Protect Your Pets from Hot Cars

Protect Your Pets from Hot Cars To a dog, there’s nothing more exciting than going for a ride, having the window rolled down and feeling the wind in your ears. However, when the car stops and owners run a “quick” errand, what can happen to your pet is dangerous....

The Hidden Cost of Car Ownership

When you think about the costs of owning a car, what do you think of – the gas, maintenance or maybe insurance?  Actually, depreciation is often one of the larger expenses of car ownership. According to U.S. News & World Report, new vehicles lose value at an...

What Can Go Wrong with an Older Car?

What Can Go Wrong with an Older Car?   Today’s vehicles are built better than ever, redefining what it means to be a high-mileage car. An odometer that reads 100,000 miles is no longer the maximum life expectancy for a vehicle; in fact, with a little maintenance, you...

13 Ways to Help Others This Winter

13 Ways to Help Others This Winter by Amanda Prischak on January 27, 2017 Even if it’s been a relatively mild winter, it can feel like winter will never end. And while the harsh weather is inconvenient for many, it can be a major issue for the elderly, disabled, sick...

When to Replace Appliances

When to Replace Appliances by Jennifer Kubiak on November 24, 2014 My childhood kitchen was filled with appliances that had been there longer than most people have been alive. I’ll never forget my parents’ dryer: It was often duct taped shut to squeeze just a few more...

12 Tips for Driving in a Whiteout

12 Tips for Driving in a Whiteout By: Alex Buczynski  In many parts of the country, driving through wind and snow is just a part of your average winter. However, it’s not every day that you get caught driving in a whiteout. Drivers are often caught off guard when snow...