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Looking at a new piece of jewelry? Make sure to look at your insurance, too

Whether it’s a gift from someone special or a gift to yourself, a new piece of jewelry can bring some sparkle to your life. However, many people who find themselves victimized by burglars—or a fire or some other...

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Is your home as efficient as it could be? An energy audit can tell you

Drafty windows. Leaky faucets. Dirty air filters. All are common issues in homes across the country, and they’re not just annoying-they also cost you money in decreased energy efficiency and higher bills. The U.S....

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Keep Pets Happy and Safe on Vacation

You’re not just imagining it—a lot of people are traveling with their pets these days. According to a TripAdvisor survey of more than 1,000 travelers, 53% of those responding said they take their pets on vacation, and...

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Five Common (and Potentially Costly) Homeowner Mistakes

Owning a home is usually a great experience. But it can also be a hassle, especially when unexpected issues pop up-whether you have a minor breakdown or a major catastrophe, it’s almost certainly going to require time...

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Five Ways to Protect Your Personal Electronic Data

Online data breaches are just an unfortunate fact of life now-as the New York Times put it, you might as well assume that your personal information has been taken, because cyberattacks happen all the time. That’s why we...

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Let's Keep Our Lawns and Ourselves Safe

For many of our neighbors, summer means more than sunshine and vacations. It also means working in the yard – often with tools that can be dangerous if not used properly. Each year about 400,000 people are treated for...

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6 Tips for Getting to Work on Two Wheels

Did you know that hundreds of thousands of people in the United States commute to work by bicycle, according to the U.S. Census Bureau? That’s a lot of cars off the road each day, a lot of gasoline saved and a ton of...

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Essential Safety Tips for Nighttime Boating

If you own a boat (or better yet, as the joke goes, you know someone with a boat), you’ve probably thought about spending some evenings on the water - especially in the summertime. It’s a great thought, of course. But,...

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Summer Driving Tips

Summer’s almost here. The sun will come out of hiding, and people will, too. As crowds swell at the beach, in parks, and even on roadways, it all makes for some challenging driving conditions. More people are out and...

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Protecting Your Home: Understanding Your Home Insurance Policy

As a homeowner, one of the most important aspects of your home isn’t something you use daily. And it isn’t something flashy you show off to friends. It’s your homeowners insurance policy, and it protects you in more...

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Do I Need to Tell My Insurance Company If My Dog Bites Someone?

You probably don’t think your dog would ever bite someone, let alone cause a serious injury. But dog bites are more common than you might realize-4.5 million occur every year in the U.S., according to the Centers for...

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Protect yourself from Carbon Monoxide at Home and at Work

Every year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, hundreds of people in the U.S. die from carbon-monoxide (CO) poisoning-and the invisible, odorless gas sickens thousands more. The numbers seem...

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Simple Water Heater Check Can Prevent Unexpected Leaks and Water Damage

It takes only a few minutes but most homeowners don’t know to do it. A brief inspection of your water heater pipes can reveal an obvious trouble-sign and possibly a significant problem. A quick look will show if there...

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Insuring Jewelry: How to Know if Your Coverage is Enough

A ring from a loved one. A bracelet handed down through generations. A watch or necklace marking a special occasion. Every reason you treasure a piece of fine jewelry is a reason it should be insured. However, calling...

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Tips for Buying a Safe Car

You’ve heard all the talk about driverless cars - but unfortunately, we’re still years away from living in a world where you just tell your car where to go, kick back and relax with a book (or, more likely, your phone)....

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Why Today’s Homes Burn Faster

From building materials to furnishings, many of the things in your home likely aren’t as flame-resistant as those from yesteryear. A fire in a modern home is a “perfect storm,” according to safety consulting and...

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How to Lower Your Auto Insurance Bill

It’s easy to lower your insurance costs - especially if you have a great driving record, or don’t mind having higher deductibles. Who doesn’t want to pay less for car insurance? Billions of dollars are spent on ad...

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Do You Need Umbrella Insurance?

One of the most certain things in life is uncertainty. Your dog could bite the neighbor’s kid. Your teen driver could hit a cyclist. A guest could fall down your stairs. A rainy morning commute on worn-out tires could...

