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Traveling with Kids and Pets?

July 24, 2019

Blog

If you drive with kids and pets in the car, please check out these proven safety tips. Just a quick look at our video can help keep all your loved ones safe. Watch it here.

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Summer 2019 Fun with Kids – Things to do in Charlotte with your kids this summer

May 21, 2019

Blog

The count down is on until the last day of school.  Since I swear school just started last week I feel a bit unprepared for entertaining my munchkins this summer.  Digging around on the Internet I found quite a few good ideas you might like.   This list is great because all of the items...

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How Much Life Insurance Do You Need?

May 14, 2019

Blog

Clients often tell me it is hard to determine how much life insurance they need. No one wants to have too much or too little. Check out this video where I simplify the process of determining how much you need. Soapbox – How Much Life Insurance Do You Need? Life Insurance Needs Analysis Click Here...

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5 Fire Safety Tips for the Holidays

December 17, 2018

Blog, Chalk Talk

Chaos abounds in most houses around the holidays.  There is so much going on it seems like most folks are constantly on the move.  With all the craziness it is easy to forget routine things to keep your house safe.  This month more than ever you need to be very diligent to prevent a catastrophe...

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Things You Need To Do Before You Have a Fire

October 15, 2018

Blog, Chalk Talk

October is Fire Safety Month.  Every year O’Connor Insurance provides fire prevention tips on our social media, shared with our clients through our blog and newsletter and through community events we participate in.  We have had countless clients experience fires in their homes and businesses.  The aftermath is ugly.  Making sure your family is safe...

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Things I Learned from a 7-Day Cleanse

January 17, 2018

Blog, Chalk Talk

I am not the type of person who would normally jump at the chance to do a cleanse.  When my gym sent out a group email inviting everyone to participate I got a little excited.  Perhaps it was the last of my Mom’s peanut brittle that pushed me over the edge but the chance to...

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Expiration Dates – not just for insurance policies

October 25, 2017

Blog, Chalk Talk

Insurance policies expire everyone knows that. But did you know your detectors expire too? Your smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors expire and if even they are in working order it is recommended you replace them when they expire.   The carbon monoxide detector has a date printed on it. I took a picture of my carbon detector...

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Replace Your Batteries!

October 25, 2017

Blog, Chalk Talk

You have heard this a million times but do you really do it? Fire safety experts recommend replacing the batteries in all your detectors (smoke and carbon) twice a year. Every month the detectors should be tested to verify they are in working order. Yes, I know that beeping is incredibly annoying. Wear some ear plugs and go to...

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North Carolina (NC) School Rules for the Road

August 29, 2017

Blog, Chalk Talk

It’s that time of year – when traffic patterns are thrown into a tailspin, and you have to leave your house 30 minutes early so you are not late to work. Yes, school is back in session. Pop Quiz Do you know when you need to stop for a school bus?  If you are not...

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How To Take Your Home from Cookie Cutter to Custom

June 20, 2017

Blog, Chalk Talk

If you just bought a new house or are looking to update your current home’s decor you have to check out a new video blog one of O’Connor Insurance’s clients just started called Cookie Cutter to Custom.  In the videos, Laura gives her input on how to make your home go from boring to custom.  She...

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