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Preventing Distracted Driving

PREVENTING DISTRACTED DRIVING A recent study from the University of Minnesota found that talking on a cell phone while driving impairs one’s ability even more than driving while intoxicated. Talking on a cell phone and other forms of distracted driving pose a major hazard to everyone on the road. To minimize risks while driving: Do…
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What to Do If Your Car is Stolen

What to do if Your Car is Stolen Because of their value, vehicles are popular targets for criminals. In fact, on lists of global vehicle theft statistics, you’ll find that the United States consistently ranks near the top. In the event that your vehicle is stolen, you will need to react quickly in order to…
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Flood Insurance

Flood Insurance Just a single inch of water from flooding can cause costly damage to your home. Here’s what you need to know about insuring against damages caused by flooding. What Protection Does it Offer? A standard homeowners policy does not cover damages from flooding. A separate flood policy is needed to cover losses to…
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Emergency Generator Safety

Emergency Generator Safety Did You Know? The capacity of a generator is calculated in watts. For instance, you may own a 2,000-watt generator. Therefore, if you have an appliance that requires 120 volts and uses 10 amps, the appliance will require 1,200 watts of power. By doing this calculation, you can determine what appliances can…
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IRS Issues New Tools for 2018 Tax Withholding

IRS Issues New Tools for 2018 Tax Withholding HIGHLIGHTS The IRS has issued three new tools for 2018 tax withholding. The updates reflect changes made by a tax reform law enacted in 2017. Employers must use the new tables but do not have to use the new Form W-4 for 2018. An updated calculator allows…
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