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Secure Your Safe Road Trip

April 05, 2016

Weston Wolfe

Categories: Auto, Travel

Set your GPS and hit the road – as the seasons change for the warmer, more and more road trips are being planned.  A great and affordable way to see new sites, attractions, and connect with friends and family. Avoid the stress with these helpful tips to ensure your journey is safe, relaxed, and stressful….
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Words to make a parent nervous: Teen driver

August 26, 2015

Weston Wolfe

Categories: Safety Tips

  Proactive discussion among the new driver, his or her parents and your local insurance agent can make the teenage driving years a lot less stressful. Readiness – First, make sure your teenager is ready to be behind the wheel. Even a delay of six months could allow your teen enough time to be ready for…
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Can you find your utility shutoff valves?

July 09, 2015

Weston Wolfe

Categories: Safety Tips

Whether a disaster causes you to stay put or evacuate, consider: WATER SERVICE – When a pipe breaks suddenly or when there’s a threat of below-freezing weather, you may need to shut off the water supply. Locate your water shutoff valve in advance and clearly tag it so you’ll be ready to take quick action….
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Do I need insurance when renting a vacation home?

June 17, 2015

Weston Wolfe

Categories: Safety Tips

Do I need insurance when renting a vacation home? Insurance tips for travel Jun 10, 2015 | By Insurance Information Institute Make sure your clients understand whether or not their possessions will be covered in the event of loss due to fire, theft or other events when renting a vacation home. (Photo: Shutterstock) As the…
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5 things drivers need to know before working for a ridesharing service

May 28, 2015

Weston Wolfe

Categories: Ridesharing

  The ads are enticing:  “Make $35/hour driving with us!” or “You could make $800 a week or more!” Ridesharing services, or transportation network companies (TNCs), are everywhere. Uber alone signs up an estimated 20,000 drivers each month worldwide. The service is particularly popular with millennials who appreciate the lower transportation costs and how easy…
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Get ready to fire up the grill! (And do it safely)

May 22, 2015

Weston Wolfe

Categories: Safety Tips

  Whether using gas or charcoal, grill safely. Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of backyard grilling season. The Insurance Information Institute estimated that Americans enjoy more than three billion barbecues each year. Unfortunately, each summer season also brings numerous home fires and burn injuries associated with outdoor grilling activities. A study of residential fires…
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Here are 25 tips to both prevent and manage a cyber attack

May 15, 2015

Weston Wolfe

Categories: Cyber Liability

    Cyber attack prevention Only connect to the Internet over secure, password-protected networks. Do not click on links or pop-ups, open attachments, or respond to emails from strangers. Always enter a URL by hand instead of following links if you are unsure of the sender. Don’t respond to online requests for personally identifiable information…
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Time to prepare for tornado season

May 01, 2015

Weston Wolfe

Categories: Safety Tips

Spring is peak tornado season for most states. Spring signals the start of tornado season for most of the United States, with a peak in May and June. Now is a good time to prepare by checking your emergency kit, buying fresh batteries and updating your family’s emergency communication plan. “Tornado alley” in the southern…
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What are the most common property and liability claims for small businesses, and how much do they cost?

April 24, 2015

Weston Wolfe

Categories: Business Insurance Blogs

These are the top 10 property and liability claims for small businesses Most small business owners probably worry about theft, property damage, and fire risks affecting their businesses. While these are common claims for small business owners, perhaps they should be more worried about customer injury, product liability, and reputational damage. The Hartford analyzed small…
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Some helpful tips in home safety to consider…

April 18, 2015

Weston Wolfe

Categories: Safety Tips

Go out and play, but keep one eye toward home security April 16, 2015 By George Grossenbaugh Make sure windows have a secure lock. Good weather gives you opportunities to get out of the house and enjoy the outdoors. It also gives some unscrupulous people the opportunity they are looking for to burglarize your home…
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