January 10, 2018
When you operate your business out of your home, you have the flexibility of working on your own schedule, eliminating commuting time and limiting your overhead costs. In honor of Home Office Safety and Security Week, here are a few tips you can follow to keep your home office safe and secure.
January 5, 2018
Gyms are full, financial planners are busy and resolution lists continue to grow. While many people are working to lose weight, save more money and embrace a new, positive lifestyle, don’t forget about resolutions around the home.
December 26, 2017
Winter is here — with the last few snow storms, you may have asked yourself if you are prepared for the next few winter months. Your home and your car should be ready to brave the potential storms that January and February may bring. Don’t be caught off-guard like the winter of 2015.
December 18, 2017
According to the NHTSA, approximately 29 people in the United States die every day in alcohol-impaired car accidents, claiming around 10,000 lives per year. In 2014, 20% of drivers tested positive for drugs. Don't risk your life — get home to your loved ones safely and don't put others at risk.
December 12, 2017
‘Tis the season for shopping, laughter and parties with friends and family. The holiday lights and décor are out and we are all preparing for celebrations. Whether you are hitting the road to finalize your shopping list or preparing for a holiday party, take some precautions to make sure everyone remains safe this holiday season.
November 17, 2017
Fraud could happen to anyone or any business and may take many different shapes and sizes. A small business may fall victim to embezzlement or a large corporation may suffer from a cybercrime, and real people suffer from the dire consequences. According to an ACFE study, an incident of fraud costs a company a median of $145,000 and small businesses suffer the same median fraud loss as organizations with 10,000+ employees.
November 8, 2017
We know the dangers of drunk driving. We have heard the anti-drunk driving campaigns, tested the Fatal Vision Alcohol Goggles to simulate the effects of intoxication while walking in a straight line and some of us may even know someone who was a victim of drunk driving. However, many people do not know that the dangers of drowsy driving are comparable to those of drunk driving.
October 25, 2017
Ghosts, ghouls and zombies have arrived and the children are out to trick-or-treat! As a driver, parent or trick-or-treater, here are some ways you can stay safe.
October 4, 2017
It’s a rainy day – everything seems to be going wrong. You reach into your briefcase or purse and guess what is there for you? Your umbrella – it’s there to protect you from the rain and chaos outside. Just like an umbrella protects you from the elements, an Umbrella policy can protect you from exposure or claims that are greater than the liability limit on your home, auto or business policies.
September 27, 2017
You may not be ready for the summer to end, but your home should be. As you are storing your summer belongings and grabbing your sweatshirts, it’s important to prepare your home for the upcoming change in season.
September 18, 2017
There is nothing quite like spending some time grilling outside with your family and friends before enjoying a football game. While you are flipping those burgers and sipping on a cold beverage, you may also be exposing yourself to some elements of risk.
September 6, 2017
With colder weather approaching, it may be time to close up your summer or rental home that you’ve spent the past few summer months enjoying. Before closing the door on yet another summer, make sure to take the proper precautions to ensure your home’s safety and survival for next year.