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Keep Fireplace Safety in Mind this Winter
The U.S. Fire Administration estimates that 75% of confined home heating fires occur in the chimney and flue of your fireplace. Nevertheless, performing simple safety practices and maintenance on your fireplace can help keep your fireplace in good condition, ensuring your family and home stay safe. Here are some top fireplace safety tips to consider.
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How to Set a Holiday Budget
The holidays can be a stressful time of year, and money is one of the leading causes of holiday anxiety for Americans. Here are a few pointers to help you stick to your holiday budget and manage your seasonal financial stress.
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Preventing Burnout During The Holidays
Everyday life is hectic enough without the added stress of the holidays. The season’s challenges include attending celebrations, coordinating gift-giving, planning finances and balancing various family obligations. It’s no wonder that burnout can feel unbearable during this time of the year.
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8 ways to Reduce Your Utility Bill This Winter
When outside temperatures begin to drop, one of the costliest consequences is the increased energy it takes to maintain a comfortable home temperature. Though it may be tempting to simply lower the temperature on a thermostat, there are several ways to lower your utility bill while staying warm and cozy. With this in mind, consider these tips to reduce your monthly utility bills in the winter.
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Legalized Marijuana and DOT Drug Testing Rules for Commercial Drivers
The DOT drug testing rules require employees in certain safety-sensitive positions to be tested for Schedule 1 drugs. As a result, these developments have raised questions about whether these employees may use a derivative of marijuana called cannabidiol (CBD) and whether these developments have any other effect on the drug testing rules.
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Keep Your Home Pest Free This Fall
As fall and winter bring colder temperatures, the warm interior of your home can provide shelter, breeding spaces and access to nourishment for household pests. Keep the following tips in mind when working to keep pests out of your home.
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Preventing Burnout During the Holiday Season
Everyday life is hectic enough without the added stress of the holidays. Levels of burnout are high, so here are some tips to help avoid and manage this issue so you can enjoy the holidays.
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Market Value vs. Reconstruction Value
Ensure that your homeowners policy limits correspond to the cost to rebuild in case of a natural disaster, whether it is a wildfire, hurricane or flood.
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Daylight Saving Time and Your Health
Although you may be excited about gaining another hour in your day, DST can wreak havoc on your physical and cognitive health for several days, weeks or even months. Here are 4 tips to help:
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Time to Prepare for the New York City and Westchester County, NY Wage Transparency Laws
New York City salary transparency law goes into effect on November 1, 2022. The Westchester County salary transparency law goes into effect on November 6, 2022.
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