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    Three ways to lower your carbon footprint for Earth Day (and beyond)

    On April 22, the 49th annual Earth Day is expected to include more than 1 billion people in nearly 200 countries taking part in what the Earth Day Network calls “the largest civic-focused day of action in the world.” Since the first Earth Day in 1970 (which was connected to the passage of the Clean […]

    April 16, 2019

  • Preventing Financial Losses: Be Pro-active and Recognize a Social Engineering SCAM

    PREVENTING FINANCIAL LOSSES: BE PRO-ACTIVE & RECOGNIZE A SCAM. Knowing the signs of fraud can prevent thousands or millions of dollars in losses: Social Engineering (deception fraud) is a serious crime and is becoming all too common. Impostors intentionally mislead or manipulate unsuspecting individuals and businesses into diverting payment or sending them money. An Example: […]

    April 2, 2019

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    Spring Cleaning Tips

    Of course, because spring is a time for new beginnings, cleaning and organization around the house are very popular this time of year. If you’re ready to tackle that monumental chore, read on for some helpful information. (And if you’re so tidy and organized throughout the year that spring cleaning isn’t a big chore for […]

    March 25, 2019

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    Daylight Saving Time is also Daylight Safety Time

    In most places in the United States, March 10, is Daylight Saving Time, when clocks are moved forward one hour. We want to remind you it’s also a great time to improve your family’s safety. Be safe in your home Health and safety agencies often use the approach of Daylight Saving Time to remind people […]

    March 6, 2019

  • Cybercrime Business Insurance: Is your Business protected against Cyber Attack Scams?

     Social Engineering: Are you protected against these types of scams? As businesses have become increasingly dependent upon technology, criminals have shifted from theft of physical assets to theft of electronic information. The growing use of technology-enabled processes expose businesses to all types of cybercrime. Cybercrime can include theft of personal, financial and medical information and theft of intellectual […]

    February 25, 2019

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    14 Fascinating Facts about February

    February is the shortest month of the year (even in leap years, when it has 29 days instead of 28), but there’s no shortage of interesting facts about it. From weird holidays to astronomical oddities, this month has a bit of everything. So with a nod to what February is perhaps best known for—Valentine’s Day […]

    February 21, 2019

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    Home security technology: Keeping you ahead of the burglars

    Back in the early days of home security “systems,” around the end of World War I, it was common for homeowners to hire “door shakers”—night watchmen who would literally walk around and check doors to make sure they were locked. The most advanced product at the time, according to the Electronic Security Association, was an […]

    February 7, 2019

  • Frozen Pipe Bursts Property Protection Insurance

    Preparing and Protecting your Property against Pipe Bursts: Frozen pipes cause some of the most common and costliest cold weather claims averaging about $18,000 per claim. Research shows that most claims occur when businesses are closed or unoccupied (i.g. due to storm closings). Protect your business by taking these important steps: Make sure heat is on especially […]

    January 30, 2019

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    Insurance terms, explained

    Med Pay? PIP? Dec pages? Insurance terms, explained With all kinds of different coverages for all kinds of different needs, insurance can be very confusing. And to make it even more challenging, at times it probably seems like insurance websites and policy documents are written in a completely foreign language. Of course, that’s why we […]

    January 24, 2019