Vacation

6 Essential Travel Tips

6 Essential Travel Tips Vacations are for reducing stress, not adding to it. Unfortunately, things can happen to make any vacation a stressful experience, no matter how beautiful the locale or destination. Some things you are not able to control, such as the weather or flight delays. Other things, such as missing documents or stolen credit

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How to Make Your Home More Energy Efficient

How to Make Your Home More Energy Efficient Extreme temperatures, from wintry winds to summer heat waves, can make us more mindful of the importance of an energy-efficient home. But no matter the season or which climate you live in, taking a few key steps can make a significant difference on your energy bills and

Holiday Decorating Safety

Holiday Decorating Safety For many, the winter holidays are a time of joy, celebration and tradition. Decorating your home, yard or office is a fun, festive way to celebrate the season. A little planning can help you enjoy your display all season long. Following are some tips from Travelers Risk Consultants to help keep your

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10 Tips to Reduce Distracted Driving

10 Tips to Reduce Distracted Driving More than 40,000 Americans died on the roads in 2016, the most significant increase in deaths over a two-year period in more than 50 years.1 Whether someone you love has been known to text and drive, or you have found yourself distracted behind the wheel, these tips can help avoid

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9 Home Security Tips

9 Home Security Tips Did you know that a burglary happens every 20.9 seconds in the U.S., according to the FBI?1 Your home is one of your most valuable possessions, along with everything inside it. It’s a place you want to feel safe and secure from the potential dangers of the outside world. Employing and engaging

5 Tips for Moving on a Budget

Moving to a new place is certainly exciting, but it can also be stressful — and expensive. Once you factor in things like movers, packing materials, truck rentals, gas and more, the costs can creep into the hundreds, maybe even thousands of dollars, for just a single move. Are you planning a move soon? Don’t want to

6 Home Renovations that Can Affect Your Insurance

If you’re planning a home renovation, you may want to call your insurance agent first because this decision can impact your homeowners insurance. Some home renovations will change the amount of coverage you need, while others could even help you qualify for a discount. We cover six common scenarios that could affect your insurance, so you

4 Things Every Renter Needs to Know About Renters Insurance

4 Things Every Renter Needs to Know About Renters Insurance Buying renters insurance to protect your stuff may seem like an unnecessary expense, until you experience a theft or fire in your rented home or apartment and lose some of your most treasured possessions forever. Whether you’re a longtime renter or starting out in your

Is Your Home Insured to Its Replacement Cost?

Is Your Home Insured to Its Replacement Cost? If you lost your home in a fire, how much would it cost to rebuild it? The answer may be different than you think. And if your home isn’t insured to its full replacement cost, your homeowners policy may not cover the full cost for you to rebuild

A Timeline for Getting Your Teen Driver on the Road Safely

A Timeline for Getting Your Teen Driver on the Road Safely Teens eager to drive often have parents equally concerned about keeping their new drivers safe. In fact, the rate of fatal crashes per mile driven for teen drivers is 3X that of drivers over age 20.1 The reality is that novice drivers can take years to