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  • Swimming Safety: 10 Tips for Summer

    Summer is here and people are flocking to the water — whether it’s the beach, a lake, a river or a backyard pool. But, wherever there’s water, there’s also danger. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 10 people drown every day — and two of those are children 14 or […]

    June 2, 2021

  • 5 RV trends for 2021 and Beyond

    The RV is America’s ultimate choose-your-adventure vehicle. More than 11 million U.S. households now own an RV and COVID-19 has driven a surge of RV sales with more families looking to take socially distanced vacations, according to RVIA’s 2021 GoRVing RV Owner Demographic Profile. The RV market spans a broad gamut of vehicles from inexpensive […]

    May 12, 2021

  • Inexpensive Fixes for a Safer Home

    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 […]

    April 29, 2021

  • Are Lights Effective for Burglary Prevention?

    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? Those answers can differ depending on a number of factors. However, one thing is clear: it takes more […]

    March 8, 2021

  • Why a basic Homeowners policy isn’t always enough

    Sometimes, a basic homeowners policy just isn’t enough. So as your career advances and your income increases, it’s important to keep your insurance protection up to date. This helps you avoid expensive gaps in coverage and prevents you from paying too much out of pocket in case of a claim. To be properly protected, you […]

    February 19, 2021

  • Black History Month history

    We all know that February is Black History Month but did you know that Black History Month was first proposed by black educators and the Black United Students at Kent State University in February 1969.  The first celebration took place at Kent State one year later in 1970. The story of Black History month begins […]

    February 10, 2021

  • Own a home? Here are two policy options you should know about

    If you have a homeowners policy, you probably expect it to cover all the costs of rebuilding your house in case it’s damaged or destroyed by a covered hazard. But are you certain you have enough coverage? Read about two common situations you may be unaware of — and the affordable options that can help […]

    January 27, 2021

  • 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 […]

    January 5, 2021

  • Porch Safety: 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 are short? Those answers can differ depending on a […]

    December 18, 2020

  • Reasons For Inflation And Why You Should Plan For It In Retirement

    Inflation is a reality in all economies, and generally occurs for one of two reasons, know as “demand-push” or “cost-pull.” Businesses and companies that want to retain their employees have to insulate them to some degree against the rising and falling of the value of a dollar. This means that few people will generally feel […]

    December 3, 2020