Posts made in January, 2018

Small Businesses Aren’t Immune to Cybercrime

Posted by on Jan 23, 2018 in Business Insurance | Comments Off on Small Businesses Aren’t Immune to Cybercrime

The ability to handle business transactions via the internet has opened countless doors for owners of small to medium-sized businesses — even those who don’t have a single door for customers to walk through! Yesterday’s brick-and-mortar stores are today’s digital marketplaces, and consumer demand for online commerce is only bolstering the shift. In fact, according to Big Commerce: More than half of Americans favor online shopping. Nearly every American with internet access has made a transaction online in his or her lifetime. Americans spend two and a half hours or more shopping online every...

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Evaluating Risk: Understand the World of Commercial Insurance Underwriting

Posted by on Jan 9, 2018 in Business Insurance, Franchise Insurance | Comments Off on Evaluating Risk: Understand the World of Commercial Insurance Underwriting

Businesses are a bit like snowflakes: No two are exactly alike. This means there is no quick and easy formula for assessing potential business insurance risk. A commercial insurance underwriter’s job is to assess the risk of providing insurance to a business owner based on that owner’s type of business, business activities, and claims history. It’s a tedious analytic process, and many business owners don’t understand what underwriters are looking at when their businesses are subject to review. What types of insurance risks do commercial underwriters evaluate? Commercial insurance...

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