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  • How to Conserve Water by Xeriscaping Your Yard
    by The Allstate Blog Team on May 25, 2018 at 10:00 am

    On a typical day, the average American family uses 300 gallons of water, says the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). About 90 of those gallons are used outside, but in arid parts of the country or at homes with water-intensive landscaping, the amount is likely even higher. Colorado WaterWise says that 50 percent of water usage […] The post How to Conserve Water by Xeriscaping Your Yard appeared first on The Allstate Blog. […]

  • Tips for Decluttering Your Apartment
    by Madeline Coite, Apartminty on May 24, 2018 at 10:00 am

    Apartment dwellers often have limited living space, which means there’s simply not enough room to accumulate clutter the way a homeowner with a basement, attic and garage may be tempted to do. However, clutter may still creep in and pile up in your apartment. Here are some tips on how to stay ahead of clutter […] The post Tips for Decluttering Your Apartment appeared first on The Allstate Blog. […]

  • How to Prepare Your Home for a Wildfire
    by The Allstate Blog Team on May 23, 2018 at 3:38 pm

    If you live in an area that’s at risk of a wildfire, you’ll likely want to take precautions to help protect your home. Consider these tips to help create some lines of defense so you’re more prepared if a wildfire affects your area. Maintain Landscaping It’s important to create a barrier between your home and […] The post How to Prepare Your Home for a Wildfire appeared first on The Allstate Blog. […]

  • What I Wish I Knew: Sean Nicolello
    by MetLife Blog on May 23, 2018 at 10:00 am

    What do you wish you knew when you graduated? Sean Nicolello Shares What He Wishes He Knew Before His First Job. The post What I Wish I Knew: Sean Nicolello appeared first on The MetLife Blog. […]

  • 5 Simple, Low-Budget Home Renovations
    by The Allstate Blog Team on May 23, 2018 at 10:00 am

    Does your home feel a bit outdated? Sometimes, a busy schedule can make DIY renovations seem daunting. Or your household budget may keep you from hiring a professional to do the job. Fret not, because here’s a list of five quick and cost-effective ways to spruce up your place like a home renovation hero. Add […] The post 5 Simple, Low-Budget Home Renovations appeared first on The Allstate Blog. […]

  • What it Means to Be Included As a Man at a Global Summit for Women
    by MetLife Blog on May 23, 2018 at 9:30 am

    How can we mobilize to provide gender equality, pay equity and leadership inclusion? Zia Zaman Shares His Experience At This Year's Global Summit Of Women. The post What it Means to Be Included As a Man at a Global Summit for Women appeared first on The MetLife Blog. […]

  • Getting Married? 3 Ways Couples Can Combine Money
    by Paula Pant - AffordAnything.com on May 22, 2018 at 10:00 am

    Congratulations! You’re tying the knot. Your schedule may be full of preparations for your wedding and through all of this, you’re navigating the tricky question of how to commingle your money. How should couples combine their finances? There’s no right answer. Every couple approaches this differently. Here are three common ways: 1. Everything Is Ours […] The post Getting Married? 3 Ways Couples Can Combine Money appeared first on The Allstate Blog. […]

  • What I Wish I Knew: Adriana Briones
    by MetLife Blog on May 21, 2018 at 2:51 pm

    What do you wish you knew when you graduated? Adriana Briones Shares What She Wishes She Knew Before Her First Job. The post What I Wish I Knew: Adriana Briones appeared first on The MetLife Blog. […]

  • The Ultimate Moving Guide: Tips to Help Organize Your Move
    by The Allstate Blog Team on May 21, 2018 at 10:01 am

    Moving accompanies some of the biggest moments in life: Setting up your first apartment. Buying your first apartment. Upsizing. Downsizing. You’re opening new doors, settling into new places, moving forward — what’s not to like? And then you have to think about the move itself. That’s where this moving guide comes in. With its pages […] The post The Ultimate Moving Guide: Tips to Help Organize Your Move appeared first on The Allstate Blog. […]

  • How to Build a Backyard Fire Pit
    by The Allstate Blog Team on May 21, 2018 at 10:00 am

    Cool, crisp nights are perfect for gathering around a backyard fire pit with your friends and family. Add in a bag of marshmallows and you have the recipe for a lovely evening. While elaborate fire pits are typically featured in glossy magazines, s’mores and memories can just as easily be made around a simple, but […] The post How to Build a Backyard Fire Pit appeared first on The Allstate Blog. […]

  • 5 Hurricane Hazards and Tips to Prepare for Them
    by The Allstate Blog Team on May 21, 2018 at 8:00 am

      Hurricanes can be accompanied by hazards before, during and after the storm. Here’s a look at five hurricane-related hazards and how you can help protect your family and property against them. 1. High Winds Hurricane-force winds, which reach 74 mph or more, can carry debris through the air and damage buildings, the National Hurricane Center says. […] The post 5 Hurricane Hazards and Tips to Prepare for Them appeared first on The Allstate Blog. […]

  • Tips for Identifying a ‘Go-To’ Storm Shelter in Your Home
    by The Allstate Blog Team on May 17, 2018 at 10:00 am

    Safety is an important issue for everyone, especially during times of severe weather. Do you know where to go in your home if a severe storm or tornado strikes? The National Weather Service (NWS) says the best place to take shelter from a tornado is completely underground — or as low as possible. So, consider […] The post Tips for Identifying a ‘Go-To’ Storm Shelter in Your Home appeared first on The Allstate Blog. […]