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Friday, February 1, 2019

Whether it’s a gift from someone special or a gift to yourself, a new piece of jewelry can bring some sparkle to your life. However, many people who find themselves victimized by burglars—or a fire or some other...

 

Friday, January 4, 2019

Drafty windows. Leaky faucets. Dirty air filters. All are common issues in homes across the country, and they’re not just annoying—they also cost you money in decreased energy efficiency and higher bills. The U.S....

 

Friday, December 7, 2018

You’re not just imagining it—a lot of people are traveling with their pets these days. According to a TripAdvisor survey of more than 1,000 travelers, 53% of those responding said they take their pets on vacation, and 52%...

 

Friday, November 2, 2018

Owning a home is usually a great experience. But it can also be a hassle, especially when unexpected issues pop up—whether you have a minor breakdown or a major catastrophe, it's almost certainly going to require time and money...

 

Friday, October 5, 2018

Online data breaches are just an unfortunate fact of life now—as the New York Times put it, you might as well assume that your personal information has been taken, because cyberattacks happen all the time. That's why we recommend...

 

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Friday, September 7, 2018

For many of our neighbors, summer means more than sunshine and vacations. It also means working in the yard - often with tools that can be dangerous if not used properly. Each year about 400,000 people are treated for injuries from...

 

Monday, August 20, 2018

Crunch. Uh-oh... it's the unmistakable sound of a fender-bender. When a car rear-ends you in a parking lot, there's a lot that races through your mind... including, "How much is this going to cost?" Unfortunately, with today's...

 

Friday, July 6, 2018

If you own a boat (or better yet, as the joke goes, you know someone with a boat), you've probably thought about spending some evenings on the water — especially in the summertime. It's a great thought, of course. But, when...

 

Friday, June 1, 2018

Summer's almost here. The sun will come out of hiding, and people will, too. As crowds swell at the beach, in parks, and even on roadways, it all makes for some challenging driving conditions. More people are out and about, whether on...

 

Friday, May 4, 2018

As a homeowner, one of the most important aspects of your home isn't something you use daily. And it isn't something flashy you show off to friends. It's your homeowners insurance policy, and it protects you in more ways than you may...

 

Friday, April 6, 2018

You probably don't think your dog would ever bite someone, let alone cause a serious injury. But dog bites are more common than you might realize—4.5 million occur every year in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease...

 

Friday, March 2, 2018

Every year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, hundreds of people in the U.S. die from carbon-monoxide (CO) poisoning—and the invisible, odorless gas sickens thousands more. The numbers seem even more...

 

Friday, February 2, 2018

A ring from a loved one. A bracelet handed down through generations. A watch or necklace marking a special occasion. Every reason you treasure a piece of fine jewelry is a reason it should be insured. However, calling it "jewelry...

 

Friday, January 5, 2018

You've heard all the talk about driverless cars — but unfortunately, we're still years away from living in a world where you just tell your car where to go, kick back and relax with a book (or, more likely, your phone). But even...