Critical Illness Insurance - Facts You Need to Know

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Thu, Jul 2, 2020 @ 10:07 AM

As pointed out in an Employee Benefit News article, critical illness insurance has been around for three decades, but it’s still growing and evolving to meet the ever-changing needs of employees.

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Topics: Employee Benefits, Personal Insurance

Grilling Out? Here are 8 Safety Tips

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Thu, Jun 11, 2020 @ 10:06 AM

'Tis the season for enjoying the outdoors and grilling out - and homeadvisor.com has shared a safety tip sheet that everyone would be wise to follow.

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Topics: Personal Insurance

Top Insurance Tips for Millennials

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Thu, May 7, 2020 @ 11:05 AM

According to a study by Princeton Survey Research Associates International, Millennials are widely regarded as the most underinsured generation. This could be because so many people believe that having a financial security net is a costly investment.  

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Topics: Employee Benefits, Personal Insurance

Personal Auto Insurance: 5 Ways to Save

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Thu, Apr 23, 2020 @ 11:04 AM

There is a good chance that you may be paying too much for your personal automobile insurance. This is particularly true if you are unaware of the numerous auto insurance discounts out there in the marketplace. The following are discounts to ask about that may significantly affect your insurance premium.

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Topics: Personal Insurance

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

Advice on Preventing Garage Fires

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Mon, Apr 13, 2020 @ 09:04 AM

Attached garage fires accounted for about 2% of all residential building fires reported to the National Fire Incident Reporting System from 2009 to 2011. Overall, 2% might not seem like a lot, but it equates to 6,600 individual fires resulting in 30 deaths, 400 injuries and $457 million in property damage. 

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Topics: Personal Insurance

Home Burglary Prevention Tips

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Fri, Apr 3, 2020 @ 11:04 AM

As noted in an informative HomeAdvisor.com article, a burglary takes place about every 18 seconds in the United States. That adds up to nearly 200 per hour and approximately 4,800 every day. These are startling statistics, but the good news is, the more you learn about burglary, the more effectively you can help protect your home and family.

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Topics: Personal Insurance

5 Tips for Coping With Springtime Allergies

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Mon, Mar 30, 2020 @ 09:03 AM

Most people look forward to the arrival of spring, but many of us have a good (or bad) reason to dread the season: allergies. Irritating symptoms like itchy, swollen eyes, a runny nose and sore throat can make those warm, sunny days quite miserable.

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Topics: Worksite Wellness, Personal Insurance

A Spring Maintenance Checklist for Homeowners

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Fri, Mar 20, 2020 @ 11:03 AM

It’s March, and you’re probably intending to reserve a weekend soon for the annual task of spring cleaning. Don’t forget that home maintenance – both indoors and out – should be a big part of the plan.

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Topics: Personal Insurance

Safety Tips for Stormy Weather

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Wed, Mar 18, 2020 @ 10:03 AM

Every year, southern states are usually hit the hardest when it comes to spring storms and tornadoes. But severe (unpredictable) weather can strike in any area of the country.  

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Topics: Personal Insurance