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What to do When Your Teenager Starts to Drive

When your teenager starts driving it can be a scary yet liberating experience for both of you. You need to make sure your teen is safe behind the wheel and understand your expectations. In addition, you need to protect yourself and your teen by making sure you have sufficient car insurance. When your teenager gets his or her driver’s license, you must immediately add them to your auto insurance policy. Most Texas personal auto insurance policies extend liability coverage to anyone driving one of your covered vehicles with

Tips to Prepare Your Home for Vacation

Getting ready to head out for a vacation? Be sure to take all of the necessary precautions to keep your home safe while you are away. You can avoid the stress of worrying, and make sure you don’t come home to a disaster. Tell someone you can trust—family, friends or neighbors—the exact dates you will be gone and ask them to keep an eye on your home. On the other hand, don’t broadcast your plans on social media or to anyone else who doesn’t absolutely have to know of your whereabouts. Leave a key to your home with