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Your personal risk management strategy can have a major impact on your family’s financial bottom line. Gaps in coverage and inadequate liability protection could cost you financially.

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Risk Resource® is a four-step process utilized by General Insurance Services, Inc. to identify, develop, implement and monitor the risk management strategies for you and your business.

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There are essentially two kinds of health insurance: Fee-for-Service and Managed Care. Although these plans differ, they both cover an array of medical, surgical and hospital expenses.

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Gas NozzleSmall cars may get better gas mileage, but that doesn't mean you can't save on gas if you own a less efficient vehicle. Paying for gas can take a toll on your wallet, so follow these five tips for cutting down on gas usage and cost.
  1. Buy the right gas: Some people believe that buying a higher grade of gas gives your car better mileage, but that's not the case. Your car runs well on the grade of gas that is recommended by the manufacturer. Buying a higher grade is just throwing out money.
  2. Inflate your tires: Keep your tires inflated according to the air pressure recommendation found in the owner's manual and on the sticker on the driver's side door jamb. The proper inflation can improve your gas mileage by over three percent, which adds up over time.
  3. Remove heavy objects: A loaded roof rack or old camping equipment in the trunk weighs down your car and reduces fuel efficiency. In fact, every 100 pounds can reduce your mileage by two percent. Remove any items from your car that you're not currently using for improved performance.
  4. Close the windows: If you're moving faster than 45 mph, the wind resistance caused by opened windows can reduce your gas mileage by up to 10 percent. Roll up the windows when driving at a steady, fast speed.
  5. Drive steadily: For every 5 mph over 60 mph that you drive, you lose up to 10 percent of your fuel efficiency. You lose even more if you accelerate rapidly or slam on the brakes. Apply pressure to the pedals gradually and be aware of your speed for improved gas mileage.
Just like saving on gas, we also want to help you save on coverage. Call General Insurance Services at (219) 362-2113 for more information on Michigan City auto insurance.
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