Own a Home and Want to Save on Insurance? Try These Maintenance Tips First.
If you own a home, chances are, you’re going to eventually make some upgrades. From installing new kitchen countertops or adding a patio, home improvements can be exciting. But did you know some improvements can also help you save on home insurance? It’s true: Some home maintenance endeavors can actually...
The Ultimate First Apartment Checklist: Essentials to Pack and Buy
Every year, about 11% of Americans move, many heading to apartments for the first time.1 No matter your age, securing your first apartment is a major milestone. To help you or your child prepare for the upcoming move, we’ve put together a checklist of items you should consider taking along...
How Long Does a Water Heater Last, and When Should You Replace Yours?
Few people enjoy cold showers—or high energy bills. That’s why, it’s important to know when to replace your water heater. If you’re asking yourself, “How long does a water heater last?” and thinking, “It’s been a while since mine has been replaced,” read on. You may be due for an...
8 Important Reasons Why You Should Buy Life Insurance
What would happen if you were no longer there to provide for your family? Are you certain your family would have enough money to live comfortably in your current home and remain financially stable? Most Americans agree that these are important questions to ask. In fact, 84% of people say...
How to Parallel Park Perfectly — Every Single Time
Are you a pro at parallel parking, or does it make you nervous? Parallel parking is an incredibly important driving skill, especially if you live or drive in a city. Whether you’re teaching a teen to drive, or you want to brush up on your own driving skills, we’ll cover...
What Are the Benefits of Leasing a Car? Learn the Pros and Cons
Decide whether buying or leasing a car is right for you.
The Truth About Life Insurance: 9 Common Myths Debunked With Helpful Facts
For many Americans, life insurance can be difficult to discuss, making them hesitant to purchase a policy. Can you relate? Without a policy, however, your loved ones could experience financial hardship in the event of your passing. To help, we’ll debunk common myths with straightforward life insurance facts—all with the...
How to Hire a Contractor to Get an Incredible Home Remodel
The past couple of years have brought a major boom to the home improvement and repair industry. More people are buying fixer-uppers to renovate or adding equity to their current homes by remodeling.1 If you’re one of the many homeowners looking to start a home improvement project, we’re here to...
A Helpful Guide to Living on One Income During Early Retirement
Today, more people are retiring early and unexpectedly. According to the Employee Benefit Research Institute, in 2020, 48% of workers retired before they had originally intended to.1 If you or your partner retire early, it’s important for couples to prepare for going from two incomes to living on one income....
A Handy Tire Wear Chart, Plus 3 Benefits of Tire Care
When was the last time you took a close look at your tires? And not just the sidewalls (the part of the tire that faces you), but an actual inspection of the treads, which face the pavement? If the answer is “never” or “the last time I had a flat,”...