Category Archives: Articles

Are You an Unsafe Driver?

Driving on America’s roadways today is a dangerous undertaking. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that the U.S. saw 37,461 traffic fatalities in 2016, many of which were caused by driver error. Many people who consider themselves to be safe, dependable drivers actually have dangerous driving habits. Whether you’ve been driving for days… Read More »

What Determines the Price of My Auto Insurance?

Maybe you’ve been there before. Something changed in your life – you bought a new car, moved into a new neighborhood or started a new job…then, one day, you notice what you pay for auto insurance changes. Why does that happen? Ultimately, what ends up on your insurance bill depends largely on both what you… Read More »

Your Stress-Free Guide to Thanksgiving Travel

Thanksgiving is one of the busiest holidays for road trips. Whether you’re driving over the river or through the woods this holiday season, here’s what to know to safely (and sanely) arrive at your destination. BEFORE THE DRIVE Get your car in gear. Now is the time to make sure you’re on schedule with oil changes,… Read More »

Why No Insurance Might Lead to SR-22 Requirements

Driving is a public activity. You have to take responsibility for your duty to others’ safety. In the event of a problem on the road, more people than just yourself might become involved, after all. That could mean that your auto liability insurance comes into play. But, what if you don’t have it? You might… Read More »

What Is The Best Firewood To Use?

Nothing beats the cozy feeling of a warm, crackling fire. Whether you light up your fireplace all season long or just for special occasions… burning the right wood makes a big difference. Check out this list of best firewood tips before you stock up for the winter. What makes good firewood? Choose hardwood: This type… Read More »

Caught in the Cloud: 5 Tips for Driving in Fog

When it comes to weather conditions, fog is one of the most unpredictable. Your view can be clear one minute and cloudy the next. Because after all, that’s what fog is — a cloud on the ground. If you’ve ever driven through dense fog, you know it can feel like you’re driving blindfolded. But while… Read More »

Rental Upkeep Responsibility for Families

Your family’s rental home might be a wonderful place to reside and build a life. Nevertheless, you have a responsibility to keep the property in good shape. That might be hard to do when you have many people under the same roof. Every home will face a fair amount of wear and tear during your… Read More »

Avoiding Scams After A Disaster

Don’t be a victim of dishonest service providers Courtesy of iii.org If your home was destroyed by a hurricane, wildfire or other disaster, be cautious. Unfortunately, there are dishonest service providers that prey on disaster victims. They know that people who have lost their homes and valuables may not be thinking clearly. If you have… Read More »

Moon Roofs vs. Sunroofs: What’s the Difference?

Here’s the short answer: Sunroof is one word, moon roof is two. Anymore, that’s about the only difference between a sunroof and a moon roof – and even that is a bit questionable. (The Internet and Webster’s still don’t quite agree.) There’s an interesting history on how these names came about, and some car gurus… Read More »