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Are You Ready for the Next Step?

No one likes to think about what will happen when they are no longer around or able to make important decisions, but if you are a small business owner, then nothing could be more important for the future of your company. Succession planning is the practice of drawing up a plan for what will happen to your business if you pass away, retire, or become... Read Article

Why Every Contractor Needs Insurance Protection

Contractors face many challenges even when a project is moving ahead as planned. General contractors have contractual obligations and the threat of a financial loss if a construction defect claim is filed. In order to guard against losses associated with injuries or other damages, contractors need the protection provided by a product liability insurance policy. We live in a litigious world, and there are law... Read Article

I received a speeding ticket. Will my auto insurance premium increase?

The short answer is, yes. Activity on your driving record, such as a speeding ticket, will count as a point against your record and can impact the amount you pay for car insurance. Violations will stay on your driving record for 3 years and thus impact your auto insurance premium for 3 years. The good news is that you do have the ability to reduce... Read Article

Why a Growing Business Needs to Look Into Key Person Insurance

In a small, thriving business, the death of a key employee could cause the business to collapse. It could be an owner, a founder, a key salesperson, or another important player in a growing concern. Life is full of uncertainties. Key person insurance helps protect your business should the unexpected happen. How Key Person Insurance Works Key person insurance is life insurance on a key... Read Article

Does my auto insurance cover Uber or Lyft?

This question is often overlooked, sometimes with negative consequences for drivers participating in the ridesharing economy. Drivers participating in ridesharing programs such as Uber or Lyft often assume that because they have personal auto insurance, they are also covered when driving passengers for a fee. However, this is not the case. Most insurance companies exclude coverage on personal auto policies for drivers participating in ride... Read Article