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Planning a Remodeling Project?



In the upcoming year, home improvement activity is expected to rise. For those who plan to be a part of this rising number, it is important to have the right type of insurance and the right amount of coverage. Insurance should be in place during and after construction. Anyone considering a remodeling project should contact […]

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5 Important Tips for First Time Life Insurance Shoppers



When it comes to buying life insurance to protect your family, you have a lot of choices to make. Everything from selecting the right amount of coverage to choosing a reputable life insurance company to buy your policy from can make the process feel overwhelming. Once you get started, you will discover that the process of buying […]

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Part-Time Customer Service Position Available!



It’s a good feeling to work in a place where people believe in what they’re doing. At Putnam Record Agency, we are committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business of insurance. We work hard for our clients and we’re serious about what we do. In addition to challenging and meaningful work, as one […]

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What To Do When Your Pipes Freeze



What’s worse than one thing in your home breaking or malfunctioning? Multiple things in your home breaking or malfunctioning at once, and that’s exactly what you’ll have to deal with when your home isn’t properly insulated. A home that is not properly insulated will not only be cold but will also lead to ice dams […]

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How Will Having a Student in College Affect My Car Insurance Rates?



College students may be covered under their parents’ auto insurance policy, if the student’s primary residence is the parent’s house. The specifics vary by state, so you may want to discuss them with your insurance agent.   Take advantage of car insurance discounts for young drivers. For example, your student may qualify for a Good Student Discount […]

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Power of Attorney & Living Wills for an Elderly or Aging Parent



Before an aging parent becomes forgetful, terminally ill, or has difficulty handling certain tasks, it is essential to set up a Power of Attorney, or POA. It is important to set up your POA before your parent shows any warning signs, as any individual must be deemed of sound mind to assign power of attorney. […]

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April is National Car Care Month!



April marks National Car Care Month and we’re here to remind you to take car of any issues that may have occurred or been ignored during winter. Are you keeping your vehicle maintained? Are the proper safety features installed? Is it clean? This month, learn more about taking care of your car by following these […]

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When Disaster Strikes…



Disaster strikes when you least expect it. Do you have a plan in place if you were to experience a loss at your residence? Refrigerators, water heaters, dishwashers, washing machines and toilets can be sources of leaks that can cause significant damage if not detected early. A burst pipe with as little as a one-eighth-inch […]

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Spring Liability Risks In Your Home



As we start to see warmer weather, your family can once again can enjoy outdoor fun! Playing some soccer in the yard or climbing around on the jungle gym is fun for many, but houses with swimming pools and trampolines often become the most desirable hangout spots in the neighborhood. Swimming pools and trampolines are […]

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