Winter Weather Home Safety Tips

With temperatures dipping down below freezing this week and the threat of snow, ice and a wintry mix in the forecast for our area- now is the time in prepare your home for what mother nature may have in store!  Freezing pipes are a common occurrence in southern homes, since many are not built for Continue Reading

Cyber Liability

Words every business owner dreads to hear: “You’ve been hacked.” Regardless of the industry you work in, no business owner wants to hear those words. Those words are equated with “lawsuits” and “monetary loss.” With the media being a constant reminder of all the various types of information that is hacked and leaked every day, Continue Reading

When A Guest Causes Damage

Part of the benefit of being a homeowner is having an intimate space to entertain friends, family and other guests. But what happens when something goes wrong and a guest breaks a window, knocks over your new flat screen TV or damages something else around your home? While in a perfect world the guest would Continue Reading

Preventing Dog Bites

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 4.5 million people are bitten by dogs each year and about 885,000 require medical attention for these injuries. If fact, dog bites account for approximately one-third of all homeowner’s insurance liability claim dollars paid out each year. Even if you think your dog is about Continue Reading

Are You Ready for an Emergency?

Disasters like hurricanes, tornadoes, floods and earthquakes can strike with little or no warning. To assure that you and your family are prepared, there’s no time like the present to create emergency kits: one for use if you need to evacuate your home and one for use if you get trapped in your home for Continue Reading

Ways to Save on Gas

Regardless of the price of a gallon of gas, it is always great to be able to save. Often, the small things we do can add up to big savings. If you are looking to spend less time at the pump, read on for some easy things you can start doing today. Lighten your load. Continue Reading

Boost Your Cyber Security with One Simple Solution

There are plenty of intensive ways to increase your company’s cyber security such as using VPNs or implementing firewalls. But the easiest way to quickly boost your cyber security is to encourage your employees to use complex, secure passwords. Software Advice, a trusted firm for software buyers, conducted a survey of 192 employees and found Continue Reading

Defensive Driving Tips

Using proper defensive driving techniques will keep you and your family safe on the road as you travel. One of the main components of being a good defensive driver is to know how to use your outside mirrors to detect what other motorists are doing around you. Here’s how to adjust and use them properly Continue Reading