Prepare Your Home for Winter’s Chill

Get ready for the cold season with these tips. Winter is the perfect time for sipping hot cocoa and snuggling under cozy blankets. But the changing season also means your home is vulnerable to higher heat bills and winter storms. … Continued

A Winterization ‘Checkup’ for Your Motorcycle

Here’s how to be ready for that first “spring fever” ride. A motorcycle represents your ticket to freedom, unleashing the thrill of open-air riding on two powerful wheels. Alas, this experience doesn’t translate well to snow, ice and other winter … Continued

How to Save Money on Pet Care

Americans will spend an estimated $55.5 billion on their pets this year, according to the American Pet Products Association (APPA). Whether you have a dog, cat, gerbil or exotic animal, you know the costs of regular exams and vaccinations, food, … Continued

5 Things to Avoid After a Car Accident

When you aren’t able to avoid an accident, the next best thing is to make sure you handle the situation the right way. So if you find yourself in the middle of a fender bender or something potentially more serious, … Continued

A Recent History of Stormy, Costly Weather

Big winter storms in the past few decades have resulted in substantial losses. Blizzards, floods and other weather events in recent years have reinforced the importance of having proper homeowners insurance. Source: http://www.iii.org/facts_statistics/winter-storms.html  

7 Ways to Fight Kids’ Germs

Schools, playgrounds and childcare facilities are full of energy and fun—but they’re also full of germs. Any place where lots of kids come in contact with one another is likely to have a high level of illnesses. You can’t shield … Continued

Top 5 Tips to Maximize Space In Your Dorm Room

Many college freshmen encounter a culture shock when they first move into a dorm. After having your own bedroom, you must now adjust to living in a closet-size space with someone else. Here are 5 tips from USA Today to make the most of a tight squeeze.