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Got A New Car? Did You Know That You Are Being Tracked?

Maybe. Or more like, most likely. Back in December, the federal government proposed that all new passenger vehicles be equipped with the EDR devices. However, 96% of all new cars already had them, as do at least 150 million other older vehicles. American car makers, led by GM and Ford, have been putting them in their cars since the mid-1990s. Who knew? If you happened...

Choosing a New Car: Considering Electric?

If you’re in the market for a new car, like any auto you want to look at the both the advantages and the disadvantages as well as the long term savings. The biggest advantage of an electric car is that it doesn’t produce the pollution that is associated with a gas-fueled car. However, there are still environmental costs involved. The electricity for these cars is...

What You Can Do To Make Your Kids’ College Life a Healthy One.

In preparation to the big day, parents are choosing out new bed linens and shopping for the basic necessities for on-campus living. But, it’s also a time to prepare for their physical and mental health as well. For many young adults, this is their first time living away from home for any length of time and it can be a hard transition. Most students will...

How to Survive a Rip Current

Statistics indicate that each year across the U.S., lifeguards are rescuing about 50,000 swimmers from rip currents and more than 100 of those victims do not make it. What can you do to help avoid a rip current or at least not fall victim to one? BE AWARE: Before you enter the water make yourself aware if a rip current exists. Ask a nearby lifeguard...

Renter’s Insurance, Why Aren’t You Covered?

It’s been a difficult year for apartment fires and the already high numbers just continue to grow. On Easter Sunday, a 16-unit apartment building in Dartmouth had gone up in flames, displacing thirty-five of the residents. After officials evaluated the damage yesterday, it was concluded that the upstairs apartments had lost everything, while the ground floor units were mostly affected with smoke and water damage....