SR-22 Insurance: What Is It and Where Can You Get It?

SR-22 Insurance: What Is It and Where Can You Get It?

What Is an SR-22? While you may have seen the term “SR-22 insurance,” an SR-22 is actually not a type of car insurance — it’s a document filed with your state Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) proving that you have your state’s minimum required car insurance coverage. Not everyone needs an SR-22; typically, it’s only…

The Pros and Cons of a DIY Wireless Home Security System

The Pros and Cons of a DIY Wireless Home Security System

We all want to feel safe in our homes. But only a fraction of consumers are willing to pay out for a traditional security system. According to a Reviews.com survey, 46% of U.S. adults find installing and maintaining a home security system cost-prohibitive. Industry analysis from Market Research Future points to “high initial installation cost”…

Home Alone After School: A Safety Guide for Kids

Home Alone After School: A Safety Guide for Kids

This guide was created to help families prepare for a child being home alone. Use these tips, technologies, and our refrigerator-friendly Safety Guide for Kids to prepare your kids to stay safe when they’re on their own. For some families, there’s no way around older kids being home alone after school. This isn’t a new…

Car Insurance Companies With Accident Forgiveness

Car Insurance Companies With Accident Forgiveness

What Is Accident Forgiveness for Car Insurance? Accident forgiveness is a catchy and attractive term that many auto insurance providers use in their advertisements. But is it really worth it? What exactly does accident forgiveness do, and how much will it cost you? Accident forgiveness is an auto insurance feature or add-on that generally prevents…

Budget Guide to Improving Your Home Security

Budget Guide to Improving Your Home Security

According to data gathered by the FBI, property crime in the U.S. has been on a marked decline over the past decade. Burglary — illegal entry with the intent to commit crime — occurs about 100,000 fewer times year over year.  While the broad trend is positive, property crime is still an active concern for…

Internet Fees: Your Guide to Hidden Costs

Internet Fees: Your Guide to Hidden Costs

Internet bills are infamous for being riddled with hidden fees and additional costs. Some are avoidable, while others are industry standard. Either way, subscribers should know that the promotional monthly cost for internet service is never the full story. This guide is meant to demystify the most common additional charges and help you understand your…

Guide to Building Credit As An Immigrant to the U.S.

Guide to Building Credit As An Immigrant to the U.S.

How the U.S. Credit System Is Different than Other Countries Coming to the United States can be an exciting journey for immigrants. Aside from acclimating to a new place with new people, immigrants face another challenge that many of us do not consider: starting out with no credit history. Whether we realize it or not,…

Home Modifications for Seniors and the Disabled

Home Modifications for Seniors and the Disabled

According to 2017 U.S. Census population estimates, there are nearly 50 million Americans who are 65 years of age or older, and by 2060, that number will surpass 98 million. In addition, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that older Americans experience 29 million falls a year, resulting in 7 million injuries…

How to Get Fast Car Insurance Quotes Online

How to Get Fast Car Insurance Quotes Online

What is a Car Insurance Quote? A car insurance quote is the price that you’re estimated to pay for auto insurance from a company. To provide a quote, insurance companies evaluate your risk (a process called underwriting). Generally speaking, insurers consider the following factors when providing a quote: Age Location Gender Credit score Driving habits…

The Biggest Apple News You Didn’t Hear About

The Biggest Apple News You Didn’t Hear About

During Apple’s annual deluge of hardware announcements, one of the biggest reveals was the Apple Watch Series 5, a device that seems more impactful than it is. While it’s typical for Apple to release a new version of its smartwatch every year, the incoming Apple Watch Series 5 brings with it surprise, and some confusion,…