Five Simple Ways to Lower Your Car Insurance Bill

Money is always tight, especially during the holiday season. The last thing you want is to spend any more than you have to on your car insurance. Aside from the obvious thing—maintaining a clean driving record—is there anything else you …
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Prevent Accidents With Basic Car Maintenance

Whether you do it yourself or hire a trusted mechanic, regular basic car maintenance not only keeps your vehicle running well and safely, it also may prevent an accident. Since every vehicle is different, be sure to read your owner’s …
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Safe Driving Tips for Rainy Days

In the South, over 90 percent of weather-related crashes occur on wet pavement, according to the Federal Highway Administration. We here in Bradenton and Sarasota are certainly familiar with navigating frequent summer storms, so Lakewood Financial would like to offer …
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Lakewood Financial Serves Standard and Non-Standard Risks

Independent insurance agencies, like Lakewood Financial, sometimes have the reputation of specializing in non-standard drivers who have risk factors that make it hard to get insurance at standard or preferred rates—factors such as accidents or a blemished driving record. While …
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So You’re About to Buy Your First Car Insurance Policy…

Congratulations! Becoming an independent adult can be both exciting and scary. Finding your first job and apartment are milestones to be proud of. Buying your first car insurance policy? That can be a milestone, too, as it’s one more step …
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Three Reasons to Choose Lakewood Financial Insurance For Your Insuring Needs

We know buying insurance can sometimes be a confusing and frustrating experience. Sorting through coverage, deciding what you need and finding a cost-effective policy can be challenging. That’s where going with an independent agency like Lakewood Financial Insurance can really help …
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Wrap Up 2016 With an Insurance Review

Because insurance is an important part of your financial life, it’s good to review your policies from time to time to be sure your coverage remains in line with your assets and liabilities.
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Should You Drop Comprehensive and Collision Coverage on Your Older Vehicle?

While we generally don’t recommend dropping insurance coverage, there may be an instance where it makes financial sense: If you have an older vehicle and do not make payments on it, you may want to consider reducing or dropping your …
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Haunted Hazards: Avoiding Halloween Havoc

Your insurance should cover any major Halloween mishaps, but you don’t want to have to make a claim if you don’t have to. To keep Halloween from becoming a horror, here are some tips to protect you, your pets, and your property this Halloween.
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Back-to-School Safe-Driving Tips

Florida roads are about to get a little trickier to navigate as many of our children go back to school Aug. 10.  More vehicles, bikes, and pedestrians will be taking to the road during the before- and after-school hours, and …
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