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In 2014 nearly 64,000 fires burned more than 3.5 million acres according to the National Interagency Fire Center. Here are steps you can take to reduce your risk: Clear flammable materials from roof surfaces and gutters. Trim tree limbs to at least 10 feet from any chimney....
A qualified insurance agent will explain in simple terms what’s covered by your policy, what’s not covered, and what you can do to possibly lower your insurance expenses. That’s exactly why AAA has licensed agents at each of our local offices, said David Weber, vice president of...
The timing of a disaster can be difficult, if not impossible, to predict. That’s why it’s important to prepare for the possibility well ahead of time. Whether forced to evacuate because of a power outage, flood or fire, or confined at home to wait out severe weather, you’ll need emergency...

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Does driving a red car raise your insurance rates? Does your homeowners policy cover your valuables? Insurance can seem complex and intimidating, and people sometimes go by hearsay instead of asking their insurance agent. But spending a little time now learning about what’s covered and...
We all remember the tough weather we experienced last winter - and some areas have already seen a repeat performance from Old Man Winter. Is your home ready for cold temperatures and snow? “This time of the year, it’s a good idea to take care of a few simple projects around your home,...
Homeowners insurance helps an insured pay for repairs for covered damage to their home and also helps pay for possessions lost due to fire and other covered perils. In the face of these disasters, though, is everything important to you truly covered? “In the aftermath of a fire or...
No one wants to see their auto insurance premium increase. AAA Western and Central New York advises drivers that there are some precautions they can take to help reduce potential impacts to their wallets. “Being educated about what factors may raise auto insurance rates can help...
Even with a rebounding economy, drivers want to make sure their dollars are taking them as far as possible. AAA Western and Central New York has some simple money-saving tips that insurance consumers can use to help keep some more cash in their wallets. “By making some simple auto...
Understanding your insurance coverage – and the discounts you may or may not be receiving – is critical to getting the best insurance deal, according to AAA. “Although insurance is often a complicated topic, people can save money on their home and auto insurance policies when they...
When it comes to choosing an insurance provider, it’s no secret that there are plenty of options. By spending some time evaluating and researching potential providers, you can successfully navigate through the dozens of choices available to find the one best for you. Though saving...
Some savings can cost you in the long run. Sure, you might save money on your premium with a high deductible policy, but you’ll have to pay more out of pocket if you need to make a claim. Talk to your insurance agent to make sure you are comfortable with your deductible....
The summer tradition of repairs, upgrades and do-it-yourself “adventures” should serve as a reminder to review your homeowner’s policy. That’s because most premiums are based on the replacement value of your home and its contents at the time your policy was purchased. When you upgrade...
Would you be covered if you were found liable for an expensive crash? If you have auto insurance, the liability portion of your policy covers you up to a certain amount. But it’s possible that your liability – covering others’ loss of life, medical bills or car repairs – could exceed that...
This time of the year, deer are more active than usual. These five simple tips can help you avoid deer collisions, according to AAA. Be careful at dawn and dusk. Deer are most active during these times of the day, and driver visibility is poor. Expect them to run. Slow down...
Have you seen our new Ithaca office? Beginning today, AAA’s Travel and Insurance Center in Ithaca has moved to the Threshold Plaza near Tops. This easy-to-find location will help us to provide better service for our members in and around Ithaca. Browse through hundreds of maps...

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