What Kind of Child Safety Seat do I Need?

Child Safety Seat Child Safety Seat Children age infant to twelve (12) Children between 1 to 3 years old weighing more than 20 lbs. must be properly secured in an approved forward-facing or rear facing child safety seat. Children age one (1) through age three (3), and weighing more than twenty (20) pounds, must be secured in […]

Hurricane Evacuation Plan: Knowledge to Keep You Safe

Hurricane Evacuation Plan The National Weather Service defines a hurricane as “an intense tropical weather system with well-defined circulation and sustained winds of 74 mph (64 knots) or higher.” Hurricanes are rated according to intensity on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale. The 1-5 scale estimates potential property damage. A Category 3 or higher is considered a major hurricane. […]

Healthy Aging

September is Healthy Aging Month What does healthy aging mean? Although it’s different for each person, healthy aging is about maintaining a high quality of life at every stage, and cultivating habits that allow you to continue to enjoy your life and do the things you love to do. And while aging is inevitable, aging well […]

Tornado Safety: Steps to Protect Yourself and Your Loved Ones

Tornado Safety – When it comes to tornadoes, knowledge is the key to safety. This comprehensive guide will equip you with the necessary steps to protect yourself, your loved ones, and your property from the devastating impacts of tornadoes. Whether you live in a tornado-prone area or are planning a trip to one, understanding tornado safety […]

Password Tips For Online Security

Password Tips Most of us use dozens of websites that require a username and password. Trying to remember your username is hard enough, but trying to remember an assortment of passwords can seem virtually impossible. We tend to create very simple passwords in the hopes that they will be easy to recall. But such passwords […]

How to Run a Family Business Without the Drama

How to Run a Family Business Without the Drama Running a family business in with your spouse as your business partner or another family member means that there are struggles outside the boundaries of the typical business day. For all family businesses in North Carolina, here are some tips for leaving the family drama behind. […]

The Weather is Changing, And So Is the Time: Safety Tips for September/October

The Weather is Changing, And So Is the Time: Insurance Safety Tips for October/September As winter starts to set in most of us will be spending more time indoors. Now is a good time to review this checklist for safety, comfort, and savings. Around your home… Make sure your fireplace and chimney have been cleaned […]

Empty Nesters: Insurance to Protect Your Nest

Empty Nesters – Are you experiencing the bittersweet emptiness that comes with your kids leaving the nest? Well, it’s time to embrace it, because this new chapter of your life is about rediscovering yourself and building an exciting future. This article will guide you through the journey of transitioning from a full house to an […]

Road-Trip Ready

Road-Trip Ready Summer is almost gone, time for a few more road-trips?  Time to get your car road-trip ready.  Start daydreaming about driving off into the sunset… Despite fluctuating gas prices, taking a road trip is still one of the most affordable ways to vacation, see the country, and bond with family or friends. Whether […]

Kids Off To College? New Risks

Kids Off To College Kids Off To College? New Risks Computer Equipment Your son or daughter probably needs some new, expensive computer equipment. When they were in high school, they probably used a desk top computer, but they now have a laptop. Laptops, by the very nature of their portability, are much more susceptible to […]