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  • Gardening Tips

    It’s gardening season in the southeast U.S., but, with drought still gripping several parts of the country, water usage is a growing concern. Even if conditions aren’t dry at the moment, it’s a good idea to think about how you use this precious natural resource — and how you can use it more wisely. Here […]

    August 15, 2018

  • Lightning Facts

    Lightning Facts and Fallacies The next time you see or hear a thunderstorm in Oxford or Batesville, MS, you might want to take a moment to review what you know about lightning safety. Strikes are most common during the summer thunderstorm season, but they can happen at any time of the year. And, a lot […]

    August 7, 2018

  • Summer Energy Savings

    Beat the Heat — and Your Air Conditioning Bill — This Summer Did you know that, according to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Americans spend about $11 billion each year on air conditioning? That might not be such a surprise if you’re the one who writes the check for your household energy bill every […]

    August 6, 2018

  • Camping Tips

    Going Camping? Keep Your High-Tech Gear Safe With These Tips First things first: Do you really need to bring your tablet or laptop on your camping trip in Birmingham or Tuscaloosa, AL? Are you really going to watch a movie instead of looking at the stars? Check your email instead of roasting marshmallows? Work instead […]

    August 3, 2018

  • Keep Student Athletes Safe

    7 Tips to Help Keep Student Athletes Safe Your MS, AL, LA, TX, TN, AR, FL household may be one of the millions this fall in which student athletes are dreaming of victory on their school playing fields. Of course, we here at Riverside Insurance Agency, Inc., want to see them succeed, but we also […]

    August 1, 2018

  • Renter’s Insurance

    Think Renter’s Insurance is Only for Your “Stuff”? Think Again! Clients often think they don’t need renters insurance — “Nothing I have is worth that much,” they’ll say, or “I don’t have a lot of stuff.” That’s how most people think of renter’s coverage: protection for stuff, and nothing more. After all, it’s inexpensive and […]

    July 30, 2018

  • Bad Driving Habits

    5 Questions to Ask Yourself About Your Driving Habits Even if you’re a good driver, you might be costing yourself extra money every time you get behind the wheel in Dallas or Fort Worth, TX. How? By doing things that can increase wear and tear on your car — even things that seem perfectly normal. […]

    July 28, 2018

  • Best RV Routes

    5 Tips to Plan the Best RV Route It’s prime RV season in MS, AL, LA, FL, TX, AR, and TN. But, even if you know where you want to go, do you know how to get there? After all, driving an RV is a little different than simply hopping in your car, so we […]

    July 26, 2018

  • Insurance Tips for Millennials

    Insurance Tips for Millennials You keep your car filled up with gas so you don’t get stranded on the side of the road. And, your phone charged so your loved ones can reach you. But, what kind of safety measures do you have in place for more extreme scenarios? What if you lost everything you […]

    July 24, 2018

  • Smartphone Travel Tips

    3 Essential Smartphone Travel Tips Nobody – young and old alike – goes anywhere without their smartphone anymore. And, why would you? With your phone in hand, you have instant access to maps, flight details, restaurant reviews, a camera and other essential travel tools. But, there’s more to traveling with your device than simply slipping […]

    July 23, 2018