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Social Media Safety

Social media has many benefits—it allows you to maintain connections with friends, make new contacts, build support networks, express yourself and share your interests. However, information should be shared with caution to protect yourself and your family. Here are seven top tips for social media safety: Your personal information should be just that—personal. As hackers…

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Preparing a Family Emergency Plan

Natural disasters affect thousands of people every year, and with the increased risk of severe thunderstorms, flash flooding and tornadoes in the summer months, it’s a good idea to think about having an emergency plan in place. Consider preparing a family emergency plan now before it’s needed. Have an open discussion with your family about…

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Keep an Eye on What You Fry

Nearly two-thirds of all kitchen fires start on the range or cook top. To prevent fires in your kitchen, don’t leave food unattended on burners or the stove top, especially if you are frying food. If you have to step away from the stove or leave the kitchen, turn off the heat or flame and…

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What to Look for in Home Warranties

You probably received a new home warranty when you purchased your home. If you haven’t had any problems with your home, then you probably haven’t read the warranty. But you should. While most builders are reputable and provide legal and fair warranties, some do not. And too often, home warranties can be complex, ponderous documents…

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