6 Safety Features to Look for When Car Shopping

Buying a car is a big investment. So, it’s important that the vehicle you purchase is also safe. Automobile safety comes down to the design, construction, equipment and regulation of a car to minimize collisions. Here are features you should look for when shopping for a car: Crashworthiness. Vehicles vary in size, color, design and safety. … Read more

20 Essential Items for Your Car Emergency Kit

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Vehicle breakdowns happen all the time. A good driver is always prepared for the unexpected with a roadside emergency kit. A pre-packaged car emergency kit is a great place to start, but tailoring your own kit has additional benefits. You’ll know what’s inside and can customize items for your personal needs and the weather in … Read more

Tips to Avoid Distracted Driving

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Whether it’s applying makeup, eating a meal, fiddling with the A/C or trying to find your playlist, distracted driving is common. It’s also very dangerous, and mostly avoidable. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), distracted driving killed 3,477 people in 2015, and was the cause of 391,000 injuries. Teens were reported as … Read more

5 Insurance Tips for New Homeowners

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You’ve spent months searching for the perfect house and you’re about to close on your new home. But before you do, your lender will require you to buy homeowners insurance. Don’t rely on the most basic coverage. Shop around, compare rates and set priorities for what needs to be covered. Make sure you have the … Read more

10 Ways to Winterize Your Home

10 Ways to Winterize Your Home

“Winter is coming” – a phrase familiar to any Game of Thrones fan – is one of warning and constant vigilance. Although we don’t live in the fantasy world of Westeros where winter lasts for years at a time, it’s still essential to be aware of the hazards cold weather brings to your home. We’ve … Read more

Celebrate the Holidays Responsibly

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It’s that time of year again for company parties, gift exchanges, our favorite holiday movies, and the countdown to a new year with fireworks and a ball drop in Times Square. It’s also the time when there are more highway deaths related to alcohol. From Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day, law enforcement agencies report an … Read more

7 Cooking Safety Tips for Thanksgiving

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From the turkey and mashed potatoes to indulging in our favorite pies and cakes, there’s a lot of food served during Thanksgiving. Unfortunately, the holiday is the leading day of the year for home cooking fires. According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), more property damage and lives are claimed due to home cooking … Read more

5 Ways to Save on Car Insurance

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Getting insurance can be a frustrating task, especially if you don’t have the perfect driving record. It can also feel like you’re paying through the nose for coverage that doesn’t deliver on service. But, there are ways to save money on your policy and get the top-notch service you need. Here are five ways to … Read more