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National Insurance Awareness Day

Did you know that June 28 is National Insurance Awareness Day? We want to thank our clients for the opportunity to help protect the people and things most important to you. Your risk and insurance needs continually evolve; it’s critical that your programs and policies keep up with these changes…

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How Health Insurance and Plan Choices Are Key for Retention, Controlling Costs

Brian Stovsky

Employee benefits have become a key part of the hiring and retention of employees in today’s hiring market. There is increased stress on compensation as demand for higher salaries and pay rates come from potential hires and the existing workforce. An employer’s willingness to put the time and effort into…

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Personal Insurance Considerations for C-Suite Employees

You likely have insurance for your corporation in the event a lawsuit arises, but what about coverage for your C-suite employees and/or executive leadership? If your company faces litigation, there is a good chance your top executives will face legal action as well. If you’ve ever heard of the “corporate…

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Hurricane Season: The Time is Now to Review Your Plan

Mary Marley

Actions and planning during the off-season impact how well you are ready to weather another hurricane season. In recent years, the U.S. mainland experienced more hurricane activity than in the recent past. If you felt prepared, that’s great – keep it up! If you didn’t feel prepared, now is the…

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Watercraft Insurance: What You Should Know Before You Hit the Water

As you drive down the highway witnessing jet skis and boats being towed to their destinations, it’s a sure sign that summer has arrived! For those living in a typical four-season state, you’ve been longing for the days of fishing, cruising, and all the fun activities that boating season brings.…

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OSHA Guidance: Heat Stress Risk Advisory

Adam Thomas

Heat stress results in dozens of fatalities and thousands of illnesses each year for workers in hot and humid environments. Although OSHA’s heat stress campaign dates back to 2011, a new National Emphasis Program is in effect for 2022 which places heat stress near the top of OSHA’s enforcement list.…

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Behind the Curtain: A Conversation with an Insurance Underwriter

Did you ever wonder why your insurance broker asks—or should be asking—for so much information during the policy purchase process? It’s not that we’re nosy or want to make you jump through hoops. It’s because the more information you share and the more proactive you are, the more we can…

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Electric Bike Insurance: How to Ensure You Are Safe and Covered

Imagine the perfect spring day: It’s 70 degrees, the sun is shining, birds are chirping, and the wind is whipping through your hair as you test drive your new electric bike! The last thought on your mind is that this perfect day could turn into a tragic event. But what…

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Nicole Mangino Joins Oswald Companies as Practice Leader, Architects & Engineers Practice


CLEVELAND – May 4, 2022 – Oswald Companies, one of the country’s largest independent insurance brokerage and risk management firms, is pleased to announce the appointment of Nicole Mangino to Practice Leader of the firm’s Architects & Engineers Practice. Mangino brings more than 16 years of experience in the insurance industry…

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Tips on Leveraging Bank Financing to Pay Life Insurance Premiums

Life insurance, given that it could provide tens of millions of dollars tax-free at someone’s death, should warrant the same consideration and attention as any high-value asset. As such, financing the premiums for a large acquisition of life insurance should be considered. Many families use life insurance as an asset…

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