Category Archives: Education

U.S. Commercial Insurance Prices to Firm in 2013

All signs indicate that insurance rates will continue their upward trend as indicated in this article. Jason Vandeberghe U.S. Commercial Insurance Prices to Firm in 2013: Marsh Rates for commercial lines insurance will continue to rise in 2013 thanks to … Continue reading

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Lawmakers Introduce Homeowner Catastrophe Protection Plan

In recent years there have been many weather-related catastrophes that have left many homeowners uncovered or unprepared.  One legislator has proposed a tax deferred reserve to help cover losses. Eileen Jankowski, CIC WASHINGTON, Feb. 6 — Rep. Thomas J. Rooney, … Continue reading

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Small Business Health Care Reform Guide and Tax Credit Calculators Now Available

This site provides a guide and tax credit calculator which should be helpful in navigating upcoming changes for business owners. Erin Dalton With the 2014 deadline looming for full implementation of the Affordable Care Act, you likely have many questions … Continue reading

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Top 10 Life Insurance Myths

When it comes to life insurance…what you don’t know can hurt you.  Read the following article for a better understanding of complex life insurance policies. Erin Dalton Life insurance is not a simple product. Even term life policies have many … Continue reading

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Smoke Alarms: Ionization vs. Photoelectric

How much do you know about your fire detector and how it works?  This article explains the types of detectors and fires to which they respond. Myra K. Piper, CIC From the National Fire Protection Association The two most commonly … Continue reading

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Another Reason To Keep Your Eyes On The Road

Insurance fraud is on the rise.  Be aware of what  some people might do to victimize unsuspecting motorists. Dave Lucas, CIC Another reason to keep your eyes on the road is insurance fraud. The police, hefty fines and traffic accidents … Continue reading

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Back To School Safety Checklist

The children went back to school a couple of weeks ago.  Here are some timely reminders on how to keep them safe. Eileen Evans Jankowski, CIC Transportation Safety Whether children walk, ride their bicycle or take the bus to school, … Continue reading

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