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Is Your Home Energy Efficient?

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

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Preventing Frozen Water Pipes

Colder weather increases the chance that your water pipes might freeze, especially if you have the gas service disconnected at a vacation home over the winter. Here are some tips to help you avoid or deal with the...

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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 NuStar Insurance Agency recommends to help...

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Winterization Tips for Classic Cars

1. Top off your levels. • Fill your gas tank and add a fuel preservative. The full tank keeps out moisture, and the preservative keeps the gas from breaking down. Take one last drive to circulate the preservative. •...

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Explaining Coinsurance

Coinsurance is designed to make sure you insure your property to the proper value and that the insurance company gets adequate money for the exposure. If you chose to insure for less coverage, in a partial loss you will...

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Understanding Identity Theft

Your identity belongs to you. Here are some suggestions from NuStar Insurance Agency to help you protect it. One smart and effective way to protect yourself against identity theft is to prevent it. If your identity is...

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What is an Installation Floater?

Many contractors and service people may be missing coverage on their insurance policies. Did you know that materials in transit, at a customer location and at a temporary location are not covered for loss unless you...

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Prepare now for a cozy winter

Winter weather is just around the corner in many areas, but a few simple steps can help you stay cozy indoors and save on heating costs, as well: • Insulate open spaces – insulation is one of the most efficient and...

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Congratulations Maria Martin - You're the Winner of Our Sept 15th Drawing For a New Kindle

Way to go, Maria! Maria was one of the many people who entered our contest by sharing her opinion on Nustar's brand new website. We are very grateful to Maria and everyone who took the time to check out our website and...

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Disaster Preparedness, FEMA and More

If the unthinkable happens, NuStar Insurance Agency understands that your most valuable assets are more than just items on a balance sheet. That information is critical during a time of catastrophe. Sites to Check Out...

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Saving Money on Classic Car Insurance in Michigan

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

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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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Want a free Amazon Kindle?

Check out our new website and then tell us what you think! Your feedback is very important to us to ensure we're providing the highest quality of customer service to our valuable clients. Every participant will be...

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Don't Let Your Guard Down When Away From Home

If you'll be traveling over the holidays and staying in motels or hotels, please practice these simple safeguards: Locate the emergency exits and stairs nearest your room. Always use the main entrance, especially when...

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10 Ways to Save on Auto Insurance

Consolidate your policies with one company to take advantage of multi-policy discounts. Carpool or use mass transit to lower both your daily commuting miles to work and total annual miles driven. Drive low profile...

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Living on Shaky Ground in Michigan

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

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Be Prepared in the Event of a Loss

Try sitting down with a pad of paper and making a list from memory of everything you own and how much you paid for it. This is exactly what many homeowners must do when fire or storm destroy their homes. You might be...

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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 NuStar Insurance Agency wants all businesses in Michigan to be prepared. According to...

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Uninsured Motorists in Michigan

Did you know that approximately 16.6% of Michigan Residents drive without auto insurance? Are these uninsured drivers near you? 52.2% Detroit Metro 20.2% Flint 17.1% Detroit Outlying 7.9% Grand Rapids 7.2%...

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