Insurance Industry Fights Child Homelessness

According to SafeHorizon.org, 39%, of the homeless population are children under the age of 18. That’s 1.7 million homeless children, of which approximately 5,000 die every year. One of the organizations striving to combat this situation is Covenant House, a nationwide shelter and resource organization for homeless youth. This month, Covenant House finds a new […]

Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio and your Agency

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Bernie Sanders and your Agency

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Trump, Walker, Carson and your Agency

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Hillary Clinton and your Agency

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Presidents, Politics and our Professional Concerns

In the wake of Fox’s Republican Debate last week, it seems like you can’t go anywhere without hearing about one or a few of the candidates and their position on any number of issues. Social Media is abuzz with video clips, sound bites and reaction blog posts. Even with the 2016 Presidential Election being more […]

Weather Considerations for Commercial Insurance

Is mitigation for weather perils just for the agriculture industry? Traditionally, when we think of weather significantly affecting businesses we think of the agriculture and energy industries. However, according to a report by the CME Group, economists estimate that as much of a third of the U.S. economy is financially sensitive to weather. That’s a […]

Climate Change and your Insureds

Climate change has been a prominent feature in the news recently as we’ve seen an increase in both frequency and intensity of harsh weather. Whether you agree or disagree about the causes of this, the fact is that recent years have seen a surge in extreme rainfall events, heat waves and wind storms. Every subsequent […]

Insured’s Perspective: The Summer Storm

As relentless sheets of rain cascade onto the saturated earth, the hundreds, thousands and sometimes millions of gallons of water are left with no place to go. At first the water begins to pool in low spots along roads and highways, as if waiting for an opportune moment to strike. Water levels in reservoirs, lakes […]

What Business Initiatives Should you be Investing in this Spring?

As spring draws to a close most agricultural planting seasons follow suit and farmers will be busy nurturing their crops in preparation of the fall harvest. Owning and operating business often follows a similar pattern. At the beginning of the year we lay out our budgets, deciding what we’ll invest our money and time into. […]