Disaster Advice From The ‘Survival Mom’ – Panic Less, Prepare More
A former teacher and suburban mother of two, Lisa Bedford is a blogger known as The Survival Mom. She encourages a calm, common-sense approach to planning for uncertainty in her…
Disaster Tourism: A Side Effect of Catastrophes
Is disaster tourism a financial opportunity to help communities rebuild, or does it prevent communities from emotionally healing? This is just one of the tough questions being asked by Joplin,…
Fashion’s latest trend is helping to curb domestic violence
Our new fashion-minded website aims to make it easier to open up about domestic violence. At first glance, PurplePurse.com appears to be an online fashion magazine, but when you look…
Beware: The 10 Most Dangerous Cities for Pedestrians
When it comes to pedestrian traffic accidents, there’s nothing sunny about living in the Sunshine State. According to a study release by the nonprofit group Transportation for America, the top…
PUPs Help Protect Without Staining the Rug
Adorable and cuddly, puppies can be a handful—and even destructive. Instead of creating problems, like puppies, PUPs (Personal Umbrella Policies) help protect you from unexpected events like a fatal auto…
The Future of Drunk Driving Prevention
The future of cars isn’t in their ability to fly, as anyone who grew up on science fiction movies has long been led to believe. Their real future is a…
5 Lessons We’ve Learned from Today’s Economy
The last five years has been a rollercoaster in the global economy. From the bursting of the housing bubble, to the fall of Lehman Brothers, to the escalating Greek debt…
Winter Warning: How to Heat Your Home Safely
Families in most parts of the country are gearing up for months of winter hibernation indoors with cozy fires, rich hot chocolate and warm blankets. While you welcome the toasty…
Tips to Keep Tricks and Treats in Perspective
Although Christmas will always hold a unique place in kids’ hearts, Halloween isn’t far behind in popularity (and, of course, spending!) If you want to have some money left over…
Halloween Safety Tips for Kids and Teens
Remember Halloween in the old days? When the only word of caution from your folks was not to eat any unwrapped candy from strangers? If you’re a parent now with…