Archive | Consumer Tips

TIP: 8 Ways to Express Appreciation on Veterans Day

Veterans Day is an important day for showing appreciation to members of our military, past and present. If you’re looking for an appropriate way to honor a veteran in your life, or would like to contribute in a way that’s meaningful for veterans everywhere, here’s a list of suggestions from Military.com to start you off. 1. Show […]

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TIP: How to Vote

Election day is Tuesday, November 6. New Jersey allows any voter to request a ballot by mail. New Jersey offers early voting, but most vote in person on Election Day. Make sure you are registered: Voters registered in New Jersey can look up where to vote on New Jersey’s site or at GetToThePolls.com. Vote early: New Jersey voters can also vote […]

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TIP: 5 Tips To Make Your Halloween Safer

In many respects, Halloween gives people license to step out of their everyday persona and experiment with playing a new role or being a different character. When combined with alcohol and drug use, the risk for bodily injury skyrockets. Forbes put together this list of 5 tips to make your Halloween safer. Place Reflective Tape On Your […]

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TIP: Electrical Safety in the Fall

The Electrical Safety Foundation International reminds you to keep electrical safety in mind as the cooler fall weather moves many activities back indoors. The following safety tips will help you stay safe during the change of seasons: Safely store warm weather tools like lawn mowers and trimmers. Check cold weather tools, such as leaf and […]

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TIP: Guide to Fall Yard Care

Devoting a little extra time to cleaning up and maintaining your yard this fall will make all the difference next spring. In the heat of summer, blades often go dormant and can’t absorb many of the nutrients found in fertilizer. And because cooler temperatures allow individual grass blades to absorb nutrients, now is the best […]

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TIP: Going to the Beach

Summer is behind us, but you may be able to catch a few last good days to spend at the beach! Follow these consumer tips to help plan your beach day and help ensure your day is nothing but fun in the sun. •     Pick the Right day: Before picking a day to head out to […]

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TIP: Preparing for Back to School

With back to school time slowly creeping around the corner here are some tips for parents to make the most exciting time of the year a little easier. •      Get to know the teacher: Every child fears that they will not like their new teacher. take advantage of open house nights or office hours and break […]

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TIP: Securing Furniture and Appliances Properly

Every 17 minutes, a piece of furniture, TV or appliance tipping over causes an injury in the U.S., according to information provided to Consumer Reports (CR) by the Consumer Product Safety Commission. A total of 195 deaths caused by tip-overs were reported between 2000-2016. The outlet’s most disturbing findings however, relate to tip-overs and children: a child is […]

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TIP: Keeping Your Child Safe During Football Camp

September has arrived, and as we start the fall we also start football training camp. Most high school and middle school football teams will be starting up their season this month in full pads. Here are some tips to make sure your child is safe during one of the most grueling parts of their season. […]

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Car Insurance and Flood Damage

Flooding in your car can cause everything from mold issues to engine problems, so knowing whether or not auto insurance covers flood damage is paramount to properly protecting your ride. Read more about damage caused by floods and how your insurance policy could help. How Water Can Damage Your Car Depending on the severity of […]

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