6 Tips for Preventing Water Damage from Appliances

By | appliances, Claims, dishwasher maintenance, Education, Home, homeowners insurance, homeowners policy, hot water heater, Insurance, Personal, Prevention, water damage, water leak

Did you know that washing machines are one of the main sources of water damage to homes?  Others that top the list include hot water heaters and dishwashers. Fortunately, there are a few easy and inexpensive steps you can take help to…

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Don’t Be Fooled by the Latest Phishing Scams

By | Bank Scam, Central, College Test Prep Scam, Education, Financial, Home, Insurance, internet safety, Netflix scam, Personal, phishing, phishing scams, Prevention, Social Security Administration Scam, Technology, vishing

If you’re like me, you get more junk emails than you do legitimate ones and more phone calls from numbers you don’t recognize than from people you actually know. If that’s the case, it should come as no surprise that…

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Don’t Be Fooled by the Latest Phishing Scams

By | Bank Scam, Central, College Test Prep Scam, Education, Financial, Home, Insurance, internet safety, Netflix scam, Personal, phishing, phishing scams, Prevention, Social Security Administration Scam, Technology, vishing

If you’re like me, you get more junk emails than you do legitimate ones and more phone calls from numbers you don’t recognize than from people you actually know. If that’s the case, it should come as no surprise that…

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Give Yourself the Gift of Security for a Discount on Your Home Insurance

By | Central, Education, Home, home security, home security system, homeowner policy, Insurance, Personal, Personal Insurance, Saving Money, security, security system, Technology

If you’re looking to give yourself a gift during the calm that arrives after the holiday madness, then look no further, as the perfect gift might come in the form of a win-win. The gift idea? A new home security…

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New Valuables? You Might Have New Risks

By | Central, Claims, Education, Financial, Home, homeowners claim, homeowners policy, Household Inventory, Insurance, Liability, Personal, schedule jewelry, scheduled coverage, scheduled personal property policy, theft losses

After the holiday season, many like to start the New Year by organizing new gifts and purchases and cleaning out the closets. As each year goes by and your needs continue to change, it’s easy to forget to update your…

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Start a New Year’s Tradition of Identity Protection

By | Central, Education, Financial, healthy identity, identity fraud, Identity Fraud and Credit Monitoring Program, identity theft, Insurance, Personal, Personal Cyber Protection, Risk Management, safe identity, Technology, wealthy identity

New Year’s Eve is truly a worldwide celebration associated with hundreds of different cultural traditions. In the U.S., people watch the ball drop in Times Square in New York City. Canadians embrace the winter with ice fishing and polar bear…

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The 12 Days of Insurance

By | 12 days of christmas, 12 days of insurance, Central, Christmas tree safety, Claims, coverages, Education, Employees, Home, Insurance, Loss Control, Personal, Prevention, Risk Management, snow and ice, Weather

We should be thankful for the peace of mind that insurance provides all year long, but certain coverages definitely come in handy around the holidays. Enjoy this song to the tune of the classic Christmas carol, “The 12 Days of…

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Coverage Considerations for Landlords

By | Central, Commercial, Education, Home, home rentals, Insurance, insuring rental properties, landlord, Personal, renovations, rental dwelling insurance policy, rental properties, renters, renters insurance

Last year at this time, I touched on why it is important for landlords to ensure their tenants carry renters insurance. This time around, let’s take a look at some important policy conditions that landlords need to keep in mind…

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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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