Turning the Tide on Flood Risk

Beachfront and coastal properties sit on prime acreage. However, along with the beautiful views and direct access to the beach comes the serious risk of flooding. Continue reading

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Pumped and Ready

  Recent large storms, such as Irene and Sandy, have reminded homeowners that power outages can last for days and, sometimes, a week or more. This can be a mere inconvenience for those who do not have to worry about … Continue reading

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The Home Contractor Five

As the spring home improvement season approaches, look out for these “red flags” which can indicate a contractor may be unscrupulous. Beware if the contractor:

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Seismic Situations

Recent earthquakes in Chile and Mexico are a reminder that earthquakes are a fact of life and can occur anywhere. If you had 45 seconds to evacuate your house during an earthquake, what would you take? Answering that question long before … Continue reading

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Staying Focused Behind the Wheel

Distracted Driving Month.The designation by the National Safety Council is designed to increase awareness about the potential dangers of distracted driving Continue reading

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Tax Season a Holiday for ID Thieves

Preparing tax returns, or the information to hand over to a specialist, can be stressful enough. Unfortunately, you now have to keep in mind another tax season practice – ID theft protection! Continue reading

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