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It’s a Bird. It’s a Plane. No it’s a Drone.

Unmanned Autonomous Vehicles (UAVs) or Remotely Piloted Aerial Systems (RPAS), commonly known and referred to as drones, are aircraft which can be operated without an onboard pilot. Originally developed for military use in situations deemed too dangerous for manned aircraft, their use has since expanded to scientific, recreational, agricultural, commercial, and insurance industries. In the insurance industry, they are highly versatile. They can perform such tasks as property surveillance, 3-D mapping, and roof inspections. As the number of drones increase and their capabilities expand, it is inevitable that they will soon become common sights in the sky. As with any new technology, drones have their own unique risks and hazards. If you have purchased a drone, or are looking to purchase one for your personal or commercial use, the following tips, guidelines, and general information will help you comply with existing regulations, safely operate, and properly insure your drone.
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Home-Based Businesses: Are You Properly Insured?

I recently read an article that reiterated how important it is for individuals who operate home-based businesses to be properly protected. In short, the article detailed how a participant in a Zumba class (which happened to take place at a fitness club ) suffered a stroke during the class. The instructor filed a claim with her homeowner policy and the claim ended up being denied.
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Could 3D Printing Impact the Insurance Industry?

3D printing has been a personal fascination of mine for a long time now. The idea of losing or breaking something and being able to just “print a new one” appeals to both my sense of consumerism and my sense of frugality. I can get exactly what I want in just a few hours, rather than ordering something “kinda close” online and getting it a day or more later. And I don’t have to pay for shipping or design services!
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E-asy Button – Go Paperless

Has a service provider or company asked you to go paperless or to sign up for e-billing?

If you haven’t been asked this, I would be genuinely surprised. In today’s world, paper statements are becoming a thing of the past. Have you ever thought about why companies are pushing the idea of paperless billing? Here are a few great reasons:
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What’s Driving My Personal Auto Insurance Rates?

If you drive a vehicle, you are required by law to have insurance. But why do we need it?
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The Great Escape

I am sure we all can recall partaking in fire drills at school or our place work. They’re done so often they become rudimentary. However, people often forget or ignore the importance of preparing an fire escape plan for where they spend the most time: the home. According to the National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA), roughly seven people died each day in U.S. home fires in 2013. Having a fire escape plan is quintessential and the implementation of such a plan is critical to ensuring a safe evacuation in event of a fire emergency. Here are some helpful tips to follow for preparing your home and creating and implementing a plan.
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Is Human Interaction Still Necessary in a Digital Lifestyle?

When you think of really good customer service, what do you envision? I know that personally, I prefer many different methods of communication. My top picks would be:
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