As kids begin to return to school after several months away, we’ll see more and more school buses on the road. It’s a great time to revisit these safety tips with your children.Read More
Data breaches, hacks, and email fraud are hitting businesses of all sizes. It’s not just the big corporations like Equifax and Marriott International—all companies need to prioritize cybersecurity. According to one report, two-thirds of SMBs suffered a cyberattack in the past twelve months.
Imagine your child and his friends are playing with the new, family pup in the backyard. Suddenly, the dog bites your son’s friend in the face causing permanent harm. You are legally liable for the costs, and the limits on your homeowners policy aren’t enough to cover the damages. Or this one…imagine your family is heading to your favorite restaurant for dinner on a rainy night. Slippery conditions cause the car to slide off the pavement onto the shoulder. Your spouse over-corrects, sending the family car straight into the path of an oncoming vehicle. Your automobile liability coverage isn’t enough to pay for the injuries to the other car’s occupants.
Think it couldn’t happen to you? The stark reality is that accidents such as these happen nearly every day. Fortunately, protection is available should the unthinkable occur.
As the end of summer is approaching, now is a good time to revisit the phenomenon of hail and the possible damage it can do. As the National Severe Storms Laboratory indicates, hail is a form of precipitation consisting of solid ice that forms inside thunderstorm updrafts. Hail can damage aircraft, many structures, automobiles, and can be deadly to livestock and people.
As students head off to school this fall, they need to stay vigilant against the scams, schemes, and tricks of identity fraudsters. Student identity theft is on the rise, all around the world. Like most predators, identity thieves like to target the young and the elderly. That’s why college and university students frequently become victims of identity theft. Consider these statistics:
This is the time of year I often receive questions about the coverages needed to protect students who are going away for school. These requests are common for parents sending their children off to college for the first time. College campuses won’t look the same this coming fall semester, but growing numbers of U.S. colleges are pledging to reopen, so there will be students heading to college soon.