Topic: Holidays

Take Care With Your Credit Cards

Posted by Safeco December 22, 2016
The season of giving is in high swing. Use these tips to help keep your credit card information safe while picking up those last-minute gifts. Read more

Gift the Renters on Your List the Right Tool for the Job

Posted by Safeco December 19, 2016
For apartment dwellers, a selection of basic tools is the gift that will save them money and expand their self-sufficiency through many years — and residences! Read more

5 Ways to Keep Your Holiday Décor Safe

Posted by Safeco December 8, 2016
Get holiday safety tips to help ensure your décor is aglow and your family is safe. Read more

Gift Yourself These Insurance Coverages for the Holidays

Posted by Shaun Murphy, Pablo Beach Insurance December 5, 2016
Sure it’s better to give than to receive, unless you’re talking about insurance coverage. It’s the perfect gift to give yourself this holiday season. An independent agent explains why. Read more

Only During the Holidays: 3 Claims Sure to Dampen Your Spirits

Posted by Safeco December 1, 2016
The holidays are full of surprises. To help make sure an insurance claim isn’t one of them, take a look at these three scenarios that could only occur this time of the year. Plus, get insurance tips in case something similar happens to you. Read more

5 Holiday Mishaps: Does Your Policy Cover That?

Posted by Safeco November 28, 2016
The holidays are a hectic time, and mishaps are bound to occur. The question is: Will the liability coverage on your homeowners, condo or renters policy help protect you when they do? Read more

Black Friday Car Accidents: What’s at Stake?

Posted by Ron Hettler, Hettler Insurance Agency November 21, 2016
Black Friday can take a toll on your wallet – and your vehicle. Learn how your insurance may help see you through four different Black Friday mishaps. Read more

’Tis the Season for Kitchen Fires

Posted by Safeco November 10, 2016
Sharing a meal with the ones you love is at the heart of the holidays. Help keep your tradition safe with these tips on minimizing the risk of kitchen fires. Read more

Presidents Day: Whose Day Is It, Anyway?

Posted by Safeco February 14, 2016
Depending on the state where you live, the third Monday of February may be known as Washington’s Birthday, or it could be Presidents Day – perhaps something else. This blog looks at the official federal holiday, as well as some state variants. Read more

Renters Insurance: Making the Holidays Merry

The holidays are a hectic time. And, when things get hectic, mishaps occur. Learn four ways your renters insurance can help you enjoy the holidays even if something unexpected happens. Read more

Preventing Christmas Tree Fires

Posted by Safeco December 10, 2015
Keep things merry and bright, not alight, with these nine tips on Christmas tree fire safety. Read more

Breaking With Tradition: 7 Less Familiar Holiday Rituals

Posted by Safeco November 26, 2015
Holiday fun doesn’t mean the same thing to everyone. Get the lowdown on some holiday traditions that range from the fun and zany to the peculiar – it all depends on your perspective! Read more

Thrifty Security: Burglar-Proof Your Home for the Holidays

Posted by Safeco November 16, 2015
Secure your home before you go so you can relax more and worry less during your holiday jaunt. Don’t worry, these home security tips won’t break the bank. Read more

6 Tips for a Merry (and Safe) Holiday Road Trip

Posted by Safeco November 12, 2015
Going to grandma’s house – and beyond – this holiday season? These six tips will help you arrive for the celebration and get back home safely. Read more

This Veterans Day, Consider Talking With a Vet — and Sharing It

Posted by Safeco November 9, 2015
The stories are inspiring, they’re heart-wrenching, and they are 96,000 strong as part of the Veterans History Project. Learn how you can capture and share the story of a veteran in your life, touching generations to come. Read more

Safe, Secure Shopping: Tips for Black Friday

Posted by Safeco November 5, 2015
Before you head into the Black Friday fray, take a look at these safety tips. Because your safety and sanity are worth more than any deal you may score. Read more

Get More Bang for Your Holiday Bucks

Posted by Safeco October 19, 2015
Keep your spirits high and your spending low with these money-saving tips on holiday travel, gifts and entertaining. Salud! Read more

