"An insurance policy may have a good price, but poor value."

- John H. Connors

9 Home Security Tips

Did you know that a burglary happens every 20 seconds in the U.S., according to the FBI?1

Your home is one of your most valuable possessions, along with everything inside. It is a place you want to feel safe and secure from the potential dangers of the outside world. Employing and engaging in some basic best practices around home security is the first step to help create a secure environment for your loved ones and family.

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6 Household Tasks You Can Outsource to Help Keep the Peace at Home

For many couples today, both partners work long hours and make equal financial contributions to their household. So whose job is it to handle the cooking, cleaning and other household tasks?

Figuring out the best way to divide these responsibilities can be a source of stress. And often, neither partner has the time or energy to tackle their share of the to-do list. But taking advantage of apps and services for meal prep, laundry and other must-dos can boost your mood, ease tension with your partner and give you more time to do the things you love.

Here are six tasks you can easily outsource, plus the best app or service to help you get the job done.

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Protecting Your Home from Lightning

Lightning strikes can be a threat to both property and public safety, causing nearly $1 billion in property damage in the United States each year and claiming dozens of lives.1

Although summer is the most likely time for lightning, it can strike anytime there is a thunderstorm. Lightning generates intense heat that can surge through electronic circuits, burn through plumbing and set structures ablaze2, according to the Insurance Information Institute (III).

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Closing Early

Please note that due to our annual summer employee gathering, we will be closing at 4pm on 6.20.17. We will reopen for regular hours on 6.21.17. Thanks!

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What To Do with Your First Paycheck

You’ve graduated from college and landed your first job in the “real world.” And now that you have your first paycheck, it’s easy to feel as though you’re finally making “real” money — but that first paycheck is just the first step in learning how to manage your money and prepare for your future.

Before splurging on an expensive purchase, consider how your spending and saving habits now can impact your future livelihood and eventual retirement. Developing good habits and being responsible with your money now can mean financial freedom down the road. Here are some things to think about:

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