Central Insurance Companies

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Digital Hygiene Tips for Coronavirus Scams

Coronavirus scams are everywhere. During the evolving public health crisis surrounding COVID-19 (coronavirus), it is essential to remain vigilant in the days and weeks to come, online as well as out in the world.

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Light Industrial – Heavy on Protection

  Light industrial is a term you often hear when discussing commercial insurance, but what does it mean? Typically, light industrial refers to operations such as machine shops, sheet metal work (shop only, no installation), and manufacturing of metal goods,…

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BusyKid – Allowance turned to Financial Literacy for Kids

Like it or not, everything is going digital. Even famous board games that at one time appeared to be safe from ever being played in your hand, are now one touch away. During a family vacation to Florida, I was…

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A Culture of Appreciation is Everything!

“Culture is Everything.” It’s a phrase I first heard from Mr. Bill Purmort, current President of Central Insurance Companies, and I think it’s a great way to introduce today’s blog topic…employee appreciation. Why? Because, tomorrow, March 6th, 2020, is National…

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Equipment Breakdown Coverage Explained

Boiler & Machinery is an antiquated term once used to describe a separate policy that offered coverage for causes of loss such as mechanical breakdown, electrical surges, explosion of steam boilers, steam pipes, etc. This separate policy was needed because…

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Getting Personal with Agents and Underwriters

I’ve been working in the insurance industry for 18 years now. Currently, I hold a position as a Personal Lines Underwriter with Central Insurance. However, when I obtained my very first position as a personal lines customer service representative at…

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Teamwork Makes the Dream Work: Hiring Team Players

Did you watch the Super Bowl this past weekend? Even if you aren’t an NFL fan, I’m sure you would agree that both the Chiefs and the 49ers have proven themselves successful this season at building a winning team. Just…

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Selecting the Right Snow Removal Contractor for Your Business

Winter weather can be an awe inspiring thing to watch when it comes to snow fall. It can also be interesting at times to watch as people try to navigate the parking lots and sidewalks leading into homes or businesses…

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The New Year is a Good Time for Your Commercial Policy Check-Up

As a small business owner, you have a lot on your plate. Obviously, making a profit and keeping your business growing are of paramount concern.  In addition, there’s making payroll, staying competitive, staying on top of new healthcare and tax laws,…

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What if Santa Claus needed to buy insurance?

I’m pretty sure not too many people have asked themselves that question, but I have because I’ve been in the insurance industry for (obviously) too long. But, not only that, but what kind of insurance would Santa need, and for…

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