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March 10th, 2014 by John W. Neighbarger Insurance Agency

The Difference between Regular and Premium Gas

Most people are clear on which type of gas their car needs. But not as many are clear on the differences between regular and premium gas. What’s the difference? One obvious difference is the price—premium fuel typically costs about 20 cents more per gallon than regular gas. Premium fuel also comes with a higher octane level—92 or 93 compared to 87 for regular gas. (You... Read Article

Boating with Dogs: Expert Shares Top 10 Water Safety Tips

Pets are members of our family and more often than ever they go wherever we go – even for an outing on the water. Whether your boat passengers have four legs or two, you’ll want to do all that you can to keep everyone safe as you sail or motor across the surf. To compile a list of the top boater safety tips, we asked... Read Article

Six Questions to Ask an Insurance Agent

When your life changes, your insurance often needs to change with it. Yet it’s not always clear what kind of protection you, your family or your business really need. Enter your insurance agent. He or she is there to help you get everything squared away. Not sure how to start? Here are six questions to ask an insurance agent. 1. Do I need additional insurance if I’m... Read Article

Driving Tips to Stay Safe During Your Summer Vacation

Longer days, warm, sunny weather, and roads free of snow and ice make summer the perfect time for vacation road trips. In fact, Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) statistics reveal that more fatal traffic crashes occur over the summer months than over the winter months. Contributing factors to the increase in serious accidents during the summer include congested roads due to vacation travel with... Read Article

How to Cash in on the Gig Economy

There’s an exciting career revolution taking place – say hello to the “gig economy,” a booming new job market characterized by workers who call their own shots, set their own schedules and control their own destinies. Nowadays more and more Americans are becoming a part of this employment shift. In fact, according to a CareerBuilder survey, 29 percent of workers have some sort of side... Read Article