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‘Tis the season: Party hosts should be aware of liability issues

Nov 29 2018 With Thanksgiving in our rear view mirror, we enter the season of holiday parties. If you are planning to host parties at your home or business this season, it’s time to think about responsible party hosting... more

Why Today’s Homes Burn Faster

Sep 28 2018 From building materials to furnishings, many of the things in your home likely aren’t as flame-resistant as those from yesteryear. A fire in a modern home is a “perfect storm,” according to safety consulting... more

HOW TO BLOCK THOSE SPAMMY, SCAMMY PHONE CALLS!

Sep 20 2018 By 2019, nearly half the calls made to cell phones will be fraudulent, claims a recent report by First Orion, a phone and data transparency solution provider. This is a huge increase. In 2017, about 4% of cell... more

7 Driving Habits That Are Bad for Your Car

Sep 20 2018 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.... more

6 Tips for Getting to Work on Two Wheels

Sep 7 2018 Did you know that hundreds of thousands of people in the United States commute to work by bicycle, according to the U.S. Census Bureau? That’s a lot of cars off the road each day, a lot of gasoline saved and a... more

4 Ways to Help All Children Have a Great School Year

Sep 3 2018 It's back-to-school time, and, if you have school-age children, your household is likely bustling with activity and filling up with books and backpacks. There are other households and school districts in your... more

APARTMENT DWELLERS, DON'T MISS OUT ON THE PROTECTION THAT RENTERS INSURANCE OFFERS

Aug 31 2018 Great, you have a great new apartment. You’ve thought of everything – the mover, the new furnishings, the utilities. You’ve got everything covered. Or do you? Too few people are taking advantage of one of the... more

Tips for Buying a Safe Car

Aug 23 2018 You’ve heard all the talk about driverless cars - but unfortunately, we’re still years away from living in a world where you just tell your car where to go, kick back and relax with a book (or, more likely,... more

DUI LAWS, INSURANCE RATES AND INTERLOCK DEVICES

Aug 23 2018 Don’t drive drunk. Don’t drive while impaired. Just... don’t. It’s sound advice you’ve heard a million times before. It’s common sense. And it’s one of the best ways to avoid taking a significant hit to the... more

Essential Safety Tips for Nighttime Boating

Aug 1 2018 If you own a boat (or better yet, as the joke goes, you know someone with a boat), you’ve probably thought about spending some evenings on the water - especially in the summertime. It’s a great thought, of... more

Summer Driving Tips

Jun 26 2018 Summer’s almost here. The sun will come out of hiding, and people will, too. As crowds swell at the beach, in parks, and even on roadways, it all makes for some challenging driving conditions. More people are... more

Getting Your RV Summer-Ready: From Driveway to Campsite

May 16 2018 Summer has arrived, and while you might be ready for a family camping trip, or road trip, can the same be said about your RV? If your Class C camper or trailer is still winterized, it’s time to get it summer-... more

Protecting Your Home: Understanding Your Home Insurance Policy

May 15 2018 As a homeowner, one of the most important aspects of your home isn’t something you use daily. And it isn’t something flashy you show off to friends. It’s your homeowners insurance policy, and it protects you... more

Time To Prep That Swimming Pool For Safety

May 10 2018 Is it too early to think about going swimming yet? We’ve certainly earned warm weather after a snowy, chilly start to spring. Swimming season can’t be far away! But if you own a backyard pool, whether of the... more

Do I Need to Tell My Insurance Company If My Dog Bites Someone?

Apr 26 2018 You probably don’t think your dog would ever bite someone, let alone cause a serious injury. But dog bites are more common than you might realize-4.5 million occur every year in the U.S., according to the... more

Protect yourself from Carbon Monoxide at Home and at Work

Mar 2 2018 Every year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, hundreds of people in the U.S. die from carbon-monoxide (CO) poisoning-and the invisible, odorless gas sickens thousands more. The... more

Insuring Jewelry: How to Know if Your Coverage is Enough

Feb 21 2018 A ring from a loved one. A bracelet handed down through generations. A watch or necklace marking a special occasion. Every reason you treasure a piece of fine jewelry is a reason it should be insured. However,... more

TIPS TO GET YOU THROUGH TAX SEASON

Feb 16 2018 Here in the US, it’s tax season! Unless you’re a CPA (and if you are, thank you for your hard work and sorry for not sorting that shoebox filled with receipts), this fact is unlikely to fill your heart with... more

High Tech Cars Equal High Cost Repairs

Feb 5 2018 It used to be that when you opened your car’s hood, you could look straight down and see the pavement beneath the engine. There was room to get your hands in there; to change a belt, tighten a hose clamp,... more

Your Super Bowl pre-game tool kit

Feb 2 2018 Another Super Bowl Sunday for the Patriots! Go New England! We’ve gathered a grab bag of fun and interesting related items from around the web to get you in the spirit. The Philadelphia police are hard at work... more

HOUSEHOLD HACKS FOR CLEAN FREAKS

Jan 26 2018 We’re on a home maintenance roll this week. In our last post, we talked about care for major appliances, and we just found a great article about 10 things in your home you never clean - but should. But our... more

Most Common Causes of Auto Accidents & How to Avoid Them

Jan 16 2018 Unfortunately, auto accidents happen-and they often cause injuries and damage to property. The good news is that many auto accidents can be prevented. Here are some of the most common causes of auto accidents... more

WINTER PET CARE

Jan 10 2018 Here in the frigid depths of January, sometimes all you want to do is hibernate. Just pile the pets on the bed, throw the covers over your head, and snooze until spring. But people (and their pets) aren’t... more



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