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Friday, April 3, 2015After enduring some colder months, most people are energized and motivated to accomplish some things around the house. Owning a home is a lot of work, but you can avoid unwelcome surprises by keeping up with maintenance tasks. This checklist won't take much time, and it could help you avoid an expensive repair, or even a home insurance claim. READ MORE >>
Friday, March 6, 2015Facing the loss of a family member is tough, to say the least. But having to deal with their finances and other unresolved issues, on top of continuing to make ends meet, just adds headache in addition to heartache. While no one likes to think of their own death, it’s important to consider the repercussions that your sudden absence can have on your family. READ MORE >>
Wednesday, February 4, 2015Many people rely on safety crash test results when shopping for a new car. These tests place a representative dummy in the car and look at the result of various types of crashes, subsequently giving grades to cars based on how well they fare. However, since these tests started decades ago, the dummies have changed very little. READ MORE >>
Monday, January 12, 2015As a small business owner, it's up to you to ensure the protection of everything you and your staff have worked so hard for. You probably already know that business insurance is a good idea, but piecemeal coverages — which can be time-consuming and pricey — can be hard to keep up with. READ MORE >>
Monday, December 29, 2014When a fire, accident or theft occurs at your business: Contact your insurance agent and company right away. Any burglaries or theft should also be reported to the police immediately. Read your insurance policy so that you know what your responsibilities are to your insurance company after a loss. READ MORE >>
Monday, December 22, 2014Employers have a legal responsibility to their employees to make the workplace safe. However, accidents happen even when every reasonable safety measure has been taken.
To protect employers from lawsuits resulting from workplace accidents and to provide medical care and compensation for lost inc... READ MORE >>
Sunday, December 14, 2014Every business—whether a one-man home business or a big corporation—needs insurance to protect its integrity in the aftermath of various damaging situations. But which insurance policies are truly necessary and which policies are mere icing on the cake? All businesses should consider these three basic insurance policies: READ MORE >>
Tuesday, December 9, 2014If a tree falls and hits your house, are you covered? The short answer is, yes. The coverage is quite straightforward: if a tree hits a home or other insured structure, such as a detached garage, standard homeowners insurance policies provide coverage for the damage the tree does to the structure and the contents in it. READ MORE >>
Tuesday, November 18, 2014Most businesses need to purchase at least the following four types of insurance: Property insurance, liability insurance, business vehicle insurance and workers compensation insurance. Here's a breakdown of what each one is. READ MORE >>
Tuesday, November 11, 2014Marriage, having a child, retirement are just some of the life events that can have a profound effect on insurance needs, so an annual New Year’s coverage review is always a good idea. Consider the following 5 questions when preparing for an annual review with your Insurance Professional: READ MORE >>