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  • Condo Insurance vs. Homeowner’s Insurance – What’s the Difference?

    When you’re searching for that perfect home, you’ve got a lot of decisions to make. One of the first decisions is the type of dwelling you’re going to choose to live in; buying a home is a major life decision, so you want to make sure you’re considering all your options. Whether you’re looking for […]

    March 6, 2017

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    10 Tips to Help Prevent Identity Theft

    Shopping online. Visiting the doctor. Buying gas. In nearly all of the things we do from day to day, there’s the risk of identity theft. You could unknowingly give your information to a fraudster thinking you’re shopping at a legitimate site. Your doctor’s office could experience a data breach. Or, you could come across a […]

    February 27, 2017

  • Danger Carbon Monoxide

    5 Carbon Monoxide Safety Tips

    Every year, unintentional carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning (not linked to fires) sends 20,000 people to the emergency room and causes more than 4,000 hospitalizations. And, you might consider them the fortunate ones. CO also is responsible for more than 400 deaths in America each year, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. […]

    February 17, 2017

  • 8 Things to Get Rid of in a Decluttering Project

    One of the top New Year’s resolutions people make is to organize the home. During the winter months especially, we spend a good amount of time inside, and who wants to look at piles of old magazines or stacks of clothes heaped everywhere when we’re trying to relax? However, there are a variety of reasons […]

    February 13, 2017

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    4 Social Media Tips for 2017

    The Internet and social media in particular have made it easy to share more of our personal lives with our friends. But, it’s also become easier to share with people we don’t even know. Online privacy isn’t just about protecting your personal information — name, address and birthdate — to help prevent identity theft. It’s […]

    January 24, 2017

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    7 Driving Habits That Are Bad for Your Car

    No matter how safe you are behind the wheel, you’ve probably done things like: Shift into drive while the car is still rolling backward. Ride the brakes on steep hills. Roll into the gas station on empty. Guilty? If so, you may not have even realized you were doing everything wrong. After all, most everybody […]

    January 4, 2017

  • How to Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions

    A brand new year is upon us, which means it’s time to turn over a new leaf, get a fresh start, and decide what we’d like to improve about ourselves in 2017. According to recent research from StatisticBrain.com, 45 percent of Americans make some sort of New Year’s Resolutions—almost half the country! However, of that […]

    January 3, 2017

  • Car Shopping With Safety in Mind

    You’ve heard all the talk about driverless cars. Yet we’re still years away from living in a world where you can just tell your car where to go, kick back and relax with a book or your phone. Even still, technology already plays a big role in the way we drive. Nowhere is that more […]

    December 19, 2016

  • Holiday Home Organization Tips to Keep You Sane

    With the holiday season now in full swing, it’s easy to become overwhelmed with to-do lists and schedules. Between preparing large family gatherings, decorating the home, shopping and wrapping gifts, baking dozens of cookies, traveling to visit loved ones and attending holiday parties, it’s pretty obvious that this can be a stressful time of year […]

    December 6, 2016

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    Which Home Alarms Do You Need?

    Technology has made home alarms of all kinds — from security to smoke, radon to radiation — more accessible than ever. Many of them can be configured to work together, and some even alert you to trouble through your phone or other mobile device, so you can feel confident even when you’re out of the […]

    December 1, 2016