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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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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Parents Must Be Firewall for Young Online Users

By | Communication, cyber criminals, cyber hygiene, CyberScout, Education, Employees, Home, Insurance, National Cyber Security Awareness Month, Personal, Personal Cyber Protection, Risk Management, Technology

Parents, do you break out in a cold sweat when you see your child surfing the internet? Do you worry about what sites they’re visiting or who’s interacting with them? Is your teen or tween’s smartphone use a cause for…

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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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Don’t Wait – Prep Your Property for the Cold Weather Today!

By | Central, cleaning gutters, cold weather, Home, Insurance, Personal, personal property, Prevention, Risk Management, roof inspection, Weather, weather-poof, winter preparation

The thought of doing outdoor work in the cold weather isn’t overly appealing. With summer winding down and some cooler weather in store, it’s time to start thinking about that to-do list to make sure you don’t have any unexpected…

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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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