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Is Auto Insurance Tax Deductible? It Depends

Tax deductions are a way to lower your taxable income, so you can decrease the amount of taxes that you owe the government. Thinking about the different IRS-approved deductions as you prepare your tax returns may lead you to wonder: Is auto insurance tax deductible? The answer depends on how you use the car and other factors. For specific questions about your own taxes, consult a...

IIHS: The Safest Cars Of 2020

If you’re shopping for a new car in 2020, you’ve got options – lots of ‘em. So how do you make the right choice? Good news: The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is here to help with their latest TOP SAFETY PICK awards. The IIHS, a nonprofit research and education organization, conducts crash tests to determine which vehicles do the best job of protecting people in the...

7 Fun Ways You Can Bring The Outdoors Inside This Winter

Winter is officially here. For parents, that means finding new and different ways to keep the family entertained – especially when colder temperatures force you to spend more time indoors. There are plenty of reasons to play outside with your kids, even in the winter months. But sometimes, the limited daylight and unpredictable weather makes it necessary to pass the time inside. Luckily, playing inside...

How To Prevent A Dryer Fire

Laundry is part of life’s weekly grind. But did you know that dryers cause roughly 15,500 home structure fires, 29 deaths, 400 injuries, and $192 million in direct property loss each year? What’s more, most dryer fires happen in the winter. What can cause a dryer fire? The most common cause of dryer fires is failure to do a thorough cleaning. Because a lint trap...

Wishing For A Walk-In Pantry? Try These DIY Ideas

What homebuyers look for in the perfect kitchen has evolved over the years. And as our personal collections of appliances, utensils, and ingredients grow, pantry storage has made its way to the top of the list. Our recent national survey found that a walk-in pantry was the most common feature homeowners regretted not getting in their last home purchase – with just under a third...