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Four Ways You Can Drive More Safely on Florida’s Roads

While Floridians don’t have to cope with driving in extreme winter weather the way other parts of the country do, just like everywhere else, we do have challenges to safe driving. Challenges like distractions, traffic, construction, and yes, weather (think …
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Protect Your Business With Commercial Auto Insurance

If you’re in an accident, the last thing you want to hear is, “I’m sorry, this isn’t covered under your personal auto policy.” That’s the risk you take if you don’t purchase a commercial auto policy for any vehicles you …
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Have a Happy—and Safe—Holiday Season

The holidays are fast approaching, and with them the fun and excitement of getting together with family, traveling, exchanging gifts, and enjoying special holiday traditions. Unfortunately, the holiday season can also be one of increased risks, whether of fire, theft, …
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Does Your Homeowner’s Insurance Come Up Short?

Your homeowner’s insurance policy is a key piece of your financial safety net. Not only does it cover what is probably your most valuable asset, your home itself, it also covers what’s inside your home—or does it?   Here are …
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Insure Your Rig: Commercial Trucking Insurance

Whether you’re an independent owner-operator, or you manage a fleet of trucks, Lakewood Financial can provide all your commercial trucking insurance needs. We cover all types of trucks, including tractor trucks, tow trucks, box trucks, and dump trucks.   Commercial …
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Protect Yourself and Your Business From Cyber Security Threats

You’ve probably read about data breaches at large companies such as Equifax, Target, and Home Depot as well as other types of cyber security breaches. But did you know that small businesses and even individuals are also at risk and …
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Affordable Car Insurance for Your Teen Driver

Your teenager just got his driver’s license. How exciting—and how expensive!   There’s no way around it. Teen drivers do cause the family’s car insurance premiums to go up, because statistically immature drivers are at higher risk for accidents. Teen …
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If Lightning Strikes, Are You Covered?

Even if you’re new to the Bradenton/Sarasota area, you’re probably already familiar with our frequent thunderstorms. After all, the Sunshine State could just as well be called the Lightning State—Florida experiences an average of 3,500 cloud to ground lightning flashes …
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Insurance and Your College Student

Congratulations—your child is going off to college! While you’re packing up your student’s belongings and offering last minute advice, take a few minutes to think about how this new adventure affects your own and your college student’s unique insurance needs. …
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Hot Tips for Staying Cool—Don’t Let Summer Heat Make You Sick

We all love to play outdoors during the summer—the kids are out of school, we have more time to enjoy our toys and take vacations. But while you’re having fun in the sun, remember to take some common sense heat …
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