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What Is Personal Umbrella Insurance?

Liability lawsuits are unpredictable these days. Juries are increasingly giving outsized awards to plaintiffs, and just about any accident can become prey to unscrupulous – even manufactured – claims of serious injury....

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Business Interruption and Supply Chain Impacts

How Business Interruption Impacts Your Supply Chain - Hurricanes Harvey, Maria, Irma and Nate caused massive destruction when they landed in the United States in 2017 and resulted in over $200 billion in damage. When...

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Homeowners, Solar Panels Are Green but Improper Insurance Might Make You Blue

- Your rooftop solar system is installed, the panels are powering your daytime routine and you’re amped you’re doing your part to reach a zero footprint. Then the tornado touches down. Your home is destroyed, but it’s a...

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Own a home? Here are two policy options you should know about

If you have a homeowners policy, you probably expect it to cover all the costs of rebuilding your house in case it’s damaged or destroyed by a covered hazard. But are you certain you have enough coverage? Read about two...

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Why a basic Homeowners policy isn’t always enough

Sometimes a basic homeowners policy just isn’t enough. So as your career advances and your income increases, it’s important to keep your insurance protection up to date. This helps you avoid expensive gaps in coverage...

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Enterprise Risk Management

Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) is a method of identifying and assessing critical risks facing an organization, quantifying their financial and strategic impact then implementing solutions to minimize or eliminate...

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How to Protect Yourself as a Real Estate Agent

You may not think much about your liability as an individual agent, but you really should. Unfortunately, you may be exposed to significant risk in a host of situations which you may be unaware of. We’d like to outline...

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Home Shopping Tips

Home shopping is an extremely important process. Unfortunately, there are numerous pitfalls that can ruin the experience and negatively impact your overall result. It’s no secret that being homeowner can have far-...

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10 Tips to Help Prevent Identity Theft

Shopping online. Visiting the doctor. Buying gas. In nearly all of the things we do from day to day, there’s the risk of identity theft. You could unknowingly give your information to a fraudster thinking you’re...

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Porch Safety: Should You Leave the Lights On?

It seems like a no-brainer to leave the lights on outside your home to deter burglars while you’re away (or even while you’re asleep). But does that really work? Or is it just a waste of electricity — particularly this...

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