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Take the appropriate precautions this Halloween - and throughout the year - by checking your home's smoke detectors to ensure they 're working properly.
Stay Fire Safe This Halloween By Checking Your Smoke Detectors
Approximately 3 in 5 home fire deaths happened in homes where fire alarms weren't working or missing, according to the National Fire Protection Association.
Something as simple as raking leaves can help establish a lasting bond with your children, which in the process builds the relationship with work that can help them later in life.
With Kids Involved, Raking Leaves Much More Than A Chore
Celebrate National Children's Day by spending quality time with your kids doing yard work. It gets your yard ready for the winter and establishes the type of work ethic kids can benefit from in adulthood.  
The city of Tampa is the most at risk for storm surge flooding, according to a newly released report.
Florida Home To Half Of Cities Most Vulnerable To Flooding
Tampa, Miami, Ft. Myers and Sarasota have the biggest potential for storm surge resulting in massive flooding, according to a new report from a catastrophe risk modeling firm.
Winter will be here before you know it, so be sure your kids dress warmly headed into cold and flu season.
Bundle Up Your Kids With Cold And Flu Season Here
Keep sickness at bay this winter by dressing your kids appropriately when temperatures are below freezing.
Oct. 5-9 is Customer Experience Week.
How To Provide Customers With A Top Notch Experience
Customers reward business owners for positive experiences with their hard-earned dollar and loyalty.
Contrary to popular belief, insulating the attic is an effective way to bottle in heat so it doesn't escape during winter.
With Another Cold Winter On Tap, Is Your Home Properly Insulated?
Every year, homeowners spend thousands of dollars in unnecessary heating expenses when heat escapes due to poor insulation.
1 in 3 Americans by 2060 will be of Hispanic origin, according to estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau.
How Businesses Can Best Serve The Hispanic Community
Hispanics contribute billions of dollars to the U.S. economy each year, making them a key demographic for companies to thrive financially.
Preparedness and emergency planning is crucial to a business' sustainability when disaster strikes.
Don't Let September Go By Without Preparing
Before National Preparedness Month ends, take some time to go over your disaster planning strategy. 
Red-light running is rampant in the U.S., leading to far too many highway fatalities, a new report shows.
5 Worst Cities For Running Red Lights
Houston has seen the highest number of traffic fatalities stemming from motorists running a red light between 2004 and 2013, according to newly released numbers.
A clean fireplace enhances efficiency and reduces the risk of a fire.
3 Basic Ways To Prepare Your Fireplace For Winter
Before the cold weather settles in, these tips will help you get your fireplace ready so that's raring to go when Old Man Winter shows up. 
Traveling in groups is the best way to avoid being assaulted on campus.
5 Ways To Stay Safe On Campus
Sexual assaults on campus can be thwarted by making smart decisions.
More than 4,700 people died in pedestrian-vehicle accidents in 2013.
GHSA: More Steps Necessary To Keep Pedestrians Safe
A new report from the Governors Highway Safety Association details 21 actions states can take to keep pedestrians safe on the roads.  
Businesses that volunteer wind up getting back much more than they give up.
3 Reasons Volunteering Is Good For Your Business
Companies that give back to worthy causes - whether a well-recognized national charity or a local community - tend to reap significant rewards.
Be careful not to be distracted by fall foliage when you're driving.
4 Fall Driving Hazards To Prepare For
Winter may be the most treacherous time of year for driving, but autumn has its own hazards to watch out for.
New York City faces a 1 in 130 chance of experiencing major flooding as soon as 2013.
Rising Seas Increasing Risk of Widespread Flooding Along East Coast
If flood defenses aren't expedited, several cities in the coming years could witness flooding similar to what New Orleans experience after Hurricane Katrina, according to a recent projection from RMS. 
Flash flooding can bring commerce to a virtual standstill.
What Business Owners Can Do To Assess Their Risk For Flooding
Every state has experienced flooding in the last five years, making flooding perhaps the most critical natural disaster to be concerned about.
Wiping down your headlights from time to time is one of the ways you can maintain their performance.
3 Ways To Keep Your Headlights Going Strong
With the sun fading on the summer - quite literally - it's important to ensure that your headlights are in good working order.
Motorists are holding onto their cars for a longer period of time, according to new data from IHS Automotive.
Motorists Holding On To Cars For Longer Periods, Report Says
The average age of light passenger vehicles on the roads today is 11.5 years, according to IHS Automotive.
You're taking a big gamble with a bare minimum amount of auto insurance protection.
Don't Settle For Minimum Coverage
Everyone wants their auto insurance to be affordable, but it shouldn't come at the expense of insufficient protection
The United States has the highest corporate tax rate in the developed world, which is part of the reason why some public policy organizations think it's time to get rid of it.
High Tax Rate On Businesses Hurts Economy, Public Policy Group Says
The National Center for Policy Analysis says the time has come to abolish the corporate tax rate, noting that its excessive cost is making life harder for the average business owner. 
Sept. 11 is National Day of Service and Remembrance.
September 11: 14 Years Later, America Remembers
Sept. 11 is recognized as a National Day of Service and Remembrance, where Americans are encouraged to serve others as a way to remember all those who sacrificed and risked their lives for the cause of freedom.
Researchers say that keyless entry is the latest stratagem thieves are using to take advantage of unsuspecting car owners.
Thieves 'Keying' In On Keyless Entry
Experts say that thieves are turning the tables on keyless entry by exploiting their security vulnerabilities.
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