Insurance News

Vacation Travel Smarts Part One

June 3, 2015

We here at Cities Insurance Group want your vacation to be relaxing. It’s a getaway from work, not to mention your day-to-day life. So we’ve got some tips – from packing smart to protecting yourself from pickpockets – to make your trip the best it can be. Before you go Even if you’re only headed…

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Boating Safety Guide

May 20, 2015

How smooth is the sailing in America’s waters? According to the United States Coast Guard, there were almost 4,600 boating accidents in 2011, resulting in $52 million in property damage, 3,081 injuries, and more than 758 fatalities. Safety starts with planning, and this is true of boaters looking to chart a course to a safer boating…

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Summer Boating Safety

May 14, 2015

Every summer, our team gets calls from customers after a fun weekend on the water takes a turn for the worse. Often, these accidents could have been prevented with just a few simple precautions. Here are a few tips we like – courtesy of our partners at Safeco. Don’t let an accident wreck your fun!…

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Hail Storm Safety

May 12, 2015

Staying safe on the road during a hailstorm It may sound surprising, but there are approximately 3,000 hailstorms in the United States each year. The size of hail can widely vary – from golf-ball size to softball size. And when it starts building up size, hail can cause not just severe property and vehicle damage,…

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Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

May 6, 2015

Having trouble dreaming up a special idea for a Mother’s Day gift this year?  The second Sunday in May is fast approaching, and while traditional gifts like flowers, jewelry and breakfast in bed are always appreciated, why not give mom a gift that gives back this year… one that makes not just her day, but that of someone…

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Prom and Graduation Safety

April 27, 2015

Teen driving tips to keep prom and graduation safe High school is full of defining moments for Quad Cities teens and two of the highlights for most are prom and graduation. However, this time of year often sees other, more tragic defining moments – serious car accidents involving teens who are distracted or even under…

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Tornado Truths

April 9, 2015

Tornadoes have caused severe and irreparable damage to tens of thousands of Americans and their property in recent years. On top of the physical and emotional fallout, many have also lost their lives as a direct result of a tornado. Although you can never control the weather or the outcome of a destructive storm, there…

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College Graduation Insurance Tips

April 1, 2015

College graduation is an exciting time for students and their parents alike.  And, while it’s easy to be immersed in graduation parties and focused on first-job jitters, it’s a time of major transitions and big decisions, and it’s essential to prepare graduates for what comes next.One area new college graduates need to address is insurance.  As insurance…

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Spring Motorcycle

March 26, 2015

Is a motorcycle right for you? As springtime approaches, you probably notice something in addition to the warmer weather and blooming flowers: more motorcycles on the roads of Iowa and Illinois. Riding looks like a lot of fun, doesn’t it? Just imagine heading down I80 with the sun shining and the road stretching out to…

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Spring Cleaning Tips

March 17, 2015

Spring cleaning tips from Cities Insurance Group Of course, because spring is a time for new beginnings, cleaning and organization around the house are very popular this time of year. If you’re ready to tackle that monumental chore, read on for some helpful information. (And if you’re so tidy and organized throughout the year that…

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