Insurance 101: The Umbrella Policy

Does your coverage offer peace of mind on a rainy day? Umbrella insurance provides additional liability protection above what’s covered in your auto and homeowners policies. More simply, it’s peace of mind. Liability means that someone is held responsible for … Continued

4 Summer Safety Tips

Try these tips to keep your family safe this summer. Summer is just around the corner, so you’re probably thinking about buying bathing suits and planning getaways. While you’re at it, mouse over the photos for common-sense precautions that can … Continued

7 Ways to Keep Your House Cool This Summer

These hints will help you reduce energy use along with the temperature. As summer arrives, many people think, “Thank goodness for air conditioning.” That is, until the bill for cranking the A/C arrives. Fortunately, there are many energy-efficient ways to … Continued

5 Questions to Ask at Every Visit to the Doctor

Keep yourself well when you know and use these health answers. No one likes going to the doctor. In fact, most of us put off our annual physicals until illness or pain forces us to go. However, regular doctor visits … Continued

8 Tips to Prepare for a Baby

These helpful things can ease your mind. Having a baby means your life is about to change in weird and wonderful ways. These tips can help get you ready. Learn infant CPR: Becoming certified in infant CPR takes about 5 … Continued

DIY: Build a Great Home Repair Toolbox

Make sure you have all the right tools to do it yourself. A toolbox is so indispensible to homeowners that one should come with every house. But since they don’t, here’s what you need to stock a toolbox that will … Continued

Secrets to Fire Safety

These tips may help you prevent injuries and property damage. Click the blinking red lights on this house to find out how you can prevent and escape from fires.

Fabulous and Free Winter Activities

Try out these fun things to do while it’s cold outside. The holidays may have been brutal on your checkbook—now you’re looking for ways to keep busy without reaching for your wallet. Wherever you live, there is free fun available. … Continued

Remodel Your Kitchen Like the Amateurs

You read that right: DIY rookie Emilie Sommerhoff shares the lessons she and her husband have learned. As if we didn’t have enough going on (we’re recently married and new business owners), my husband and I decided to renovate our … Continued

6 Things You Should Know About Extended Warranties

Find out when these add-ons are worth the upfront price you’ll pay. After you’ve settled on a cell phone, refrigerator or plasma television, you’re inevitably faced with another option at the checkout: an extended warranty. Before you give in to … Continued