Blog

National Safe Boating Week

National Safe Boating Week is May 18 – May 24! An important element of safe boating is the life jacket. Learn more about the important of life jackets, U.S. Coast Guard life jacket requirements and more.


Space Heater Safety

With the recent cold weather, space heater use is very common. It is critical to remember to never plug a space heater into a power strip or extension cord, as they are not designed to handle the energy load of a space heater and could result in overheating and fire. For more home heating safety… Read more »


Life Insurance Beneficiaries

Keeping beneficiaries up-to-date is important yet often overlooked or forgotten. For reasons why plus best practices for naming beneficiaries, click here.


The Emergence of Car Hacking & How to Prevent It

With increasing computerization of vehicles comes increased potential opportunities for hacking. Mobile apps, key fobs and more can be vulnerable to hacking. So what can you do to help prevent this? Click here to learn more.


Holidays & Pets

The holiday season is here! This time of year can be a lot of fun for pets, yet it can also pose some dangers to them. For pet safety tips plus some videos of pets having a little holiday fun, click here.


12 Scams of Christmas

‘Tis the season for thieves and scammers. As you enjoy this festive time of year, be on the lookout for the following 12 Scams of Christmas: 1. Look-Alike Websites 2. Social Media Gift Exchange 3. Grandparent Scams 4. Temporary Holiday Jobs 5. Free Gift Cards 6. E-Cards 7. Fake Shipping Notifications 8. Phony Charities 9…. Read more »


Holiday Party Hosting Tips

Holiday parties are here! Before you get the festivities started, it’s a good idea to consider liabilities and the do’s/don’ts of hosting a party. Click here for¬†holiday hosting tips for homeowners and business owners.


Thanksgiving Travel Tips

Thanksgiving is almost here! AAA projects 54.3 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more away from home this Thanksgiving, a 4.8 percent increase over last year. For more projections, weather forecasts, and timing tips Рclick here.


Cold Weather, Freezing Pipes and Businesses

Cold weather is quickly arriving. With cold weather comes dangers such as frozen pipes, which can cause substantial damage and losses to a business. Prepare for and prevent frozen pipes with helpful tips found here.