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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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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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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Don’t Scoot Yourself Out of Insurance Coverage

By | Auto, Bird, Central, Claims, dockless electric scooters, Education, electric scooter, Home, homeowners insurance, Insurance, Liability, Lime, Personal, personal auto policy, Personal Insurance, personal liability coverage

Fleets of dockless electric scooters made by companies such as Bird and Lime have sprouted up in a number of urban areas throughout the country. Bird advertises on their website that they now offer their service in over 100 cities…

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Protecting Your Produce: The Benefits of Spoilage Coverage

By | Business, Central, Claims, Commercial, commercial insurance, equipment breakdown coverage, fresh food, Insurance, Liability, Loss Control, perishable food, Risk Management, spoilage coverage, utility interruption coverage

According to Statista, total retail and food services sales in the United States totaled 5.32 trillion dollars in 2015.[i]  This includes perishable foods, which is food that “will spoil the most quickly and require refrigeration.”[ii] A recent article…

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Not All Home Insurance Lives Under One Roof

By | add-ons, Central, Claims, Education, equipment breakdown, flood insurance, Home, home insurance, homeowner policy, homeowners insurance, Insurance, Personal, Personal Cyber Protection, Prevention, Risk Management, utility line coverage

While much of the insurance industry is attempting to commoditize insurance protection with cute commercials and a focus on price – rather than coverage and claims service – Central has taken the opposite approach and continues to offer innovative solu…

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