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How to Keep Your Backyard Campfires Safe

There is nothing like a campfire to create a cozy atmosphere when friends and family get together under the stars. A fire draws the gaze and lets you keep warm while socializing in the cool of the evening. A campfire can even be used to cook a meal if you have the right type of fire and accessories. But where there is fire, there is...

Comprehensive vs. Collision Auto Insurance

Comprehensive and collision are two different types of auto insurance coverage. You may want to bundle them together for added protection. Comprehensive may cover situations that collision does not, and vice versa. What Is Comprehensive Auto Insurance? Comprehensive pays for damage to your vehicle caused by non-collision-related covered events. These events may include vandalism, theft, hail, or fire. Comprehensive may also cover a collision with...

Lithium Battery Fires: How to Spot the Warning Signs

As our portable electronic devices continue to get thinner and lighter, manufacturers have had to figure out ways to store a lot of energy in a small package. And advancements in lithium batteries have allowed them to do just that. But as use of lithium batteries has become widespread in devices like laptops and smartphones, we’ve also seen an increase in battery fires. According to...

6 Tips to Prepare for Power Outages

We rely on electricity to stay warm, keep our homes illuminated, cook, heat or pump water, and to keep us entertained on our TVs and other devices. A power outage can be a short-term annoyance or last for days. It is worthwhile, with weather systems changing, to have a plan in place, so your family stays safe in a lengthy power outage. Keep a Supply...

Heading Out of Town? Remember These Driver Safety Tips

Americans love their road trips and head out in vast numbers to visit relatives, camp, fish, hunt, visit resorts and theme parks, or enjoy our beautiful country. Before you leave town on your road trip, take the time to review these driver safety tips – they could save a life. A Vehicle Check-Up Before any long trip, ensure your vehicle is in top running condition....