Linwood - Safe

How to Safely Store Your Stuff

By | Personal Insurance

We’ve probably all experienced the mild panic attack that misplacing an important document induces. Not to sound all “mom knows best,” but this is one instance in which a little preparation beforehand would save a lot of time and stress later on. How to safely store your stuff No less than the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) recommends taking an inventory of your important documents and valuables. A checklist of items worth adding to your inventory can be found on their website at FEMA.gov. Once you have an inventory, it’s time to think about how to safely store them. Two options are bank…

Read More
Linwood - Saving

A Little Savings Secret

By | Personal Insurance

Do you like shopping? Going out to restaurants? Coffee drinker? Why not get a discount on them. How? There are websites that sells discounted gift cards you can use at your favorite shops. Say Starbucks, Applebees, Kohls, Walmart, AMC theaters, etc. How it works is these sites gets the gift cards from people who don’t want them anymore, sells them to the websites, who in return sells it back to the consumer (you) with a little mark up. As an example, you can buy a $50 gift card for $40. The websites do vet the cards to make sure the amount…

Read More
Linwood - Home Security

5 Security Tips for Your New Home

By | Personal Insurance

When you think of home security, you probably imagine expensive, intricate systems that cost more than you’re willing to shell out—especially after buying a new home. But that’s not always the case. Good home security doesn’t require a pricey, state-of-the-art system. In many cases, small changes and habits are all you need to keep burglars at bay. Keep these five security tips in mind as you move into your new home. They can save you from spending on an expensive system, while enjoying the same peace of mind. Fake cameras actually work. Fake security cameras sound funny—and ineffective—but don’t rule…

Read More