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Distracted Driving: When Higher Auto Insurance Rates Become the Least of Your Worries

Corissa Banghart

We’ve all seen it—that person in the car beside us who’s looking down at a phone, eating a cheeseburger, or even applying makeup. This makes most of us very nervous for good reason. In an age when constant contact is expected, texting, monitoring emails and attending virtual meetings have become…

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Storms Among Storms: Spring Severe Weather Preparedness

Spring severe weather season is arriving for much of the United States. NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center is forecasting above-average temperatures across the country this spring, as well as above-average precipitation in the central and eastern United States. Tornadoes, thunderstorms, floods – nature will continue outdoors, as we respond to, and…

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The Real Value of Personal Indemnity

Mark Rader

Most surety deals for privately held companies require the personal guarantee of business owners, similar to bank credit.  When a business gets larger and stronger financially, personal guarantees may be eliminated at some point.  Keep in mind, however, that a surety is also an unsecured creditor, so the surety is…

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New Year, New Opportunity to Review Your Valuables

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The holidays are the giving season but now that the celebration is over, make sure you have adequate coverage to protect your valuables from damage, loss and theft. Perhaps you received a beautiful piece of jewelry or art, a valuable watch, book or bottle of wine. Maybe you even found…

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“Insuring” Your Valuables Are Protected This Valentine’s Day

Christel Romer

We’re all familiar with Valentine’s Day – the day for love. It’s also a day for giving gifts such as candy, flowers and thoughtful cards. Don’t forget expensive jewelry! Now it’s time to get practical. If you have purchased or been the recipient of a splendid gift, make sure you…

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Nine Ways to Protect Your Investment in a Coastal Property

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Though the hurricane season lasts for only six months a year, the challenges of building and repairing homes along the coast is ongoing. Whether you are rebuilding, remodeling or starting anew, considering several proactive building guidelines could make an impact on your insurance premiums and how you fare in a…

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Water Damage is a Leading Cause of Loss for Homeowners

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It’s a familiar sound – drip, drip, drip. When a water leak happens, we immediately run to turn off the water valve. Our minds are already racing, wondering how long it has been leaking, how much damage has been done and what it will cost to fix. You’re not alone.…

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Cyber Protection Webinar Series: Hygiene, Incident and Breach Response

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Join us for a four-part cyber webinar series as we discuss cyber security from an insurance, legal and technical perspective. Our panel will discuss current potential threats, the importance of cyber insurance, and the protocols to adhere to that can help your business avoid or overcome cyber and ransomware attacks.…

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Continuing Education, Connecting & Craft Beer: Using Life Insurance to Protect and Preserve Retirement Assets: Oct. 5 Event

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Join Oswald Companies, Cincinnati Insurance Company, and John Hancock on Wednesday, Oct. 5 at 2:00 p.m. ET at Dead Low Brewing Cincinnati, for a complementary continuing education program as we discuss life insurance, wealth management and estate planning. Agenda Registration will begin at 2:00 p.m. 2:15 p.m. – Retirement Income Backstop…

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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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