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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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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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