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  • Is Your Home Underinsured?

    Your home is undoubtedly one of the biggest purchases you’ll ever make in your lifetime- if not the biggest, period. This is why it’s so important to make sure you have the right amount of homeowner’s insurance to protect this large, valuable investment. After all, if the unexpected were to happen, you would want the […]

    November 17, 2016

  • Burglary Prevention: Should You Leave the Lights On?

    It seems like a no-brainer to leave the lights on outside your home to deter burglars while you’re away (or even while you’re asleep). But, does that really work? Or, is it just a waste of electricity — particularly this time of year, when the days keep getting shorter and shorter? Those answers can differ […]

    November 17, 2016

  • Recreational vehicles in Briare

    Is It Time to Winterize Your RV?

    So, you’re not a year-round RV-er, or, at least not yet. (One can dream!) Which means another RV season is coming to a close. With cool fall and winter weather on the way, now is the time to make sure your rig will be ready when spring returns and you can hit the road again. […]

    November 4, 2016

  • Home Safety Tips for Fall

    Fall is a favorite season for many people. After a long, hot and humid summer, what’s not to love about cooler temperatures, gorgeous color-changing leaves, and pumpkin-flavored treats? The fall is also a perfect time to start getting some important home maintenance tasks completed that can ensure your family’s safety throughout the winter months. Autumn […]

    October 3, 2016

  • Dog on couch

    Help Your Dog Love Apartment Living

    Apartment living can have many advantages: low maintenance, close to work and entertainment, and ease of changing residence. But, if you’re a dog owner, apartment living can present some difficulties. You probably won’t have your own yard for him to play in, and your inside space may be somewhat compact. However, with enough exercise, stimulation […]

    September 28, 2016

  • Rental Cars: Everything You Need to Know

    So, you’ve booked a rental car for an upcoming family vacation or a business trip. After filling out all the paperwork, the rental car company presents you with the final step: applying for insurance. If you don’t rent vehicles all that often, you might feel a bit unsettled by this. Should you get the additional […]

    September 12, 2016

  • Traffic

    How to Deal With Road Rage: 5 Dos and Don’ts

    Have you ever noticed that, with roadway anger, it’s always the other guy’s fault? And, it very well could be. The thing is, you can’t control how other people drive. But, you can control how you respond to situations on the road that come across as inconsiderate or even hostile – yes, even when someone […]

    September 7, 2016

  • drivig on the D707 along the edge of the Namib desert

    Essential Driving Tips for Extreme Heat

    The sun is shining, your shades are on and there’s nothing ahead but miles and miles of enjoyment. You love being behind the wheel on a nice warm day. But, as the temperatures rise so do your chances of encountering car trouble, bringing your joy ride to a screeching hot stop. To help keep you […]

    August 25, 2016

  • Navigate Rainy Roadways With Care

    It’s just rain – how much impact can it really have on your driving? The answer: a lot. You’re likely to experience lower visibility, reduced traction and increased difficulty in handling your car both during and after a rainstorm. Add flooding to the mix and suddenly things get much more challenging – and dangerous. In […]

    August 23, 2016