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Captive Insurance Programs Offer Flexibility and Security

Does your company need a risk management vehicle that not only protects your company, but also provides financial flexibility and return-on-investment? Oh, and did we mention that you would also be the owner of this valuable risk management option? Captive insurance programs are an attractive alternative to high premiums and…

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Taking the Guesswork Out of Various Liability Coverages – Which Coverage Do You Need and Why?

Julie Ghann

Manufacturer Errors & Omissions This covers a manufacturing mistake or negligent service that results in a third-party financial loss without bodily injury or property damage. Trigger of Policy: Financial loss to your customer due to your faulty product Claim Scenario: You make a product that you sell to an end…

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Understanding the Advantages of Accelerated Underwriting in Life Insurance

Dan Snyder

In recent years, the life insurance industry has witnessed a significant shift toward accelerated underwriting approaches. Here are the key features, advantages and considerations associated with this innovative approach. Understanding Accelerated Underwriting Accelerated underwriting is a streamlined process that uses advanced technology and data analytics to expedite the life insurance…

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Four Ways to Effectively Communicate Benefits to Employees

In the fast-paced and ever-evolving world of human resources, effective employee benefits communication has become crucial in attracting and retaining top talent. As organizations adapt to new technologies and changing workforce demographics, the way they communicate their benefits packages must also transform. However, even the most thoughtfully developed benefits strategies…

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Driving Towards Autonomy: The Impact on Auto Insurance and Liability

Megan Ewing

It’s crazy to think that we are headed down the road (like that pun?) of having completely autonomous vehicles drive us around from one place to another. In the coming decade, our roads will be flooded with self-driving cars. Our time in the car can finally be productive – we…

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Increased Longevity Equals Higher Long-Term Care Risks

As people age, the likelihood of needing assistance with daily activities such as walking, eating and bathing increases. Long-term care insurance is a financial planning tool that provides coverage for these services, offering financial support and ensuring peace of mind during a potentially challenging phase of life. Long-Term Care Strain…

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How Can You Win the War Against Expensive Health Care Costs?

Gene Pompili

Grandma might have had the answer all along. You’ve probably heard the old adage “the straw stirs the drink.” For most health insurance plans, the proverbial straw is a handful of claimants who are responsible for 70-80% of all claim costs. A significant portion of those claims are the result…

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What is a Surety Bond?

Mark Rader

In simple terms, a surety bond is a third party financial and/or performance guarantee of a contract or other legal obligation between two parties. While there are hundreds of bond types, the most common types are bid bonds, performance bonds, payment bonds, license bonds, estate administrator bonds, and appeal bonds.…

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National Insurance Awareness Day


Did you know that today is #NationalInsuranceAwarenessDay? We want to thank our clients for the opportunity to help protect the people and things most important to them. Risk and insurance needs continually evolve; it’s critical that your policies keep up with these changes and are regularly reviewed. Please check out…

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Steps to Minimize the Insurance Risks of PFAS Chemicals

Traci Barlage

A common set of chemicals that appear in our drinking water, food and many consumer products is emerging as the latest threat in insurance. And companies that use those chemicals likely will be held accountable by insurance companies. They’re called PFAS, a group of thousands of perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances.…

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