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Distractions and Teen Drivers

PARENTAL GUIDANCE SUGGESTED We know what you’re thinking. The idea of talking to your son or daughter about distracted driving probably has you rolling your eyes — and your teen responding in kind. We get it. It can seem like it’s a conversation that will fall on deaf ears, but like any important discussion you have with your kids, it resonates more than you know....

How does insurance cover parking lot accidents?

The holiday season is drawing near, which means many shoppers will be driving in and out of store parking lots for the next couple of months. All that activity can up anyone’s chances of being in a parking lot accident. Which may lead you wonder: How does insurance cover parking lot accidents? If you damage someone else’s car in any way, it’s your responsibility—and possibly even...

Life Insurance for Stay-at-Home Parents

If you never thought a stay-at-home parent needed life insurance, you might want to think again. That’s because in addition to being full-time caregivers, stay-at-home parents are often also cooks, housekeepers, tutors, psychologists, chauffeurs, nurses and more. That’s a lot of responsibilities that often demands life insurance protection. One person who does all of the above and more is Beth Schiedel, mom of Zita, 3,...

Danger - Distracted Driving!

We’ve all been in a room full of teenagers — between the animated chatter, loud music, and texting back and forth, they’re a force to be reckoned with. Cram all of that energy into the cramped confines of a car and it can get dangerous fast. Statistics from the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute show that when teen drivers have two or more passengers,...

Safety First! Knowing the Where and How of Fire Extinguishers.

  It also means knowing how to stop a fire once it starts. Teaching your family and work team the basics of fire fighting could reduce fire damage at home and your workplace. There are 3 common types of fires: ordinary combustibles, like paper, wood, and trash; flammable liquids, greases, or gases; and energized electrical equipment. Fire extinguishers are built to put out one or...