When disaster strikes, you think first about the lives of those closest to you, not about grabbing a strongbox full of financial documents.
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When his mortgage lender didn't respond to his letters, a homeowner got a judgment against it in court. A sheriff's sale has been scheduled for contents of the loan office.
Spring -- can it get here soon enough? -- means a thorough home cleaning. Why not take care of some annual financial maintenance as well?
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Company uses scratch-and-sniff to educate about the dangers of natural-gas leaks.
Once you've covered the basics, the next best way to make your household secure is to boost the security of those around you.
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