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Car Insurance Bundles

Bundles combine different kinds of insurance, like car and home, within one company-giving you a sweet little discount. Our agents at Masterpole Murphy are real know-it-alls when it comes to protection and saving a buck....

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Essential Fire Safety Tips for Your Home

Taking care of fire safety at home is a key part of managing your household. Each year, fires in residential areas cause significant property damage. However, many of these incidents may be prevented with the right...

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Yard Safety

Backyard entertaining has gotten more elaborate in recent years. Fire pits are helping homeowners extend the Central New York backyard season, and today’s playsets involve more than a simple set of swings and a slide....

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A New College Graduate’s Guide to Insurance

Congratulations! Your child (technically, now an adult) just graduated college and is embarking on the transition into real adult life. For new college graduates, it’s an exciting time filled with many “firsts.” They...

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Everything You Need to Know About Pet Insurance But Were Afraid To Ask

Finding the right pet insurance policy is a lot like housebreaking a puppy: It takes time, patience and knowledge. In fact, with terms such as per condition, per year, lifetime coverage, time limited, coverage reset,...

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Why Did My Homeowners Insurance Go Up In 2024?

A few different factors like inflation, labor shortages, and natural disasters have caused home insurance rate increases across the U.S. this year. - If you've been wondering, "Why did my homeowners insurance go up in...

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Help Keep Teen Drivers Safe with Telematics

As parents, the safety of our teenage drivers is paramount. With road accidents constituting a significant risk for young drivers, leveraging technology to enhance their safety isn't just smart; it's essential....

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Why a basic Homeowners policy isn't always enough

Sometimes, a basic homeowner's policy just isn't enough. So as your career advances and your income increases, it's important to keep your insurance protection up to date. This helps you avoid expensive gaps in coverage...

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Why Are Car Insurance Rates Going Up in 2024?

Several factors, like inflation, supply chain issues, and even climate change, have impacted car insurance rates nationwide in recent years. Over the past year alone, car insurance rates have increased by an average of...

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The Essential Guide to Creating a Home Inventory: Why and How

In the aftermath of an unexpected event, such as a fire, theft, or natural disaster, having a comprehensive home inventory can be a lifeline. This detailed list of your possessions not only aids in the homeowner...

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