Heat and car batteries: What you need to know

Like people, car batteries age over time and have a finite lifespan. Even in ideal operating conditions, batteries gradually deteriorate until they can no longer provide enough power to start an engine. One key factor in battery life is heat, which facilitates the chemical reaction batteries use to generate electricity, but also causes batteries to …

Travel insurance: Peace of mind when you’re abroad

Planning the trip of a lifetime? Travel insurance can be useful if your journey includes a cruise, package tour, or an apartment or house rental. The same is true if you should need medical insurance while traveling overseas. It’s always smart to determine whether your existing insurance policies will cover your needs while you and …