New Texas Cellphone and Inspection Policies

If you are a driver in the state of Texas, there are some new traffic laws that you should know about to not be caught off-guard.  Texas has been slow to adopt state-wide texting and driving laws, but two major Texan cities have finally stepped forward to make their streets safer for everyone on the road. Thirteen states prohibit all drivers from cellphone use, while an astounding 37 states (including Texas) still allow legal adults to use their phones. But now, San Antonio and Austin–cities Read More

Coconut Water Pineapple Popsicles

Summer's heat can only be beaten by a few things and coconut water pineapple popsicles ranks among them.  Summer is hot, but that doesn't mean you have to stay indoors with the air conditioning on full blast to stay cool. Coconut water used around the world to quench thirst and cool down the body. When combined with pineapple juice and stuck in the freezer for a few hours, the result is a freezing thirst quencher. Add in a few raspberries and drops of lime in there, and you have yourself a Read More

3 Life Insurance Myths: Busted

When it comes to something as important as life insurance, avoid being fooled and choose the plan you need.  Is incorrect information preventing you from thinking rationally about life insurance? Today, many life insurance companies offer attractive and useful programs that serve a broad range of purposes. However, many people hold on to antiquated notions of insurance that are simply untrue. Misinformation is the cause of many problems in the world, including life insurance. Here are three Read More

Budget-Friendly Ways to Upgrade Your Backyard

If you're looking to give your yard a nice make-over, these three budget-friendly backyard tips are sure to make the difference. Warm weather is our annual signal that it's time to spend some time outside. Whether you're gardening, relaxing on the ol' hammock, gathering by a bonfire, or hosting a party, you can transform your outdoors into a real living space which people will enjoy–even with a limited budget. Here are three budget-friendly tips on how you can upgrade your backyard. Set the Read More

Can Homeowners Insurance Help With Yard Damage?

If something should wreak havoc on your yard, will your homeowners insurance step in to cover it? When you finally purchased your home, you likely took a look at your yard and thought something along the lines of, this is MY yard. Chances are you've invested time, money, and a bit of blood, sweat, and tears into your yard so that it looks beautiful (roses may be pretty, but those thorns sure are sharp). So it's only natural that you'd want some sort of protection to your outdoor property just Read More

When Does Your Spouse Need to Get Life Insurance?

Talking with your spouse about death is not the best way to set the mood, but it’s a conversation that all married couples need to have. If you happen to live in an Agatha Christie mystery novel, you should be suspicious if your spouse has taken out a life insurance policy. But, if you don’t live in a fiction book, having a spouse worried about their future is completely normal and means that you have a well-informed partner who knows what risks to take, and which ones to avoid. Here are Read More

How You Can Make Your First Homeowners Insurance Affordable

Purchase affordable homeowners insurance without breaking the bank when you buy your first home. If you are purchasing a home for the first time, you’re likely feeling many emotions at the same time. As right you should: buying a home is a big step in your life! Often times, purchasing a home comes attached with another life event that leads to this decision. Sometimes it can be marriage, other times it can be having children. Or it can be the realization that investing in your property, Read More