Category Archives: Personal

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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Cyber Attacks: Not if, but when!

Cyber Attacks: Not if, but when! Cyber attacks are often difficult to identify and understand. Cyber threats include dangers such as viruses erasing entire systems, intruders breaking into systems and altering files, using your computer or device to attack others, holding your system hostage and stealing confidential information. The spectrum of cyber risks is limitless…
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Flood Safety

Flood Safety According to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), floods are one of the most common disasters in the United States. It’s important to be aware of flood safety hazards no matter where you live, but especially if you live in a low-lying area, near water or downstream from a dam. Even small streams,…
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