Is your homeowners insurance ready for a disaster? There are many homeowners that are underinsured but aren’t aware of it. Remember, your home should be insured for the cost to rebuild your home, not the market value. Here are 4 common gaps in insurance that could cost you big time!
It’s estimated that about 11% of Americans move each year. If you’ve moved, chances are you can agree that moving is one of the most stressful things a person can go through. Packing up your life is difficult, especially when you have expensive breakables and items you’re attached to. Your personal belongings are covered while you’re on vacation by your homeowners[...]
The first snow and cold snap of the season are fun at first, but then the freezing temperatures and boredom sets in. Even if snow isn’t much of a problem in your area, cold temperatures can keep you inside searching for ways to keep yourself and your family entertained and warm. Here are some fun, simple ways to beat winter boredom!
Witches, wizards, goblins, and ghouls will be knocking on your door this All Hallows’ Eve. Prepare yourself and your home for these trick-or-treaters, to prevent the night from ending in horror!
Having a baby is a miraculous, life-changing event. Along with the new bundle of joy will come a lot of changes and transitions. Among those, things like your sleep schedule, eating habits, and the way you look at everyday items will change as a new parent. For example, in your new perspective, a cabinet might transform from useful storage space to a possible[...]
You’ve prepared your children, made an emergency communication plan, threw in some extra essentials for your pets, but what have you done to prepare your finances? Natural disasters aren’t the only type of emergency you may face. Other potential types of emergencies to prepare for include things like the loss of a job, divorce, or an accident. While supplies and[...]
You see your home every day, but how often do you really inspect it? One small leak or crack can lead to thousands of dollars in damage. These problems can go unnoticed for months and when they’re eventually found, the damage is already done. Take the time to thoroughly inspect all parts of your home for cracks, leaks, corrosion, and other damage before a small[...]
According to Save the Children, an estimated 69 million children are separated from their parents/guardians each day when they go to work. While apart, things don’t always go according to plan. A disaster can strike at any moment and won’t wait for you or your family to be prepared and together. While we have warnings for hurricanes and most storms, what about car[...]
Summer is in full swing and you’re all packed to spend a week at a vacation home with your friends and family. You’ve prepared your home for your absence, but there is one last thing on your check list: does your homeowners policy cover you when you rent a vacation home? You might be wondering if it is even worth it, but consider this: you’re bringing personal[...]
Make shopping for Father’s Day more fun and less of a chore! Being a dad is hard work so show him how much you appreciate him on Father’s Day. He pushed you on your bike before you learned how to balance, never missed a soccer game, and gave advice when life got tough. There probably isn’t any gift that can repay him for all his wise words and long shifts at work[...]