Weather Damage and Your Home Insurance Policy

Depending on the terms of your home insurance policy, some weather-related damages may not be covered. To ensure you have sufficient coverage, you must first understand what weather claims are typically covered under a standard home insurance policy. Perils typically covered under your insurance policy include: Lightning strikes—Lightning may result in severe smoke or fire…

How to Beat the Winter Blues

As the cold weather continues, a lot of us will begin to experience some winter blues—otherwise known as seasonal depression. Symptoms of seasonal depression include sadness, lethargy and lacking motivation. Follow these six wellness tips to help you overcome the blues this winter: Get moving. Working out releases endorphins in your body that relieve stress…

Things to Know Before a Home Inspection

Buying a home is one of the most important and potentially costly purchases in your life. Mortgages often take decades to pay off and, if you don’t do your due diligence beforehand, it could prove costly to both your safety and finances. If you’re a homebuyer, you’re probably planning a home inspection before you sign…

Winter Driving Tips for New Teen Drivers

Letting your new teen driver navigate the roadways alone for the first time, is one of the scariest things you’ll do as a parent. Compound that with winter weather, and it’s even harder to let your teen go. Of course, you know your son or daughter isn’t concerned in the least. Every year, the first…