• 7 trick-or-treat alternatives: How to have a fun Halloween with your kids without going door-to-door

    Oct 23, 2020, 17:23 PM by Geoffrey Ullrich
    We may not be able to trick-or-treat this year, but that doesn't mean that your kids have to sit at home and waste the spookiest night of the year! There are all sorts of trick-or-treat alternatives that capture the true Halloween spirit. So read on as we show you how to have a fun Halloween with your kids without going door-to-door!
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  • Vehicles of the future: Technology that's changing the way we drive

    Oct 20, 2020, 16:54 PM by Geoffrey Ullrich
    For many people, the vision of the future included towering cities with checkered grids of flying cars in the sky. While flying cars may not be on the horizon any time soon, that doesn't mean that vehicle technology isn't racing forward! Without a doubt, these advancements are changing the way drive, so what could the future hold? Today, we'll discuss the vehicles of the future - read on!
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  • Wondering what to do with sourdough starter discard? Try these tasty ideas!

    Oct 16, 2020, 16:25 PM by Geoffrey Ullrich
    If you took part in the recent sourdough baking bonanza, then you might find yourself stuck with a stockpile of starter. While you might be tired of baking loaf after loaf, there's no reason to let that starter go to waste! If you're looking for some creative ways to put it to use, we've got some tasty ideas and recipes you'll definitely want to try!
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  • Your fall home maintenance checklist: Simple seasonal tasks to check off BEFORE winter

    Oct 15, 2020, 09:09 AM by Geoffrey Ullrich
    As we march through fall, it's important to take advantage of the more mild weather and begin to prepare your home for the cold. But sometimes, the hardest part is knowing where to start. That's why we've put together a checklist! So don't wait for winter - check off these tasks from your fall home maintenance checklist today!
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  • Car cleaning tips: How to get your car ready to sell

    Oct 13, 2020, 09:47 AM by Geoffrey Ullrich
    Whether you are heading back to the dealer to turn your car in as part of negotiations or you are selling it on your own, having a clean car is critical to getting the best possible price for your vehicle. So get your vacuum, some towels, and supplies - today, we'll show you how you can get your car ready to sell with these car cleaning tips!
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  • How to stay safe on public Wi-Fi

    Oct 9, 2020, 17:15 PM by Geoffrey Ullrich
    Wherever you find the internet, you're sure to find hackers and cybercriminals lurking in the digital shadows. That's why it's important to take steps to protect yourself and your data. Fortunately, it's easier than you might think, so read on and learn how to stay safe on public Wi-Fi!
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  • Essential tire maintenance tips: Your complete guide to tire care

    Oct 8, 2020, 16:46 PM by Geoffrey Ullrich
    The wheel may be one of humanity's earliest inventions, but keeping modern day tires in working order isn't always so simple. That's why today we're going over some essential tire maintenance tips in our complete guide to tire care!
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  • Prevent distracted driving with these 5 safe driving apps

    Oct 6, 2020, 15:11 PM by Geoffrey Ullrich
    As you likely know, using a phone is one of the most common kinds of distracted driving. But like most tools, it's the way we use our phone that makes it either helpful or harmful. Today, we'll take a look at how your phone can actually help you prevent distracted driving with these 5 safe driving apps.
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  • How to earn extra cash on the side: 7 easy ways to pad your pocket

    Oct 2, 2020, 15:46 PM by Geoffrey Ullrich
    Whether you're a part-time employee, a full-time parent, or even a student, everyone could use a little extra cash from time to time. But with so many options and new opportunities sprouting up all the time, it can be difficult to keep track of which ones are worth looking into. That's why today, we'll show you how to earn extra cash on the side with 7 easy ways to pad your pocket!
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  • How to prepare your home for the next Texas wildfire

    Oct 1, 2020, 17:21 PM by Geoffrey Ullrich
    Although Texas has been relatively free from wildfires in recent years, if the right conditions arise, a simple spark could spell disaster. But while a wildfire may seem like an unstoppable force of nature, there are some steps you can take to potentially mitigate damage to your home. There's no time like the present to begin, so today, we'll discuss how to prepare your home for the next Texas wildfire.
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  • 8 common breast cancer myths debunked

    Sep 29, 2020, 16:35 PM by Geoffrey Ullrich
    When it comes to breast cancer education, having access to the facts is essential. But while the internet can be a wealth of information, not all of it is exactly accurate and it can often be difficult to know what to trust. That’s why we’re helping clear the air this Breast Cancer Awareness Month by dispelling a few common breast cancer myths.
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  • How has COVID-19 affected life insurance?

