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Hydroplaning: What is It and How Can You Avoid It?

By Auto Insurance, safety, safety tips

It doesn’t matter the season: heavy rain and wet roads can occur at any time of the year. That means slick roads, limited visibility and yes, hydroplaning. No matter the weather, having the right auto insurance can give you peace of mind. But hydroplaning can be scary – so it’s important to understand the conditions when it’s likely to occur, and what…

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How to Spot a Credit Card Skimmer

By crime, identity, Identity Theft, safety tips

Skimmers are small devices that scammers attach to a legitimate credit or debit card reader. The skimmer steals your personal information through your credit card’s magnetic strip or a fake keypad that records the keystrokes of your PIN. Some skimmers are so small and discreet that you might not even spot anything amiss. Skimming occurs most frequently at locations like…

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