Space Heater Safety

In order to save money in the colder months, many people opt to use a space heater to heat one room rather than heat the entire structure. Regardless of your plan, it is important to be cautious. The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) estimates that more than 20,000 residential fires every year are associated with

How to Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions This Year!

Happy New Year! Did you make a New Year’s Resolution? Have you made them in the past and had a hard time sticking to them? From exercising more to becoming more financially responsible and quitting a bad habit, many of us have a hard time staying on track with our resolutions. This year, instead of falling

Keeping Your Home Safe from Burglars during the Holidays

It’s the most wonderful time of the year and chances are you’ve made plans to visit family and friends. But, while you’re looking forward to these gatherings and the gift giving that ensues, there are others who are looking at it as an opportunity to help themselves to your valuables while you’re away. That’s right,

STAY ON TOP OF HOLIDAY SPENDING

Holiday season is a great, yet expensive time. All the decorations, parties, cards, cookie baking and gifts for everyone on your list add up. Studies have found that almost 80 percent of Americans overspend on holiday purchases. Here are three tips to help keep holiday spending on track: Create a Budget for Holiday Spending Creating

Holiday Fire Safety: Fireplaces, Candles and Cooking

Your holiday “Must Dos” probably include buying gifts, preparing for family and creating a menu for holiday festivities. But when you’re getting ready for company and enjoying the season, it’s also important to make sure you’re keeping your loved ones – and yourself – safe from accidents. One thing that should be high on your priority list