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Should I Notify My Insurance Company About a New Puppy?

Having a new puppy join your household can change your life. The snuggles and kisses make getting up in the middle of the night for potty breaks worth it, but in the whirlwind of change, it’s easy to forget some...

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Is your car stocked with winter and year-round necessities?

As we start running the risk of snow, it's a great time to double-check that your car is stocked with all the necessities. Here's a great list to get you started: 1. Flashlight (with spare batteries) – Because sometimes...

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There's a deer in your headlights ... how do you respond?

Deer are everywhere, and with shorter days come more dark hours where it can be tough to avoid them! Many people ask, “What should I do when they jump out in front of me”? Most of the time you can see deer on the side...

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Safety Around Fireplaces

As chilly fall evenings are finally upon us, Your Friends In The Insurance Business at Ieuter Insurance Group are thinking about fireplace safety. Here's some safety tips from our friends at the National Association of...

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Who Needs Cybersecurity Insurance?

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How to Choose the Right Smart Security Camera

A security camera can help protect your property against intruders or provide evidence in the event of a break-in. But with all the technology available today, it can be tough to figure out which smart security camera...

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Pick up your free pumpkin at Ieuter Insurance Group while supplies last!

It's the Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown! 🎃 Wait ... that's not Charlie Brown, it's our own President Cal Ieuter! It's that time of year for the Great Pumpkin Giveaway brought to you by Your Friends In The Insurance...

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Give Blood and Save Lives With Your Friends In The Insurance Business on Sept. 13!

Your Friends In The Insurance Business at Ieuter Insurance Group are proud to be once again partnering with Versiti Blood Center of Michigan for a blood drive on September 13. We asked a few members of the five-gallon...

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Things to Know When Shopping for Home and Auto Insurance

If you’re looking around for home or auto insurance, you may find the process confusing, especially if you’re new to buying coverage and aren’t familiar with the terminology. Here are five essential things you should...

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It’s Back-to-School Time — Is Your House Ready?

We’re not quite sure where summer went, but if you haven’t noticed, the new school year is upon us. And as you get your kids organized and ready, consider doing the same thing for something else - your home. It won’t...

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Enjoy free ORV weekend safely with these ATV safety tips

Both Michigan residents and out-of-state visitors can enjoy DNR-designated routes and trails without purchasing an ORV license or trail permit this weekend (August 20-21, 2022). Here's some tips to enjoy free-ATV...

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Grill Safely With These Outdoor Cooking Tips

Grilling food is a fun pastime, and it’s ideal on those summer days when you don’t want to heat up the kitchen. But every year, there are accidents and home fires because people don’t grill safely. Follow these tips to...

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Post-storm safety and cleanup

Much of our region saw some serious storms come through in the last 24 hours.Severe storms can be frightening-and damaging. Here’s a quick reminder of steps to take after a big storm: Don’t drive after a severe...

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Ride=sharing services present risks for drivers

You may have received an email from Your Friends In The Insurance Business at Ieuter Insurance Group warning you about the risks involved with ride-sharing apps, both for drivers and for passengers. If you have any...

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Simple Household Pest Control Methods

No one likes the thought of having pests in their home, whether they be rodents, cockroaches, ants, or any other common household pests. If pest activity is common in your area, it is important to take steps to prevent...

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Medicare fraud: How to recognize it and prevent it?

Medicare scams are something that often happen to the unsuspecting, and these scammers primarily target the elderly. Scammers will contact you through various means: phone calls, mail, fax, and even door-to-door. The...

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Issues and Insurance Coverage to Consider Before Renting Out Your Home

Issues to Consider Before Renting Out Your Home Renting out your home on a short-term basis while you’re away may seem like an easy way to earn some extra cash. But operating your home as a business, even in short-term...

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Celebrate the holiday safely with these Firework Safety tips


Landscape Maintenance Tips for Your Yard

You've worked hard to create a beautiful garden for your yard, but there is more to yard maintenance than simply mowing the lawn and watering the plants. There are plenty of other tasks you'll need to complete in order...

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Summer heat & fire risks

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All-terrain vehicle safety

It's"three free" weekend June 11-12, when the free off-road-vehicle (ORV) weekend lines up with Summer Free Fishing Weekend, when fishing licenses and the Recreation Passport requirement are waived at Michigan State...

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How to Make Your Family Vacation a Great One

Summer is here, which means it’s time to think about family vacations! (If you haven’t been thinking about them all year, that is.) Or perhaps a friend-cation like the one several Midlanders pictured above took recently...

