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Don't Blow It: 9 Smart Uses for Your Tax Refund

You could spend it all on a splurge, but here are some tax refund uses that can have longer benefits

5 DIY Pest Management & Wildlife Control Tips

Tired of dealing with underground animals and nuisance wildlife? Try these wildlife control ideas.

The Dos and Don'ts of Protecting Your Finances

When the economy is uncertain, you'll be better able to weather any storm with a smart financial plan


Chip cards are one more way to help you prevent credit theft.

Whether you're buying a home with one or thinking of installing, here's what to know

Since 1993, State Farm's program has trained more than 350 accelerant detection canines and their handlers.

Why you need an inventory of your belongings, and the best way to create that list


The latest generation of smart home monitoring goes far beyond smoke detection and intrusion alerts.

While you can't avoid using heat in winter, you can save energy and cut costs

Home waste increases dramatically during the holidays. Try these eco-friendly tips

These simple credit rules will help give your score a boost.


Help keep your information secure from cyber-thieves.

Make sure your extra belongings and furniture are stowed away safely in storage rental with these tips

Create your perfect oasis — whether that's a quiet retreat or a play area for the kids — with these landscaping ideas

When buying online, heed these tips and avoid becoming a victim of fraud or theft

A Multiple Line Discount Can Save You Up to 22%

Stay Safe and Connected with Smart Home Discounts

This Multi-Auto Discount Saves Up to 20%

Do You Qualify For An Accident-Free Discount?


Calculate Your Car Loan Payments

Compare rates and interest and see what your payments might look like with our handy calculator

Calculate Which Auto Lease Terms are the Better Deal

Use this tool to enter your interest rates and other lease terms to help you decide

Calculate Monthly Payments on a Loan and Line of Credit

This online tool offers insight into the monthly amounts that will be due on your loan

Calculating How Soon to Buy Your Next Auto

Hold on to your car longer, or sell and buy a new one? This tool helps you decide

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