College Winter Break Safety
Heading home for winter break becomes something of a ritual for many college kids. Students finish their exams, say goodbye to their friends for a few weeks, and prepare for…
Holiday Sweaters: Eccentric, Bold and Fun
Holiday sweaters can sometimes be a little eccentric and a bit over the top — at least, that is how I prefer mine.  The thrill of seeking out that perfect…
How Not to Go Wrong With Holiday Decorations When Selling Your Home
With the rare exception of this year, when Hanukkah happens to land on Thanksgiving (which, by the way, won’t happen again for another 2,000 years), the day after Thanksgiving is…
Holiday Safety Tips
The holiday season is steeped in traditions that originated in a world long before warning labels and fire safety commercials. As an insurance agent, I’ve heard holiday horror stories of all kinds:…
Honolulu City Lights
Spending the holidays on the road? We’ve got you covered with must-see holiday sights across the U.S. Get an idea of how cities around the country are celebrating the holidays, or…
Road Trip with the Kids
Winter holidays are nearly here! Whether you’re planning a short Thanksgiving outing, or a longer family road trip over the New Year weekend, now is the time to prep your…
Clogged Drains During the Holidays
The winter holidays are certainly a festive time for many homeowners, but they can also be a particularly tough time for your plumbing and sewer lines. The incorrect disposal of…
‘Black Friday’ Shopping Safety Tips
Keep an eye on your wallet this week as you scour store sales for great discounts this holiday season. Black Friday marks the kick-off for holiday shopping, and with it,…
Thinking About a Living Christmas Tree? Know How to Care for One First
Garlands, lights, wreaths and—for many families—Christmas trees are all part of setting the mood for a festive holiday season. And, in recent years, there’s been a growing trend of using…
holiday debt
Debt can get a bad reputation. Just look up “debt” in the dictionary and read the example sentences: “The company has run up huge debts.” “He is trying to pay…