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9 Home Security Tips

9 Home Security Tips Did you know that a burglary happens every 20.9 seconds in the U.S., according to the FBI?1 Your home is one of your most valuable possessions, along with everything inside it. It’s a place you want to feel safe and secure from the potential dangers of the outside world. Employing and engaging

5 Tips for Moving on a Budget

Moving to a new place is certainly exciting, but it can also be stressful — and expensive. Once you factor in things like movers, packing materials, truck rentals, gas and more, the costs can creep into the hundreds, maybe even thousands of dollars, for just a single move. Are you planning a move soon? Don’t want to

Is Your Home Insured to Its Replacement Cost?

Is Your Home Insured to Its Replacement Cost? If you lost your home in a fire, how much would it cost to rebuild it? The answer may be different than you think. And if your home isn’t insured to its full replacement cost, your homeowners policy may not cover the full cost for you to rebuild

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

Protecting Your Home from Storm Water Damage

Protecting Your Home from Storm Water Damage A heavy rainstorm has finally stopped. Or maybe a long winter has finally ended, and the deep snows have begun to melt. While good weather may seem like a relief, the potential for water damage may just be beginning. Storm water runoff can quickly overwhelm natural and manmade systems, leading