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    Considering Joining a Car-Sharing Service? Four Things You Should Know

    Today, as car sharing has grown in popularity (well over a million people are members of various services in the U.S., according to the Transportation Sustainability Research Center (TSRC)), the number of options has grown, too. You can borrow a company-owned car (think Zipcar or Car2Go) for a few hours at a time or for […]

    February 19, 2018

  • Don’t Flush Your Money Down the Drain

    If there’s a water leak in your home, it’s costing you. Whether it’s causing damage to your home or just your water bill, a leak in the house is best identified and fixed quickly. The most common types of leaks can be repaired by the homeowner at minimal cost, but only if they’re found before […]

    February 7, 2018

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    Protect yourself from Carbon Monoxide—at Home and Work

    Every year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, hundreds of people in the U.S. die from carbon-monoxide (CO) poisoning—and the invisible, odorless gas sickens thousands more. The numbers seem even more tragic when you consider that most of these deaths and illnesses are preventable. Here are tips from the Consumer Product Safety […]

    February 5, 2018

  • Rental Car Insurance: Do You Really Need It?

    It’s the end of a long day of travel and you’re standing at the car rental counter, filling out paperwork, your mind already sipping a cocktail next to the pool. When you reach the part of the contract that offers insurance, you feel like you remember a friend telling you it’s not necessary…but you’re not […]

    January 30, 2018

  • Make Windstorms A Breeze

    What a windy, stormy week it’s been! Wind presents a variety of challenges and dangers beyond just putting the ferries behind schedule. Learn what you can do to make winter windstorms easy breezy.

    January 24, 2018

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    How to Keep Your Trees Healthy — and Upright

    They’re trees. And as with so many things in life, proper maintenance is critical. Keeping your trees healthy will allow you to continue to enjoy them and their benefits — one of which is providing enough oxygen for four people every day! Maintenance also will reduce the risk of a tree falling on your home […]

    January 16, 2018

  • 8 Health Resolutions You CAN Keep

    Ten days into 2018 — how’s your resolution going? Did you resolve to live healthier this year? After ten days, it’s likely that salads for lunch are quickly losing their appeal. But before you go back to your bad habits, consider trying a few (or all!) of these more realistic resolutions. You may be surprised […]

    January 11, 2018

  • Our Winter 2018 Charity of the Quarter!

    Three months ago, we asked our clients to nominate local nonprofits that they would like to see as our featured charity. We got so many suggestions, we didn’t know where to start! That being said, we’re an office full of animal lovers, so Island Haven Animal Sanctuary was an easy choice for our Winter 2018 Charity […]

    January 6, 2018

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    Tips for Buying a Safe Car

    You’ve heard all the talk about driverless cars — but unfortunately, we’re still years away from living in a world where you just tell your car where to go, kick back and relax with a book (or, more likely, your phone). But even though our driverless future has yet to arrive, and you still have […]

    January 3, 2018

  • What Made This Year Special

    Looking back on 2017, and oh, what a year it’s been! So many wonderful moments and achievements! We’re thankful to have been able to give so much back to our community this year and can’t wait to see what 2018 has in store… Happy New Year!!

    December 30, 2017