Year: 2011

Office Safety Hazard Tips

  What Safety Hazards Are Lurking In Your Office? You typically don’t think of an office setting as a dangerous work zone, but it is. In 2008, more than 80,000 private industry office and administrative workers suffered on-the-job injuries, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Loss control specialists encourage you to look for the following risks in your office setting and take appropriate action... Read Article

10 Most Stolen Vehicles for 2010

NICB Names 10 Most Stolen Vehicles for 2010 Domestic Automakers Occupy Six Positions—Most Since 2002 DES PLAINES, Ill. – The National Insurance Crime Bureau has released Hot Wheels—its list of the 10 most stolen vehicles in the United States. The report examines vehicle theft data submitted by law enforcement to the National Crime Information Center (NCIC) and determines the vehicle make, model, and model year most... Read Article

Disaster Tips

With the increase in natural disasters it might be a good time to review some disaster tips for your family and home. Disaster Tips Your home is one of your most important investments. By keeping it properly maintained in every season, you can help reduce the risk of a loss and ensure the safety and well-being of your friends and family. Survival Kit When preparing... Read Article

Nissan Leaf, Chevy Volt Get Top Safety Ratings

The Leaf and Volt do well in crash test.  If pricing gets competitive and battery charging becomes available on the road people might actually purchase these vehicles.  Mass sales of these vehicles in the US would be a win-win for all. Nissan Leaf, Chevy Volt get top safety ratings - Business wire - By DEE-ANN DURBIN - AP Auto Writer DETROIT The Chevrolet Volt and Nissan Leaf... Read Article

UnitedHealth Shares Advance After Insurer Boosts Full-Year Forecasts

This is an interesting article from Bloomberg about UnitedHealth Group, Inc.  A few things that I found interesting: Impact of New Regulation Less Then Expected Higher Enrollment Decline In Medical Spending (Shouldn't this increase if you insure more people?) Net Income Higher Then Estimates Largest Jump in Exchange Share Price Since December 2008 UnitedHealth Shares Advance After Insurer Boosts Full-Year Forecasts UnitedHealth Group Inc. (UNH),... Read Article