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Distracted Driving Awareness Month: Food

Distracted Driving Awareness Month: Food

Eating while driving is one of the most common forms of distracted driving. Along with other distracted driving behaviors, the act of eating snacks or drinking beverages while behind the wheel presents serious safety risks on U.S. highways. Dangers of Eating While Driving It’s important to understand the dangers associated with eating while driving. There […]

Safer stop signs coming!

Safer stop signs coming!

Researchers have developed a solar-powered stop sign that can flash a light at the right moment to make sure drivers don’t roll past the sign. Innovative and extremely beneficial in making our roads safer! According to the Federal Highway Administration, 54 percent of all US traffic fatalities occur on rural roads. Many of those accidents […]

Happy Pi Day!

Happy Pi Day!

Pi Day is celebrated on March 14th (3/14) around the world. Pi (Greek letter “π”) is the symbol used in mathematics to represent a constant — the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter — which is approximately 3.14159. Pi Day is an annual opportunity for math enthusiasts to recite the infinite digits […]

How Timeboxing Works and Why It Will Make You More Productive

How Timeboxing Works and Why It Will Make You More Productive

From Harvard Business Review By Marc Zao-Sanders Five years ago I read Daniel   Markovitz’s argument  for migrating to-do lists into calendars. Since then, my productivity has at least doubled. That momentous (at least for me) article describes five problems with the to-do list. First, they overwhelm us with too many choices. Second, we are naturally drawn […]

All The Best Food at Super Bowl LII

All The Best Food at Super Bowl LII

While most of us will be watching the Super Bowl from a living room, eating homemade cheese dip or wings. If you want to know how those who attend the Super Bowl will eat, and Falcons fans all season, read here. Atlanta’s stadium has gone to great lengths to make stadium food affordable. In the […]

5 Rules Every Landlord Should Live By

5 Rules Every Landlord Should Live By

I’m pretty confident that if you asked anyone who has ever owned a rental property you would get an overwhelming response that it’s not as lucrative or easy as they thought it would be. In fact, owning a rental property can be a major pain, and end up costing you a ton of money! I […]

Will my credit rating change my insurance rates?

Will my credit rating change my insurance rates?

I was recently asked this question by one of our Hicks & Associates clients, and thought I would share the answer here for our readers. There are a lot of things that go into homeowners and auto insurance rates, one of them being credit. I’ve heard a lot of complaints from people who don’t like the […]