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5 Tips To Avoid A Cyber Monday Hangover

'Tis the season for online shopping. Whether you're hitting Add To Cart on Amazon or Apple or anywhere in between, when you're putting financial information out on the interwebs be careful with where and how you share. If the rising number of high-profile mega data breaches and cyber hacks -- most recently at Anthem, Sony, Target, eBay, JP Morgan Chase, and Home Depot -- taught us consumers anything, it's that sharing isn't always nice (sorry, Mom). Cyber Monday may be almost behind us, but holiday gifting has just begun. No matter what you're buying, protect yourself with these 5 tips:

The Best Worst Thing You Own

Fact: 1 In 22 Fires Is Caused By Something You Have In Your Home Right This Minute. Is your home at risk? Read on for causes and tips for prevention to keep your home and your family safe this winter.

The Two Best Ways To Protect Your Business

Where are most businesses under-insured? And why? We answer these questions, along with explaining what protection, advising on how much coverage you need, and breaking down the costs for each. : Business Interruption + Cyber Liability

Protecting your craft beverage equipment

While means and methods will vary, one item that all craft beverage manufacturers share is dependence on their equipment. That’s why it’s important to make sure you include equipment breakdown coverage as part of your insurance portfolio if you’re a craft brewer, distiller or winery owner. Read more of this post Whether a piece of metal gets […]

Insurance Tip of the Week: ASK FOR DISCOUNTS

ASK YOUR AUTO INSURER ABOUT DISCOUNTS. If you don’t ask them about discounts, THEY MAY NOT TELL YOU THEY ARE THERE FOR YOU. Check on your policy yearly. Ask questions. Ask for discounts. And if you need help, give us a call. 303-834-1001

The top 5 reasons to promptly report a claim

Your insurance policy is merely a promise until you have a claim, but many people hesitate to report a claim to their insurer. Here are five reasons why you should promptly report a claim if you have an incident. Read more of this post When in doubt? Ask us for advice on whether to submit a claim, and let […]

Why your privately held business needs directors and officers insurance

Every corporation relies on the guidance of its board of directors for success. Although lawsuits against larger, publicly traded companies receive the lion’s share of media attention, privately held corporations are also vulnerable to lawsuits by competitors, government agencies, creditors and employees.  You can protect your hard-earned success by purchasing directors and officers insurance (D&O) coverage for […]

Prevent Frozen Pipes in Your Home

Frozen pipes are one of the most common causes of property damage when temperatures drop. A burst pipe can cost upwards of $5,000 in water damage, and more than 250,000 homes are damaged annually by frozen or burst water pipes, ranking second only to hurricanes in terms of damage and repair costs. Taking preventive measures before cold weather hits can prevent costly damage. Read these simple tips for how to repair burst pipes and prevent them from freezing in the first place.

NEW! Ask Us Anything: What you need to know about Cam Newton’s car accident

The news about Cam Newton's car accident made me wonder what the repercussions will be for the driver who hit him. Were I to cause an accident and injure someone, famous or not, can you tell me the policy limits and coverage that I should have to protect me against injury, damage to vehicle, etc. Our answer? Read the full post...

The Best Worst Thing You Own

Fact: 1 In 22 Fires Is Caused By Something You Have In Your Home Right This Minute. Laundry is a weekly chore for most of us, but did you know that clothes dryers cause around 15,500 home structure fires, 29 deaths, 400 injuries and $192 million in direct property loss each year? Read on for causes, tips on determining if your dryer is at risk, and tips to prevent dryer fires.