If it can rain, it can flood: Why flood insurance is a wise bet for homeowners

If it can rain, it can flood: Why flood insurance is a wise bet for homeowners

BPT) – The federal government considers floods the nation’s most common natural disaster. They strike every state and leave homeowners with huge repair costs. Why? Because typical homeowners insurance doesn’t cover flood damage. Those policies may provide protection for water damage when it comes through a hole in the roof...

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5 ingredients for a perfect family vacation

5 ingredients for a perfect family vacation

(BPT) – It’s hard to believe it, but the kids who were labeled “millennials” have all grown up and started their own families. As this next generation enters the realm of parenthood, many will be thinking about what they want to do and where they want to go for their...

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5 great reasons to shop the frozen aisle at your local grocery store

5 great reasons to shop the frozen aisle at your local grocery store

BPT) – Life moves pretty fast, especially on a weeknight when the commute is long or the kids have their evening homework and activities. On top of it all, everyone is turning to you for a hot meal. For a simple solution to your dinnertime needs, there’s one option that...

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Custom settings make smartphones easy, accessible to older users

Custom settings make smartphones easy, accessible to older users

(BPT) – The digital generation gap is slowly narrowing, as older users come to more fully grasp smartphone technology and appreciate its many benefits. New technologies make it easier than ever to maintain social contacts, monitor health and preserve independence. According to Pew Research, 85 percent of adults over age...

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5 tips when buying a car for a teen

5 tips when buying a car for a teen

BPT) – With graduation season and summer break upon us, many parents may be on the hunt for a new car for their graduate. Memorial Day deals offer some of the best incentives of the year, so it’s crucial to know how to navigate what can be an overwhelming and...

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