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Buying Commercial Trucking Insurance: What You Need to Get Started

One of the most important steps in running a commercial trucking business is purchasing adequate insurance, tailored to your needs, at the best rate possible. But because of the nature of the risk, insurance for your trucking business will likely …
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Buying a Home? Don’t Skip the Home Inspection

When you’re buying a home, there are many decisions and expenses to take into consideration. While it may be tempting to waive the home inspection contingency to make your offer more attractive to the seller or to save money, most …
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Assignment of Benefits Abuse Continues to Expand

Florida consumers pay some of the highest insurance premiums in the country for auto and homeowners insurance, and it’s not because we are worse drivers or live in a state where hurricanes are prevalent. A major contributor to our higher …
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Distractions and Driving Don’t Mix

We’ve all done it. We hear the telltale ping or ring of our cell phone while driving. Surely it will be OK just to sneak a peek at the screen to see who is trying to reach us? Maybe even …
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Truckers: Protect Yourself From Gaps in Insurance Coverage

  The demand for commercial truck drivers is high right now, and many new truckers are hitting the roads. If you’re new to commercial trucking, you may not know what insurance coverage you should have (check out some basic information …
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Commercial Insurance Spotlight: Long-Haul Trucking Insurance

The trucking industry keeps goods moving all over the United States, and long-haul trucking jobs are expected to grow six percent from 2016 to 2026. That’s a lot of trucks on the road—and sadly, accidents happen. And when a semi-truck …
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Show Your Home Some Love With These Maintenance Tasks

Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching and love is in the air! Once you’ve taken care of your significant other, why not show your home some love? Maintaining your home can save you money, hassles—and maybe even a homeowners insurance claim! …
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We Can Insure That! Let Lakewood Financial Help With Specialty Insurance Coverage

You already know Lakewood Financial can get you great deals on your homeowners, car, and business insurance (and if you don’t, contact us today for a free quote!). But what if you buy a recreational vehicle, boat, or personal watercraft? …
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Stock Your Car With a Roadside Emergency Kit

Even though you take good care of your car, you never know when an emergency will arise. Stocking your car with a roadside emergency kit will may help you get back on the road more quickly if you have a …
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Start the Year Right With Insurance Savings

Shopping for insurance is no one’s idea of a good time, but here at Lakewood Financial, we try to make it as simple, painless and cost-effective as possible. We are an all-lines, local independent agency, based in Bradenton, and we: …
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