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Three Ways a Pool May Affect Your Homeowners Insurance

That oh-so-covetable experience of taking a dip in your very own pool? Millions of American households enjoy it, at least when the weather’s nice. With the summer heat ratcheting up, you may be coming down with a...

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Easy to Forget Cleaning Projects

As a busy homeowner, it's easy to fall into the trap of pushing off tasks that maintain the long-term value of your home in favor of more pressing problems. That’s OK, to a point, as certain house-cleaning projects...

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Heavy Rain? Be on the Lookout for Heavy Damage

Your home protects you from the elements, but heavy rains can weaken that protection. With a little maintenance and a lot of vigilance, it’s not hard to stay safe and dry. Spring rainstorms are a fact of life in many...

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Want a Safer Home? Consider these Inexpensive Fixes

Home improvement: It’s a never-ending process for many people, and for those of us who aren’t necessarily handy, it can be a hassle, too. But there are plenty of simple maintenance tasks and other improvements you can...

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Help Your Dog Love Apartment Living

Apartment living can have many advantages: low maintenance, close to work and entertainment, and ease of changing residence. But, if you’re a dog owner, apartment living can present some difficulties. You probably won’t...

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Love Bites – Get Umbrella Coverage

In today’s economy, everyone is pinching pennies. So why worry about umbrella coverage? Shouldn’t a home and auto policy leave you adequately covered? Unfortunately, we live in a world of lawsuits. Large damages can be...

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Teen Driving Safety

Talking to Your Teen About Safe Driving When teens begin to drive, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the National Safety Council, the sobering statistics start to pile up:Car...

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Car Shopping With Safety in Mind

You’ve heard all the talk about driverless cars. Yet we’re still years away from living in a world where you can just tell your car where to go and then kick back and relax with a book or your phone. Even still,...

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7 Driving Habits That Are Bad for Your Car

No matter how safe you are behind the wheel, you’ve probably done things like: Shift into drive while the car is still rolling backward. Ride the brakes on steep hills. Roll into the gas station on empty. Guilty? If so,...

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Burglary Prevention: Should You Leave the Lights On?

It seems like a no-brainer to leave the lights on outside your home to deter burglars while you’re away (or even while you’re asleep). But does that really work? Or is it just a waste of electricity — particularly this...

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Fall 2016 Newsletter

BBA: Through the years - The Brilling Story Abe I. Brilling, grandfather of Jerry, started Abe I. Brilling Insurance Agency in 1933. In 1948, Abe's son-in-law, Leon Nagid, came into the agency and worked with Abe until...

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Which Home Alarms Do You Need?

Technology has made home alarms of all kinds — from security to smoke, radon to radiation — more accessible than ever. Many of them can be configured to work together, and some even alert you to trouble through your...

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Device Insurance: Cover Your Personal Electronics With the Policy You Already Have

It seems everyone these days has a smartphone. Or a smart TV, a tablet, or an ebook reader. Or all of the above – and more. When you add it all up, you may find you have thousands and thousands of dollars tied up in...

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How to Deal With Road Rage

Have you ever noticed that, with roadway anger, it’s always the other guy’s fault? And, it very well could be. The thing is, you can’t control how other people drive. But, you can control how you respond to situations...

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Safety Tips for Your Summer Swims

When the sun is out and the weather’s warm, people flock to the water — whether it’s the beach, a lake, a river or a backyard pool. But, wherever there’s water, there’s also danger.According to the U.S. Centers for...

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Safety Tips for Summer Thrill Seekers

The family summer vacation is a time-honored tradition, and it often includes a trip to one of our country’s incredible amusement parks. But, while the rides and other attractions at these parks are typically safe, it...

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What Should Go in Your Home Safe (or Safe-Deposit Box)?

Spring has arrived, which means it’s time to clean the cobwebs out of the corners, organize the closets and so forth. While you’re at it, don’t forget to revisit the important documents and other items you have in your...

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The Type of Fire Extinguisher Every Home Should Have

A fire is a fire, and a fire extinguisher is a fire extinguisher, right? Well, not quite. There are actually different types of fires and different types of extinguishers that respond best to each one. So, which is...

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Navigate Rainy Roadways With Care

It’s just rain — how much impact can it really have on your driving? The answer: a lot. You’re likely to experience lower visibility, reduced traction and increased difficulty in handling your car both during and after...

