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Flood Insurance Options: FEMA or Private Market- Which Is Better For YOUR Property?

As a society, we have grown accustom to having options. With the growth of available options in nearly every area of life, we have developed a preference (and expectation) for choices and speedy delivery. Therefore, it’s no wonder that the flood industry would be any different. Property owners want more than the standard, cookie-cutter government [...]

Make Your List, Check It Twice (And Stay On Budget) -Top Tips For Holiday Shopping!

The holidays are here (where in the world did this year go?!?) and you might be finding yourself swept into the hustle of gift shopping, holiday planning, travel prep and general seasonal chaos. What is dubbed the “best time of the year” can turn into “the most expensive time of the year” faster than you [...]

Recent Fire Extinguisher Recalls: Was Yours Recalled?

According to the most recent NFPA (National Fire Protection Association) data, in 2010 U.S. fire departments responded to an estimated 1,331,500 fires. These fires resulted in 3,120 civilian fire fatalities, 17,720 civilian fire injuries and an estimated $15,478,000,000 in direct property loss. In residential fires, fire extinguishers successfully put out 80% of fires. To highlight the [...]

The Story Behind Auto Insurance Rate Increases…..& What YOU Can Do About It

There will come a time in the not too distant future when auto insurance rates will drop significantly.  Autonomous vehicles will make our roads safer by decreasing, and maybe one day eliminating, car accidents.  In the meantime, we are being faced with a different reality of more accidents and higher auto insurance industry rates.  Why [...]

Traveling This Holiday? Check Out These Keys To Saving Money & Reducing Travel Stress!

It’s that time of year! Whether you are planning to spend the holidays with family or are traveling to a tropical destination, knowing a few tips for better travel can make your holiday cost less and be less stressful. Check out these tips that will ensure your travels go smoothly and that your festive mood [...]

Keep It Simple: Top Ideas To Relax And Enjoy This Holiday Season (We Promise It’s Easy!)

With Thanksgiving approaching (seriously…WHERE did this year go??!?!) our focus is turning to festivities and family get-togethers. This time of year gets busy. Between gearing up for Thanksgiving, traveling for the holidays, keeping the kids busy when they’re out of school and preparing for Christmas….this time of year can get stressful! Take a breather and [...]

8 Tips To Help You Pick A Quality Contractor The First Time (Because No One Likes Sloppy Repairs)!

Making repairs comes with owning a home. Whether you are a homeowner living blissfully in your dream neighborhood, or you are a landlord that owns a property and rents it out…. repairs will be a constant part of your home experience.  Some repairs are easy to tackle yourself (thank you, YouTube!), however, whether it is [...]

It’s The Most Flammable Time Of The Year: Top Tips To Keep Your Thanksgiving Feast Easy And Flame-Free!

It’s the most…..flammable time of the year! You didn’t expect that little change to the common holiday tune did you? Did you know that three times as many house fires occur on Thanksgiving Day as any other day of the year and that Thanksgiving is the leading day of the year for house fires? If [...]

Need Home Repairs? Top Tips For Picking A Great Contractor (The First Time)

Making repairs comes with owning a home. Whether you are a homeowner living blissfully in your dream neighborhood or you are a landlord that owns a property and rents it out….repairs will be part of your home-ownership journey.  Some repairs are easy to tackle yourself (thank you, YouTube!), however, whether it is due to time, [...]

Top Trail Safety Tips For You And Your Pup This Fall!

Move over summer! Fall is officially here and with fall comes cooler nights, brisk breezes, pumpkin patches, hayrides, and walks in the woods to admire the beautiful fall colors that surround us.  It is the perfect time to get out and enjoy a nice walk with your fur-babies. State parks are wonderful places to bring [...]