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Small Business Saturday – BIG Cyber Protection

By Business, Business Insurance, business owner, Commercial, computer, computer attacks, cyber, cyber attack, cyber crime, cyber insurance, cyber insurance coverage, cyber risk, cyber security, cybercrime, data breach, Employees, Financial, Insurance, online shopping, Prevention, small business, Technology

Shop Small is a nationwide movement that celebrates small businesses every day and helps communities thrive and stay vibrant. Small Business Saturday is a whole day specially dedicated to supporting small businesses across the country, celebrated each …

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Life Brings Storms: Personal Umbrella Policy has Protection

By Accident, Auto, auto accident, auto and home, auto claim, auto insurance, auto policy, bodily injury, Claims, Financial, Home, Insurance, lawsuit, Liability, liability claims, liability coverage, liability insurance, liability limits, Personal, personal injury, Personal Insurance, personal liability coverage, Personal Umbrella, personal umbrella policy, Umbrella, umbrella policy

Many personal insurance policies provide liability coverage to protect you if you are sued as a result of an injury for which you are responsible, whether it is bodily injury or personal injury. We all know that lawsuits can stem…

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Governmental Issues and Homeowner Insurance Policies

By coverage, Evacuation plan, Financial, government, Home, homeowners, homeowners insurance, homeowners policy, hurricane, Insurance, Personal, Personal Insurance, property coverage, property damage, property policy, Weather

I am just finishing up a week-long vacation in Florida with my wife and several other couples, and as it happens every time I’m out during an extended period with others, the topic of insurance eventually came up. “What happens…

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Cyber Security Awareness – Be Aware!!!

By Business, Commercial, cyber, cyber crime, cyber criminals, cyber insurance, cyber risk, cyber security, cybercrime, CyberScout, cybersecurity, Financial, Insurance, Internet, National Cyber Security Awareness Month, Personal, Personal Cyber Protection, Prevention, Risk Management, Technology

Now that it is National Cyber Security Awareness Month, what better time to educate yourself on the current levels of cybercrime around the world. More than half of mid-market businesses have experienced a data breach[1], and more than 175 million…

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Vacant Property Doesn’t Mean Vacant Worries

By Commercial, cost of repairs, coverage, Financial, flood, flooding, frozen pipes, Insurance, Prevention, property, property coverage, property damage, property policy, Saving Money, security, security system

So my commercial building has become vacant…what’s the big deal? When a building is vacant, a small problem can quickly become a big problem. For example, a property in my neighborhood became vacant last fall. The bank that owned the…

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General Liability Covers More Than You Might Think

By bodily injury, Business, Claims, Commercial, Commercial general liability, Employees, Financial, general liability, Insurance, Liability, liability claims, liability coverage, liability insurance, personal injury, property damage, slip and fall, slip and fall accidents

For those of us in the insurance industry, after a certain period of time, various lines of business, their abbreviations and the specific coverages provided by those lines become embedded into our brains. This occurs to the point where we…

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Protecting Your Identity After a Data Breach

By credit card, credit freeze, credit report, cyber security, data breach, Financial, hacker, identity fraud, identity theft, identity theft insurance, Insurance, Internet, passwords, Personal, personal information, Prevention, protection, Risk Management

Capital One announced recently that a hacker had accessed the personal information of 100 million individuals in the United States and 6 million in Canada that had applied for credit with the Virginia-based bank. The affected information includes credi…

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Are You Taking Full Advantage of Your Premium Discounts?

By Auto, auto insurance, Central, claims-free discount, coverage, discounts, Financial, Home, homeowners insurance, Insurance, loyalty discount, package discount, Personal, premium, premium discounts, Prevention, protective devices, save, save money, saving, Saving Money

As I’ve mentioned before, it’s hard to watch any sort of television program without seeing an insurance advertisement at some point. I also have already expressed my views on the commercials that attempt to be cute, so we won’t go there….

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