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Identity Protection Tips for Tax Season

What’s the most important number for you this tax season? The amount of your refund? The amount you owe? The number of hours spent poring over all the other numbers? All of those are pretty important, but none of them...

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What to Do After a Car Accident in Winter

Freezing temperatures, gusts of wind, patches of ice – winter can be a horrible time to be on the road, especially if you’re on vacation and aren’t used to driving in winter conditions. And, it’s an even worse time to...

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How to Avoid Animal-Vehicle Collisions

About 2 million times every year, animals and cars collide on U.S. roadways — often causing serious and even fatal injuries to drivers and passengers, along with about $1 billion in damage, according to the U.S....

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Thrifty Security: Burglar-Proof Your Home for the Holidays

It's not unusual, when you set out on that holiday trip, to look back at the house a little nervously. Sure, you remembered to lock the doors, but just how secure are things? What might happen while you're away?One way...

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Safe, Secure Shopping: Tips for Black Friday

It's become almost as much a part of Thanksgiving as turkey and football: Black Friday, the morning-after (or in some cases evening-after) shopping spree. It's the biggest shopping day of the year, an event in its own...

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Your Home Maintenance Checklist for Fall

Fall brings more than just changing leaves and shorter days. In many areas, it also comes with a shift in weather conditions that can have a serious impact on your home. And, don’t forget, winter is right around the...

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4 Ways to Help All Children Have a Great School Year

It's back-to-school time, and, if you have school-age children, your household is likely bustling with activity and filling up with books and backpacks. There are other households and school districts in your community,...

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Keep Cool While Keeping Your Energy Costs Down

Two thirds of households in America have air conditioners, according to the U.S. Department of Energy — and they spend a total of $11 billion each year running them. Our guess is that most of those households (which...

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Tips for a Safe Fourth of July — From Food to Fireworks

Memorial Day might be the unofficial start of summer, but Independence Day is when the season truly kicks into high gear. July 4 is a holiday that has something for everyone, whether you like to host (or attend)...

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Commuting by Bike: How to Get to the Office on Two Wheels

There are plenty of great reasons to bike to work: Commuters who ride save money on gas and car insurance, stay fit and help the environment (they don’t get stuck in traffic, either). And they even have fun — as long...

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New Location With the Same Great Service

After 43 years we have moved! Bibby, Brilling and Associates, L.L.P. has relocated to 4330 North Central Expressway, Suite 100, Dallas, TX 75206-6536. We would like to thank all of our loyal customers for allowing us...

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Getting Your Boat Out of Storage and Into the Water

Spring is here, and you’re ready to get out on the water. But is your boat ready? Even if you’ve kept it properly stored for the winter and protected from the elements, there are still a number of things you need to...

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Spring Into Home Maintenance Mode in Texas

Spring is a time for rejuvenation, and, as the weather gets warmer here in Dallas, Texas, and the days grow longer, there's a positive energy in the air. Many people decide it's the perfect time for reorganizing and...

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How to Create Your First Garden This Spring

From genetically modified crops to the environmental and health effects of pesticides, more and more Texas residents are questioning whether they should grow what they eat. Wherever you stand on the issues...

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Helping Seniors Have a Wonderful Winter

Slippery sidewalks. Freezing temperatures. Power outages. Winter isn't always a wonderland. If you regularly lend a hand to a senior friend or family member here in Texas, it may be a good time of the year to provide...

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The Right Tires for Winter Driving

It's easy to forget about your tires when it comes to vehicle safety. But with winter weather already in many parts of the country, tires are an important aspect you should keep in mind. Your tires can be the...

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Holiday Safety Tips for Your Four-Legged Friends

As a nation, our pets are like family, so let's make sure they enjoy the holidays with us while staying safe. As a general rule of thumb, always keep pets on a regular routine, even during the holiday season. Don't let...

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

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...

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Essential Safety Tips for Nighttime Boating

If you own a boat (or better yet, as the joke goes, you know someone who does), you've probably thought about spending some evenings on the water - especially in the summertime. It's a great thought, of course. But,...

