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How about insurance incentives for bicycling?

Among my many ponderings about cycling and bike commuting, one topic that bugs me on a semi-annual basis is why I am not eligible to get a lower auto insurance rate for commuting to/from work so often by bicycle? In … Continue reading

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Oh deer! States with most/least vehicle-deer wrecks

Below is an interesting map and accompanying table prepared by State Farm Insurance on the most and least likely states for you to be involved in a vehicle-deer collision. Unfortunately, this is one ranking it would be nice to see … Continue reading

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Taxes are a form of insurance

While everyone, including me, has grumbled about paying their taxes from time to time, that does not mean they are unnecessary. ¬†Taxes play a vital role in the provision of services at all levels of government. Personally, I like to … Continue reading

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