Blue chalkboard business peopleUnderstanding Important Exclusions in Directors and Officers Liability Insurance

Author: Mary Fessler | Date:September 20th, 2017 | Category: Blog, News, Property & Casualty

Many Directors and Officers of private companies and non-profit organizations understand the importance of D&O insurance to protect their personal assets, as well as the entity’s balance sheet. Yet, many fail to take the time to understand important exclusions that are embedded in the policy. One such exclusion: professional services rendered by the company. Underwriters seek […]

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Identity Theft | A Costly Crime [INFOGRAPHIC]

Author: oswaldcompanies | Date:September 15th, 2017 | Category: Blog, Employee Benefits

Identity theft is a crime. According to the Insurance Information Institute, more than 15.4 million U.S. adults were affected by this in 2016. Identity theft and identity fraud are terms used to refer to all types of crime in which someone wrongfully obtains and uses another person’s personal data in some way that involves fraud […]

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Three Key Actions Toward a Better Work-Life Balance: Women’s Leadership 2017

Author: Cindy Bowman | Date:September 13th, 2017 | Category: Blog, General, News

As my career progressed, I found myself struggling to have a successful work-life balance. If I spent too much time focusing on my job, family and friends would be left behind. How can one have both? Through research and personal discovery, I found three keywords and actions that help me strike a balance: SELF-CONTROL: Travis Bradberry shares […]

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Oswald Companies’ Michigan Branch Welcomes Schneider to Group Benefits Team

Author: oswaldcompanies | Date:September 11th, 2017 | Category: Blog, Employee Benefits, News

DETROIT – Sep. 11, 2017 – Oswald Companies, one of the country’s largest independent insurance brokerage and risk management firms, is pleased to announce the addition of Christina Schneider as Sales Executive in the Group Benefits Department. She specializes in working with clients to plan, consult and deploy strategic benefit plans. In her role, Schneider […]

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Hurricane Season: Preparation and Contingency

Author: oswaldcompanies | Date:September 7th, 2017 | Category: Blog, News, Property & Casualty

With hurricanes and tropical storms threatening areas of the United States, we have provided the following information on prevention and contingency: HURRICANE PREPAREDNESS AND PLANNING PROTECTING YOUR VEHICLE DURING A FLOOD OR HURRICANE After the Storm: Do what you can to secure all property from further loss. Cover roof damage with tarps and cover windows […]

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Should parents be seeing ‘red’ over the new “Yellow” app?

Author: Kimberly Lucarelli | Date:September 5th, 2017 | Category: Blog, Business Risk, Personal Risk

Through my “Socially Smart” campaign, I’m continuing my efforts to bring awareness to the community about the dangers that lie within social media, and the potential negative impact to children. Over the past two years, I must confess that I have found this challenge daunting. Just when I research new apps and concerns, more troubling social media platforms are being introduced faster […]

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oswald caresSummer of Caring 2017: Community Service Highlights

Author: oswaldcompanies | Date:September 1st, 2017 | Category: Blog, Events, News

Oswald’s Commitment to Community serves as a core value that our employee-owners carry with them each day, across our seven locations. This summer, in addition to major charitable campaigns, including but not limited to Velosano Bike for the Cure and Volunteers of America’s #OperationBackpack, employee-owners from all of our offices were inspired to get out in their communities, and give back as a team, […]

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Oswald’s John Mark Tichar Featured in the August Issue of Student Housing Business

Author: oswaldcompanies | Date:August 24th, 2017 | Category: Blog, Business Risk, News, Property & Casualty

John Mark Tichar, Vice President of Oswald’s Real Estate Practice, was featured in the July/Aug Issue of StudentHousingBusiness.com, a sector-specific publication that covers on- and off-campus student housing development, investment and operations. In the article titled Preparing for Emergencies, John Mark discusses the importance for property managers to be prepared to prevent and handle crisis […]

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Oswald Financial, Inc. Named One of 2017 PLANADVISER Top 100 Retirement Plan Advisers

Author: oswaldcompanies | Date:August 8th, 2017 | Category: Blog, General, News

Oswald Financial, Inc. is pleased to announce that it has been recognized as one of the 2017 PLANADVISER Top 100 Retirement Plan Advisers for the fifth year in a row. The PLANADVISER Top 100 Retirement Plan Advisers is an annual listing of adviser individuals and teams that stand out in the industry in terms of […]

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osWell Health Clip: Food and Cancer Prevention [VIDEO]

Author: Aaron Witwer | Date:August 3rd, 2017 | Category: Blog, Employee Benefits, General

osWell Health Clip is a new feature presented by osWell Health Management Let’s talk about food and cancer prevention. Evidence continues to mount that certain cancers are highly preventable or greatly impacted by our behavior. We’re aware of a few like smoking and lung cancer, smokeless tobacco and gum cancer, and sun exposure and skin […]

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