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9
Nov

An Expert Explains: Avoiding Tax Problems if You’re a Rideshare Driver

Driving for a rideshare company, like Uber or Lyft, can be a great way to earn some cash and embrace your entrepreneurial attitude. It’s all part of the new “gig” economy, which is transforming the traditional taxi cab industry. It’s important to know that if you’re considering driving for a rideshare company (or if you already are) there are a

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29
Oct

The Dangers of Distracted Driving

We’ve all been there. You’re driving down the road and see someone swerving in their lane; you pass them and see they’re typing away on their phone. Or maybe you’re bored on a long road trip and hear your phone vibrate, so you look at the text message only to look up and be forced to overcorrect before you end

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19
Sep

Fall Driving Safety Tips

Autumn is fraught with driving hazards, so know the risks and prepare Fall driving can be unpredictable because of weather changes, the end of daylight saving time and the start of school. These guidelines can help keep you, and others, safe while on the road. Watch out for kids. Early in the school year, youngsters often haven’t developed the habit of looking for

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13
Aug

Tips before sending your teen off to college!

Laundry Believe it or not, many teens do not know how to do their own laundry! In college, mom and dad are unable to do their laundry for them every week. It is very important to teach your teen how to do laundry before they are off to college. A month or so before they have to move into their

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12
Jul

Lots of Flooding in New Jersey!

According to the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), everyone lives in a flood zone. Even those who don’t live near water are at risk, because anywhere it rains, it can flood. Heavy rains, clogged or insufficient drainage systems, nearby construction projects, broken water mains and inadequate levees and dams can cause flooding that put your home and belongings at risk.

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3
Jul

Summer Safety Tips with Kids!

Sunscreen Sunscreen has its own season, summer! When the sun is out, everyone should be protecting their skin. Research done by The Skin Cancer Foundation has found that children who have gotten severe sunburns have a higher chance of developing Melanoma. Melanoma is a type of skin cancer that occurs in about 200,000 people per year in the United States.

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21
Dec

Take Caution with Christmas Lights

With Christmas right around the corner, holiday decorations are lighting up houses across the nation. But without careful management of your Christmas lights, your house could *literally* light up. A recent report of an electrical fire in Mahwah, New Jersey stated that improperly secured extension cords were the cause of the fire that burned down the family’s home. Simple precautions

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8
Dec

“National Impaired Driving Prevention Month”

Did you know December is “National Impaired Driving Prevention Month”? This includes driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Unfortunately, the holidays and drunk or impaired driving go hand in hand. Last week President Trump spoke about the impaired driving and here is a passage from his proclamation: “On average, every 50 minutes, a person in the United States

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21
Nov

Thanksgiving Safety Tips

Hello, hello folks! Thanksgiving is approaching and the shopping frenzy has begun. I try to use this time to reflect and feel gratitude. This is a great time for friends and family to gather and enjoy each other’s company. We want this time to be happy and enjoyable without any insurance related issues. Here are some fun tips to keep

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15
Nov

End of Fall Tips

Ah fall … if you are in the Northeast you are probably enjoying the end of the season before the leaves are all gone. I love the crisp feel of the air but don’t love the shorter days. As I realize the end of fall is near it evokes images of drinking hot cocoa, sitting by a fire, and being

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