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How Will Your Home Insurance Respond During Hurricane Season?

Katie Burger

The best time to prepare for a hurricane is before the onset of the season, not within 48 hours of landfall.  As we prepare for another hurricane season, planning is key. While trending topics include everything from safeguarding personal property to evacuation routes, another important factor is your homeowner’s insurance.…

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Close to Home: How Has the Pandemic Affected Your Personal Risk Situation?

As the pandemic and resulting health crisis began last year, having more time at home, many began checking belated items off their ‘to-do lists.’ Tasks included ‘power’ cleaning, purging closets and basements, performing light home remodeling projects (the staff at Home Depot and Lowe’s now greet me and my husband…

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Karen Sturm Recognized as 2021 Risk & Insurance® Power Broker®

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CLEVELAND – Feb. 26, 2021 – Oswald Companies is proud to announce that Karen Sturm has been recognized as 2021 Risk & Insurance Power Broker® in an annual listing of the most influential commercial insurance brokers by the professional trade magazine. Karen Sturm is dedicated to guiding high net worth…

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Personal Risk Advisory: Key Ways to Prevent Frozen Water Pipe Damage

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The recent U.S. weather patterns, which have caused record breaking and unprecedented snow, ice and subzero temperatures across the country, may have you facing potential home claims in the days to come. Simply stated, the real damage occurs as the thawing begins, and a few precautionary steps may help to…

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Medicare and Individual Insurance: What You Need to Know Now

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During these unprecedented times, the challenge of managing the ever-increasing cost of health insurance has become more difficult as additional factors contribute to the number and frequency of claim occurrence due to an: Aging workforce population Increase in events that trigger COBRA eligibility Employers may not be able to eliminate…

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Homeowners Insurance: What to Consider When Buying or Selling Your Home

Before You Call the Movers, Talk to Your Insurance Advisor While other segments of the economy have struggled under the weight of the pandemic, the real estate market has seen increased home prices amidst soaring demand. Many people have found themselves living and working in the same space. Suddenly, the…

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Winter Driving Risks: Ten Tips for Safer Winter Travel

Adam Thomas

The snow and ice that blankets nearly 70% of the nation’s roadways during the winter months each year presents drivers with challenges that can result in vehicle crashes if they are not prepared. The winter weather crash statistics provided by the Federal Highway Administration indicate that over 1,300 people are…

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Personal Risk Advisory: When is the Right Time to Conduct a Risk Review?

When you purchased your first car or home, perhaps you purchased coverage from a local ‘mass market’ insurance agent. As time goes on and your career, personal and professional responsibilities expanded, it’s possible the insurance carrier you started with may no longer be sophisticated enough to provide the coverage and/or…

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On-Demand Webinar: Cyber Attack Risks and Ways to Stay Safe

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WATCH FULL WEBCAST (Password: cybersafety1!) In partnership with BLACKCLOAK, a concierge cybersecurity and privacy protection firm, we hosted a panel discussion and live Q&A webcast on July 15, 2020. Cyber criminals have migrated their attacks from larger businesses and hardened targets to those where the defenses are low or non-existent…

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On-Demand Webinar: Excess Liability Coverage

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WATCH FULL WEBCAST (Password: 7m?QA6+!) LIABILITY TRENDS – COULD THEY THREATEN YOUR FUTURE OR YOUR SUCCESS? In partnership with PURE Insurance and Bonezzi, Switzer, Polito & Hupp, we hosted a panel discussion and live Q&A webcast on June 30, 2020. Watch a recording of our recent webinar, as we discussed:…

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