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Archives: 2022

6 Ways to Prevent Home Water Damage

How can you protect your home from water damage? The problem: Plumbing failure from frozen, rusted or leaky pipes The fix: Remember, an ounce of prevention really is worth a pound of cure. Look for any telltale signs of leaks like unusually high water bills, mold or mildew growth, water stains on walls and warm spots on your floor. To prevent frozen pipes, keep your...

How to Create a Home Inventory

After a disaster, such as a fire, theft, or a storm, filing a personal insurance claim is a priority. Your insurance company will require you to present a full inventory of your lost or damaged items. A home inventory makes the insurance claims process far more efficient and faster. Any homeowner or renter should take the time to create an inventory of their possessions. The...

IIHS: The Safest Cars of 2022

Car buyers who consider safety a must-have feature can now choose from an even greater variety, according to the 2022 Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s TOP SAFETY PICK award list. This year’s list recognized 101 vehicles in all, naming 65 models TOP SAFETY PICK+ choices and another 36 TOP SAFETY PICKs. In the annual TOP SAFETY PICK awards, the IIHS announces which new models performed...

Insure the Ones You Love

February is Insure Your Love Month. This is the seventh year of the Insure Your Love Campaign, coordinated by Life Happens. Buying life insurance to protect the ones you care about is an expression of love. Valentine’s Day falls in February, which makes it the perfect time to remind people of the need for proper life insurance planning to benefit their loved ones. Why Is...

3 Myths About Workers’ Compensation

Workers’ compensation insurance is essential for any business with employees. Unfortunately, myths about workers’ compensation coverage abound. These misconceptions can have an impact on the overall success of your business. The following are some of the most common myths among business owners concerning workers’ compensation insurance: My Business Is Small with Low Risk of Injury, So I Don’t Need Workers’ Compensation Insurance. Regardless of the...