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3 Main Ways Lightning Enters Homes & Buildings

In Business, Business Insurance, High Net Worth Insurance, Home Insurance, Personal Insurance by Kristin GuglielmoLeave a Comment

A house or other substantial building offers the best protection from lightning. In assessing the safety provided by a particular structure, it is more important to consider what happens if the structure gets struck by lightning, rather than whether the structure will be hit. For a shelter to provide protection from lightning, it must contain a mechanism for conducting the …

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Hurricane Preparedness for Your Business

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Is your business prepared in case of a natural disaster?  Here are some tips from IBHS that can help your business be better prepared. Businesses of any size can suffer a disruption at any time; however, small businesses have it tougher. While large organizations have more financial and physical assets both before and after a disaster, smaller businesses often lack the financial resources for recovery, the ability …

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When is the last time you changed your password?

In Business, Business Insurance, Cyber Liability, High Net Worth Insurance, Home Insurance by Wink TharpeLeave a Comment

A recent article from NBCNEWS discusses the recent breach from a Russian crime ring, where they have stolen 1.2 billion username and password combos and more than 500 million email addresses.  These numbers are staggering, which likely means you could be one of them on this list. Given the scope, it’s a smart decision to change your passwords on your accounts immediately …

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The Uber Insurance Gap That Could Cost You Big

In Business, Business Insurance, Car Insurance, High Net Worth Insurance, Must Read, Personal Insurance by Pat WalshLeave a Comment

As many of you already know, Uber is a smartphone app that pairs riders with people who will give them a ride, similar to a taxi. These drivers are registered and have to maintain a score of 4.6/5 to keep their status as a driver, and often provide perks like free bottled water, cell phone chargers, and don’t accept tips. …