Archive for the ‘friday filmstrips’ Category

Video: Distracted Walking

October 5th, 2012 by | Comments Off | Filed in advice and how-tos, auto insurance, friday filmstrips

Recently we shared a news article about the dangers of Distracted Walking, and how that affects drivers. This week, we’re sharing a video on the same subject. We love our smartphones, but we believe there are times and places when it’s best to unplug, and put the phone away.

(Video courtesy of the Associated Press)

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Video: Flood Insurance PSA

August 31st, 2012 by | Comments Off | Filed in flood insurance, friday filmstrips

We know! We talked about flood insurance last week, but it’s an important issue, especially with the likelihood of El Nino forming within the next few months and the potential for California and much of the southwest to end up drenched as a result. This FEMA PSA about flood insurance is from 2009, but it’s still incredibly relevant.


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Friday Filmstrips: Why Tornado Insurance Matters

March 9th, 2012 by | Comments Off | Filed in friday filmstrips, homeowners insurance

This video from Fox News shows the aftermath of a recent tornado in Henryville. It talks about issues with utilities and water safety, and even how you have to prove that you live there in order to enter. Will the right kind of homeowners insurance prevent such a disaster? No. But it will give you the financial boost you need in order to literally rebuild your life.

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Thursday Filmstrip: Century 21 Superbowl Commercial

February 2nd, 2012 by | Comments Off | Filed in friday filmstrips, homeowners insurance, insurance news

This Sunday is the 2012 Superbowl. It’s a day of fun, family, and food, and even if you’re not particularly interested in the game itself, chances are you’re tuning in to watch the commercials.

This one is from Century 21 – we’re sharing it because we think it’s a great ad, but also because we want to remind you that when you buy a new home, you also have to shop for homeowners insurance – you can’t have one without the other.

In any case, enjoy the video, and the game.

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Merry Christmas from

December 19th, 2011 by | Comments Off | Filed in friday filmstrips, homeowners insurance

Ah, December! The fresh scents of cranberry and pine. The anticipation of small children. The scent of burning wiring and scorched walls – okay, well, maybe not the last bit. We wish you a happy and safe holiday season, and offer this video about holiday fire safety, from State Farm – we’re sure your own homeowners insurance company probably agrees with their advice:

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Wednesday Filmstrip: Renters Insurance

November 9th, 2011 by | Comments Off | Filed in friday filmstrips, insurance facts, renters insurance

Even renters need insurance to cover their belongings. This video explains exactly how to purchase renters insurance, and what extras you may want to consider.

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Friday Filmstrip: French Health Care

October 7th, 2011 by | Comments Off | Filed in alternative health plans, friday filmstrips, health care reform, health insurance, insurance news, insurance specialists

As health care remains a hot-button issue in our government and with our current crop of political candidates, it’s interesting to look at health care around the world. Here’s a video – admittedly three years old – which looks at the French health care system, which is often considered the best in the world.

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