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Life insurance Q&A with AIS personal lines agent Tracy Hartman

Tracy Hartman joined Advanced Insurance Solutions as a personal lines agent. A 10-year veteran of the insurance industry, she has a particular interest in life insurance. She explains her philosophy and the importance...

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5 smart phone apps for a safer, healthier, more economical holiday season

Smart phone apps are available by the millions, with more coming all the time. But research shows that Americans have a limited appetite for them. On average, according to Nielsen, U.S. smart phone users accessed 26.7...

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Bringing 'Hope' to the world's impoverished

In the East African country of Burundi, poverty abounds. But a couple with six children takes out a loan from the savings group to which they belong to expand their small farm and tailoring business. In Moldova, one of...

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Get ready for winter with a car emergency kit

Santa's checking his list, and he's checking it twice. But we're not talking about what all of the children want for Christmas. We're referring to the list of things he needs to ensure safe travel on Dec. 24, such as...

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Oh, deer: Here’s how to reduce the risk of a costly collision with Pennsylvania’s state animal

It doesn't get any more Pennsylvania than Perry Como, the pride of Canonsburg, Washington County, crooning "Home for the Holidays." "I met a man who lives in Tennessee, and he was headin' for, Pennsylvania and some...

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Keeping up to speed on antique and classic auto insurance

For several days each October, the Sweetest Place on Earth becomes the place for eyeing one sweet ride after another. Hershey annually welcomes the Antique Auto Club of America's Eastern Fall Meet, which describes...

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8 scenarios for which you need life insurance

If someone will suffer financially when you die, then you probably need life insurance. It provides cash to your family after your death. Known as the "death benefit," it replaces your income and can help your family...

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4 insurance tips if your child is going to college

You had a talk with your college-bound son or daughter about making wise decisions in their lives. Now also is a good time to have a conversation with your insurance agent. A child leaving home has implications for his...

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Jaci’s mission trip to the jungle of Ecuador

Jaci Wildner has been volunteering since she was a high school student in Lewisberry, York County, with organizations such as Big Brothers Big Sisters and Habit for Humanity. She also has traveled extensively, both as a...

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Fiduciary liability: Make sure you're covered or you could wind up looking like this guy

With so many necessary insurance coverages to consider, a busy business owner and/or executive might overlook or minimize the importance of fiduciary liability. Warning: An oversight or misstep in this area is like a...

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