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Don’t Be an Alarming Statistic: Keep Smoke and CO2 Detectors Functioning to Save Lives, Property, and Money

Posted by on Sep 28, 2017 in Life Insurance | Comments Off on Don’t Be an Alarming Statistic: Keep Smoke and CO2 Detectors Functioning to Save Lives, Property, and Money

Don’t Be an Alarming Statistic: Keep Smoke and CO2 Detectors Functioning to Save Lives, Property, and Money

Smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors are rarely top of mind in our daily routines. But not having these devices — or having ones that don’t work or are out of batteries — can have life-altering consequences. Consider the following: There was an average of 358,300 U.S. residential fires...

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Weeding Through the Facts: Life Insurance Options Vary for Marijuana Users

Posted by on Sep 6, 2017 in Life Insurance | Comments Off on Weeding Through the Facts: Life Insurance Options Vary for Marijuana Users

Weeding Through the Facts: Life Insurance Options Vary for Marijuana Users

Those in America’s cannabis community may face some tricky terrain when seeking life insurance policies that acknowledge their habit without gouging their wallets. There are no black-and-white answers when it comes to this issue, and different companies have varying viewpoints relating to cannabis-consuming applicants. Frequency of use, type of...

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Auto Insurance Coverage: Unforeseen Speed Bump for Some Rideshare Drivers

Posted by on Aug 28, 2017 in Business Insurance | Comments Off on Auto Insurance Coverage: Unforeseen Speed Bump for Some Rideshare Drivers

Auto Insurance Coverage: Unforeseen Speed Bump for Some Rideshare Drivers

The concept of ridesharing has become so popular it’s turned one brand into a common verb, “I’ll just Uber.” And we no longer get a lift but, rather, a Lyft. Rideshare requirements Such popularity among ride hailers has meant a surge in drivers looking to make or supplement their...

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3 Essential Steps to Protecting Your Business from Extreme Weather

Posted by on Jul 24, 2017 in Business Insurance | Comments Off on 3 Essential Steps to Protecting Your Business from Extreme Weather

3 Essential Steps to Protecting Your Business from Extreme Weather

In June, severe weather cost the U.S. economy over $3 billion. Insurance companies covered at least $2 billion of that damage. To help compensate for the costs of increasingly extreme weather, many insurance providers have begun raising their premiums and deductibles, making it more difficult for business owners in...

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How Is Legal Marijuana Impacting the Insurance Industry?

Posted by on Jul 20, 2017 in Business Insurance | Comments Off on How Is Legal Marijuana Impacting the Insurance Industry?

How Is Legal Marijuana Impacting the Insurance Industry?

Marijuana laws are rapidly changing how cannabis is regulated, and one in five Americans now lives in an area where recreational smoking is legal. This change is making new medical treatments easier to access and transforming how people perceive cannabis and its users. It is also impacting those in...

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