7 Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Restoration Company

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Mon, Sep 14, 2020 @ 09:09 AM

Whether your property’s been damaged by a flood or fire or you simply need your roof repaired after a hail storm, hiring the right restoration company is key. To find a reputable business, you need to do more than search for online ratings and reviews – you need to find out specific information about the company itself.     

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Topics: Business Insurance, Personal Insurance

Six Tips for Parking Lot Safety

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Fri, Sep 4, 2020 @ 09:09 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, Personal Insurance

Meet Core Value Winner: Tina Singleton - August 2020

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Tue, Aug 18, 2020 @ 09:08 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, Tina Singleton has "lived" our core value of "There's Only Opportunity."

Here's her story:

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Topics: Business Insurance, Core Value Winner

Facts About Business Interruption Insurance

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Fri, Aug 14, 2020 @ 11:08 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, Business Strategy

7 Tips for Repairing Roof Shingle Damage

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Tue, Jul 21, 2020 @ 09:07 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

Meet Core Value Winner: Markina Thompson - July 2020

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Wed, Jul 15, 2020 @ 10:07 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, Markina Thompson has "lived" our core value of "Building on a Legacy."

Here's her story:

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Topics: Business Insurance, Core Value Winner

Insurance Tips for Your Home-Based Business

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Tue, Jul 7, 2020 @ 09:07 AM

So, you’ve decided to strike out on your own and start a home-based business. Congratulations on pursuing your passion! Whether you’re operating a few hours a day or 24/7, you need to be certain you have the proper insurance coverage to protect yourself and your company.

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Topics: Business Insurance, Business Strategy

Core Value Winners for April 2020 - Team Schwartz

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Tue, Apr 21, 2020 @ 09:04 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, all of the employees at Schwartz Insurance Group deserve recognition for living our core value of "There's Only Opportunity."

Here's their story:

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Topics: SIG Community & News, Business Insurance, Employee Benefits, Core Value Winner, Business Strategy, Personal Insurance

Preparing for a Crisis - Does Your Business Have a Plan?

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Tue, Apr 7, 2020 @ 09:04 AM

What would happen if your business suffered a fire or flood, or if a defective product produced by your company generated bad publicity? If you haven’t already, right now is definitely the time for your organization to create a crisis communication plan. You need to have a program in place to address the concerns of your employees, customers, your community and the media.

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Topics: Business Insurance, Business Strategy, Company Security

A Guide to Insurance Terms & Definitions

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Tue, Feb 25, 2020 @ 09:02 AM

Insurance jargon can be confusing to those who don’t use it every day (just like in ANY industry). But, with insurance, it’s important that YOU understand what the words on your policies mean so you can make informed and confident decisions about your coverage and know what questions to ask your agent.

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Topics: Business Insurance, Personal Insurance