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May Is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

Motorcyclists and motorists must remain alertto assure safety on the roads. Motorcycles made up just 3 percent of all registered vehicles in the United States in 2011, but motorcyclists were 30 times more likely than private passenger occupants to die in a motor vehicle crash and five times more likely to be injured, according to statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The... Read Article

Safeguard Valuable Business Records and Papers

Take steps to protect paper documents and records. Even in our electronic, computer-driven world, few businesses can operate without acquiring a number of valuable papers and physical records. Losing them to a fire or natural disaster could seriously affect business operations. Before you have a loss, take steps to protect valuable papers, or consider ways to store copies. You know your specific business needs, but... Read Article

Minnesota Insurers May Face Worst Year Ever for Catastrophe Losses in 2010

This is more bad news about the property loss problems in the State of Minnesota. This is an article from BestWire about Minnesota insurance companies’ probable losses in 2010. This is bad news considering Minnesota is already the 3rd worse state for property claims. Expect to see double digit increases on homeowners’ insurance renewals and higher mandatory deductible minimums. OLDWICK, N.J. November 12, 2010 (BestWire) — Unusual... Read Article

Social Media-Companies-And The Risk for All

Social media is becoming a fixture in every aspect of our lives and sometimes not by choice.  Travelers Insurance has written the following article regarding the risk-exposures for companies involving Social Media and offered advice on managing the risk.  I think the article is very interesting, useful and would suggest everyone consider applying some of the advice when using social media for personal use.  Social... Read Article

What Type Of Coverage Do I Need for My Condo?

If you have purchased a condo or co-op, the bank will require insurance to protect its investment in your home. You may, however, need more insurance to cover your personal items, liability or fees that may be charged to you regarding shared areas of the building like the lobby. You will need two separate policies to protect your investment: 1. Your Own Insurance Policy. This... Read Article