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After a year's that's been replete with automotive recalls due to safety issues, a surprising new study reveals that safety takes a backseat to price when it comes to the factors that consumers consider before purchasing a new vehicle.
10/1/2014
Poll: Consumers Value Price Over Safety
More car buyers say the affordability of a vehicle has a bigger influence on their decision to purchase a vehicle than safety history, according to YouGov.
 
A substantial number of Americans today believe it's permissible for employers to reprimand their workers for tweeting or posting something that they shouldn't have.
9/30/2014
How to Develop a Social Media Policy for Your Business
Many workers believe companies have the right to discipline workers for inappropriate social media content postings, according to a YouGov survey.
 
Assisted living facilities serve as an effective way to get your loved one the attention he or she needs.
9/29/2014
3 Questions to Ask when Selecting an Assisted Living Facility
When your loved one's personal needs become too much, how you answer these questions can help guide you toward the assisted living facility that's best.
 
There are five states in which repair costs are extremely expensive, serving as a further incentive to keep your car properly maintained.
9/26/2014
The 5 Most Expensive States to Get Your Car Fixed
A new report shows why you should aim to properly maintain the upkeep of your vehicle.
 
A CDC poll says that 1 in 4 women are affected by sexual abuse in their lifetime.
9/25/2014
How to Protect Yourself from Sexual Assault
With the 2014-15 school season underway, these recommendations can help protect college-aged women from unwanted sex acts.
 
Smallbiztechnology.com offers some strategies to business owners in need of a sound data protection plan.
9/24/2014
Protecting Company Data from Hackers
Smallbiztechnology.com offers suggestions for business owners and entrepreneurs can fend off a data breach.
 
Nearly 95% of respondents indicated that they recognize texting and driving as being a potentially hazardous behavior, Harris Interactive revealed in a new poll.
9/23/2014
Poll: Most Americans Admit to Texting Despite Crash Risk
Three in four drivers say they've sent a text while driving, even though they're aware of accident potential, Harris Interactive revealed.
 
According to the National Weather Service, there's an 80% chance that El Nino will occur during either the fall or winter.
9/22/2014
Will Fall Bring an Active or Quiet Season for Storms?
If 2014 is a repeat of 2013, it could be another quiet autumn on tap.
 
Three-quarters of U.S. consumers say the punishment for texting behind the wheel is inadequate.
9/19/2014
Americans Want More Rigorous Penalties from Texting and Driving
Three-quarters of U.S. consumers say the punishment for texting behind the wheel is inadequate.
 
If you're squeezing every last bit of the seasonable weather out of 2014 that you can, a cycling safety refresher course may be in order
9/18/2014
End-of-Season Bicycle Safety Tips
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has some safety recommendations that cyclists should live by.
 
The primary method many drivers utilize in order to not fall asleep is drinking caffeinated beverages
9/17/2014
Drowsy Drivers Look to Caffeine to Stay Awake
A recent poll reveals that sleep-deprived motorists rely on caffeinated beverages to remain alert.
 
Summer may be winding down, but there's still time for one last road trip
9/16/2014
Preparing for an End of Summer Road Trip
With the summer winding down, remember to take the car in for a tune-up before hitting the road on an end-of-season adventure.
 
Looking to buy a house? Keep these tips in mind.
9/15/2014
Purchasing a Home: 6 Things to Know
These buying tips should help you prepare for the housing hunt.
 
The Chevrolet Volt recently earned IIHS' Top Safety Pick+ designation.
9/12/2014
The 6 Safest Small Cars on the Road Today
Half of the 12 small cars the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety analyzed in crash testing received its Top Safety Pick designation.
 
If you live in a flood-prone area, here's how to prepare your home for a potential disaster
9/11/2014
How to Prepare your Home for an Upcoming Flood
The Federal Emergency Management Agency has tips on how to prepare when flooding is anticipated.
 
If you plan on hosting a pool party, it's important to be aware of the potential issues that may come up if someone is seriously hurt.
9/10/2014
End-of-Season Pool Party Planned? Make Safety a Priority
The Insurance Information Institute reminds homeowners about the insurance implications resulting from pool-related accidents.
 
Do you know how to put together a proper emergency kit?
9/9/2014
Emergency Kit Essentials, What to Include
Take advantage of National Preparedness Month by assembling a disaster supply kit for your home.
 
The prevent personal data theft on your smartphone, follow these steps
9/8/2014
Four Easy Ways to Protect your Smartphone from Being Hacked
The Federal Communications Commission offers suggestions for how to prevent personal data theft
 
Texting while driving is not only dangerous, it's infuriating to other drivers, according to a new study.
9/5/2014
Texters Most Anger-Inducing Drivers, Americans Say
A new survey from Expedia says that motorists find texting while driving to be the most infuriating behavior to observe.
 
This year's hurricane season is expected to be less severe and on par with last year's relatively calm period.
9/4/2014
Another Dormant Hurricane Season on Tap, NOAA Says
The National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration indicates there's a 50% chance there will be fewer hurricanes than normal this year.
 
If you ask a small business owner about their career satisfaction, there's a good chance they'll be thrilled with their current position.
9/3/2014
Most Small Business Owners Pleased with Career Choice
A new Gallup poll finds that most people who run a small business would not change their profession if they had the ability to.
 
A new survey shows fewer people are shopping around for auto insurance.
9/2/2014
Fewer Consumers Shopping Around for Auto Insurance Coverage
New polling data from TransUnion suggests the rate of auto insurance shopping has declined.
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