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The Smart Way to Secure Your Home

Smart technology has brought us many benefits, including new ways of securing our homes. Regardless of the type of home where you live, be it an apartment or a house or anything in between, you’re sure to find helpful options below that you can manage from anywhere with just your...

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Why You May Need Personal Offense Coverage

In today’s digital world, slander and libel lawsuits are more common than you may think. Comments made in haste or anger on social media can have lasting and far-reaching effects on a person’s reputation or character, so it’s easier than ever to libel, slander, or invade a person’s privacy. Even...

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Improve Energy-Efficiency in an Old House

Older homes have charm that many newer residences do not. However, they’re often not as energy-efficient as they could be. Here are seven tips to help you make your old house more environmentally friendly and less costly, too.

Make Your Doors and Windows Energy-Efficient

Windows and doors are one place...

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Five Ways to Protect Your Personal Electronic Data

Online data breaches are just an unfortunate fact of life now—as the New York Times put it, you might as well assume that your personal information has been taken, because cyberattacks happen all the time.

That’s why we recommend identity-recovery coverage, which may be available for as little as $1...

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I Just Bought a New Car. What Insurance Coverage Do I Need?

Congratulations! After weeks of research, comparing makes and models, and taking test drives you finally bought that brand-new car you wanted. But before you take that well-deserved road trip, check one more item off your list: the right car insurance.

While some auto coverage options are essential whatever the age...

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Preparation for Extreme Weather

Extreme weather events are becoming more common across the United States. These events can be a threat to your home and its inhabitants if you don’t take precautions. Follow these nine essential tips to stay safe and minimize the risk of danger to your residence when bad weather strikes.

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4 Tips to Enjoy Your Backyard Safely This Summer

With summer back in full swing, it’s time to have some backyard fun – especially since many people are spending a lot of time together at home. And summer may not feel complete without the classic backyard barbecue and poolside party.

However, to make sure there are...

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How to Create a Relaxing Home Office

With more people working remotely these days, having a home office conducive to productivity is vital. Even if you only work from home some of the time, you can use the suggestions below to make your office as welcoming as the rest of your residence.

Create a Dedicated Workspace

First,...

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Five Common and Potentially Costly Homeowner Mistakes

Owning a home is usually a great experience. But it can also be a hassle, especially when unexpected issues pop up—whether you have a minor breakdown or a major catastrophe, it’s almost certainly going to require time and money to fix.

In many instances, however, those “unexpected” issues shouldn’t really...

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5 Carbon Monoxide Safety Tips

Every year, unintentional carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning (not linked to fires) sends 20,000 people to the emergency room and causes more than 4,000 hospitalizations. And, you might consider them the fortunate ones. CO also is responsible for more than 400 deaths in America each year, according to the U.S. Centers...

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