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.
You may be able to explain the infield fly rule in all of its strange complexity, but how much do you know about the history of America’s favorite pastime? Continue reading
Look out at cheering baseball fans from a player’s point-of-view – you’ll find interesting stats about the economics of baseball, surprising fan-related facts and record-breaking moments in baseball history. Continue reading
We can all agree that texting while driving, making calls on the road and cell phone distraction in general is a problem. But it turns out that the problem is worse than it appears. Continue reading