THE UPSHOT

  • Should You Offer a Financial Wellness Program to Your Employees? - Employee financial stress has reached epidemic proportions in the U.S. Many employees still haven’t recovered from the last recession and are living paycheck-to-paycheck. Financial problems are the number one stressor for the majority of people, and for many, financial stress…
  • 8 Interesting Hurricane Facts You Might Not Know - Hurricanes are the most intense storms on Earth. Also called tropical cyclones, the strongest recorded wind speed during a hurricane was 190 miles per hour (mph), recorded during Allen in 1980. Hurricanes are known for being dramatic and dangerous -…
  • How Businesses are Using Digital Identities to Enhance Customer Personalization - Advances in digital customer profiling have enabled businesses to learn more about their customers than ever before. As technology becomes ever more integrated into our daily lives, our data grows increasingly accessible to businesses. This collection of data, often described…
  • Florida Onboarding - Florida Business Insurance Employee Benefits Compliance Checklist for Small and Large Employers - There have been many significant changes to group health plans in the years since the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was signed into law in 2010. Certain changes to ACA requirements have taken effect in 2019 for employers sponsoring group health…
  • Florida Business Innovation - Florida Business Insurance How Biometrics Change the Way Business Decisions Are Made - Businesses today that are on the cutting-edge of technology are using sophisticated biometric technologies to reduce guess-work and improve decision-making processes. The latest in cognitive research is offering companies new insights into customers’ minds, especially the complex blend of emotion…
  • Florida Human Resources, Recruiting and Retaining Recruiting Millennials with Voluntary Benefits - In most industries in 2019, transparent and flexible benefits options are critical to retaining top talent. Flexibility and lifestyle balance are especially important to millennials, who are now surpassing baby boomers as the largest generation in the workforce. Attracting millennials…
  • Florida, Southern Cities Rank High for U.S. Boomtowns - People often move to boomtowns to enjoy lower taxes, lower cost of living, job growth and the ability to afford a home. A lower cost of living could allow you to live closer to your place of work, which might…
  • Florida Luxury Home Insurance 5 Ways Landscaping Affects Your Property Value - Spring is here, and for many people, that means it’s time to start working on lawn chores and landscaping updates you have in mind for your property. But before you start digging and planting, it’s important to understand how landscaping…
  • What to Know About Pre-Existing Conditions in the Debate Over Healthcare - Recent legal and policy developments related to the repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has made future protections for people with pre-existing medical conditions a focus of debate across the U.S. again. According to the Centers for Disease Control…
  • 11 Tips to Save Money for Gas on Your Next Road Trip - Spring is here and many families are excitedly planning road trips. No matter what the destination, a road trip allows travelers the opportunity to go at their own speed and explore interesting sights along the way. With gas prices steadily…

Business is risky. You can choose to let it drag you down,
or you can explore the upside of risk.

Think of your most pressing problems: cost, time and anticipating what's around the next corner. Imagine if you could turn costs into profits, beat the clock, and start unraveling the mystery of the unknown
The drag and pull of business risk now starts to look like possibility, knowledge, success - even growth.
At Lanier Upshaw, we invite you to explore the upside of risk. We use advocacy, expertise and service to turn your business risks into rewards.

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