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

How to Interpret Your Explanation of Benefits (EOB)

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Wed, Oct 23, 2019 @ 10:10 AM

After you see a doctor and receive your insurance statement, also called an Explanation of Benefits (EOB), trying to decipher the money you spent, the money you are due, and the money you owe can be very confusing.

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Topics: Employee Benefits, Personal Insurance

Facts About Critical Illness Insurance

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Mon, Oct 21, 2019 @ 09:10 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

A Fall & Winter Maintenance Checklist for Homeowners

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Mon, Sep 23, 2019 @ 09:09 AM

Summer is officially over and winter is just around the corner. Now is a good time to prepare your home for cooler temps and unpredictable weather conditions.

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Topics: Personal Insurance

Hiring a Restoration Company? Here are 7 Questions to Ask First

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Fri, Aug 16, 2019 @ 11:08 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: Personal Insurance

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

Personal Insurance: Is Your Jewelry Protected?

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Thu, Aug 8, 2019 @ 11:08 AM

Protecting your jewelry, whether it was bought or handed down to you, should be an important part of your personal insurance process. Most people believe that homeowners insurance policies automatically cover jewelry in the case of theft or an accident, but that isn’t necessarily true.

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Topics: Personal 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

Planning a Beach Vacation? Follow These Safety Tips

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Fri, Jul 5, 2019 @ 11:07 AM

Summer is finally here and many people are making plans to visit the beach. The number one thing they may be concerned about is a possible shark attack, but according to a webmd.com article, that’s not the only danger they are likely to encounter on their vacation.

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Topics: Personal Insurance

Advice on Rental Car Coverage

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Wed, Jul 3, 2019 @ 10:07 AM

Car accidents can be traumatic, and the last thing you need to worry about after having one is how you’re going to get to and from work every day while your vehicle is being repaired. Trying to arrange alternate transportation can be a headache, but rental car reimbursement coverage can help lessen the stress and save you some money.

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Topics: Personal Insurance