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Coverage for the College Student

By additional interest, college, college students, dorm room, Financial, Home, homeowners policy, Insurance, Liability, Personal, personal liability coverage, personal property, personal property coverage, Personal Umbrella, personal umbrella policy, renters insurance, Umbrella

This is the time of year I often receive questions about the coverages needed to protect students who are going away for school. These requests are common for parents sending their children off to college for the first time. College…

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Now Might Be the Perfect Time for an Account Review

By Adequate coverage, adequate protection, agent, annual insurance review, Auto, Business, business owner, Claims, Commercial, Home, Household Inventory, independent agent, independent insurance agent, Insurance, insurance program, insurance review, Liability, liability exposures, owning a business, Personal, personal assets, Prevention, protection, Umbrella

If you’re like many of the people I’ve spoken with over the past couple of weeks, your life is beginning to return back to a revised sense normalcy, which is a good thing considering you’re probably starting to run short…

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Quarantine Fatigue Is Real And It Could Kill Your Company

By Business, Central, cloud based services, cloud storage, Commercial, computer, cyber, cyber attack, cyber crime, cyber security, CyberScout, cybersecurity, data backup, Employees, fatigue, firmware, Home, Insurance, malware, multi-factor authentication, pandemic, Personal, phishing, Prevention, quarantine, quarantine fatigue, scam, scammers, scams, software, Technology, work from home, working from home

Quarantine fatigue is not only sending people to crowded bars. We’re all getting tired of it—call it quaran-tigue—and that could spell trouble on the cybersecurity front. Multiple studies and articles of late have noted a trend that could have serious….

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Utility Line Protection – A Hidden (or Buried) Treasure?

By Claims, corrosion, coverage, decay, deterioration, drainage system, endorsement, Home, homeowners insurance, homeowners policy, Insurance, perils, Personal, rust, sewer lines, underground piping, utility line, wear and tear

Our office had a couple of interesting conversations regarding digging up yards recently. In one instance, the husband of one of our account managers started to dig up someone’s yard to help them replace sewer lines. To his surprise, when…

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Extra Time on Your Hands? Why Not Spring into Spring?

By air conditioner, air conditioner maintenance, gutters, Home, home maintenance, home repair, homeowners, Household Inventory, Insurance, Personal, Prevention, roof, roof inspection, spring, storms, trees, windows

Spring has always been one of my favorite seasons. All winter I look forward to planting flowers, the warmer weather, and my birthday! But spring also brings rain, storms, and other perils that could cause damage to your home. Most…

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Daylight Savings Time is Time to Check Your Smoke Detectors

By battery, daylight savings, Daylight Savings Time, Fire, fire prevention, fire prevention tips, fire protection, Home, home fire, house fire, Household Inventory, Insurance, National Fire Protection Association, Personal, Prevention, smoke alarm, smoke detector, smoke detectors

Daylight savings time is coming up this Sunday! We’re going to “SPRING forward” our clocks (which means Spring is just around the corner. Yay!). Another important thing to do this weekend: check our smoke detectors! A general rule of …

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Smart Home Technology – Friend or Foe?

By Home, home security, information technology, Insurance, Internet, internet safety, new technology, online safety, Personal, protect your home, protecting your data, protection, protective devices, Safety, Safety Tips, smart phone, smartphone, Technology, technology advances

Anyone buying any cool tech gifts for themselves or for loved ones this holiday season? The possibilities are endless when it comes to “smart” devices that are available for you and your home! These devices range from smart plugs and…

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Don’t be a Turkey! Tips on Deep Frying for the Holidays

By cooking fire, cooking fires, Fire, fire extinguisher, fire protection, Holiday Safety, Home, Insurance, National Fire Protection Association, outdoor cooking, Personal, Prevention, Risk Management, Safety Tips, turkey

Thanksgiving is a week away and I am already imagining the deliciousness. My mouth is literally starting to water as I type this! Mmm. There are many ways to cook your holiday turkey, such as roasting it, slow cooking it…

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