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How to Ride Your Motorcycle Safely in a Group

Group riding is a favorite activity among many motorcycle riders. Whether you’re part of a riding club, a social event, a charity ride, or out for a leisurely cruise with friends, group riding can be a rewarding way to...

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Avoiding Water Issues in Your Home

Water damage is one of the worst problems that homeowners can run into. Not only can it be incredibly expensive to repair, depending on the extent of the damage, but it can also create the potential for mold and mildew...

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Make a difference with us! Donate blood on May 9

Are you a digitally savvy donor? Donate blood at Ieuter Insurance Group's May 9 Versiti Blood Center of Michigan blood drive and you will be entered into the Donate for Downloads Sweepstakes for a chance to win a $75 e-...

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Keep Your Pets Safe in a Disaster

A safe home, a regular routine, a soft bed – the things that bring you comfort bring your pet comfort, too. It’s so important to give some advance thought to how you’d handle your pet responsibilities during and after a...

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Three Ways to Lower Your Carbon Footprint

April 22 marks the 52nd annual Earth Day, when more than 1 billion people in nearly 200 countries are expected to take part in what the Earth Day Network calls “the largest civic-focused day of action in the world.”...

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What Car Drivers Need to Know about Motorcycles

Spring is here, and we're starting to see more and more motorcycles on the roads. And the key word here is “see.” People driving cars and trucks often fail to notice the motorcyclists around them, partly because they’re...

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Commonly Overlooked Spring Cleaning Tasks

Spring is a common time for people to take on all of the cleaning tasks that they put off during the winter. With the weather getting warmer, it's the perfect time to tackle jobs both inside and outside your home. While...

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What to Consider When Choosing Auto Insurance

Carrying a minimum amount of auto insurance is required by state laws, so you can’t legally drive without it. Yet while the minimum amount keeps your premiums lower, it can also put you at great risk if you have an...

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Spring Cleaning Tips

Spring is a time for new beginnings, and cleaning and organization around the house are very popular this time of year. If you’re ready to tackle the monumental spring cleaning chore, read on for some helpful...

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Upgrading Your Windows - How to Choose What's Best for Your House

You may not give the windows on your home much thought, but they can actually make a big difference not just in your comfort level, but also in the value of your home. You'll have a wide range of options to choose from,...

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What is general liability insurance for?

General liability insurance is crucial if you have a business to protect. If a third party gets hurt and has bodily injury, incurs property damage, or claims to have been damaged by an advertisement that was posted (...

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Why You Need Service Line Coverage

Let’s spare a moment for something most of us use every day yet probably take for granted: our service lines. We rely on them for access to water, electricity, gas, Internet connection, and more, but only think about...

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Should I Buy Rental Car Insurance?

Most personal auto insurance policies cover you for rented vehicles, and they will cover you for the same coverages you have on your personal auto policy. Before renting a car, check first with your agent to see if your...

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Does your nonprofit organization need a non-owned auto insurance policy?

Do you have employees and/or volunteers using their personal vehicles on behalf of your organization for activities such as running errands, performing services, or transporting clients on behalf of your organization?...

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I Just Bought a New Car. What Insurance Coverage Do I Need?

Congratulations! After weeks of research, comparing makes and models, and taking test drives you finally bought that brand-new car you wanted. But before you take that well-deserved road trip, check one more item off...

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Tips for Saving Money on Heating and Cooling Your Home

If you're like most people, you like to keep your home at a comfortable temperature throughout the year. However, running your heater or air conditioner constantly uses a lot of energy, and your electric and gas bills...

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How to Evaluate and Choose Energy-Efficient Appliances

Today's modern appliances are much more energy-efficient than their predecessors, and some are even better than the rest. When shopping for appliances, you'll likely be overwhelmed by choice, so it is important to know...

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Does my Blue Cross Blue Shield coverage include at-home Covid-19 tests?

Your Friends In The Insurance Business at Ieuter Insurance groups have been fielding a few calls from clients with questions about Blue Cross Network's coverage of in-home Covid-19 tests. As of Jan.15, 2022, all...

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Michigan Auto Insurance Refund Frequently Asked Questions Answered

Do you have questions about the refund of $400 per insured vehicle that Michigan policyholders are expected to receive by May 9, 2022? Visit the DIFS website for answers to frequently asked questions, including whether...

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When Roadside Assistance Isn’t Enough

If you’ve ever been stuck on the side of the highway with an RV issue, you know what a life saver roadside assistance can be. Whether you need a battery charged, a tire changed, or a tow you’re often back on the road in...

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