online shopping security

7 tips to protect yourself while online shopping

Posted in General, Home

From clothes to appliances and even groceries, almost anything can be purchased online — and many of us are doing just that. In fact, 95% of Americans have reported to shopping online at least yearly1. As we continue to shift toward this trend, the amount of fraud and/or identity theft incidences are increasing. In 2016, cyber criminals stole from 15.4 million Americans, up 16 percent since 2015. In total, they stole $16 billion — more than $1,000 per victim2.


The next time you buy online, follow these tips to protect yourself from falling victim to fraud or theft.

Cyber Liability Coverage

Cyber Liability Coverage: Why It’s Important

Posted in General, Business

What do most small businesses, including contractors, hair stylists and florists have in common? They likely use technology to run their business. Any company that has a website, email system, or stores confidential information electronically, needs cyber liability coverage.

Filling tire with air

Seven Easy Car Care Tips

Posted in Auto

Basic car maintenance can help keep your car running safely and may prevent an accident. This article covers seven basic car care tips are easy to maintain and can help you and your passengers be safe on the road.

Actual Cash Value Replacement Cost

The difference between actual cash value and replacement cost

Posted in General, Auto, Home

As an auto or home policyholder, many of us forgo reading the fine print when it comes to our policies. We rely on our independent agent to help us choose the right coverage based on our needs. However, as you meet with your agent, you may want to discuss what your current policy covers so you are not surprised if you file a claim.

Business Disaster Recovery Plan

Creating an effective business disaster recovery plan

Posted in Business

Businesses face risks every day – from software failure to Mother Nature. Any one of these risks could force a business to close up shop. It’s vital that all companies have a business disaster recovery plan that is effective.

car accident

What to do in a car accident

Posted in Auto

It’s early in the morning, you’re on your way to work and the unexpected happens. The car in front of you stops abruptly, causing you to slam into their bumper. Now what? The steps you take following a car accident are particularly important – for you and the others involved. It’s important to be educated on what to do after an accident, especially if it’s your first.