Be Fire Smart This Holiday Season

Holiday decorations can increase your risk for a home fire. The National Fire Protection Association urges you to be fire smart when decorating your home for the holidays. More than half of the home decoration fires in December are started by candles. The top three days for home candle fires are Christmas Day, New Year’s […]

Reducing Your Risk of Summer Insurance Claims

To reduce your risks of insurance claims, be aware of these summertime hazards: BBQ grill fires – To reduce the risk of a cookout catastrophe, never place your grill near flammables and never leave it unattended. If using a charcoal grill, make sure the embers are completely extinguished before leaving it. Car accidents – Summertime […]

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.