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If your teen is approaching driving age, it may be time to start thinking about adding them to your auto insurance policy. Although this will likely increase your insurance premiums, it is typically cheaper than having your teen purchase an auto policy in their own name. Here are six tips to consider when adding a teen to your auto insurance policy.
 
  1. Be prepared for higher premium costs. On average, annual premiums increase when a teen is added...
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Influenza (flu) season lasts from October through May in the United States, with peak flu activity happening between December and March. The country’s flu activity has been unusual since the COVID-19 pandemic began, which could pose consequences for the upcoming season.

Furthermore, flu season in the Southern Hemisphere may indicate what’s to come in the United States. In particular, Australia has been experiencing an unusual surge in flu activity early in the season. Health experts...

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A catalytic converter is a device found in vehicles’ exhaust systems that converts environmentally hazardous exhaust into less harmful gasses. Though catalytic converters have been installed in every new vehicle since 1975, theft of these devices has skyrocketed in recent years due to the highly valuable precious metals they contain. This article discusses why catalytic converters get stolen and how vehicle owners can prevent their theft.

Why Catalytic Converters Get Stolen...

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Disability income insurance helps you to ease the financial difficulty associated with a serious illness or injury that keeps you from working.

The Basics of Disability Income Insurance

Your most valuable asset is your ability to earn an income. Disability income insurance is designed to complement health insurance. It provides financial peace of mind for you and your loved ones in the event that you are sidelined by a serious illness or injury by protecting your future...
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As fall brings colder temperatures, the warm interior of your home can provide shelter, breeding spaces and access to nourishment for household pests. Any pest invasion—whether it’s flies, rodents, squirrels, wasps, ants or various bugs—can cause property damage and pose serious health and safety hazards for any homeowner.

Use these tips to keep pests out of your home:

  • Have a pest control service visit your home quarterly (i.e., every three to four months) to spray around...
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Unlike a living will, which is usually reserved for terminally ill individuals, a health care power of attorney identifies the person who will make decisions on your behalf and carry out your wishes if you are incapacitated. Here are some things to consider when creating a health care power of attorney to manage your medical care.
 
Selecting an Individual
 
Choosing someone to make medical decisions on your behalf is one of the...
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The 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline (Lifeline) launched nationwide on July 16. Similar to dialing 911 for medical emergencies, people in emotional distress or suicidal crisis can call or text 988 and be connected immediately to trained counselors who will listen, provide support and connect people to resources if necessary.
 
The three-digit dialing code is new, but the Lifeline is not. Previously known as the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, callers only reached...
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When preparing to leave for a vacation, it’s easy to overlook basic home safety precautions. To protect your residence while you’re away and enjoy a worry-free trip, keep in mind the following tips:

  • Unplug small appliances and electronic devices.
  • Pause newspaper and mail deliveries.
  • Lock all windows and doors.
  • Arrange to have your lawn mowed while you’re away.
  • Have a trusted neighbor or family member keep an eye on your home throughout your...
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In today’s supermarket, it’s normal to see the same produce available year-round. However, that doesn’t mean the quality always remains the same. Eating seasonally means you are simply taking advantage of the harvest schedule and enjoying fully mature produce at the peak of its growing season. Seasonal eating can also help encourage you to eat more fruits and vegetables daily.

The 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommends 2 cups of fruit and 2 ½ cups of vegetables daily....

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