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Preparing for a Power Outage

With a massive blizzard bearing down on the Northeast, I thought it might be a good time to share some tips on how to prepare for a power outage in the cold weather. High winds and two feet of snow could…

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Loss of Power Can Mean Loss of Income

Recent summer storms caused business owners in several states to close their doors due to power outages caused by high winds downing power lines. Many have been surprised to find that their Business Income Insurance did not include coverage for…

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Will A Power Loss Mean the Loss of Your Business?

Superstorm Sandy was a catastrophe of gargantuan proportions. At its peak, it was about 1,000 miles in diameter. The financial losses from the storm are estimated to exceed $60 billion. In its aftermath, there were almost 8 million people without power,…

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Protecting Your Produce: The Benefits of Spoilage Coverage

According to Statista, total retail and food services sales in the United States totaled 5.32 trillion dollars in 2015.[i]  This includes perishable foods, which is food that “will spoil the most quickly and require refrigeration.”[ii] A recent article from fooddive.com notes…

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A True Tale About Water Backup of Sewers and Drains Coverage

Any insurance agent who has been in the business long enough has one or two go-to stories they will use to prove their worth in a pinch. Whether we are talking to a prospect, speaking with others in the insurance…

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Fire Prevention Tips For Your Home

Now that fall is in full force and winter is slowly approaching, it is common to spend more time indoors. However, this actually influences the higher number of structural fires in the fall and winter. So, as these days become shorter and…

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Storm Season is Here…Are You Ready?

Does June 29, 2012 ring a bell for you? That date will live in the insurance professionals’ memories for years to come. Derecho is a Spanish term for a straight, long, widespread and long-lasting storm that comes with fast-moving thunderstorms…

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Tree Damage – Are You Insured?

With all the tree damage from the recent storms, we’ve seen a lot of online conversation about insurance and the coverage or lack of coverage for tree damage.  One person posted “Did you know that insurance only covers to have trees…

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Preventing Automatic Garage Door Injuries

Automatic garage doors. Many of us have them and probably take for granted that our garage door will open and shut with the click of a button. While they are a great convenience, they are also among the heaviest moving objects in…

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An Ounce of Prevention is Worth A Premium Savings!

The Benjamin Franklin proverb “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure” is as true today as it was when Franklin made the statement. This truism can be applied to many facets of life, including insurance! How, you might…

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