Homeowners in Upstate New York love springtime. It means you can finally get outdoors for a few days and get a sense of what needs to be done around the house after a long winter. But, don’t forget the steps you need to take inside to improve the safety of your home as well. Skeele … Continue reading Keeping Your Family Safe
Are your home and garden ready to absorb the spring sunshine? As the first official day of spring approaches on March 20, 2018, it’s important that homeowners are prepared for lots of sunshine and showers. While we’ve experienced an interesting winter season full of unexpected snowfall, once this snow melts, it is the perfect time … Continue reading Insurance & Your Spring Project
If you’re dreaming of relaxing on the St. Lawrence or rubbing elbows out on one of lakes this summer, you’ll need a boat to do it. This is the time of year when boat enthusiasts start thinking about upgrading their watercraft, and first-timers start exploring their options. Whichever camp you fall in, be sure to … Continue reading Tips and Questions to Ask When Buying a New Boat
Right now, you might be pledging to get more organized, lose some weight, and reign in your budget for 2018, but the New Year is also a good time to conduct a personal property insurance review – particularly if you racked up on gifts during the holiday season. When it comes to personal belongings, it … Continue reading Creating a Home Inventory to Properly Insure Your Personal Property
If someone asked, chances are you could name at least one high-profile data breach that happened in 2017 – maybe more. Companies like Verizon, Equifax, and Edmodo were just a few businesses targeted by hackers, compromising the private information of millions of people. Chances are you were affected by at least one data breach this … Continue reading Learn How to Protect Your Business from Cyber Liability Losses
Even though you own your car, there may be different situations in which another person may need to drive. If the person driving is a member of your household – such as your spouse or teenage children – they are likely included in your auto insurance coverage. However, what happens if you allow someone outside … Continue reading What is Permissive Use?
Parents can have mixed emotions when their teenager finally gets their driver’s license. On one hand, it can cut down on the time you spend driving your teen to sports, music lessons, and other activities. On the other hand, you may naturally worry about the risks of allowing your inexperienced teen to get behind the … Continue reading Tips for Teen Drivers
Deciding to upgrade and renovate your home can be the start of an exciting adventure or simply a necessary task due to outdated systems or the need for more space for your family. Either way, renovations done correctly can add value to your property, however, there are many important considerations throughout the renovation process you … Continue reading Renovations and Home Insurance Considerations
We have all heard the advice to “leave a note” with your contact information if you hit a parked car and the owner is not nearby. In such situations, it would be inconvenient or even impossible to wait until the owner appeared to exchange information. While the idea of someone leaving a note with their … Continue reading Dude, Who Hit My Car?
If you and a friend call the same insurance company for a quote for the same type of insurance policy and the same amount of coverage, you very likely may receive two very different quotes. This is because insurance quotes take into consideration your insurance score. While similar to a credit score, it is not … Continue reading Top Tips to Improve Your Insurance Score