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5 Worst Construction Frauds & Tips for Avoiding Them

March 28, 2016

When warm weather arrives, so do crooked contractors wanting to steal from homeowners. These dishonest contractors love the warmer months when tornadoes, hail and severe storms are more common. ...

Topic: Home, Safety, Insurance

Detroit Loyola - Serving, Growing, Excelling

March 24, 2016

A unique learning environment on the west side of Detroit, Loyola has grown steadily over the past 23 years due to the passionate dedication of every member of its staff to reach and teach every young man who walks through its doors each day. ...

Topic: Community, MTOY

March Is Music in Our Schools Month

March 15, 2016

Music in Our Schools Month raises awareness of the importance of music education and its benefits for all children and to remind citizens that schools are where all children should have access to music.

Topic: Community, Teaching

2016 Least and Most Expensive Vehicles to Insure

March 8, 2016

Two Honda vehicles have topped Insure.com’s 2016 least expensive vehicles to insure list. On the other side, the sporty Dodge GT Viper was the most expensive in a look at the national average cost to insure more than 2,300 models.
 

Topic: Auto , Insurance, Education

What Homeowners Need to Know About the Claims Payment Process

February 19, 2016

When a claims adjuster inspects the damage to a home after an insurance claim is filed, the insurance company will offer a certain amount for the necessary repairs or to replace personal belongings. Here's a look at how the process works.

Topic: Home, Insurance

Excellent Education for All

February 16, 2016

One of Michigan Teacher of the Year Rick Joseph’s platform items is addressing how income inequality affects education. Here, he speaks from personal experience teaching for several years in vastly different districts. ...

Topic: MTOY, Teaching

Sledding Safety Tips for Winter Fun

January 25, 2016

When there’s snow on the ground, kids are ready to pull out their sleds and find the nearest hill, but it's important to remember safety.

Topic: Safety, Education

Saginawesome! A visit to Saginaw HS and Carrollton MS

January 19, 2016

When I first stepped inside Saginaw High School, I could feel a palpable sense of resiliency and community pride that runs deep in this mid-Michigan town. ...

Topic: Community, MTOY, Teaching

Got a Claim? Roles for You and the Insurer

January 13, 2016

When most people sign up for their policies, the insurer’s role is briefly explained in relation to oversight of contracting work. However, it is easy to forget this information over time and especially when an upsetting event happens that warrants a claim.

Topic: Home, Insurance, Education

CDC: ‘Take 3’ Actions to Fight the Flu

January 12, 2016

It’s the time of year for sniffling, sneezing and all that other stuff – flu season. The Centers for Disease Control is ready to help with a three-part action plan for prevention.

Topic: Safety, Education

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