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…
Why ending domestic violence is our business
Although The Allstate Foundation has been working to end domestic violence since 2005, people still ask us, “What does an insurance company have to do with domestic violence?” We think…
3 Ways Parents Can Reduce Distracted Driving
Parents Can Be Distracted Drivers, Too We’ve all heard about the dangers of texting and driving, and although many of us think that teens are the most distracted drivers among…
Car Seat 101: Keeping Kids Safe [INFOGRAPHIC]
Car safety is a top priority when driving your kids from place to place. Defensive driving is one way that can be accomplished. Making sure your child is properly secured…
Back to School
Another school year is underway, and it’s always a bittersweet time for parents (our precious ones are growing up!). Most of us can easily recall our own days of reading,…
The Top Fears Parents Have About Teen Drivers
Seemingly since Henry Ford perfected the mass production of the automobile nearly 100 years ago, parents have dreaded the moment when their teenage children utter these five words: ‘Can I…
Tips to Help Get Your Car Ready for Back to School
Back-to-school time can be very busy for students and parents alike. One item not usually on the top of to-do lists is car care maintenance. Whether they’re attending high school…
First-Time Drivers Can Get Safety and Fun for Under $20,000
Putting their young driver into a new car creates all kinds of concerns for many parents. How safe is the car? How much is gas going to cost? What happens…
How to Make Couponing Fun and Save Money while Teaching Your Children to be Frugal
With all the rage of the TLC tv show Extreme Couponing, couponing has become increasingly popular these days. You may be at a loss on where to begin, but I…