Jan 29, 2019
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Frozen Pipes

Frozen pipes can bust, causing damage to your home or business, wrecking electronics, furniture and more. A busted pipe can be a very expensive and messy experience.

Jan 17, 2019
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Distracted Driving – You probably do it more than you think.

When we talk about distracted driving, we often think cellphones – texting, social medias, music… We all have that guilty memory of checking a text or trying to change what playlist is on.  We know these things are dangerous to do while driving, and we do them anyway, we think that because we know we are distracted we can be extra alert to compensate.  It’s simply not true. Distracted Driving is a serious problem. According to the National Safety Council (NSC), approximately 25% of all automobile crashes are related to cell phone use.  However, cell phone use is not the only form of Distracted Driving.  Driving while tired is another major problem.

Dec 20, 2018
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Can you be held personally responsible for a Data Breach at your company?

If you are a Director or Officer, you could be

As a Director or Officer of your company you are open to litigation risks due to the decisions you make to influence the company.  How you choose to respond after a Data Breach and how you have influenced Cyber Security measures within your company could lead you to be held personally responsible for damages following a breach.  The acts you commit as a board member, including plans and decisions need to be protected.

Dec 10, 2018
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Lone Workers – a rising demographic with unique risks.

What is a Lone Worker?

Lone workers are classified as any person whose work is completed in isolation from other workers. They do not have direct supervision and are expected to fulfill their duties efficiently while adapting to any unforeseen circumstances and are generally expected to use their best judgement. With the increase in technology and automation the number of lone workers is rapidly increasing.  There are many industries in which employees may find themselves working alone, either on location, out in the field, or at home. This leaves great potential for safety concerns.

Nov 9, 2018
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Open Enrollment – Quick Tips

The Open Enrollment for 2019 Marketplace plans began November 1st, 2018 and will close December 15th 2018.  All plans purchased during this time will go into effect on January 1st, 2019.

Many people find the process of enrolling on the Marketplace to be both intimidating and frustrating. 

Oct 26, 2018
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Winter Weather Liabilities

Winter is more than cold weather, snow and hot cider – it’s also winter storms and ice, which means potential hazards and costly liabilities. If you deal with either commercial or residential property it is important to know what side effects of winter you are responsible for.

Oct 25, 2018
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5 Tips for Purchasing Investment Property Insurance

A wise way for homeowners to make additional income is to invest in properties to rent, manage, or renovate and sell. But without the right kind of insurance, these properties could potentially lead to lawsuits that could put homeowners’ other properties and assets on the line.

Oct 11, 2018
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Is an Umbrella Insurance Policy Right for You?

One major lawsuit can have the potential to drain a bank account and leave those involved with nothing — even if the incident was a complete accident. Therefore, nearly every state requires drivers to carry auto liability insurance and many protect their property with homeowners liability insurance. However, basic coverage might not be enough in certain situations.

Sep 27, 2018
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3 Must-Haves on Your Auto Insurance — and 3 Should-Haves

Most of us rely on our vehicles to get to work, the store, and to social engagements every day. Because of this reliance, it’s important to get the insurance coverage you need to protect both yourself and your vehicle in case of an accident. Automobile accidents can cost thousands of dollars of property damage and bodily injuries — and that might just be to one driver!

Sep 13, 2018
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6 Traits to Look For When Choosing an Insurance Provider

Insurance is a necessity in today’s world. One car accident, fire, or other disaster could leave you paying hundreds of thousands of dollars in damages, legal fees, or hospital bills. Because of this critical need to protect yourself, your family, and your assets, you’ll want to select a great insurance plan.