New Car Seat LATCH Regulations

Get out the scale to see if you’re in compliance. If the combined weight of your child and his car seat is more than 65 pounds, it may be time to change the way it’s installed. Sources: Lara B. McKenzie, … Continued

Credit Card Debt Today

A surprising generational divide. Think Millenials carry more credit card debt than the Greatest Generation? Think again. Source: http://www.demos.org/publication/red-older-americans-and-credit-card-debt

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  

Facts About Long-Term Care

There’s no time like today to start thinking about tomorrow. Planning ahead for the likelihood of needing long-term care can provide a feeling of financial security about your retirement years. Click here to learn about long-term care options. NFM-12154AO

Luxury Car Theft in America

The results of the National Insurance Crime Bureau’s four-year study. From 2009 to 2010, 4,384 luxury cars were reported stolen, according to the National Insurance Crime Bureau.

Credit Card Report Card

Find out how Americans scored in 2012. According to a 2012 Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Investor Education Foundation survey, Americans are more responsible than they once were.

Spam A Lot

Unwanted and dangerous emails are on the rise. The number of spam emails is reaching mind-boggling heights. Here’s a look at recent statistics.

Texting While Driving Is No LOL-ing Matter

The dangerous consequences of using your smartphone while in the driver’s seat. Sending a text takes your eyes off the road, your hands off the wheel, and your mind off your driving.