Spring -- can it get here soon enough? -- means a thorough home cleaning. Why not take care of some annual financial maintenance as well?
Imagine how you'd feel if your mortgage lender bought a new homeowners insurance policy for your home -- then billed you $33,000.
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.
Blogger does the math on what it would cost to install and maintain a swimming pool -- $67 for each day it's used.
A tongue-in-cheek look at the things people do that almost invite burglars into their home.
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