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How Your Homeowners Insurance Keeps Working, Even When You’re on Vacation

While you’re making plans for a summer vacation, packing up the kids, and making arrangements for the dog, the last thing on your mind might be your homeowners insurance. You can rest assured that even though you’re on vacation, your …
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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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Boat Insurance – Boat Safe This Summer

It’s easy to see why Florida is the number one boating destination in the United States—we have thousands of miles of tidal shoreline, Intracoastal Waterways, lakes, and rivers to explore. The waters around Sarasota are especially beautiful, and boaters can go …
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Five Things to Do Now to Prepare for Hurricane Season

The start of the 2017 hurricane season is just 10 days away. Are you ready? If you’ve lived in Florida for any length of time, you know how much havoc a storm can cause. Better to spend an hour or …
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Think You Don’t Need Renters Insurance? Think Again!

Renting a place rather than buying can make good financial sense for many reasons. But what if a fire damages your apartment, or a leaky roof saturates your furniture? Who would pay for your damaged belongings? If you think it’s …
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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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Improving Your Home? Don’t Forget to Upgrade Your Insurance

Spring weather has many of us thinking about home and landscape improvements. But It’s a perfect time of year to spruce up our surroundings, and prepare for the coming heat, humidity, and summer storms.If you’re planning renovations or landscaping projects …
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When Words Can Get You Sued: Protect Yourself From Personal Injury Lawsuits

  A few hasty words can cost you—especially if those words are in writing. Many people, especially children and teenagers, don’t realize that posting something negative and potentially damaging about a person, business, or organization can leave them open to …
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Protect Your Assets With an Umbrella Policy

It only takes a moment for an accident to happen and for your life to change. In today’s litigious world, if you’re responsible for an accident, you could find yourself being sued and your auto or homeowners policy limits aren’t …
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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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