What I Did When My Car Was Hit

I was in a car accident a few weeks ago. I was waiting to merge into traffic at a roundabout. It was afternoon rush hour, so there were cars constantly swirling past as I searched for an opening. A line of cars built up behind me at the roundabout entrance. The truck...

Credit History & Car Insurance Rates

You probably know that your credit history has a big impact on your borrowing capabilities and interest rates, but did you know it can also affect how much you pay for car insurance? Find out how credit and insurance are connected and learn what you can do to keep...

8 Tips to Winterize Your Home

It seems to happen in the blink of an eye. First, the kids go back to school. Then, the leaves turn from green to yellow, orange and red, then they are off. Next thing you know the holidays are here and past – hello, winter! But before you go “dashing through the...

$1000 “Stand For Generosity” Awarded to 24 Year Old

Chrissy Motz is the winner of the www.StandForGenerosity.com award. Born with an intellectual challenge and physical limitations, Chrissy has raised over $25,000 for Special Olympics. And she’s only 24 years old! Her first introduction to Special Olympics...

Identity Theft – Freeze your Credit

Placing a freeze on your account is an extreme step and might not be necessary, especially if you don’t know for sure that you’re personal information was compromised or stolen. A freeze blocks anyone from accessing your credit reports without your...

Identity Theft – Sign up for Credit Monitoring Services

According to the FTC, monitoring services usually alert you when a company checks your credit history, a new loan or credit card is opened in your name, a creditor says a payment is late, or if public records show you’ve filed for bankruptcy. Some monitoring...