Author Archive: Pamela Mitchell

Pamela Mitchell spent more than 15 years at daily newspapers such as the Hartford Courant and Houston Chronicle before becoming a full-time freelancer. She now writes about a variety of topics, from dining and entertainment to pets and travel.

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Is Renters Insurance Necessary? Or Can I Get By Without It?

Is Renters Insurance Necessary? Or Can I Get By Without It?

| December 18, 2012

Many a tenant has asked, “Is renters insurance necessary?” Several factors help determine the answer to that question.

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Do I Need Liability Insurance?

Do I Need Liability Insurance?

| December 18, 2012

Accidents happen, and sometimes they are your fault. In such cases, liability coverage helps you pay for damages.

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5 Reasons You Need Travel Insurance

5 Reasons You Need Travel Insurance

| December 18, 2012

Having travel insurance allows you to not worry about unexpected events and accidents before or during a trip.

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Do You Need Collision Insurance? Ask Yourself These Questions

Do You Need Collision Insurance? Ask Yourself These Questions

| December 18, 2012

In the case of an accident, whether car versus car or car versus object, collision insurance kicks in to cover repairs or pay out the replacement value of your car.

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What Does Renters Insurance Cover? What Does It Not Cover?

What Does Renters Insurance Cover? What Does It Not Cover?

| December 17, 2012

When shopping for renters insurance, you should not only ask what the renters insurance covers, but also what a particular policy does not cover.

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5 Ways to Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions

5 Ways to Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions

| December 12, 2012

Tactics and tricks to make your New Year’s resolutions work in 2013 and achieve success.

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Chinese New Year: Year of the Snake

Chinese New Year: Year of the Snake

| December 12, 2012

In 2013, the Chinese new year starts Feb. 10. Here’s how to celebrate Chinese traditions.

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Find Somewhere Fun to Be at Midnight on New Year’s Eve in Los Angeles

Find Somewhere Fun to Be at Midnight on New Year’s Eve in Los Angeles

| December 11, 2012

From galas to club crawls to block parties, the Los Angeles area has much to offer celebrators on Dec. 31.

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Create Healthy Habits With the New Year

Create Healthy Habits With the New Year

| December 10, 2012

Forget about the many New Year’s resolutions you have broken and focus instead on creating and sticking with these five healthy and easy habits.

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Hate Football? Have Fun Without It on New Year’s Day

Hate Football? Have Fun Without It on New Year’s Day

| December 10, 2012

Football fans spend the first day of the year watching bowl games. If that sounds like torture to you, amuse yourself with the following five ideas.

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