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7 ways to improve your finances during Financial Literacy Month
7 ways to improve your finances during Financial Literacy Month
April 1, 2019
April is tax season, so a lot of people are thinking about their finances these days. But if you're like most people, you're probably thinking in the short term: What's my refund going to be—or how much do I owe? And what is that going to do to my monthly budget?

It's good to be thinking about those things. It's also important to look at the bigger picture. Financial Literacy Month, which is also in April, gives you the perfect chance to do just that.
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Home security technology: Keeping you ahead of the burglars
January 8, 2019
Back in the early days of home security "systems," around the end of World War I, it was common for homeowners to hire "door shakers"—night watchmen who would literally walk around and check doors to make sure they were locked. Things are just a little bit different now, thanks to expanding technology and decreasing costs. Here's a rundown of some of the options you have to protect your home, from all-in-one systems to separate components for do-it-yourselfers.
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Is your home as efficient as it could be? An energy audit can tell you
November 2, 2018
Drafty windows. Leaky faucets. Dirty air filters.

All are common issues in homes across the country, and they're not just annoying—they also cost you money in decreased energy efficiency and higher bills.

Just follow the tips in this blog—you'll see where your home loses energy, how efficient your heating and cooling systems are, and ways you can decrease your electricity use.
By Safeco