AAA: Fourth of July Travel Rises 1.9%
AAA: Fourth of July Travel Rises 1.9%

Expect crowds on the roads, at the airport: AAA says July 4th holiday weekend travel will grow almost 2% over last year. Higher gas prices are not expected to dampen travel spirits. Spurred on by a renewed willingness to take on credit card debt, 41 million people will hit the road and take to the

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Home Swimming Pool Safety: Are You Protected?
Home Swimming Pool Safety: Are You Protected?

Is my pool safe? That’s a question that all home swimming pool owner should be asking themselves. PoolSafety.gov reports that thousands of pool injuries and drowning incidents occur every year. Most pool accidents can be avoided with preventative safety measures and good common sense. Read the following home swimming pool safety tips to learn if you’re

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Is a Home Improvement Project Covered by Insurance?
Is a Home Improvement Project Covered by Insurance?

There are a lot of things you usually do before kicking off a remodeling project. Whether you’re planning a home addition or want to improve your existing space, you might start by browsing blogs and building Pinterest boards to organize your ideas. Then, there’s the whole process of setting a budget, vetting contractors and securing

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DIY Roadside Assistance Kit: 6 Must-Haves in an Emergency
DIY Roadside Assistance Kit: 6 Must-Haves in an Emergency

Dead battery, flat tire, overheated engine…you never know what type of car troubles you’ll encounter on the road, or where a breakdown might leave you. No matter what the situation though, an emergency kit can play a crucial role in helping you get back on the road safely. That’s why it’s a smart idea to never

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Green Practices That Make Financial Sense For Your Business
Green Practices That Make Financial Sense For Your Business

If you’re thinking of implementing “green” practices in your small business, it’s natural to want to make sure they’re cost-effective. After all, the point of running your own small business is to make money. Fortunately, you may not have to choose between going green and bringing in the green. These days, many environmentally friendly strategies can

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Construction Beginning on Public-Private Bridge Replacement Project
Construction Beginning on Public-Private Bridge Replacement Project

Fifty-eight Bridges to be Replaced this Year Cressona, PA – Standing on the site where parts for the state’s newest bridges will be fabricated, Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Secretary Leslie S. Richards today announced that construction on the Rapid Bridge Replacement Program, a public-private partnership (P3) with Plenary Walsh Keystone Partners (PWKP), is starting

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Cut Down Your Air Conditioning Costs This Summer
Cut Down Your Air Conditioning Costs This Summer

Sweltering summer temperatures can send many Americans’ air conditioning costs soaring. But you don’t necessarily have to choose between a comfortable home temperature and lower costs. There are ways to keep your home cool without taking a big bite of your budget. Consider these straightforward ideas you can begin using quickly. Make the Most of Your

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Distracted Driving Tips for Teens: Be a Better Passenger
Distracted Driving Tips for Teens: Be a Better Passenger

Remember when you were in high school, cruising on a summer night with your friends in town? With summer just around the corner, your teen is likely looking forward to a similar experience. Today, many states place restrictions on the number and ages of passengers that accompany a new driver. And for good reason: Teen drivers

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Planning Maternity Leave: Know Your Options to Make it Work for You
Planning Maternity Leave: Know Your Options to Make it Work for You

For expectant mothers who work, planning maternity leave for the first time can prompt many questions: How much time off can I take? What options do I have for paid leave? When should I tell my employer that I’ll need time off? Every mom’s situation is different, so whether you work full-time, part-time or are self-employed,

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Most U.S. drivers in decade to hit the road for Memorial Day
Most U.S. drivers in decade to hit the road for Memorial Day

(Bloomberg) — U.S. travel over the May 25 Memorial Day weekend is poised to reach a 10-year high as Americans with more money in their pockets are lured onto the roads by lower prices at the pump. About 37.2 million Americans will travel more than 49 miles (79 kilometers) from May 21 to May 25,

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