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How to Save Money on Your Car Insurance

How to Save Money on Your Car Insurance
There are many factors that influence your car insurance premium. Some of them—like the make and model of your car—can’t be changed. So how do you make sure you get the best possible rate?  



Tips on How to Protect Your Identity While Traveling

Tips on How to Protect Your Identity While Traveling
Traveling this year? There are plenty of things to remember when taking a trip away from home. Remembering your passport, favorite blanket, enough clothes, a toothbrush and so on. Traveling involves a lot of planning, whether it's for business or pleasure – it is very important to include protecting your identity to the plan. Prepare yourself in advance with these steps on how to protect your identity:



What Kind of Home Coverage Do You Really Need?

What Kind of Home Coverage Do You Really Need?

Homeowners insurance policies in Virginia fall roughly in three categories: named peril, open peril, or a combination of the two.




Home maintenance is the key to saving money this spring!

Home maintenance is the key to saving money this spring!
Spring has sprung in the commonwealth! And as the Virginia weather gets warmer it's easy to get caught up in spring cleaning and planting.



The hidden costs of ‘attractive nuisances’

The hidden costs of ‘attractive nuisances’
If a real estate agent tries to sell you a home with “attractive nuisances”—the legal term for potentially dangerous structures and features children find irresistible, like pools, ponds and swing sets—proceed with your eyes wide open. Attractive nuisances can quickly become liabilities.



Building your Credit after Graduation

Building your Credit after Graduation

Congratulations graduate! You are now ready to enter the next phase in your life, which includes financial management skills. Credit is one of the major building blocks of a financially secure future and Farm Bureau Bank has the tools to help you build credit, improve your credit score and manage your accounts.




The Biggest Insurance Surprises for New Homeowners

The Biggest Insurance Surprises for New Homeowners
Don't be surprised by homeowner insurance requirements, or lack of.  Whether you’re a new homeowner or a seasoned one, your house needs to be covered with an insurance policy to protect your investment. 



3 Precautions to Avoid Awry DIY

3 Precautions to Avoid Awry DIY

Do-it-yourself projects can save you money, but if you’re buying someone else’s DIY home, there are some precautions you should take before signing on the dotted line.




What a Home Inspector WON’T Check

What a Home Inspector WON’T Check

When buying a home, hiring a qualified inspector is a no-brainer. However, home inspection certification is voluntary, so be careful who you hire.




Flood insurance: Essential to consider, even if you don’t live in a zone now!

Flood insurance: Essential to consider, even if you don’t live in a zone now!

Even without waterfront property, you may still need flood insurance. Find out why, and where to buy it.




Get an Insurance Quote

Whether auto, home, life, or health, Virginia Farm Bureau Insurance has you covered. Get an insurance quote today.

Smart Start

Teen Driver Discount Program

Get your teenagers’ driving career off to a great start while saving on your auto insurance premiums with our Smart Start Program.