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    Help Your Dog Love Apartment Living

    Apartment living can have many advantages: low maintenance, close to work and entertainment, and ease of changing residence. But, if you’re a dog owner, apartment living can present some difficulties. You probably won’t have your own yard for him to play in, and your inside space may be somewhat compact. However, with enough exercise, stimulation […]

    September 28, 2016

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    How to Deal With Road Rage: 5 Dos and Don’ts

    Have you ever noticed that, with roadway anger, it’s always the other guy’s fault? And, it very well could be. The thing is, you can’t control how other people drive. But, you can control how you respond to situations on the road that come across as inconsiderate or even hostile – yes, even when someone […]

    September 7, 2016

  • Guide to Coastal Home Insurance in North Carolina

    It’s officially hurricane season, and the time to protect your home is now. Recent hurricane events have sparked an unsettling feeling for all coastal homeowners. Within the last two years several hurricanes have passed through the East Coast leaving millions of dollars in damages. We must learn from our past mistakes and make sure to […]

    September 1, 2016

  • drivig on the D707 along the edge of the Namib desert

    Essential Driving Tips for Extreme Heat

    The sun is shining, your shades are on and there’s nothing ahead but miles and miles of enjoyment. You love being behind the wheel on a nice warm day. But, as the temperatures rise so do your chances of encountering car trouble, bringing your joy ride to a screeching hot stop. To help keep you […]

    August 25, 2016

  • boy jumping into a swimming pool

    10 Safety Tips for Your Summer Swims

    When the sun is out and the weather’s warm, people flock to the water — whether it’s the beach, a lake, a river or a backyard pool. But, wherever there’s water, there’s also danger. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 10 people drown every day — and two of those […]

    August 2, 2016

  • Tourists lying on the entrance of Saint Peter in Rome

    7 Travel Tips for Your Money and Identity

    Travelers and tourists are a dream for thieves. They’re typically carrying plenty of cash and valuables. They often have smartphones full of personal information. And, they can easily get caught up in the sights and forget to be aware of their surroundings. While the threat of losing money, jewelry or a camera is bad enough, […]

    July 29, 2016

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    Have Guns in Your House? 5 Things to Keep in Mind

    The topic of guns can be very sensitive, but there’s one thing virtually everyone can agree on: Storing them safely is incredibly important, particularly in homes with children or even those where children occasionally visit. Fortunately, there are a number of things you can do to help ensure firearm safety at home – whether you […]

    July 25, 2016

  • Five Sure-Fire Ways to Get Your Car Stolen

    Most people would say their car is one of the most valuable assets they own – if not the most valuable. Despite that, however, some people make it downright easy for thieves to drive off in their pride and joy. We don’t want you walking out your door to an empty driveway or leaving the […]

    July 20, 2016

  • Going Solar? Here’s What to Think About First

    For decades, solar panels have been going up on roofs across America, meaning that nowadays a roof can help protect you from the elements and help insulate you from rising electric costs. For some, the environmental benefit of renewable energy is an added draw, as is the potential to sell excess power back to the […]

    July 20, 2016