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5 Tips for Organizing Your Home for the New School Year

Yes, it's already time to start thinking about school again. Getting a head start can pay big dividends for you and your kids as they head back to class. But, it's not just what they need for school that matters. It's...

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Celebrate National Night Out With Your Neighbors

In 1984, National Night Out - "America's Night Out Against Crime" - began as a way to promote crime prevention through neighborhood camaraderie. Since then, according to the National Association of Town Watch (NATW),...

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Make Recycling and Reducing Routine

"Reduce, reuse, recycle." Most likely, you've heard that catchy phrase connected with information about saving natural resources and even saving your family money. But how many of us really make reducing, reusing and...

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Protect Your Most Cherished Possessions

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...

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Keep Water from Going Where it Shouldn't

One of the most disheartening experiences is to find flooding or extreme water damage to your treasured home. At Bibby Brilling, we know you want to protect what's important. That's why we're offering these tips to help...

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

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%...

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Home Security Tips

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...

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Five Sure-Fire Ways to Get Your Car Stolen

Most people would say their car is one of the most valuable assets they own – if not the most valuable. Despite that, however, some people make it downright easy for thieves to drive off in their pride and joy. At Bibby...

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Protect Your Family From the "Silent Killer"

Carbon monoxide is an odorless, colorless, invisible gas that results when certain fuels do not burn completely. And it can be deadly. That's why it's important to know how to prevent it, detect it, and protect yourself...

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Make Sure Your Pets Travel Well for the Holidays

The holiday season is here - time to eat good food and join together with loved ones. For many who have families far away, this is also is the time to pack up and get out of Texas. If you are gearing up to travel and...

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Sabrina Parks Receives D Magazine's Best of Insurance Award

Sabrina Parks of Bibby Brilling & Associates has received D Magazine's Best of Insurance award for 2013. Sabrina's award was earned through lots of hard work and from your votes to D Magazine, and for that we thank...

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Make Football Season Fun and Safe

Finally, we're welcoming fall, that eagerly anticipated season when we get to enjoy cooler temps, colorful leaves and, of course, football season in Texas. Football brings with it a whole host of seasonal activities...

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A Different Season Means Different Dangers For Motorcyclists

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...

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Back to School Safety Reminders

The end of summer in Texas means many things, such as cooler weather, shorter days and ... the start of football! But most important, it means kids are headed back to school. And that means we all should be extra...

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Flood Insurance - What You Should Know

You've probably heard this horror story before - someone loses a home due to a flood and learns after the fact that standard homeowners insurance doesn't cover flood damage. At Bibby Brilling we want you to be educated...

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When Things go BOOM in the Night - Fireworks Safety

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...

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Do You Own a Classic Car of the Future?

There's nothing quite like driving a speedy, shiny classic car that turns heads and starts conversations. In fact, the beauty and elegance of old collectibles - like the 1964 Aston Martin DB5, the 1963 Corvette Sting...

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Refer-a-friend

Our refer-a-friend program has changed. We will now make a charitable donation in honor of our friends and clients who refer someone to us. A choice of the American Red Cross, Children's Medical Center, or the Salvation...

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A Time to Celebrate Mothers

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 Bibby Brilling, we thought it would be fun to give you a little...

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It's Time for Spring Cleaning!

Spring is a time of new beginnings in North Texas - 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 Bibby Brilling, some of these...

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Get Ready to Safely 'Spring Forward'

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 Bibby Brilling want to remind you it's also a great time to...

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Be the Pinnacle of Health & Wellness This Winter

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

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Farewell Yolanda, Hello Sabrina

Sabrina Parks Yolanda Acosta has made a change in her career path and after 19 years with our agency, resigned last month. We all wish her well. We are very pleased to also announce that Sabrina Parks has joined our...

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Prevent Your Pipes or HVAC System From Freezing!

As cold weather approaches in Texas, it's vital that you protect your building's fire suppression system so it not only does its job if there's a fire, but that it doesn't do more damage by freezing up, bursting, and...

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Make Sure Your Holidays Stay Happy … and Safe

You'll no doubt hear the phrase "Happy Holidays!" about a thousand times over the next month. Here at Bibby Brilling, we'd like to change that a little bit: "Happy - and Safe - Holidays!" While the holidays certainly...

