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Make Sure Your Pets Travel Well for the Holidays

The holiday season is here - time to eat good food and join together with loved ones. For many who have families far away, this is also is the time to pack up and get out of Kansas. If you are gearing up to travel and...

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A Different Season Means Different Dangers For Motorcyclists

Fall is a wonderful time to be outside on your bike, thanks to the crisp, cool weather and changing colors of the landscape. Staying safe on the road in autumn requires some special precautions, however. Because we at...

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It Can Wait Campaign

75% of teens say texting while driving is common among their friends. 100,000 crashes a year involve drivers who are texting. It's always a great time to remind students (and ourselves!) to drive safely, and avoid...

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Insurance Updates - Fall 2013

Roof and Coverage Updates - Some important changes for roofs have continued to come up over the last year. Older roofs are getting tougher to re-quote. Many carriers are electing to avoid issuing replacement policies...

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Back to School Safety Reminders

The end of summer in Kansas means many things, such as cooler weather, shorter days and ... the start of football! But most important, it means kids are headed back to school. And that means we all should be extra...

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Flood Insurance - What You Should Know

You've probably heard this horror story before - someone loses a home due to a flood and learns after the fact that standard homeowners insurance doesn't cover flood damage. At Blue Valley Insurance we want you to be...

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When Things go BOOM in the Night - Fireworks Safety

For most of us, the Fourth of July is a time to enjoy the company of family and friends, having fun and creating memories - whether at home or away But for some families, the holiday is a nightmare. Each year, homes in...

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Do You Own a Classic Car of the Future?

There's nothing quite like driving a speedy, shiny classic car that turns heads and starts conversations. In fact, the beauty and elegance of old collectibles - like the 1964 Aston Martin DB5, the 1963 Corvette Sting...

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A Time to Celebrate Mothers

As the second Sunday of May nears, it's time to think of ways to celebrate mothers - although, of course, that's a worthy pursuit at any time of year! At Blue Valley Insurance, we thought it would be fun to give you a...

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It's Time for Spring Cleaning!

Spring is a time of new beginnings in Overland Park - and now is a great time to take on some cleaning and organization tasks around your home. If you're anything like many of us here at Blue Valley Insurance, some of...

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Be the Pinnacle of Health & Wellness This Winter

It goes without saying that keeping yourself and your family healthy through the winter months in Overland Park can be a challenge. When you combine chillier temps, housebound days - not to mention kids passing around...

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Love Your Valentine's Day Gift? Insure It!

Those who don't buy shiny things for Valentine's Day may prefer other types of valuables, such as electronics, artwork, antiques, wine and furs. All totaled Valentine's Day spending will tally approximately $17.6...

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Three Insurance Resolutions for the New Year

Some people vow to exercise more, or to quit smoking or to read more books, and these are all admirable New Year's resolutions. But what about resolutions that help provide you with peace of mind, more protection and a...

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Insurance Updates - Winter 2013

As you may have noticed, home premiums are continuing to rise. Travelers has taken increases every year for the last 4 years. Ironically, they are still competitive in most cases. My other carriers have also taken rate...

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Protect Your Motorhome and RV From the Cold

If you're a snowbird and you're headed away from the cold this winter to a sunnier and warmer spot, you can move on to the next article. Just know that we here at Blue Valley Insurance wish you a safe journey - and that...

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