Keep Children Safe at Your Home Pool
Every year nearly 300 children under the age of 5 drown in swimming pools in the United States, making it the leading cause of death for children in that age range. Tragically, 87 % of these deaths occur in backyard pools.
How Does Group Life Insurance Measure Up?
Many Americans rely on group life insurance from an employer in the event of a death in their family. But in some circumstances, group life insurance is not enough, and an individual policy can provide more protection.
Hazardous Waste: Proper Disposal Matters
What’s out of sight is frequently out of mind, including that bucket full of household cleaners in the garage or under the sink. You use them, and then you are faced with the prospect of disposing of them. While it might be tempting to just throw these types of cleaners in the trash – don’t.
How Life Insurance Saved A Business
LifeHappens shares the story of how a successful business owner included life insurance as part of his long-term planning. When there was an unexpected downturn, that life insurance policy saved the business and all those whose livelihoods depended on it. Watch the video.
What To Do When Buying A New Or Used Car
Congratulations on your new car! Purchasing a new vehicle is exciting, and insurance isn’t normally the first thing on your mind. When you finally think of it, you may be overwhelmed and not sure what to do. Here are some tips.
New test for distracted driving: textalyzers
Lawmakers in a handful of cities and states are considering allowing police to use devices called textalyzers to test for suspected cell phone use at the scene of car accidents.
April showers, May flowers and spring home repairs
Spring weather brings hope for new beginnings and warmer temperatures. However, these seasonal changes could significantly damage the exterior protective layers of your house, leading to potentially costly structural damage. Watch out for these conditions.
Have a Plan for Responding to Floods
Floods are the most common and widespread of all natural disasters. Learning about this weather possibility and how to properly prepare for it can save lives and minimize damage.
Prepare for high winds and tornadoes
High winds are a danger to people and property. Learning what to look for and how to properly prepare can save lives and minimize damage.
Distractions contribute to pedestrian deaths, injuries
“I didn’t see them!” That’s usually the first thing someone says when they’ve been involved in a vehicle-pedestrian crash. The latest statistical year shows that 5,977 pedestrians were killed in U.S. traffic crashes – one every 1.5 hours, according to National Highway Traffic Safety Administration figures. In addition, 129,000 pedestrians were treated for non-fatal crash-related injuries. While these figures remained about steady compared with the prior year, the numbers are still alarming.
Household substances put parents of teens on alert
We all know about the importance of limiting teen access to alcohol, prescription medications and similar substances around the house. However, some teenagers are finding ways to abuse products commonly found at home or easily purchased in the community.
Expect the unexpected: Name a contingent beneficiary on your life insurance policy
Life doesn’t always go as planned. When you married, you did the responsible thing and purchased life insurance policies for both you and your spouse. Each of you named the other as beneficiary, ensuring that no matter who passed away first, the survivor would be taken care of. At least, that was the plan.
Planning key to successful home renovation
Home improvement projects seem to have no season. While many big outdoor projects happen in spring and summer, homeowners may find the best time to work on a renovation project is when contractors are available or materials are less expensive. In fact, if your project is not weather-dependent, you might get a better deal at some other time of year. No matter when you plan your next home project, our bloggers have tips that can ease your mind.
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