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Wednesday, March 9, 2022 Rebuilding your credit can be tougher than starting from scratch. You’re trying to show lenders and credit card issuers that despite slip-ups on your part or disasters you had nothing to do with, you’re very likely to make future payments as agreed. READ MORE >>
Wednesday, March 2, 2022What is boat insurance? Boat insurance covers you in the event of a loss or damage to your boat. It covers most watercrafts with motors, including fishing boats, pontoon boats, paddle boats, leisure crafts and yachts. Boat insurance does not usually cover canoes, kayaks or personal watercrafts (PWC). READ MORE >>
Wednesday, February 23, 2022
Could you afford to replace your entire wardrobe if your apartment caught fire? What about your phone, your laptop and all your furniture? If the answer is no, you probably need renters insurance.
“Renters insurance can’t stop awful things from occurring, but it can make life a... READ MORE >>
Thursday, February 17, 2022 Welcome, pet-owning residents! The Humane Society of the United States knows how important your pet is to you—they’re family. We understand the challenges that can occur when renting with pets. Tragically, housing problems are some of the main reasons that pets are given up to animal shelters. READ MORE >>
Wednesday, February 9, 2022If you sit behind a desk for hours at a time, you're not doomed to a career of neck and back pain or sore wrists and fingers. Proper office ergonomics — including correct chair height, adequate equipment spacing and good desk posture — can help you and your joints stay comfortable at work. READ MORE >>
Wednesday, February 2, 2022What to know before becoming a landlord Becoming a landlord can be a great choice if you want to generate wealth. Owning investment properties creates passive income through rent payments. You can even use that money to pay your mortgage, so in a sense the rental home can pay for itself. READ MORE >>
Monday, January 24, 2022The best way to keep your child safe in the car is to use the right car seat in the right way. Here are some car seat safety tips to protect your most precious cargo. Hard Facts about Safety in Cars Road injuries are the leading cause of preventable deaths and injuries to children in the United States. READ MORE >>
Tuesday, January 18, 2022I remember the first day I passed my driver's test. I felt like I was on cloud nine…invincible. I instantly thought about all of the places I was going to go by myself. No more asking my parents or friends for a ride — my ticket to being independent had finally come, and I was ready to take on the road like a pro! READ MORE >>
Monday, January 10, 2022Shopping for insurance can be stressful and time-consuming, and it’s important to avoid certain mistakes during the process. If you’re not careful, you could end up buying coverage from an illegitimate company or walking away without the right policy. READ MORE >>
Monday, December 13, 2021Are we in the midst of an "arctic hurricane" like the media describes? I'm not so sure. Even at 0 degrees with a -30 wind chill, it seems like it always gets this cold during the winter in Michigan. Nonetheless each year we see the same dilemmas that happen when the weather gets chilly. READ MORE >>