Category Archives: Personal Insurance

Is Installing A Backyard Pool Worth the Risk?

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Summer is a wonderful time of year: warm weather, blue skies, and a myriad colors in bloom. Once the weather gets hot, many of us start thinking about adding a pool to our yard. While this decision seems refreshingly simple, … Continue reading →

What is Your Family’s Social Media Liability?

social media Liabilitiy

As social media use becomes increasingly ingrained in our daily lives, the potential for something we post to be taken out of context or misconstrued is only going to increase. When adults are being sued for negative yelp reviews and … Continue reading →

Cyber Threat Explodes on Mobile Devices

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According to IDC’s quarterly report for Q3 2014, sales of mobile devices, (smart-phones and tablets) exceeded 327,000,000. There is currently something over 3 billion internet users with almost 6 billion internet devices live. The shift to mobile is pervasive and … Continue reading →

A One-Track Mind Behind the Wheel (or Not)

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I heard a story about a man steering his car with his knees so he could type a text with both hands, as he participated on a conference call using his earbud. Oh, let me add, his wife and two … Continue reading →

The Power of Sleep – Lifting the Fog

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Recent studies only confirm what our grandparents knew many years ago. Insufficient sleep—late to bed and early to rise—results in health issues, mental issues, relationship issues, and more accidents. It is linked to a variety of serious health problems, including heart attack, stroke, type 2 diabetes, and obesity. Continue reading →

The Super Bowl and the Sharing Economy

With the Super Bowl in Arizona fast approaching, news outlets have been reporting a hotel room and rental car shortage for weeks, leading many Arizonans to consider renting their home for the weekend or using their personal auto to take … Continue reading →

What Risks Will Emerge in 2015?

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Our list of emerging risks for 2015 covers the kind of perils that keep risk managers up at night: cyber risk, oil price volatility, the changing demands of today’s workforce, the over-confidence corporations have in the ability of their entity … Continue reading →

The 12 Risks of Christmas: How We Helped Santa This Year

Everyone knows Santa to be a great humanitarian and a “jolly old elf,” but he wants to be known for something else: business transparency. So, in our latest client meeting with St. Nick and his senior elf management, they asked … Continue reading →

Cyber Alert: “Cyber Monday” Offers Great Savings for Criminals

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Krebs on Security reporting that the cyber criminals are experiencing their own versions of Black Friday and Cyber Monday marketing campaigns. Continue reading →

Phishing Works

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Phishing continues to be a significant part of the increase in identity theft. Phishing happens when attempts are made to fraudulently acquire sensitive personal information like usernames, passwords, credit card, or health insurance information by a person or group masquerading … Continue reading →