3 Tips on How to Choose a Child’s Car Seat

A car seat is the most important purchase you’ll be making for your child—make sure it’s a good one to keep it safe. Car seats are made for your baby because regular seats are much too big for the seatbelt to have an effect on the safety of your small child. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), vehicle accidents were responsible for the death of approximately 2,000 children under 14, and injured well over 230,000. Having a car seat that’s appropriate for your … [Read more...]

Wills & The Medical Power of an Attorney

  In case you lose the ability to speak for yourself, it’s best to keep your health care wishes in writing. Like most people, you aren’t too keen on imagining yourself in a hospital bed unable to speak due to some illness, old age, or disability—like Hillary Swank in “Million Dollar Baby”. However, if you don’t do at least a little bit of planning—meaning, having your wishes about the future of your finances and property and possessions, and naming beneficiaries—these matters could wind … [Read more...]

What You Should Know About Fallen Trees and Insurance

If a tree collapses on your property, who is going to pay for the removal? The turn of good weather is finally here! However, warmer weather usually means the arrival of thunderstorms, heavy rainfall, and high-speed winds. With spring officially coming on March 20, it’s time to review what your insurance will cover in case the storms are strong; with climate change as a prevailing threat, reviewing your insurance with your agent is not a bad idea. Remember, if a tree falls and no one is around … [Read more...]

What to Do Against Household Pests?

There is no insurance against household pests! When there’s something strange inside your home’s walls, who are you going to call? Not your insurance agent! Pest infestations are considered maintenance issues by insurance carriers, meaning that they’re something the homeowner has to deal with—not the insurance company. This is because pest infestations are something that could have easily been dealt with before true structural damage occurred. Homeowners insurance deals with the “sudden and … [Read more...]

Extinguishing Your Home’s Fire Hazards

Are You Protected From A Blaze? Sometimes you cannot prevent a fire from touching your home. If a fire breaks out in your area and you find yourself in its path, the best you can do is take your family and your valuables and get to safety. Fortunately, though, there are some steps you can take to prevent an internal outbreak of fire. Use these tips to stomp out fire hazards at home. Never overload an electrical outlet. Pulling too much power out of an outlet is a recipe for disaster. If … [Read more...]

After An Auto Accident

The Steps To Take To Best Recover Whether the accident you got into was a minor fender-bender or a major collision, it probably left your heart racing and a sick feeling in your stomach. After an accident, you will likely feel disoriented and alarmed. Consequently, it is important that you learn what to do before an accident occurs so you can call on that knowledge when you need it. Here is a quick guide. Pull Over: If you leave your car (and yourself) in the flow of traffic, you expose … [Read more...]

Making The Most Of Your Claim

Your Guide To Properly Filing Your Homeowners Insurance Claim After a disaster, your first thoughts are likely about getting your family to safety, minimizing the fallout, and preserving your valuables. Your insurance claim is probably low on your priority list after a fire, flood, or other unforeseen circumstance damages your home, but that does not mean it should stay there. Here are a few guidelines to ensure that your claim will be filed properly, helping you make the most of your … [Read more...]

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