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TIP: Travel Plans

As the school’s spring break quickly approach, and as you want to get out of the winter quickly it is important to keep somethings in mind when you are thinking about planning a vacation. No matter where you travel it is important to be a smart consumer during your selection process. Planning a vacation can […]

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TIP: Protecting Your Pet’s Paws From Ice Salt

During the winter, it is common for residents and municipalities to use salt to melt ice in their driveways and roadways. However, for those of you that are pet owners, you must use caution when doing so. The salt that is used to melt ice usually contains dangerous chemicals, such as sodium chloride or calcium chloride. Both chemicals are harmful to pets, specifically […]

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TIP: Driving During Winter Storm

Winter storms bring freezing rain, ice, snow, high winds – all making roadways very dangerous. Each year, hundreds of Americans are injured or killed by vehicle accidents on wintry roads. Drivers that become stranded risk suffering from frostbite or hypothermia, and unfortunately can even die from exposure. Planning and preparing can help you manage the impact […]

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TIP: Gift Card Scams

With the holiday’s coming up, it’s the season to protect yourself from the various scams you could become victim to. Recently, scam artists have discovered a way to steal money from these gift cards without even having them in hand. They usually walk into stores with unmonitored gift card sections, then either write or photograph […]

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