3 Often Overlooked Household Problems

Your home is your castle, but even castles need a new drawbridge every now and then. Protect your castle this spring to avoid costly home repairs down the road. Here are 3 household problems that are easily overlooked, and even more easily fixed.

Estate Sales for Everyone

Your family estate probably doesn’t look like Downton Abbey, but don’t let that stop you. Estate sales aren’t just for the rich and famous. In fact, an estate sale is an efficient way to liquidate a house full of belongings, … Continued

How to Handle Carsickness in Kids

Keep the queasiness to a minimum with these tips. Even the most anticipated of outings can cause family-wide dread when carsickness comes into the picture. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), children ages 2 to12 years … Continued

Up in Smoke – Part 1: How to Avoid 5 Common Home Fire Hazards

Fire prevention in the home is something we all need a refresher on from time to time. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 85 percent of fire deaths happen in the home, and those household fires are responsible for billions of dollars in property damages each year. The good news is that nearly all home fires are preventable by watching out for a few common fire hazards

Protect Your Children from Lead Exposure

Tips to keep your little ones safe from a notorious poison. Lead poisoning is a serious health risk, and it’s more common than you might think. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), at least 4 million … Continued

Hearth and Home: Stay Safe and Warm

When the weather outside is frightful, keeping your house cozy is delightful. Just do it safely. There’s nothing like coming in from the cold to a nice warm house. And, like many homeowners, you may be turning to alternative heating … Continued

The Life of a Landlord

Want to take on tenants? Here are some things to think about. The idea of being a landlord may sound appealing—and it can be profitable. But the charm may start to fade after the first middle-of-the-night phone call about your … Continued

How to Avoid Fees when You Travel Abroad

Plan ahead to minimize the expenses incurred when using an ATM or credit card on vacation. There are so many things to keep track of when traveling to another country: the language, the culture and the currency. Just thinking about … Continued