Hurricane Sandy mobile apps: Weather, Insurance, Red Cross help

If you are in the path of Hurricane Sandy, get these important hurricane mobile apps to track the Sandy’s path, get weather reports, and a very important Red Cross Safe and Well app. Making an insurance claim after Hurricane Sandy passes? Download the free apps below for Geico, Progressive, Allstate, USAA and State Farm for […]

Daylight Savings Time Ends: Change Your Smoke Alarm Batteries

Daylight Savings time ends on Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012. Before you change your clocks back an hour at 2 a.m., don’t forget to change the batteries in your smoke alarms and carbon monoxide (CO) alarms. Not only will you gain an extra hour of sleep, you will have peace of mind after making sure your smoke and […]

Reusable shopping bags are E Coli risk: Is going green making you sick?

Are you using eco-friendly reusable shopping bags when you head to the supermarket? The bag that is supposedly saving the earth may make you sick, with E. Coli and other harmful bacteria taking up residence in your shopping bag. With many grocery stores doing away with disposable plastic bags, or offering an incentive to bring […]

Hurricane Isaac: Mobile apps, Twitter resources, Red Cross help

Get prepared if you are in the projected path of Hurricane Isaac with free mobile apps for weather, Twitter, Red Cross, and several insurance companies including Geico, Progressive, Allstate, USAA and State Farm. The storm is expected to grow into a Category 1 hurricane, with winds of 74 mph to 95 mph. It will hit land […]

GE Issues Dishwasher Recall Due to Electrical Fires

If you have a GE  dishwasher, over 1.3 million models have been recalled, including Profile, Eterna, Adora and Hotpoint. Reports of fires caused by electrical fault with the heating element are the reason for the recall issued on August 9, 2012. The recalled GE dishwashers listed below were sold between March 2006 and August 2009, […]

AAA Tipsy Tow Phone Number for 4th of July Drunk Drivers

If you plan on drinking on the 4th of July, keep the  AAA Tipsy Tow or Tow To Go phone number handy. Avoid being a drunk driver and get a free tow and a ride home during the 2012 Fourth of July holiday. This year, this free service is only available in the areas listed […]

Summer Safety Tip: Hot Cars Kill Kids

This post is not about a bargain, coupons, great deals or a freebie. It’s about saving something more important — a child’s life. Please think twice before leaving a child in a hot car this summer — even if it is just for a minute. Do you think children rarely die when they are left […]