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Five mistakes even good homeowners make

You take care of your home and do everything right… right? Unfortunately, a simple oversight could cause thousands of dollars in damage to your home. Here are five common mistakes — and how to prevent them.

When to tackle car problems by hand (and when not to)

Looking to save money on car maintenance and repair? Before you grab your toolbox and pop the hood, learn which jobs an amateur can tackle — and which ones to leave to the experts.


Lost in translation: What weird insurance terms mean

Inland marine coverage has nothing to do with boats. Here are some other insurance terms — and their definitions — that may surprise you.


Term to perm: Converting your term life insurance to permanent life insurance

Converting your term life insurance to permanent life insurance: As your life changes, so does your need for life insurance. Should you stay the course or convert? Here’s how to decide.


When ice dams cause a jam

Avoid ice dams — and the damage they can cause your home.


Protect your password from plunderers

Is your password an invitation for identity theft?