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13 Tips for Driving in a Whiteout

In many parts of the country, driving through wind and snow is just a part of your average winter. However, it’s not every day that you end up driving in a whiteout. Drivers are often caught off guard when snow is being blown across roadways and visibility becomes virtually nonexistent. If weather conditions are bad enough, make an executive decision to stay home. However, if...

7 Tips to Help Your New Year’s Resolution Stick

As the new year begins, people will be making New Year’s resolutions—and lots of them. This year, many Americans will make a New Year’s resolution to get fit, stop smoking, learn another language, stress less and so on. And yet… Anyone who has witnessed a crowded January gym slow to a trickle by February knows that many resolutions just don’t stick. Some studies have reported...

What Is a Guaranteed Insurability Option and Why Do You Need One?

When you’re young, life insurance is probably the last thing you think you need. Life insurance isn’t (and never has been) an easy topic to talk about. Let’s face it – no one wants to think about death. Or we think about it too late, when insurance may not be attainable (and definitely less affordable). That’s why it’s important to get life insurance when you’re young....

Should You Buy Your Car Off Lease?

For drivers who want a brand-new vehicle, leasing remains a popular option. According to the credit reporting company Experian, auto leases made up about 24% of new car purchases in 2021. Leasing can be a good choice for those chasing a low monthly payment, especially as vehicle prices continue to rise. But when your lease term is up, you’ll have a decision to make: will...

How to Safely Heat Your Home

It’s an unfortunate fact that space heaters, fireplaces and wood-burning stoves cause more structure fires than central heat and hot-water heaters combined. Between 2009 and 2013, the National Fire Protection Association reported that these heat sources caused 72 percent of home heating fires. And fires caused by space heaters led to 84 percent of deaths caused by home heating fires. This information isn’t meant to scare...