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Category: Prevention


National Vehicle Theft Prevention Month

Once every 43.8 seconds, a vehicle is stolen in the United States according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Thefts like these cost millions of dollars for owners and insurers, and cause insurance premiums to skyrocket – making…

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Credit Card Fraud: Sharing Your Number Over the Phone

Did you know that credit card fraud is one of the fastest-growing forms of identity theft? According to businesswire.com, credit card fraud losses were over $20 billion in 2019. A significant portion of that fraud resulted from over-the-phone transactions. So,…

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Beware of Summertime Scams and Fraudsters

In the minds of so many, summertime evokes thoughts of relaxation, taking it easy, going on vacation, and enjoying yourself at the beach. But, unfortunately, criminals can take advantage of you any time of the year. Fraudsters may use the…

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Your Ultimate Spring and Summer Home Maintenance Guide

Here’s a comprehensive home maintenance checklist that can help you stay on top of things as the spring season begins to wind down and the summer season is just around the corner!

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Make Road Safety a Top Priority This Planting Season

With farmers in and out of fields for planting season, it’s important for everyone to do their part to help keep our farmers and motorists safe. Many of the on-road accidents can be avoided by having patience, using extreme caution,…

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Fraud Schemes Impacting Veterans

With Memorial Day coming up, we can be reminded that insurance fraud schemes impact everyone, including Veterans.  Military veterans and retirees reported $66 million in fraud losses in 2020, according to Federal Trade Commission (FTC) data. Fraud is the second-most costly white-collar crime…

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A Modern Solution to the First Report of a Work-Related Injury

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistic’s Employer-Related Workplace Injuries and Illnesses News Release, which published on November 4, 2020, the total number of injuries per 100 full-time workers remained unchanged from the year before at 2.8 million. Accidents and injuries happen, but the common…

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The Importance of Cybersecurity Awareness Training at your Business

The latest data from the Hiscox Cyber Readiness Report highlights an imbalance when it comes to the level of cyber expertise businesses in the US have versus their actions taken when a cyberattack occurs. Although being deemed as global “cyber experts,” US…

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Hire the Right People to Drive Your Company Vehicles

The majority of auto accidents are caused by driver error, whether it be following too closely, speeding, driving distracted, driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, or any other variety of reasons. As a business owner, you have control…

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How to Lose Your Identity in a Day (If You’re Not Careful)

A recent poll found 92% of American adults have taken at least one big data security risk in the past year. [1] With identity theft on the rise, why are so many adults careless when it comes to protecting their…

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