5 Tips for First Time Pet Owners

Pets are more than just animals; they are an integral part of families all over the world. In fact, American’s love their furry friends so much, it’s estimated that they will spend $69.3 billion this year on pet-related expenses, according to the American Pet Products Association).

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How to View the 2017 Solar Eclipse Safely

The only safe way to look directly at the uneclipsed or partially eclipsed sun is through special-purpose solar filters, such as “eclipse glasses” (example shown at left) or hand-held solar viewers. Homemade filters or ordinary sunglasses, even very dark ones, are not safe for looking at the sun; they transmit thousands of times too much sunlight.

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Protect Your Pets from Hot Cars

According to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA), hundreds of pets die in hot cars each year. Time passes faster than owners realize and car temperatures can climb to well over 115 degrees, putting your pet’s life in danger.

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The Hidden Cost of Car Ownership

According to U.S. News & World Report, new vehicles lose value at an average decline of 15-25 percent each year during the first five years. And whether new or used, all vehicles lose value over time. Since the rate of depreciation varies by vehicle model, it’s a good idea to take resale value into consideration when shopping for your new ride.

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You Love It, We Insure It

Protect your toys by contacting us before the season gets in full swing. We will help you get the right coverage so you can enjoy your toys without worry.

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Car Shopping Tips from a Former Car Salesman

Car Shopping Tips from a Former Car Salesman by Carolyn Sennett on June 24, 2015 Car shopping—do you love it or dread it? If you’re like most shoppers, you might find wading through all the makes, models, options and pricing a complicated process. “Buying a new car...

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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 can push your vehicle to 200,000 or even 300,000 miles.

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When to Replace Appliances

Americans spend more than $15 billion a year on the more than 600 million appliances at work in U.S. households. While the life expectancy and price of most appliances isn’t exact, there are average ranges for when to replace appliances. Here are the life expectancies of five of the most common household appliances.

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