With home values significantly reduced for the past few years, I have grown accustomed to phone calls from customers insisting that the dwelling value listed on their insurance policy is way too high. They typically say, “I could never sell my house for that much.” With spring in full swing and home buyers out scouring real estate listings again, it might be a good time to explain what home buyers are actually insuring.
About half of all cancers diagnosed this year will be skin cancers. One of the most important things you can do to protect your skin is use sunscreen. We all know we need to use it, but how much and which one?
The main issue with disposal is the impact on the environment. Just throwing it out with the trash can truly have a negative impact on the environment due to the materials used to make a computer. In some cities, it is illegal to dispose of it in the regular trash, and waste management may not take it anyway. This leaves many people looking for a way to get rid of it safely.
With the arrival of spring, so too arrives that long list of spring projects, including spring cleaning and home maintenance. To help you get started, here are ten essentials for your spring home checklist:
The life of a claims adjuster is fast-paced and action packed. The constant onslaught of e-mails, telephone calls, and other daily job requirements can lead to a great deal of stress. One of my favorite ways to deal with stress is to walk. The health benefits of walking for stress reduction and physical exercise are well documented. One of the things I enjoy most about walking is it forces me to slow down and gives me a chance to unwind from the daily grind. It gives me an opportunity to look at my surroundings at a slower pace and observe things that are usually missed as I whiz by in my car rushing from point A to point B. I am always amazed at the things I see and discover while walking that I have never noticed before, even though I may have gone past them hundreds of times.
Spring is upon us and many people are washing and waxing their antique or specialty vehicles, preparing them for a summer of cruising. Classic cars and trucks are popular during the warmer weather, but how are you insuring them? Most people just add them to their personal auto policies like they would any other vehicle, but is this the best way to cover your cherished cruiser?
Most people admit they would rather do just about anything other than get up and speak in front of a group. However, presentation skills are important and letting these feelings get in the way of speaking in public can hinder your career. Here is a step-by-step approach to help you cut down on your anxiety before a presentation, whether it’s in front of a small group or an audience of hundreds.