Protecting Your Credit and Identity While Holiday Shopping

Follow these tips to protect your credit and identity during this holiday season: Don’t share your private information online or over the phone. Private information includes your Social Security number, account information, PINs and passwords. Shred sensitive papers such as bank statements, unused credit card offers, and receipts before throwing them away. Keep an eye […]

Keep Disaster Away When You Deck the Halls

When decorating for the holidays, keep in mind that decorations such as candles and Christmas trees can lead to disaster.

Tips to Prevent Chimney Fires

Now that chilly weather is upon us, it’s time to think about lighting the fireplace. Before you start that cozy fire, follow these tips to prevent a chimney fire.

Things you should know after an auto accident

In 2015, more than 2.4 million people were injured and nearly 35,000 people died in 6.2 million automobile crashes nationwide, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

Potential liabilities when hosting a Super Bowl party

The countdown to Super Bowl Sunday has begun. If you’re hosting a party for the big game, here are some tips to prevent homeowner liabilities. Look out for inebriated guests. Depending on the location, social host liability laws, or the criminal and civil responsibility of a person who furnishes liquor to guests, are applicable to […]

Play it safe at your Super Bowl party

The big game – Super Bowl LII between the Philadelphia Eagles and the New England Patriots – is set for Sunday, February 4th. This year, about 45 percent of Americans plan to host or attend a Super Bowl party.

Preventing Holiday Thefts – Part 2

With all the hustle and bustle of last-minute shopping and running errands, it can be easy to leave your bags, packages and gifts in the backseat of your car, in plain sight of thieves.

Potential Fire Risks in Your Home – Part 2

When it’s cold outside, you need to keep your home warm, but you also want to keep it safe. Here’s what to look for when using space heaters and fireplaces.

Think Safety When It Comes To Electricity

Here are some specific tips to avoid electrical fires in your home: Check for loose-fitting plugs in electrical outlets, which can be a fire hazard. Replace missing or broken wall plates so wiring and components are not exposed. Avoid overloading outlets with adapters and too many appliance plugs (especially important as the holiday season begins). […]

The One Thing You’re Forgetting to do Before Leaving on Vacation

A new survey reveals that when preparing to go on vacation, most homeowners are careful to safeguard against fire and theft, but fail to appreciate the degree of damage a leak can cause in their absence.