Have you considered a career in insurance? It’s more than a job, it’s more than “selling” – it’s about working with a client to provide them with the very best insurance coverage to meet their needs and mitigate their risks. It’s a rewarding career.
Today, we observe Groundhog Day! According to USA Today - Punxsutawney Phil, the world’s celebrity groundhog, was coaxed from his burrow in western Pennsylvania early Friday as an anxious nation watches to find out whether we’ll have an early spring or six more miserable weeks of cold and snow.
The non-profit, World Against Toys Causing Harm, has released its 2017 list of the ten most hazardous toys. W.A.T.C.H. says consumers buying toys on the Internet are already at a disadvantage, as they are unable to touch and physically inspect a toy and its packaging at the time of sale for more obvious hazards. In some cases, limited product information on e-commerce sites can lead to misinformed, and potentially dangerous, consumer toy purchases.
With the holidays upon us, online shopping is predicted to increase 7 to 10%, or as much as $117 billion this season. If you are among these online shoppers, here are a few safety tips to protect yourself from a cyber-crime.
Fall is a great time to prepare the trees on your property for winter. The trees in your yard can enhance your property, provide shade and offer abundant environmental benefits. However, trees can also pose a safety hazard to your family and your home if they are not properly inspected and maintained.
With spring cleaning far behind, and summer fun all but over, it’s time to start fall home maintenance. Fall is the perfect time to perform important maintenance to your home so you’re not caught in the middle of winter with a drafty house or a malfunctioning heater. We’ve compiled the top eight fall home maintenance tips, along with what you can do to ensure your home stays warm and comfortable this winter.
Car crashes are the leading cause of death for children 1 to 13 years old, according to the National Passenger Safety Board. Many deaths and injuries can be prevented by proper use of car seats, boosters, and seat belts.
School is starting and is your child ready? Keeping him/her safe from injury is extremely important. To assist you, we have provided a Safety Checklist from the National Safety Council which speaks to walking to school, riding a bike to school, riding the bus, and then school safety tips such as back-pack related injuries and preventing playground injuries.
We are set for unique experience on Monday, August 21st – a total coast-to-coast solar eclipse. During that time, the sun will be blocked for two minutes and create eerie diamond rings of light, weather permitting. So, if you are watching on tv or seeing it in person, you should be awed.
You received your list of supplies your child needs to go back to school. Here are some safety items you might consider adding to your list. Each is designed to provide immediate ways to protect your child from unwanted attention.
August is Family Fun Month and keeping everyone safe while enjoying the outdoors can be challenging. Here are some safety tips to ensure you have a wonderful experience from the NYSPCC. Practice water, sun, bike, barbecue, and fire safety. To read the entire article, click here.
As we enjoy this weekend with our friends and family, let us take a moment to remember those heroes who have given their lives, who have served, or who are serving, to protect our precious freedom. They are our true heroes.
On behalf of all of us at Eustis Insurance & Benefits, we wish you a Happy Memorial Da
We all have our “Honey Do” lists and are working on our gardens and planning our landscapes. But did you know that landscaping can improve or hurt your property values which affect your insurance premiums? That’s right!
Don’t forget! Support your local small businesses as we wrap up Small Business Week. Help our community thrive by shopping local. In addition, post a message on your Facebook page to keep our neighborhoods vibrant and alive.
Ah, that Rottweiler puppy is so cute, you adopted a Doberman, your family gave you a pit bull, what do they all have in common - they are three of the top breeds blacklisted by insurance companies. In some states insurance has been denied to households with certain breeds. Why? Because, according to Allstate Insurance, the average claim was close to $30,000. And in Washington, the state’s Supreme Court jury awarded $2.2 million to a woman who was attacked by pit bulls.
Warmer weather is here, and we’re looking to implement home upgrades that you have planned all winter. If you are remodeling your kitchen or bath, adding a room, replacing your roof, or upgrading your plumbing and electrical, then give us a call.
The National Safety Council has created “Just Drive” dedicated to bringing awareness to distracted driving. We encourage you, your children, your family, and your business associates to take the pledge to be an attentive driver. Click here to take the pledge.
With temperatures starting to change, now is the time to take a Flood Risk Profile to learn your flood risk. You might not think you are in a flood zone, but make sure. Spring thaw brings heavy rains which overflow streams, rivers, and lakes near your homes and your businesses. Just a few inches of rain can cause thousands of dollars in damages. FEMA has created a “Spring is Flood Season - Understanding and Reducing The Risk” flyer with helpful tips in preparing an emergency plan, conducting a home inventory and finally purchasing flood insurance. Simply click here.
Accounting firms are increasingly targeted for their information. Tax Season is a perfect time for phishing scams, hacking and malware since emails fly furiously during this time. Data that is placed in the accounting firm’s care is the firm’s responsibility. Now is the time for accountants to add cyber liability to their overall risk transfer portfolio. Call us today for a quote.