The beginning of the year
is a time to turn over a new leaf, and here are some great tips to
help you become a savvy saver. Every aspect of daily life can get in
the way of saving, whether it is eating out, cost of clothing,
transportation, or that latte you get every morning. Changing little
things can save you hundreds of dollars a year!
expensive coffee drinks for normal coffee. The extra $2 you spend
daily could be saved by buying a regular coffee rather than a
cappuccino or latte. This could result in a savings of $500 in the
course of one year.
clothing in terms of quality as well as price. An inexpensive shirt
or coat is not the best choice if it wears out in less than a year.
Consider fabric, stitching, and how well it washes.
driving, avoid fast start-ups and stops. Over time, you will save
hundreds of dollars on lower gas usage and maintenance costs.
Saving money helps improve
not only your financial well-being but your overall health. It all
starts when you set a goal and make a plan to reach that goal. So,
what is your goal? Will your goal be to set up an emergency savings,
get out of debt, or make a down payment on a car or home? The
possibilities are endless, and we here at Apollo hope you enjoy a
happy, healthy and prosperous 2017!
for a new pet
Did Santa Paws bring a four-pawed bundle of joy to your home? Or will
2017 be the year you welcome a new fur-ever friend to the family?
Here are some helpful tips for all new and soon-to-be pet
for sharp edges that could cause injury, and place anything that your
new kitten or puppy could chew, lick or ingest out of reach.
bookshelves or televisions that could topple over, especially if they
jump up on them or can crash into them.
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food and water bowls appropriate for your pet’s size. You may need to
upgrade as they grow.
bowls are easily cleaned in the dishwasher, but are easily broken.
Aluminum and hard plastic are more durable choices.
is the fun part! Toss a variety of types of toys into your shopping
basket. Some pets prefer one “texture” over another, so try a mix of
natural rubber, ribbon, string, rope and soft plush.
there is no 100% "safe toy," so always monitor playtime to prevent
ingestion or choking.
As pet parents, we want to
provide our dogs and cats with the best possible care, no matter
what. But no matter how prepared you are, your pet may still have an
accident or get ill. That’s why we provide Petplan® Pet Insurance so
you’ll have help covering those costs. For a free quote, click here.
Driving: Tips for Safety
Driving at night can be a challenge for some people, but others seem
to prefer it. But driving at night does pose more hazards than
daylight driving because of a reduced visibility radius. Other
factors that can make driving at night more difficult include rain
and fog. Here are some ways you can improve your visibility at night
as well as improving how well others can see you:
and use fog lights, especially if you live where fog is a constant
issue. These enable you to see further and also "lights up"
your vehicle as well.
your car is a few years old, your headlight bezels may be yellowed
and foggy. This cuts down on the available light getting to the road.
A headlight restoration kit, available at any auto parts store and
big box retailers and a few minutes of your time can bring these back
to showroom perfect.
sure all of your marker lights, blinkers and all brake lights are
working properly. These enable other drivers to see your car much
easier at night.
out headlights for either halogen headlights or LED's these
distribute light further down the road enabling you more time to
of the precautions we take, sometimes things still happen. That’s why
it’s important to have adequate auto insurance coverage. Give us a
call at 800.426.1088 or click here for a complimentary insurance review. You want
to take all the precautions possible when driving at night and
insurance is simply one of those necessary precautions.
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