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Thursday, January 4, 2018 Whether it’s following a regular maintenance plan or making sure you’re prepared for an emergency, we’ve pulled together five driving and car maintenance resolutions for the New Year. Procrastinating on regular maintenance. If you skimp on basic maintenance, your car can eventually quit or malfunction. READ MORE >>
Wednesday, January 3, 2018 Here's a New Year's resolution that might save you thousands of dollars: Review your homeowner's, auto and life insurance policies. Insurance isn't necessarily the most scintillating topic for consumers, yet it's essential to your financial well being. You and your family are at risk big time if you don't have sufficient coverage. READ MORE >>
Thursday, December 21, 2017 In the world of workers compensation, the subject of employee vs. self-employed independent contractor is complex. Employers are not required to provide workers compensation coverage for independent contractors. Likewise, employers are not responsible for payroll taxes and other legal obligations that are necessary for employees. READ MORE >>
Tuesday, December 19, 2017
Sexual harassment scandals loom large among the events that shaped 2017.
Fueled by revelations that longtime movie producer and studio executive Harvey Weinstein forced himself on dozens of women — including such A-list celebs as Salma Hayek, Gwyneth Paltrow, Ashley Judd and Angelina... READ MORE >>
Monday, December 18, 2017 Winter can be a risk to the continuity of business operations. Small business owners should be ensuring that their assets and operations are protected against the elements of the season. A strong handle on risk management can help to maintain stability during this season. READ MORE >>
Thursday, December 14, 2017 What are the real reasons holding you back from getting life insurance? Are you like the majority of Americans who don't have it, but say that they know they need it? A study by the financial and insurance organization LIMRA shows that 6 in 10 Americans have life insurance—yet 30 percent of them feel they need more. READ MORE >>
Monday, December 11, 2017 Perhaps you’re finally earning enough to leave your family’s home and get your own place. Or maybe you’re tired of roommates or recently uncoupled with your partner. In any case, you’re a part of the rising demographic of people living by themselves with no partner, no kids and no roommate. READ MORE >>
Thursday, December 7, 2017 Severe weather can be both frightening and dangerous for automobile travel. Motorists should know the safety rules for dealing with winter road emergencies. AAA reminds motorists to be cautious while driving in adverse weather. For more information on winter driving, the association offers the How to Go on Ice and Snow brochure, available through most AAA offices. READ MORE >>
Wednesday, December 6, 2017 Everyone enjoys being part of the holiday preparations from testing family recipes to decorating cakes and cookies. But when there are a lot of people and lots of activity going on around you, it's easy to get distracted. Get eight simple fire-safety tips that can help you and your family reduce the risk of kitchen fires during this joyous time of year. READ MORE >>
Tuesday, December 5, 2017 Between giving gifts, preparing large meals, and planning family gatherings, the holidays can be a stressful time of year. Adding another thing to think about may seem overwhelming, but home safety is an important consideration. READ MORE >>