• cyberbullying prevention, detection

    Cyberbullying Part 2: Ways to Prevent It, Detect It, and Stop It

    Last week, we defined cyberbullying and talked about why it is so damaging. This week, we’re going to talk about its warning signs and what you can do if you see them. The good news is that in this, as with most things, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Your duty […]

    September 13, 2022

  • cyberbullying

    How Cyberbullying is Different and Can Be More Dangerous

    Whether we like it or not, the internet is here to stay. And along with it comes a variety of challenges that society has identified, but has yet to figure out how to handle. There are companies that take small pieces of information most people don’t think twice about leaving behind, and use it to […]

    September 6, 2022

  • home heating tips

    Home Heating Fuel Inventories a Concern: 10 Ways to Save

    It’s the last day of August and, though it may be hard to believe with the way balmy temperatures linger through September, the end of summer is nigh. With this change of the seasons looming—and with concerns over supply keeping oil prices high—we’ve put together some tips to help you prepare for winter and save […]

    August 30, 2022

  • insurance at college

    7 Ways to Own Your Freshman Year at College

    You’ve graduated high school, you’ve done the tours, the interviews, and the tests. The result of your hard work? You’ve been accepted to a college of your choice…congratulations! Your reward for completing this difficult task? Another, even more difficult task: your first year of college! Don’t worry. It will be hard, yes, but there is […]

    August 23, 2022

  • seatbelt safety

    Would Isaac Newton Wear Seatbelts?

    We’ve all seen the signs on the freeway, the public service announcements, the dire warnings from the Department of Transportation. Buckle up! Seatbelts save lives! But do they really? (Spoiler alert: Yes. Yes they do.) Now, chances are, we’re preaching to the choir. After all, in 2021, over 90% of Americans reported using their seatbelts […]

    August 16, 2022

  • heat illnesses

    When You Get Too Much ‘Hot Fun in the Summertime’

    There are some who don’t mind our recent heat wave. And relatively dry summer days. After all, our winters are long and cold. Golfers, swimmers, and boaters come to mind. For them, soaring temps and intermittent rain mean fun in the sun. But we caution everyone that heat can be tough on the body. The […]

    August 9, 2022

  • insurance deductibles

    How to Make Insurance Deductibles Work For You

    You just purchased a new car and you’re taking your first trip to the grocery store. You get to the parking lot with your pristine vehicle and start to panic. Cars race through the lot oblivious to anyone but themselves. Huge pickups block your view when you park next to them, making it difficult to […]

    August 2, 2022

  • Life Saving Registry for New Yorkers

    While registering a car at the Department of Motor Vehicles the other day, a friend of ours noticed a poster on the wall near the counter. It said, “Donate Life. New York State.” He jotted down the web address to look at later on. He ended up on the New York State Donate Life Registry. […]

    July 26, 2022

  • distracted driving

    Distracted Driving on the Rise

    We’ve talked about the dangers of distracted driving in our blog. Check it out here, here, and here. We were hoping to convince at least a few drivers that the rewards just aren’t worth the risks. Yet we’re disappointed to see that the incidents of distracted driving are rising in the U. S. Here’s what […]

    July 19, 2022

  • driving rules

    Test Yourself on Some Rules of the Road

    When did you get your driver’s license? A few years ago we bet. So with those years of driving experience under your belt, you could pass the New York State learner’s permit test, right? It may be harder than you think! We looked around the DMV website and found that some of the questions on […]

    July 12, 2022