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    Will the Cars of the Future Leave Drivers in the Past?

    If you’re like most people, you start up the car every morning and get ready to fight traffic on your way to work. But wouldn’t it be nice to read a book on your commute instead? Or check your email? Even send a few texts? Today, that’s not possible for drivers. (Actually, it is possible, […]

    June 1, 2017

  • How to Organize and Prepare Your Home for Vacation

    Everyone looks forward to going away on vacation. It’s a time to relax, unwind, or experience some new places. Whether you’ll be traveling for a few days or a few weeks, the time leading up to your trip can be hectic as you prepare to get away. However, if your home is properly organized and […]

    June 1, 2017

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    Want a Safer Home? Consider these Inexpensive Fixes

    Home improvement: It’s a never-ending process for many people, and for those of us who aren’t necessarily handy, it can be a hassle, too. But there are plenty of simple maintenance tasks and other improvements you can handle to make your home safer – whether you’re handy or not. And you won’t have to break […]

    May 17, 2017

  • How to Create an Energy Efficient Home

    We’re all looking for ways to save a little money each month. From shopping the clearance racks to packing your lunches, every small step you can take allows you to stock away a bit more into your saving account. Did you know there’s another way to save money on a monthly basis? According to the […]

    May 4, 2017

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    Avoid Deadly Distractions Behind the Wheel

    Many people have a limited definition of “distracted driving”: They think it only means texting behind the wheel. There’s good reason for that, because texting requires visual, manual and cognitive attention – the same attention required for safe driving. But although texting is perhaps the most dangerous distraction, there are many others that can impact […]

    May 3, 2017

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    Do You Need Rental Car Insurance?

    Maybe you’ve been here before. You’ve just come off the plane, picked up your baggage and gone to the rental car counter. You’re tired from the flight, about to begin an ambitious vacation or a challenging business project. And, this is the point at which you’re asked, “Do you want insurance with that?” Most travelers, […]

    April 11, 2017

  • The Top Spring Cleaning Tasks

    Spring is in the air! Everywhere you look, flowers are starting to bloom, leaves are bursting from the trees, and the grass is looking a little greener. Springtime is a favorite season for many here in Northeast Ohio; it’s a time of rebirth and warm breezes carrying promises of the summer ahead. It’s also time […]

    April 3, 2017

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    The Best Questions to Ask When Picking a Mechanic

    “Never trust a mechanic who drives new cars. They’re either charging too much money for their work, or they can’t keep an old car running — maybe both.” —Patricia Briggs, author Okay, maybe that approach is a bit simplistic when your car breaks down and you need to choose a mechanic. But for many people, […]

    March 22, 2017

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    A Primer on Potholes

    Spring is just around the corner, and that means something else might be lurking around the corner, too: A nasty pothole. February, March and April are the worst months for potholes, according to Popular Mechanics, because roads are going through a constant process of freezing, thawing and then freezing again. That can lead to cracking, […]

    March 13, 2017

  • 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