Insurance Blog

Please read our blog about a wide variety of insurance topics. Please feel free to ask us any questions.

Dangers of Using Your Debit Card as a Credit Card

DEBIT CARDS are convenient. They help people better manage their spending since the money they are spending comes directly from their checking accounts. Debit cards are especially popular among millennials because they are convenient and often they don't yet qualify for credit. A survey by Bankrate.com found that 63% of Americans aged 18 to 29 don't have a credit card. And a 2014 CreditCards.com survey...

12 Fire Prevention & Safety Tips for the Holiday Season

The two most common days for home fires in the United States are Christmas and Christmas Eve. Fire officials encourage everyone to make safety a top priority during the entire holiday season. One of the primary causes of holiday house fires is cooking. Heating comes in second place. The increased use of candles on Christmas and New Year's Eve, increase the risk of fire even...

How to Stay Safe on the Road this Winter

Thousands of people are injured or killed every winter because of overconfidence or unpreparedness while driving in dangerous conditions. It is important for everyone to keep safety tips in mind while driving in wintry conditions. The first step is making sure a vehicle is equipped. To do this, use the following tips:   Make sure the vehicle has enough antifreeze and windshield washer fluid.  ...

Safety Tips For Thanksgiving Travels and Cooking

As Thanksgiving approaches, millions of Americans will be traveling to spend the holiday with friends or family members and cooking up feasts. Unfortunately, when we leave town for Thanksgiving, we also leave behind an empty home, which can attract burglars. And Thanksgiving is also one of the top times of year for kitchen fires, which often start because the stove is left unattended. But there...

Getting your House Ready for Winter

The chill in the air tells you it's time to pull out the heavy clothes and brave the falling temperatures. That chill should also tell you it's time to perform a check of your home to ensure it can withstand the rigors of the upcoming winter. Start with a top down approach by taking a good look at your roof. Inspect it for cracked or...