10 Tips to Prevent Chimney Fires

Chimney fires account for 75% of home heating fires according to Property Casualty 360. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission’s report states that there were an estimated 22,300 fireplace and chimney fires annually from 2012-2014. These fires resulted in approximately 20 deaths, 60 nonfatal injuries, and $116.4 million in damages annually over that time. Luckily, there are simple steps we can all take to prevent these tragedies in our homes. [Read more…]

Helpful Tips for Securing Your Digital Life

Someone on their computer and phoneThe world has become increasingly more connected through the internet in recent years. For the most part, it has allowed us to become more interactive with each other and has made many parts of our lives easier. The ability to upload pictures, reconnect with friends and family, and shop online are necessities of everyone’s lives now. However, it’s important to remain vigilant online, educate yourself on the dangers of these digital interactions, and learn the security measures you can take to prevent them. [Read more…]

Minimize Your Chances of Debit Card Fraud

What do cash, checkbooks, and the Sumatran tiger have in common?  [Read more…]