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5 Driving Risks Parents Should Discuss With Their Kids

October 18, 2016

A new poll highlights the need for more parents to discuss the greatest dangers young drivers may be facing – distracted driving, lack of seat belt use, speeding, impaired driving and extra passengers. ...

Topic: Auto, Safety

How to Think and Act Like a Listener

October 6, 2016

For years, Michigan Teacher of the Year Tracy Horodyski thought she had taught students the importance of active listening. But she learned that even though students ”'knew” many things about active listening, they did not have a model in the classroom of someone who truly listened –– ouch. ...

Topic: MTOY

4 Towing Scams and How to Avoid Them – and Fight Back

September 26, 2016

Although the majority of towing companies are reputable and honest, some may try to scam consumers. From inflated rates to fictitious fees, there are several ways that dishonest companies take advantage of unassuming consumers. ...

Topic: Auto, Safety

My Time at Meemic as a College Intern

August 26, 2016

Social media and marketing intern Alex bids farewell as he heads back to school for his final year. He did a great job, and we hope to hear from again. ...

Topic: Community, Social Media

Tips for Staying Healthy in College

August 24, 2016

Going to college is a time for gaining new knowledge and experiences. Here are a few pointers for college students to enjoy it while staying safe and healthy. ...

Topic: Safety

Kicking Off Our Best Year Ever with ‘Ice Ice Baby’

August 23, 2016

Let’s celebrate the more than 100,000 Very Important Teachers getting ready to kick off the 2016-17 school year! ...
 

Topic: MTOY, Teaching

Meet Tracy Horodyski, Michigan’s New Teacher of the Year

August 15, 2016

We talked with Tracy Horodyski, Michigan’s Teacher of the Year for 2016-17, about her teaching experience and what her goals are for the coming school year. ...

Topic: MTOY

Tips for Childproofing Your Home

July 28, 2016

Household injuries are among the top reasons kids younger than 3 end up in the emergency room. Parents or guardians should be on the lookout for potential sources of injury for children of all ages. ...

Topic: Safety

Insurance Goes Back 3,000 Years in Maritime History

July 21, 2016

Insurance has a history that dates back to the ancient world. Over the centuries, it has developed into a modern business of protecting people from various risks. ...

Topic: Insurance, Education

What You Need to Know: Home Sharing

July 19, 2016

If you’re thinking about cleaning up the house or that old guest bedroom and placing it on Airbnb or another home-sharing site, here’s what you’ll need to know regarding insurance. ...

Topic: Home, Insurance

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