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Who to notify when you move

When moving to a new home, an important step is to provide your new address to everyone who needs it. However, remembering every person, company and institution that needs to know your address can be a challenge – especially when you’re in the middle of a move. While your exact list of necessary contacts may ...

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How to create a home fire safety plan

While fire safety technology and firefighting techniques are more advanced than ever, the ultimate responsibility for fire safety in your home still falls on you and your household. The smallest errant spark can spread through a home in minutes, and if caught unprepared, children and adults alike may not know how to respond.

How to – make your home safe for trick-or-treating

Halloween can be just as much fun for adults as for children. As a homeowner or renter, however, you may have at least one serious responsibility on Halloween night: making your home safe for trick-or-treating. With excited, costumed kids parading to your front door at night, you’ll want to take some basic steps to keep ...

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10 tips to protect yourself from credit card fraud

Credit cards are a fast, convenient and flexible way to pay for countless types of purchases and expenses. Compared to carrying cash or using bank funds via debit cards, credit cards can be a very secure form of payment, but they’re not without their own risks.

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What to keep in your home safe

A home safe is a wise investment to protect your important belongings from fire, theft or other hazards. Choosing the right safe is important, but so is choosing what to put in it. Here are some suggestions for what to keep in your home safe.

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