Do Your Part to Help Keep Halloween Safe and Happy

Posted by Safeco October 12, 2015
Be sure you’re ready for the ghouls and goblins to descend upon your street. These Halloween safety tips will help. Read more

Tips for a Safe Fourth of July — From Food to Fireworks

Posted by Safeco June 15, 2015
Independence Day – it’s one of the most festive days of the year, and it’s almost here. No matter what type of celebration you have in the works, we have plenty of tips to help you enjoy the holiday the safe way. Read more

Mark Memorial Day the Right Way

Posted by Safeco May 21, 2015
We all look forward to Memorial Day as the unofficial start of summer, but it’s really a day to remember and honor the service men and women we have lost. It doesn’t take much to show your respects – just a moment of silence or a visit to a cemetery. Learn other ways you can honor our fallen heroes for their sacrifice. Read more

Plunge Like a Polar Bear Into the New Year

Posted by Safeco December 15, 2014
Too cold for a plunge? It may warm your heart to know that thousands of people in the United States do it for charity. Learn more about the polemic polar bear plunge, often a New Year’s Day tradition, and where in the U.S. you can participate – or just watch. Read more

Top 10 Ways to Green the Holidays

Posted by Safeco December 8, 2014
Don’t let the holidays go to waste this year. Learn how you can reduce, reuse and recycle your way through one of the most magical times of the year. Read more

Be Charitable This Holiday Season, but Sensible and Safe Too

Posted by Safeco December 1, 2014
Who doesn’t feel good about making a charitable donation – or several – during the holidays? With these tips on selecting a worthwhile charity, avoiding donation scams and keeping your identity secure, you’ll feel even better. Read more

Safety First for Your Four-Legged Friends This Holiday Season

Posted by Safeco November 10, 2014
Most pet parents already know that chocolate and poinsettias are harmful to pets, but there are other aspects of the holidays that can be dangerous too. Learn what they are and what you can do to help keep your pets safe. Read more

Be Thankful You Know These 10 Dos, Don’ts of Frying a Turkey

Posted by Safeco November 3, 2014
Planning a deep-fried bird for your Thanksgiving table? Brush up on these 10 deep-fryer safety tips well in advance of the holiday – even before you head out to the store to buy your turkey. Read more

No Tricks! Make Halloween a Treat for Your Entire Family

Posted by Safeco October 13, 2014
Before you head out to trick or treat amongst the goblins, witches and other creatures crawling your neighborhood, brush up on these Halloween safety tips to keep everyone, including your pets, safe. Read more

6 Common Holiday Travel Mistakes to Avoid

Posted by Safeco September 29, 2014
While most everyone loves the holidays, hardly anyone loves holiday travel. If you’re going out of town this holiday season, knowing what not to do can help make the whole experience a little less taxing for everyone involved. Read more

Fireworks Safety for a Fun – and Safe – Fourth

Posted by Safeco June 30, 2014
With a little precaution, you’ll remember this July Fourth for all the right, rather than the wrong, reasons. Happy Independence Day! Read more

Holiday Tree Safety

Posted by Andrea Chatwood December 16, 2013
Don’t forget these important safety precautions when enjoying a Christmas tree in your home this holiday season. Read more

The Christmas Tree Conundrum: Real or Fake?

Posted by Safeco December 9, 2013
When it comes to Christmas trees, do you choose live or artificial? Both have their advantages and disadvantages. Here’s some useful information to help you make the best decision for you and your family. Read more

Stress Free Holiday Cooking

Posted by Andrea Chatwood November 25, 2013
Creating the perfect holiday dinner can add a lot of stress to the season, with extra shopping, menu planning, cleaning and prepping added into the regular chores of the day. Here are a few tips for making it easier (and safer) this holiday season. Read more

Top 10 Ways to Honor a Veteran on Veterans Day

Posted by Safeco November 8, 2013
Veterans Day is the perfect time to show our gratitude to veterans for their service to the country. Here are 10 ideas to help you reach out and show your appreciation. Read more
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