5 Common Causes of Distracted Driving

Distracted driving is becoming a pervasive issue. In Mexico City, undercover officers on foot patrol use two-way radios to alert uniformed colleagues down the block about drivers who are paying more attention to their smartphones than the road. In Montreal, police officers hide aboard a white bus with tinted windows to catch distracted drivers. In […]

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How to Choose the Best Vehicle for a Young Driver in Your Family

After learning to drive and getting a license, taking ownership of a car is still a classic rite of passage for American teens. As adults raising families, we tend to forget the trials and tribulations our own parents faced when they thought about our first cars. Now that it is our turn, we are faced […]

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5 Safety Tips for Decorating During the Holidays

For most San Diego homeowners, getting into the holiday spirit means decorating their properties to reflect the joy of the season. There is something very special about the sights, scents, and sounds of the holiday season, particularly for children, but homeowners should also realize decorating comes with a certain level of risks and hazards that […]

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Using Firewood at Home: 4 Important Tips

When San Diego residents turn the pages on their calendar to welcome December, they know they will become the envy of most of the country in terms of climate. Temperatures in San Diego drop slightly as the days become crisper and the nights turn cooler, which means conditions are perfect to light up the fireplace, […]

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6 Tips to Prevent Entrepreneur Burnout

For most small businesses and entrepreneurial projects in the United States, the odds of success are often overshadowed by the more sinister rates of failure. For example, the Census Bureau calculates the 5-year survival rate of communications startups at less than 40 percent. There are numerous explanations for these high rates of failure, and entrepreneurial […]

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What Are the Main Insurance Concerns for Using Drones?

When it comes to potential liability involving the use of unmanned aircraft systems and drones, the sky is the limit. In October 2017, the fears of many civil aviation engineers were confirmed when a drone crashed into a commercial passenger flight in Canada. The accident occurred as a SkyJet Airlines aircraft was on its final […]

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How Can Smart Home Security Systems Protect Your Home?

If you have heard about smart home automation systems, there is a good chance your National City homeowners insurance agent will ask you about the advanced devices you have installed in your home the next time you sit down to discuss coverage. There is also a good chance your insurance agent will let you know […]

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Putting Together a Perfect Home Office

In 2015, the United States Department of Labor estimated that more than 20 percent of all American workers did at least some of their work from home. By early 2017, this figure had climbed to more than 25 percent thanks to a combination of factors: employers are more keen to the idea of remote workers, […]

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How to Get Rid of Stains on Your Driveway

When it comes to appraisals and real estate valuations, curb appeal is often a determining factor. The exterior appearance of a home is something that does not escape the eyes of appraisers, real estate agents, prospective buyers, visitors, and neighbors. For this reason, you should take action to remove those unsightly stains left by oily […]

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5 Financial Questions to Discuss with Your Business Partner

Many successful business endeavors start out as casual partnerships that eventually bloom into wildly successful companies. Think about Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak, who founded Apple Inc. in the mid-1970s. Other examples from California include Bill Hewlett and David Packard as well as the McDonald brothers. These partnerships benefited from various success factors, and one […]

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