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  • February Titles to Watch

    For all our Netflix, Hulu & Amazon TV Lovers, Enjoy February from Matt Lohoefer Insurance Your Independent Insurance Agent! Everything Coming to Netflix, Amazon, and Hulu in February 2018

    February 7, 2018

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    Protect yourself from Carbon Monoxide—at Home and Work

    Every year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, hundreds of people in the U.S. die from carbon-monoxide (CO) poisoning—and the invisible, odorless gas sickens thousands more. The numbers seem even more tragic when you consider that most of these deaths and illnesses are preventable. Here are tips from the Consumer Product Safety […]

    February 5, 2018

  • The Top 10 Movies to Watch Before the Oscars Air in March

    By: Riley Heruska Every year, the same thing happens: the Academy Awards are aired, and even though you camp out to watch the winners accept their golden prizes and make speeches, you feel a little guilty because you’ve only watched two of the movies on the nominee list. Enough of that. This year, check out […]

    January 25, 2018

  • We Asked, You Voted: This Is Plano’s Favorite Fitness Center

    By: Riley Heruska A few weeks ago, we asked our Plano BubbleLife members to name their favorite fitness centers. People submitted yoga studios, gyms, dance facilities, and more. Today, we’re announcing the submission that received the most votes. And the winner is… Fit4Mom Stroller Strides with an impressive 59 percent of the vote! Congrats to all the nominees […]

    January 25, 2018

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    How to Keep Your Trees Healthy — and Upright

    They’re trees. And as with so many things in life, proper maintenance is critical. Keeping your trees healthy will allow you to continue to enjoy them and their benefits — one of which is providing enough oxygen for four people every day! Maintenance also will reduce the risk of a tree falling on your home […]

    January 16, 2018

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    Tips for Buying a Safe Car

    You’ve heard all the talk about driverless cars — but unfortunately, we’re still years away from living in a world where you just tell your car where to go, kick back and relax with a book (or, more likely, your phone). But even though our driverless future has yet to arrive, and you still have […]

    January 3, 2018

  • Emergency Kit

    How to Create an Emergency Survival Kit

      If a massive disaster wiped out power to your region right now, with no hope of recovery for at least several days, would you be ready? Would you have a way to connect with your family? Would you have enough nonperishable food for everyone? In short, do you have the right plan and supplies […]

    December 11, 2017

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    Why Today’s Homes Burn Faster

    From building materials to furnishings, many of the things in your home likely aren’t as flame-resistant as those from yesteryear. A fire in a modern home is a “perfect storm,” according to safety consulting and certification company UL (Underwriters Laboratories). Larger homes, more open layouts, new construction materials and other factors mean fires burn more […]

    November 27, 2017

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    Ride Safe with These Motorcycling Tips

    Motorcycle riders are far more likely than people in cars to be seriously injured or killed in a crash — but keeping safety in mind can reduce your risk. There are many benefits to motorcycles — they get great gas mileage, they can make your commute easier, and it’s almost never a problem finding a […]

    November 6, 2017

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    How to Lower Your Auto Insurance Bill

    It’s easy to lower your insurance costs — especially if you have a great driving record, or don’t mind having higher deductibles. Who doesn’t want to pay less for car insurance? Billions of dollars are spent on ad campaigns to convince you to “switch and save” — but the truth is, many people can find […]

    October 23, 2017