When it comes time to choose a major, expected salary after graduation is often a major consideration – but it shouldn’t be the only one. In addition to finding a career that’s fulfilling, you should also consider the availability of jobs in your field. Lawyers may have a high average salary, but there’s evidence to suggest that there are currently more law graduates than available jobs. Most of these careers require a bachelor’s degree, and, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, are projected to see increasing demand through 2020.
When you’re lying by the beach or touring a historic landmark, it might be exciting to share a picture of the view on Instagram or tweet your Grand Canyon Foursquare check-in. But that social media message can be an advertisement to burglars that says, “I’m not home.” Continue reading
As the weather warms, more and more RVs can be seen rolling along the highways. Driving next to such large vehicles can be intimidating, so treat RVs the same as you would a semi-truck (some RVs are nearly as large, and have similar mirror set-ups and handling abilities). When driving near an RV, keep these five tips in mind, and practice the same precautions when you’re on the road with any large vehicle. Continue reading
At Nationwide, being “On Your Side” isn’t just about recovering from tragedies – it’s about preventing them. That’s why we conducted a survey* of homeowners to find out how protected Americans are against home burglary. Some of the results are surprising, but the good news is there are easy ways to improve the security of most homes. Continue reading
Did you know that one home is broken into every 14.6 seconds? Home break-ins may be more common than you think, but taking certain precautions can greatly reduce your risk of a burglary attempt. The infographic below shows a few surprising stats about break-ins and prevention tips that can help you protect what’s important to you. Continue reading
According to Nationwide Insurance Claims Data and FBI statistics, home theft is most common in the summer months when the temperatures rise. A recent survey* commissioned by Nationwide reveals that, while a majority of homeowners (79 percent) have at least one common theft-prevention measure (e.g., alarm system, deadbolt), three in 10 (30 percent) do not use any, potentially putting their loved ones and belongings at unnecessary risk during a heightened burglary season. Are you prepared in case you experience a home theft? See how you stack up against our recent survey and test your security smarts about home theft below.