How to Keep Your Pipes From Freezing

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Fri, Nov 8, 2019 @ 11:11 AM

Why do frozen pipes often lead to major problems for home and business owners? Water has a unique property in that it expands as it freezes. This expansion puts tremendous pressure on whatever is containing it, including metal or plastic pipes. No matter the "strength" of a container, expanding water can cause pipes to break.

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Topics: Business Insurance, Personal Insurance

Parking Lot Safety Tips

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Tue, Oct 1, 2019 @ 11:10 AM

Everyone seems to be in a hurry these days, both on and off the roads. Add a normal dose of distractions to the mix and this can lead to problems on the highway as well as in parking lots.

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Topics: Business Insurance

Meet Core Value Winner: Paula Vasse - September 2019

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Fri, Sep 20, 2019 @ 11:09 AM

Every month, Schwartz Insurance Group selects a peer-nominated associate to receive a Core Value Award. The winner is chosen because they "lived" one of our agency's core values - typically an event or accomplishment above and beyond the call of duty in serving our customers. This month, Paula Vasse has "lived" our core value of "Consider it Done."

Here's her story:

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Topics: Business Insurance, Core Value Winner

Meet Core Value Award Winner: Michell Fust - August 2019

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Mon, Aug 19, 2019 @ 11:08 AM

Every month, Schwartz Insurance Group selects a peer-nominated associate to receive a Core Value Award. The winner is chosen because they "lived" one of our agency's core values - typically an event or accomplishment above and beyond the call of duty in serving our customers. This month, Michell Fust has "lived" our core value of "Consider it Done."

Here's her story:

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Topics: Business Insurance, Core Value Winner

Advice on Preventing and Dealing with Car Fires

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Mon, Aug 12, 2019 @ 09:08 AM

While it’s true that many car fires are caused by collisions, they are also often caused by problems with electrical wiring, the fuel system, or lit cigarettes that have been left in the vehicle.

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Topics: Business Insurance, Personal Insurance

Protection for Business Owners: Employment Practices Liability Insurance (EPLI)

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Tue, Aug 6, 2019 @ 09:08 AM

Business owners are faced with a wide variety of unforeseen circumstances that create risk. Most try to insulate themselves in some way by securing different types of insurance policies. General liability insurance covers accidents and damage to personal property, workers comp covers the employees, and property insurance takes care of the building.

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Topics: Business Insurance

Tips for Avoiding a Road Rage Incident

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Fri, Aug 2, 2019 @ 11:08 AM

According to an article on webmd.com, hundreds of road-rage incidents are reported every year in the United States.

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Topics: Worksite Wellness, Business Insurance, Personal Insurance

Protection You Need: Business Interruption Insurance

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Wed, Jul 17, 2019 @ 10:07 AM

The violent winds of a tornado, the destruction caused by a sudden fire, the devastation of raging flood waters ... all are common hazards that businesses seek protection from by purchasing insurance, since these risks are clearly detrimental to property and the operation of a company. 

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Topics: Business Insurance

Meet Core Value Award Winner: Jerry Fine - July 2019

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Tue, Jul 16, 2019 @ 11:07 AM

Every month, Schwartz Insurance Group selects a peer-nominated associate to receive a Core Value Award. The winner is chosen because they "lived" one of our agency's core values - typically an event or accomplishment above and beyond the call of duty in serving our customers. This month, Jerry Fine has "lived" our core value of "Building on a Legacy."

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Topics: Business Insurance, Core Value Winner

Roof Shingle Damage: 7 Tips for Repairs and Prevention

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Wed, Jun 26, 2019 @ 10:06 AM

The elements can be hard on that roof over your head. Prolonged exposure to inclement weather and extreme temperatures can cause damage and lead to costly problems inside of your home or business.  

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Topics: Business Insurance, Personal Insurance