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No matter what your business, cyber-attacks are an increasingly common occurrence.  They not only affect the Internet, but also attack your core business systems.  In addition to your cyber liability coverage, you need to...
August is Back to School Safety Month.  With the new school year about to start, it’s a good time to remind motorists to be extra careful at all times.  Here are some safety reminders for drivers: Slow down and be especially...
What are the 100 deadliest days for teens?  It’s from Memorial Day to Labor Day, when accidents among teens drivers spike by 15%. Join the millions who have pledged to drive distraction free.  From checking emails to posting...
There are plenty of things you should remember to bring when heading off on a boating adventure, but there are also a few things that you’d be better off leaving behind. Certain items can create safety issues on a boat, while other things can just...
Some food just tastes better cooked on the grill. Each year, thousands of American families host their own backyard cookouts, yet on average there are 9,600 home fires caused by basic grilling mistakes, according to a yearly NFPA report. At...
Summer is the perfect time for outdoor picnics, barbeques, and sports.  It is also the perfect time to breed food bugs.  Take a look at some tips from the Food Network to keep both your food and family safe: Use a thermometer –...
  Students everywhere have been counting down until this day — the start of summer vacation! School may be out of session for the season, but roadside dangers don’t take summers off. Historically, Memorial Day kicks off what is known as the...
Backyard decks are the perfect place to enjoy warm weather with family and friends. However, a poorly maintained or unsafe deck could possibly collapse, causing serious injuries. In the United States alone there are estimated to be 40 million decks...
With Hurricane Season upon us, it makes sense to review your business continuity plan.  To illustrate why you need a comprehensive plan, here is a story from a business owner in Houston regarding their business recovery experience. Three...
In May, Small Business Optimism rose to 107.8 - the second highest level in the 45-year survey history according to JobCreators.  Income increases hit a 45-year high with a net 35 percent reporting raises for their employees, while positive...

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