A Timeline for Getting Your Teen Driver on the Road Safely

A Timeline for Getting Your Teen Driver on the Road Safely Teens eager to drive often have parents equally concerned about keeping their new drivers safe. In fact, the rate of fatal crashes per mile driven for teen drivers is 3X that of drivers over age 20.1 The reality is that novice drivers can take years to

5 Tips to Protect Your Possessions with Valuable Items Insurance Coverage

5 Tips to Protect Your Possessions with Valuable Items Insurance Coverage You may think that a homeowners insurance policy provides adequate coverage for all your valuables, but policies may provide limited or no coverage for certain items — including generally expensive items — that are damaged or stolen. For example, many homeowners policies generally have a $1,000 or $1,500

How Does Cyber Insurance Work?

How Does Cyber Insurance Work? The cost of dealing with a data breach goes beyond repairing databases, strengthening security procedures or replacing lost laptops. Regulations requiring notifications of affected customers also drive costs for companies in which a data breach compromises personal or confidential data. Traditional business insurance may not be enough to protect companies

5 Cyber Risks for Technology Companies

5 Cyber Risks for Technology Companies Cyber risks are omnipresent for technology companies, yet one in five tech companies reported not needing cyber insurance coverage because of other preventive measures they take, according to the 2017 Travelers Risk Index. “Preventive measures alone might not be enough to protect tech companies from a cyber loss,” said Tim Francis,

Summer Home Maintenance Tips

Summer Home Maintenance Tips For many, there is no better time of the year than summertime to be outside in the yard enjoying the weather and sunshine. Warm temperatures and longer days make the perfect backdrop for picnicking, barbecuing or just enjoying drinks and snacks on the deck or patio. Your home in the summer

Preparing Your Home for Vacation

Vacation is for fun and relaxation. Help save yourself some worry about what could be happening at home by protecting it from theft and damage while you are away. Here is a checklist we have developed to help you have a relaxing and peaceful vacation. Make sure all electrical appliances are turned off. Clean the refrigerator

How to Protect Yourself from Package Theft and ID Fraud

There are several key times each year when people spend time shopping in stores and online for the perfect gifts for their loved ones, or themselves. While it is easy to get caught up in the fun of it all, it is important to remember that with increased purchasing comes heightened risk of theft. Thieves on the prowl throughout

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What to Do During a Tornado

It is that time of the year again! So here is a reminder of what to do during a Tornado! Many people assume tornadoes can only occur in “Tornado Alley” during the spring months  that area between the Rocky and Appalachian mountains generally known to be prone to this type of extreme weather. While many

5 Steps to Create a Home Inventory Checklist

5 Steps to Create a Home Inventory Checklist  After a fire, burglary or another event in which you lost possessions from your home, it may be difficult to remember the details of every one of the belongings that you have accumulated over the years. In this situation, having a current inventory of your possessions, including make