Family & Life
As a parent, you can expect your car insurance premiums to increase once your teen driver gets behind the wheel. In fact, adding a teenage driver to your policy can nearly double your premiums. Aside from encouraging your teenage child to take defensive driver lessons, follow these money-saving tips to cut down the cost of car insurance for teenagers.
The fall sports season in full swing. Youth sports give kids an opportunity to learn teamwork, get physically fit and socialize. Regardless of what fall sports they participate in – football, soccer, cross country, volleyball and the like – injuries like sprains and strains can be all too common. What can you do to keep your young athletes safer on the field? Here are tips from the Youth Sports Safety Alliance to help protect them from sports-related injuries.
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.
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.
We’ve all left for vacation and been hit with the nagging feeling that something important was left behind. And while the typical road-tripper will often forget replaceable items like a toothbrush or mobile phone charger, RV safety equipment like a breakaway switch, umbilical cord, sway bars and safety chains might be harder to find at the local hardware store.