News RSS

Adventure, Planning, Preparedness, Road Trip -

6 Ways to Care for Pets on Your Next Road Trip Traveling by yourself can be an ordeal all on its own. With the planning, the packing and all the expenses, it’s easy to get overwhelmed. When you add a pet into the mix, it can be considerably more complicated to manage. But, fortunately, bringing a pet on your next road trip doesn’t have to be a total headache. As with any trip, a little advanced planning can go a long way in helping you have a successful, stress-free trip. We’ve got 6 ways to plan a pet-friendly trip that...

Read more

Adventure, Planning, Preparedness, Road Trip -

4 Things to Consider When Road Tripping on Your Own Sometimes you may just get the urge to pack up your things and hit the open road. It’s a liberating experience to take a road trip by yourself. But traveling alone does present a few risks. The biggest risk to traveling alone is the possibility of emergency situations where you won’t have a travel companion to help you sort them out. So, before you head out on a solo adventure, here are 4 things to get in order. Are You Insured? Talking about insurance kind of takes away a little...

Read more

Disaster, Preparedness -

How to Document and Report Your Losses Let’s face it. It’s not pleasant to think about the “what ifs” in life. Try as you might to stay positive and well-prepared, sometimes the worst-case scenario is inevitable. Whether it’s a natural disaster, a fire or a tree relocating to the roof of your home, knowing how to proceed after any one of them is the first step to preparedness. If you’ve experienced loss due to a disaster, here are the steps you’ll want to take to ensure that your losses are covered through your insurance company. Step One: Pre-emptive Preparation Even...

Read more

Adventure, Planning, Road Trip -

Have you ever returned home from a road trip and thought, “I am SO glad that’s over?” If so, we’re guessing something didn’t go the way you planned. Perhaps you made a simple rookie mistake on your last trip – it happens to all of us – but don’t let that stop you from hitting the road for another adventure. Here are 5 rookie mistakes you can easily avoid so that when you get back from your next trip, you’ll think, “I can’t wait to do it again!” You Skipped the Car Maintenance Car troubles could easily ruin any road...

Read more

College, Family, Planning -

We’re nearing the end of another school year, and with that many graduating seniors will set their sights on preparing for college in the Fall. The move to college can be incredibly stressful for both students and parents – there is just so much to buy, organize, pack and transport! Parents are usually most concerned about how to make the move without the expense of renting a truck – it seems impossible! But here are some tips to help you prioritize, get organized and all moved in without all the stress. Get Informed Every school is different – some don’t...

Read more