    Sep 28, 2020, 14:34 PM by Geoffrey Ullrich
    The SARS-CoV-2 pandemic and resulting disease, COVID-19, has significantly changed many aspects of our day-to-day lives. But as we adapt to the new normal, we're often faced with larger questions about the impact of the pandemic, especially when it comes to the financial security of our families. That's why today, we're taking a look at how COVID-19 has affected life insurance.
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  • How to make fall wreaths: DIY home decoration ideas for autumn in Texas

    Sep 24, 2020, 17:04 PM by Geoffrey Ullrich
    While the fall weather in Texas may take a few weeks to catch up, there's no reason you can't get started on crafting DIY decorations for autumn! So gather your pumpkins, leaves, grapevines, corn, and other fall-related items and break out the hot glue and ribbons - today, we'll show you how to make your very own fall wreath!
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  • Decreasing term life insurance: How does it work and is it right for you?

    Sep 23, 2020, 17:19 PM by Geoffrey Ullrich
    Decreasing term life insurance is yet another type of policy available and while it shares many features with its counterparts, it is quite different. But what is decreasing term life insurance, exactly, and how does it work? Who is it right for and, perhaps more importantly, is it right for you? Let's find out!
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  • What happens when your term life insurance expires?

    Sep 18, 2020, 17:45 PM by Geoffrey Ullrich
    What happens when your term life insurance expires? What options do you have if you still need coverage? There are a number of things to consider, but one thing is certain: The time to talk about it is now!
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  • Actual cash value vs. replacement cost: What's the difference?

    Sep 17, 2020, 18:09 PM by Geoffrey Ullrich
    When you file a claim, will your insurance provider pay the actual cash value or the replacement cost of the damaged property? What is the difference between the two, anyway? Understanding these concepts is essential to understanding your insurance policy, so today, we're taking a closer look at actual cash value vs. replacement cost - read on!
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  • Protecting children online: Internet safety tips for kids (and parents)

    Sep 15, 2020, 10:53 AM by Geoffrey Ullrich
    How can you protect your kids online without preventing their ability to learn? How can you guide them to make the right decisions when communicating with peers and even strangers? Check out our internet safety tips for kids (and their parents) to make their experience on the web both safe and educational.
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  • What is foundation settling and how can it affect your home?

    Sep 11, 2020, 16:46 PM by Geoffrey Ullrich
    While we generally consider houses to be stationary structures, it isn't uncommon for them to do a little moving as they situate themselves and their foundations in place. This is what is known as "settling" and it can often be a problem for new and old homes alike. But what is foundation settling and how can it affect your home? Why does it happen, and how can you tell if it's happening to you? Settle in and read on - we'll tell you everything you need to know!
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  • How to plan a fun (and safe) road trip with your dog

    Sep 9, 2020, 08:00 AM by Geoffrey Ullrich
    Road trips are an exciting way for you and your family to explore the Lone Star State and beyond. But if your family includes a four-legged friend, you may have to make some adjustments if they're coming along for the ride. From planning a pet-friendly route to packing wisely, there's a lot to consider before you embark on your journey. That's why today, we'll show you how to plan a fun (and safe) road trip with your dog!
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  • The history of Labor Day in the USA

    Sep 2, 2020, 08:00 AM by Geoffrey Ullrich
    What do you think of when you think of Labor Day? For some, it's a much needed three day weekend and another opportunity for a BBQ. For those with children, it may mark the end of summer vacation and the start of school. But where did this holiday come from and what is it really about? To get a better understanding, we'll take a look at the history of Labor Day in the USA.
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