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Tips for Preparing for Your Holiday Driving Trip

Millions of Americans will do some traveling this holiday season - the majority of it by car. Of course, winter weather creates a unique set of challenges on the roadways, whether you're simply driving around in Dallas...

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Halloween Safety: Be Ready When the Little Goblins Come Out

It's a night full of treats for both kids and adults in Dallas. 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...

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

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

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Get the Most Out of Your RV This Summer

There's nothing quite like taking a road trip in an RV. Whether you're headed to somewhere nearby or somewhere farther away this summer, Bibby Brilling / Arden Insurance wants you to get the most out of your travels....

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Make Your Vacation a Great One

Whether you're planning a trip to a local attraction in Texas this summer, or headed all the way across the country, you want your vacation to be relaxing. It's a getaway from work, not to mention your day-to-day life....

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A Home Inventory Will Help You Know What You Own

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 Texas, you may own much more than...

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Safety Tips for Your Boat Trailer

When purchasing a trailer in Texas or elsewhere, stay within recommended capacity guidelines. When determining capacity, remember to include the weight of fuel and accessories in addition to the weight of the craft....

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Tornadoes Happen Every Year - Are You Prepared?

You don't have to be directly hit by a tornado in Texas to experience damage. Taking some time to prepare could save you thousands of dollars and hours of clean-up. Know What Your Insurance Covers and How Much You Need -...

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4 Reasons Why Buying Life Insurance is a Smart Investment

Life insurance is an investment that you will want to make. By paying to secure monthly coverage options, you will be putting yourself and your loved ones in a better place of financial security. Life insurance...

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Spring is Coming!

With the days getting longer and the weather getting warmer, we're starting to think about spring. (Or at least hoping that springtime is coming, anyway.) And whether spring arrives on time, we've got you covered with...

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5 Types of Insurance you Must Have

In today's world, you will need a lot of different insurance coverage in order to be as protected as possible. There is no way to fully predict what life will throw your way, but you can preventively have things...

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5 Tips for Living a Long Healthy Life!

We all want to live long and healthy lives, while being as happy as we can be. Achieving this goal brings with it a better sense of satisfaction and contentment that is difficult to replicate! Here are some easy tips...

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Top 5 Causes of Car Accidents

This is a list of the top five leading causes of auto accidents. Learning about these causes and the best forms of prevention may help you to drive safer. Distracted Drivers: No matter what the distraction is,...

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Managing the Cold Chain

Protect your restaurant, your customers, and your reputation Restaurant and foodservice owners across Texas know the importance of managing "the cold chain" and how seriously it needs to be followed to prevent food...

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Simple Road Rules to Keep Your Teen Driver Safe

If you are the parent of a teen driver, then you understand that having them on the road can leave you a bit worried and stressed. The road can be a dangerous and unpredictable place, especially for those who might not...

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Choosing Between Term and Whole Life Insurance

One of the most important decisions you can make as an adult concerns whether you will select term or whole life insurance. Both options have pros and cons, and it is ultimately up to the individual to pick out the best...

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Why Earthquake Insurance is a Smart Investment

When it comes to insurance of any kind, it is better to be safe than sorry. Earthquake insurance definitely falls into the category of good protection that is better to not have to use. There are several reasons as to...

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Why Have Classic and Antique Car Insurance

If you are the owner of a classic or antique car, you understand that the value of the car doesn't just come from age. Ensuring that your investment is protected so that your car can continue to appreciate is very wise....

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Things to Keep in Mind When Buying a Car

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...

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How Much Homeowners Insurance Do You Need?

When you are shopping for home owners insurance it can be difficult to figure out exactly who much you need. To ensure that you have enough coverage you should be sure that your home owners insurance will cover... The...

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Why Have Renters Insurance?

Just because you are renting does not mean that your possessions are not important to you. When you are renting you should be sure that you understand how you are going to protect everything that you own. A renters...

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What is Umbrella Insurance?

When you are looking into the insurance policies you want to invest in, you should be sure that you understand how you can research an umbrella policy. Many people do not realize what an umbrella policy is or how it...

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Is Your Home Energy Efficient?

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

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Flood Insurance

When you move into a new home you have to understand that your home insurance will not cover flooding. You want to make sure that you find flood insurance that will cover the damage that your home incurs in the case of...

