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Thanksgiving Kitchen Safety Tips



If it’s your turn to host Thanksgiving dinner, you may feel a little bit of pressure to deliver a meal where everybody is well fed… A little planning and preparation can help make sure that your festive meal with friends & loved ones goes smoothly.  Check out these tips from blog.allstate.com to have a safe, happy, & delicious […]

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November 2018 Newsletter



We’ve added a Newsletters section to our site: https://www.putnamrecordinsurance.com/newsletters/  And our November 2018 Newsletter is available!   IN THIS ISSUE:  Should I Buy ID Theft Insurance? Watch Out For Equifax Scams How To Find Lost Life Insurance Policies  Know Your Space Heater Safety Rules Medicare Open Enrollment Oct 15 – December 7th   In case you […]

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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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What to Do If Your Brakes Go Out



While you hope your breaks will never give out, prepare yourself by knowing how to stop as safely as possible. Allstate’s Insurance Blog recently shares some important tips to remember if you ever find yourself in this scary situation: Don’t Panic Try the Brakes Again Carefully Engage Emergency Brake Downshift Into a Lower Gear Safely […]

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What To Do After A Car Accident



Whether you’ve gotten into a fender bender or totaled your car, accidents are scary. No matter the cause – weather and road conditions, irresponsible driving behavior, or something unforeseen – you should be prepared for any possibility. Even the most careful drivers can be involved in an accident, which is why we’ve provided these nine […]

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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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