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8 Safety Tips for Your Summer Backyard Bash

June 14, 2016

Weston Wolfe

Categories: Home, House Fire Safety, Safety Tips

Summertime: the grill is on, the beverages are in the cooler, and friends and family gather outside to enjoy the late nights and summer fun. With all the activity going on in the backyard, it’s easy to lose track of what’s going on and cause an accident. According to the National Fire Protection Association, outdoor…
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Check Before the Wreck: Safety Features to Have in 2016

May 24, 2016

Weston Wolfe

Categories: Auto, Travel

Auto dealer handing over new keys

Bluetooth, moon roofs, and butt warmers aren’t the only upgrades to have for your new car. Although those things might make your commutes more comfortable, there are a few items for your new ride you should consider to enhance your safety. Here are five new safety enhancements to add to your new car “wish list”….
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Budget for the Future: Planning Tomorrow’s Finances Today

May 10, 2016

Weston Wolfe

Categories: Finances

Couple planning future budgets

Money – your best friend and worst headache. It’s easy to see it as a utility, taking in so much and spending so much, but this outlook can lead to issues down the road. Creating a steady map for your family’s finances will establish a healthy and successful enterprise. Follow these tactics to ensure your…
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Watch the Lint: Washer and Dryer Maintenance Tips to Know

May 03, 2016

Weston Wolfe

Categories: Home, House Fire Safety, Safety Tips

Mother and daughter doing laundry together.

Doing the laundry is a pivotal point in our weekly lives: from separating the lights and the darks to finding that missing sock, this task consumes a portion of our week for the best and the worst. However, the lack of upkeep with your washer and dryer can lead to serious issues. According to the…
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5 Harmful Driving Habits to Steer Clear Of

April 19, 2016

Weston Wolfe

Categories: Auto

Like biting your nails or stress eating, bad habits are common and need to be kicked to the curb. Negligent drivers can cause accidents, minor or fatal, which can drive insurance rates up, increase driving tickets and penalties, or worse. As cited by the National Safety Council, motor vehicle fatalities have increased in 2015 from…
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Drop the Call: Avoid Cell Phone Use While Driving

April 17, 2016

Weston Wolfe

Categories: Auto, Uncategorized

Driver using cell phone.

Approximately 660,000 drivers, at any moment throughout America, are using cell phones or fiddling with other electronics while driving according to a survey by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. This outrageous number of drivers continuously make the roadways more dangerous due to their mobile distractions. These devices cause eyes to wander and vehicles to…
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Secure Your Safe Road Trip

April 05, 2016

Weston Wolfe

Categories: Auto, Travel

Set your GPS and hit the road – as the seasons change for the warmer, more and more road trips are being planned.  A great and affordable way to see new sites, attractions, and connect with friends and family. Avoid the stress with these helpful tips to ensure your journey is safe, relaxed, and stressful….
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Words to make a parent nervous: Teen driver

August 26, 2015

Weston Wolfe

Categories: Safety Tips

  Proactive discussion among the new driver, his or her parents and your local insurance agent can make the teenage driving years a lot less stressful. Readiness – First, make sure your teenager is ready to be behind the wheel. Even a delay of six months could allow your teen enough time to be ready for…
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Can you find your utility shutoff valves?

July 09, 2015

Weston Wolfe

Categories: Safety Tips

Whether a disaster causes you to stay put or evacuate, consider: WATER SERVICE – When a pipe breaks suddenly or when there’s a threat of below-freezing weather, you may need to shut off the water supply. Locate your water shutoff valve in advance and clearly tag it so you’ll be ready to take quick action….
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Do I need insurance when renting a vacation home?

June 17, 2015

Weston Wolfe

Categories: Safety Tips

Do I need insurance when renting a vacation home? Insurance tips for travel Jun 10, 2015 | By Insurance Information Institute Make sure your clients understand whether or not their possessions will be covered in the event of loss due to fire, theft or other events when renting a vacation home. (Photo: Shutterstock) As the…
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