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Driving Safely in Heavy Traffic

Navigating your vehicle in heavy traffic is stressful – and dangerous. To avoid a collision, follow these simple tips for safer driving in heavy traffic.  Relax. You will eventually reach your destination, and being a few minutes late is better than being involved in a collision!  Drive Defensively. Other drivers may drive aggressively, weaving in and out of traffic to try to save a few...

Commonly Overlooked Types of Business Insurance

You already have business insurance, but have you overlooked a situation that could put your business at risk? We offer a list of the most overlooked types of business insurance, as well as a brief explanation of each type. Employment Practices Liability Insurance (EPLI): This insurance protects against claims filed against your business by an employee, such as wrongful termination, harassment, discrimination, and others. When...

Tips for Maintaining Your Roof

You want to ensure the roof on your home lasts as long as possible. Performing basic maintenance can prolong the life of your roof and help you avoid the cost of a new roof for much longer.  Replace Roof Shingles If your roof has missing or damaged shingles, they should be replaced rapidly. Rain, snow, wind, or even very dry, hot weather can cause damage....

2021 Future of Benefits Study: Employee Benefits Trends and Silver Linings of the Pandemic

The Hartford’s latest Future of Benefits Study, taken nearly a year after the onset of the pandemic, offers a glimpse into the future workplace and trends in employee benefits. This study, which was fielded in February 2021 – and previously in March and June of 2020 - is part of The Hartford’s ongoing effort to deliver new insights about U.S. workers and their benefit preferences,...

Gauging Liability Insurance Needs for Your Business

Every business should have liability insurance – but what policy limits are right for your company? A lease or contract may require liability insurance with a specific limit. For guidance, it is advised that you speak to an experienced insurance agent. Many business owners should have higher limits than the coverage required for a lease or contract.  Which Type of Business Liability Insurance Do You...