you purchased life insurance, you most likely did so to protect your family from the loss of income that would result from your untimely demise. This begs the question: Do you still need life insurance after you have retired? Or does it make sense to keep paying...

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How to Choose the Right Health Insurance Plan

How to Choose the Right Health Insurance Plan

​ Choosing the right health insurance plan won't just ensure that you receive the best medical care for your unique needs. It will also keep more of your money right where it belongs: in your bank account. Before you begin shopping for health insurance, it is best to...

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Recreational Vehicle Safety Tips

Recreational Vehicle Safety Tips

If you ever wanna really find out about yourself, put your family in an RV and drive.– Robin Williams, RV There's no better feeling than getting out of the house and going on a real adventure. That is why mankind invented a smaller, movable house and named it the...

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