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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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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Don’t Reverse Safe Vehicle Backing Practices

By | Accident, Auto, Central, Claims, Commercial, driving safety tips, Education, Employees, Insurance, Internal Traffic Control in Roadway Work Zones, Liability, Loss Control, Prevention, Risk Management, safe vehicle backing procedures, Safety Tips, vehicle backing, work zones

I hate to admit it, but over the years I have had my fair share of mishaps when it comes to backing up vehicles. From hitting my dad’s car to eliminating a few small trees in the yard, and even…

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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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Sprinkling Some Safety on Your Holiday Spirit

By | candle safety, Central, Christmas tree safety, Claims, Education, electrical safety, Employees, holiday decorating, holiday lights, Home, Insurance, Personal, Prevention, Safety Tips, Weather

It’s the most wonderful time of the year – there’ll be Christmas trees glowing and candle flames burning and good times when loved ones are near – it’s the most wonderful time of the year!  Making the season merry and…

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It’s Time to Wake Up and Avoid Drowsy Driving

By | Accident, Auto, Central, driving safety tips, drowsy driving, Education, impaired driving, Insurance, Liability, Personal, personal accident, prevent accidents, Prevention

The holiday season is in full swing, which means a significant rise in travel for holiday parties and family gatherings. Considering the increase in vehicles on the roads, it is even more critical that safe driving practices are followed going…

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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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Shop But Don’t Drop (Your Coverages) – How to Avoid Black Friday Claims

By | Black Friday, Black Friday shopping, Central, Claims, Education, Financial, identity theft, Insurance, Liability, Personal, Prevention, Saving Money, theft losses

Every year, my family and I look forward to our Thanksgiving traditions. We eat Thanksgiving dinner, watch TV, eat more Thanksgiving dinner, and then start making our Black Friday plans. We research all of the big deals, and then start…

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