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Saving Money on Your Car Insurance

Although shopping for car insurance may not be something that you are excited about, you may be able to save yourself a lot of money if you take time to shop around. Instead of setting with a plan because it is easy,...

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Minimizing Motorcycle Insurance Premiums

When you are shopping for motorcycle insurance you have to be smart about the way that you shop. Be sure that you take your time to be sure that you are able to find the insurance policy that is the right price and...

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Make Sure Your Home is Ready for Winter

Summer has ended, but there's no need to fret: Fall brings with it crisp, cool days, wonderful colors - and football season! It also brings with it a few maintenance tasks that Bibby Brilling recommends to help ensure...

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Figuring Out if Boat Insurance is For You

When you are considering boat insurance you should be sure that you understand all aspects of the insurance. You want to make sure that boat insurance is going to be a good investment for you to ensure that you are not...

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Finding the Perfect Life Insurance Policy

When you are looking for the life insurance policy that is right for you, there are a few factors you may want to take into consideration. Who are your dependents? If you do not have anyone that is depending on you...

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Being Smart About Auto Insurance

When you are shopping for car insurance you should be sure that you know how to understand the terminology that is used while you are shopping. Take a few minutes to read through these terms to be sure you know what you...

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Finding the Right Motorcycle Insurance

After you buy a motorcycle and you are licensed to drive the motorcycle you will want to look into motorcycle insurance. There are many states that require that individuals to purchase motorcycle insurance. When you...

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Understanding Identity Theft

Your identity belongs to you. Here are some suggestions from Bibby Brilling to help you protect it. One smart and effective way to protect yourself against identity theft is to prevent it. If your identity is stolen,...

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Lowering the Cost of Car Insurance

When you feel like you are paying a lot for your car insurance premiums you want to make sure that you learn how you can lower your car insurance rates. There are some general ways that you can change so that you are...

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Controlling Product Liability Loss

When a company adopts certain management and operating principles, it can minimize or even eliminate products liability losses. Working these principles into your organization requires a systematic, coordinated loss...

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Being Covered in any Situation

In today's world, it is important to be covered in any situation with insurance, from life insurance to car insurance to business insurance. There are wider varieties of things that people are responsible for that are...

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Dissecting a Motorcycle Insurance Policy

Motorcycles can be exhilarating to ride, but they can also be quite dangerous. As a result, you will want to make sure that you have enough insurance coverage for your motorcycle. Motorcycle insurance can cover the...

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Getting Full Coverage Boat Insurance

Boat insurance is a great way to provide for the safety of your passengers when you are enjoying a fantastic day out on the lake. A general boat insurance company can cover a variety of things. It will be important to...

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Saving Money on Classic Car Insurance in Texas

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 Texas. Before you buy If you're thinking of...

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Why Choose a Dallas Independent Insurance Agent

There are several reasons for choosing an independent insurance agent to handle your personal and business insurance needs. Here's a video that shows some of the benefits, such as local, personalized service, great...

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More Than a Tarp to Keep Your Boat Covered

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...

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Summer Means More Teens in the Workplace

Business news often reports that it's difficult for teenagers to find work here in Texas but nonetheless, as summer approaches thousands of teenagers will enter the workforce, many for the first time. This is an...

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Distracted Driving

DISTRACTED DRIVING is not just about teenage texting. Almost half a million people were injured in auto accidents during 2009 while being distracted while driving, with 16% of that number resulting in fatalities. Your...

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RV & Motorhome Safety Tips

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...

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Living on Shaky Ground in Dallas

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

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Bibby, Brilling & Associates Joins Combined Agents of America

Combined Agents of America Adds 45th Member Agency Bibby, Brilling & Associates. AUSTIN, Texas - Combined Agents of America, LLC (CAA) at its quarterly meeting August 18-19, Austin, Texas, announced its expansion...

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Emergency Management Programs

An Integral Part of Your Overall Business Plan A comprehensive emergency management program is a necessary part of any business, and Bibby Brilling / Arden Insurance wants all businesses in Texas to be prepared....

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Small Business Insurance Basics

Insurers often combine a number of insurance coverages into a package that is sold as a single contract. The most common policy for small businesses is the Businessowners Policy (BOP). The BOP combines coverage for all...

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