Keep Your Gifts Under Wraps and Away from Holiday Thieves

By | Central, Claims, Education, holiday safety tips, holiday shopping, holiday thieves, Insurance, parking lot safety, Personal, Prevention, Risk Management, Safety Tips, theft losses

With Christmas just around the corner, many have already started shopping a lot, which also means spending a lot! The malls are more crowded with folks buying last minute gifts for family and friends. ‘Tis the season to be jolly,…

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It’s Time to Wake Up and Avoid Drowsy Driving

By | Accident, Auto, Central, driving safety tips, drowsy driving, Education, impaired driving, Insurance, Liability, Personal, personal accident, prevent accidents, Prevention

The holiday season is in full swing, which means a significant rise in travel for holiday parties and family gatherings. Considering the increase in vehicles on the roads, it is even more critical that safe driving practices are followed going…

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Protect Your Most Cherished Gifts from Identity Theft

By | Central, Claims, Education, Holiday, holiday safety tips, Home, identity fraud, identity theft, Insurance, Personal, phishing, Prevention, privacy settings, Risk Management, Social Media, social media profile, stolen credit card, stolen identity, Technology

The holidays are about so much more than exchanging presents…it’s a time to reflect on precious gifts in our lives. Family and friends gather around tables or in front of the fireplace laughing, remembering, and cherishing time together. This hol…

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Shop But Don’t Drop (Your Coverages) – How to Avoid Black Friday Claims

By | Black Friday, Black Friday shopping, Central, Claims, Education, Financial, identity theft, Insurance, Liability, Personal, Prevention, Saving Money, theft losses

Every year, my family and I look forward to our Thanksgiving traditions. We eat Thanksgiving dinner, watch TV, eat more Thanksgiving dinner, and then start making our Black Friday plans. We research all of the big deals, and then start…

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Your Tree Fell in Your Yard – Are You Covered?

By | Central, Claims, fallen tree, Home, homeowners insurance, homeowners policy, Insurance, Personal, Saving Money, tree damage, tree damage property damage, tree removal, Weather

  The past few months have been devastating for much of the country due to Hurricanes Florence and Michael causing a catastrophic amount of damage, especially in the southeast. There have been homes destroyed, businesses closed, and families displ…

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Carbon Monoxide Poisoning: How to Prevent the Silent Killer

By | Auto, carbon monoxide, carbon monoxide poisoning, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Central, Education, Home, Insurance, Liability, Personal, Risk Management, Safety Tips, winterizing your home

According to the National Safety Council, more than 400 Americans die from unintentional carbon monoxide poisoning each year.  Carbon monoxide is called the silent killer because it’s odorless, colorless, tasteless, and can easily go undetected. When t…

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Safely Prepare for Your Guests to Prevent the Holiday Mess

By | Central, Claims, frozen pipes, holiday hazard, holiday safety tips, holidays, Home, Insurance, Liability, Personal, prevent holiday party liabilities, Risk Management, service furnace, slip and fall accidents

Fall is the most popular American season according to YouGov.com. This favorite time of year means pumpkin spice EVERYTHING, cooler weather, and lots of holiday planning! The change in season brings a few specific things you should be focusing on…

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Teach Your Kids Cyber Hygiene (and Freeze Their Credit)

By | Central, credit freeze, cyber hygiene, Education, Home, Insurance, malware attack, National Cyber Security Awareness Month, Personal, phishing, Risk Management, Technology

Just in time for National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, the Identity Theft Resource Center in conjunction with CyberScout has released a survey entitled “Social Media Habits and You.” The survey focuses on how parents and guardians monitor their kids’…

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