Archives for 2014

Celebrate a Safe Holiday Season in Your Home

The holidays are a wonderful time for families and friends to get together. It’s important that you take measures to keep both your family and your guests safe in your home. You also should ensure that your homeowners insurance has you covered should an unexpected accident take place. Holiday decorations make your home more festive, but also have specific dangers that you need to be... Read Article

What to Know About Winterizing Your Home

The last leaves are falling off the trees, the holiday planning is getting underway and the morning air has that distinctive crisp chill. Whether you like it or not, it’s almost winter. You’ve probably unpacked your cold-weather clothes, made travel arrangements and put the ice scraper back in your car. But have you thought about winterizing your home? If not, don’t worry. You still have... Read Article

Is a Side Job for Extra Money Right for You?

If you’re not too tired after working your demanding day job, you might consider picking up a side job for extra money (a.k.a. “moonlighting”). It’s especially worth looking into before the holiday shopping season gets in full swing. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, nearly 6.8 million Americans work more than one job. That equates to 4.6 percent of all employed people. There are... Read Article

As the Weather Chills, Here Are 10 Tips to Stay Warm and Healthy

As a local insurance agency providing life insurance coverage, our agents are very aware of the increased health risks over the cold winter months. Injuries as a result of car accidents in wet or icy conditions, slip and fall accidents, and cases of injury from prolonged exposure all rise over the winter months. Those who are not properly prepared for the weather, and those who are already predisposed to injury... Read Article

Three Small Business Tips to Plan for the Unexpected

I cofounded my business NutraBella, Inc. in 2005 after hearing my pregnant friends complain about horse-pill-sized prenatal vitamins. We dreamed of giving women better vitamin options with Bellybar, our brand of prenatal snacks and vitamins. So my business partner and I launched our business with passion, dreams and optimism, expecting that we would be wildly successful. What we never could have predicted were all of... Read Article