Roadside Emergency Kits

Although always an important addition to your vehicle, roadside emergency kits are especially vital during the winter months.  Check out Consumer Reports for a list of items you should keep handy while traveling to your next destination.

January 30th, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|

Home Improvement Protection for Consumers

Often times over the holidays and for the new year people decide to make home improvements. For the winter people do inside remodeling. In the spring and summer, people tend to do outside home fixes. If you opt to hire a company to do the work, make sure you have checked with local officials to [...]

January 28th, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|

Consumer Tips – Protecting or Fixing Your Credit

Many people find themselves in financial trouble after the holidays. As a result, there are many companies that advertise they can fix or erase your credit problems. Often times, however, you can solve the problems yourself by calling whoever you owe money to and seeing if you can work out a payment plan, offering to [...]

January 25th, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|

Peace of Mind

Insurance companies exist for one reason and one reason only – to make a profit.  Though they have wonderful marketing campaigns that make you feel all warm and fuzzy, everything they do is designed to maximize that profit.  We should not be surprised, then, when insurance companies like Allstate refuse to help their insureds who [...]

January 16th, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|

5 Ways to Keep Our Children Safe Around School Buses

Our children begin and end their day riding a school bus.  Many children, sadly, are injured getting on and off their buses. But most of those injuries are preventable. How can they be prevented? The National Safety Council released its “School Bus Safety Rules” to help prevent accidents and injuries to children riding school buses. [...]

January 10th, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|