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Make Home Safety a Priority While You’re Away for the Holidays

Nov 7 2014 The holidays can be a great time to get out of town to visit family you rarely get to see, hit the slopes or flee to the beach. Regardless of how you spend your time away, you need to ensure your house stays safe while... more

Protect Your Most Cherished Possessions

May 30 2014 If you're like most people, there are certain items you own that you can't imagine ever losing - possessions you deeply cherish or those that would be impossible to replace due to the cost of re-purchasing them or... more

A Little Extra Caution Can Go a Long Way While Driving at Night

Apr 4 2014 While fall and winter have their own pleasures, longer nights mean increased danger on the roads. You might think you drive just as well at night, but consider this: Even though nighttime driving accounts for just 23%... more

Home Security Tips

Mar 10 2014 Everyone wants to keep their home safe from burglars or intruders, but not everyone wants to have an alarm system installed. There are plenty of people who prefer the do-it-yourself route, whether it's home improvement... more

A Different Season Means Different Dangers For Motorcyclists

Oct 4 2013 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... more

When Things go BOOM in the Night - Fireworks Safety

Jul 1 2013 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... more

A Time to Celebrate Mothers

May 1 2013 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 Independent Group Agency, we thought it would be fun to give you... more

It's Time for Spring Cleaning!

Apr 1 2013 Spring is a time of new beginnings in California - 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 Independent Group Agency, some of... more

Get Ready to Safely 'Spring Forward'

Mar 1 2013 Daylight Saving Time begins Sunday, March 10, 2013, for most places in the United States, so don't forget to set your clock forward one hour. We here at Independent Group Agency want to remind you it's also a great time... more

Be the Pinnacle of Health & Wellness This Winter

Feb 1 2013 It goes without saying that keeping yourself and your family healthy through the winter months in California can be a challenge. When you combine chillier temps, housebound days - not to mention kids passing around... more

Make Sure Your Holidays Stay Happy … and Safe

Dec 3 2012 You'll no doubt hear the phrase "Happy Holidays!" about a thousand times over the next month. Here at Independent Group Agency, we'd like to change that a little bit: "Happy - and Safe - Holidays!" While the holidays... more

Halloween Safety: Be Ready When the Little Goblins Come Out

Oct 2 2012 It's a night full of treats for both kids and adults in Encino. But a number of factors - including lots of people walking in the dark, the threat of wet and stormy weather, strangers coming to your door - mean that... more

When the Kids Head for College, Put “Insurance 101" on Your Class List

Sep 5 2012 It's an exciting time when your child heads off to college. Whether they're attending school in California or have moved all the way across the country, there were a ton of things to get done last month, but did you... more

A Home Inventory Will Help You Know What You Own

Jun 1 2012 Why should I have a home inventory? - Your furniture and appliances, clothing, sports or hobby equipment, and electronic goods are all regarded as personal property. Like many people in California, you may own much more... more

Be Safe on Your Motorcycle

Apr 2 2012 To stay safe on Encino streets, you need the right skills to control your ride, and the best safety equipment for just-in-case. Independent Group Agency cares about your safety - so keep these helpful tips in mind when... more

Things to Keep in Mind When Buying a Car

Jan 3 2012 Buying a new car is an exciting time - but it can also be stressful. After all, you're trying to get the best deal on price, while also deciding on the make, model and features you need. We can't really help you become... more

Is Your Home Energy Efficient?

Dec 1 2011 Drafty windows. Leaky faucets. Dirty air filters. All are common issues here in California, and they're not only annoying - they also cost you money in decreased energy efficiency and higher utility bills. Would you... more

Saving Money on Classic Car Insurance in California

Aug 1 2011 How much you pay for insurance depends on many factors. Following the suggestions below may help you lower the cost of your classic car or collector vehicle insurance in California. Before you buy If you're thinking of... more

More Than a Tarp to Keep Your Boat Covered

Jul 1 2011 Whether you own a Jet Ski, a small ski boat, fishing boat, or a 26 foot cruiser, knowing that you're covered by the right insurance should give you the peace of mind to relax and enjoy every minute on the water. What We... more

RV & Motorhome Safety Tips

May 2 2011 Avoid any delays and unexpected problems when you take your RV or motorhome out for what should be a relaxing trip. Follow some of our suggestions below, and consider investing in some maintenance and safety classes to... more

Living on Shaky Ground in Encino

Apr 1 2011 Believe it or not, every state in the U.S. has some degree of risk from earthquakes, including California. If you live in an area susceptible to earthquakes, make sure you speak with us in order to determine whether you... more

Suggestions For Dealing With a Water Emergency

Feb 1 2011 It's happened. There's water everywhere - in your walls, under your carpets and soaking into your belongings. Whether caused by a burst pipe, a broken water heater or flooding, there are things you can do immediately to... more

Figure Out Your Car Insurance Needs

Jan 3 2011 When choosing car insurance, you want complete coverage for the best price. There's a lot to think about when choosing your car insurance. In some states, to license your car you must: Carry liability coverage for... more



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