Last year, we reported that traffic deaths were on the rise in 2015. Sadly, things aren’t looking too much better in 2016. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that highway deaths jumped 10.4 percent from the first six months of 2015 compared to the first six months of 2016. In the first half of […]
Let’s face it; nobody really wants to get bills. But, you kinda need them to go to the right place. That being said, I didn’t realize when I moved out just how many times I would need to fill in people about my new address. I knew I’d need to share my address with utility […]
There’s nothing like returning to a warm home when it’s freezing outside. Yet cold air has many sneaky ways to follow you into your home. Fortunately, there are some easy ways to keep yours toasty all winter long. These 12 tips will help you keep cold air from entering your house. Secure the sash locks […]
There are lots of pluses to using compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs). For one, they use less energy. That’s good for the environment—and for your wallet since they last six times as long as regular bulbs. The downside? The bulbs can be dangerous if they break. While any broken glass is dangerous to people and […]
Gas Prices Rising Across Schererville, Indiana and other Indiana & Illinois Counties. AURORA, Ill., Dec. 5, 2016 — Drivers in Illinois and northern Indiana are paying more at the pump this week for gas and prices will move even higher based on an agreement reached by the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC). OPEC announced plans […]
What? Ridesharing? My car insurance would cover that…right?? You might be surprised to find out the answer. Ridesharing is becoming one of the fastest growing trends in our economy. An alternative to traditional taxi services, ridesharing companies like Uber, Lyft and Sidecar use smartphone apps to connect passengers with nearby drivers. But while ridesharing is […]
The most asked question from clients, prospects and referrals is…. what is my auto insurance cost based upon?
So I walk into the garage and low and behold there is a turkey fryer filled with oil less than 3 inches from the top… It is in the garage all set up ready to fry the turkey. I call Jeff out to the garage and said. “Honey, don’t you think that when you put […]
It’s 3 AM in the morning…Yes, I know, that is a name of a familiar song…but it truly is 3AM and I can’t sleep…why?…you may or may not ask… Because I woke up thinking about my teenager that wants to get her driving permit so she can get her driver’s license as soon as possible. […]
Home insurance policies are complex written arrangements made to protect the property against unexpected damages. It is often undervalued by most homeowners. And most homeowners think that each insurer’s home policy is the same at each insurance company. Guess what — it may not be the same.