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How to Compare Car Insurance Rates

How to Compare Car Insurance RatesWith the average price of a new car hitting $40,107, along with the skyrocketing expense of medical care; the cost of insurance claims are at record highs. Last year auto insurance companies paid out $184,669,308 dollars in claims. Comparing car insurance rates is essential to combating this rise and keeping your costs as low as possible. Things to look for w...
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Driving safely in Snow

Chicago is seeing the largest accumulation pf snow in decades, leaving people to dig their cars out after back-to-back storms piled up to as much as 30 inches across parts of the Chicago and suburbs. This weather causes slick conditions on our roads, and limits visibility; by noon today we already had 11 insureds report accidents, proving the importance of driving safely in snow. When roads are...
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Merry Christmas and Happy New Years

We at Urban Insurance Agency, want to wish you and your family a Merry Christmas and hope that 2021 is a healthy and happy year.For Christmas HolidayWe will close on December 24th at 2:00 pm and then reopen December 26th at 8:30 am.For New Years HolidayWe will close on December 31st at 2:00 pm and then reopen January 2nd at 8:30 am. We understand that the past year has been fi...
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Home and Auto Insurance Rates and Climate

  Chicago began 2019 with record-setting cold, and July brought days with a heat index over 100 degrees. In 2020 we have seen Death Valley hitting 130 degrees, a large "firenado" in California, an increase in the number of tropical storms, record loss of ice sheets, and rising sea levels. All across the world we are witnessing an increase in extreme weather, and insurance companies recogn...
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Covid 19 Notice

Update: As of 03/21/20 Gov. J.B. Pritzker issues order requiring residents ‘shelter in place’Urban Insurance will continue to serve our customers throughout this temporary order. We will be fully staffed and will have the ability to provide all functions necessary. Our customers will be able to look up their accounts, and make payments via our website. We will all be available via email, and ...
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Save on Car Insurance

Close your eyes, think hard about a gift you would be excited to receive. Now open your eyes- raise your hands if your fantasy present was auto insurance. I understand, there are things you want to buy, and things you need to buy; which makes an even greater reason to save on car insurance.1. Check your options: The rate on car insurance can vary greatly from company to company, and the one th...
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Chicago EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING

... EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON CDT THURSDAY TO 7PM CDT SATURDAY...The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued an ExcessiveHeat Warning, which is in effect from noon CDT Thursday to 7 PMCDT Saturday. * HIGH TEMPERATURES...Peaking well into the 90s each day, withFriday and Saturday potentially in the upper 90s to near 100. * MAXIMUM HEAT INDICES...Peaking 104...
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Chicago Auto Show

Chicago Auto Show I have missed the Chicago Auto Show only a handful of years since my parents first brought me at the age of seven. I in turn have taken my son at least 18 of his 23 years. The auto show is one of those events that lends itself to family traditions. As I walked the floor, it was heartwarming to see the large number of parents doing their best to keep up with children, excitingl...
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Chicago Wind chill at dangerously low levels

Urban Insurance Agency will have limited hours and staff on Wednesday, 01/30/2019.Chicago will see Wind chill temperatures reach such dangerously low levels that simple everyday tasks hold the potential to lead to life-threatening situations. It is vital to realize, that with such extreme conditions, frostbite injuries can occur in less than 10 minutes. While any exposed skin is particularly pro...
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Insurance payments during Government Shutdown

America has now entered into the longest Government Shutdown in our history. With over 800,00 government workers not receiving paychecks, most with families, that sudden loss of income will effect millions of Americans. At Urban Insurance Agency we will do our best to work with our customers who are federal employees, not being paid, by dropping late-charges on Insurance payments during government...
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