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December 30, 2013

On Target: The Credit Card User’s Risk Management Plan

A few years ago, Visa ran an ad campaign promoting the convenience of using your Visa card to make purchases.  The scene was a bustling coffee […]
December 19, 2013

Twas the Night Before Christmas

‘Twas the night before Christmas, and all through the house…what a wonderful time of year the holidays are.  Getting together with family and friends, reflecting back […]
November 25, 2013

Distracted Driving Killed More People Last Year than the Terrorist Attacks of 9/11

In 2012 there were 3,328 distracted driver deaths, according to a report released by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). In […]
October 29, 2013

Energy Saving Tip: How to Insulate Hot Water Pipes

According to the U.S. Department of Energy, insulating your hot water pipes reduces heat loss and can increase water temperature 2°F–4°F hotter than uninsulated pipes. Insulated […]
October 7, 2013

DOL Model Exchange Notice: Will You Face A $100-Per-Day Fine?

As of October 1, 2013 businesses with at least one employee and $500,000 in annual revenue were required to provide a written notice to all employees […]
September 16, 2013

Too Good To Be True

“It seems too good to be true” I’ve frequently heard that comment after I’ve had a Performance Based Insurance (PBI) conversation with a business owner. Often […]
August 12, 2013

A Culture of Honesty Drives Real Results

How does honesty help your business perform better? Research shows a culture of open communication means better employee engagement, higher staff morale, improved productivity, and employee […]
July 18, 2013

How To Protect Your Home While On Vacation – Part 2: The Interior

Summer! Did you know July is the most popular month for vacations (44% of vacationing Americans plan July vacations)? We’d like to present you with Part […]
July 3, 2013

How To Protect Your Home While On Vacation – Part 1: The Exterior

Every year there are around 2.2 million burglaries in the United States. That equates to a burglary every 14 to 15 seconds. So as many families […]
May 8, 2013

No Good Deed Goes Unpunished

No good deed goes unpunished.  Familiar with that expression?  Well, if you’re a homeowner in Florida, you are probably all too familiar with that sentiment.   […]
December 30, 2013

On Target: The Credit Card User’s Risk Management Plan

A few years ago, Visa ran an ad campaign promoting the convenience of using your Visa card to make purchases.  The scene was a bustling coffee […]
December 19, 2013

Twas the Night Before Christmas

‘Twas the night before Christmas, and all through the house…what a wonderful time of year the holidays are.  Getting together with family and friends, reflecting back […]
November 25, 2013

Distracted Driving Killed More People Last Year than the Terrorist Attacks of 9/11

In 2012 there were 3,328 distracted driver deaths, according to a report released by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). In […]
October 29, 2013

Energy Saving Tip: How to Insulate Hot Water Pipes

According to the U.S. Department of Energy, insulating your hot water pipes reduces heat loss and can increase water temperature 2°F–4°F hotter than uninsulated pipes. Insulated […]
October 7, 2013

DOL Model Exchange Notice: Will You Face A $100-Per-Day Fine?

As of October 1, 2013 businesses with at least one employee and $500,000 in annual revenue were required to provide a written notice to all employees […]
August 12, 2013

A Culture of Honesty Drives Real Results

How does honesty help your business perform better? Research shows a culture of open communication means better employee engagement, higher staff morale, improved productivity, and employee […]
July 18, 2013

How To Protect Your Home While On Vacation – Part 2: The Interior

Summer! Did you know July is the most popular month for vacations (44% of vacationing Americans plan July vacations)? We’d like to present you with Part […]
July 3, 2013

How To Protect Your Home While On Vacation – Part 1: The Exterior

Every year there are around 2.2 million burglaries in the United States. That equates to a burglary every 14 to 15 seconds. So as many families […]
May 8, 2013

No Good Deed Goes Unpunished

No good deed goes unpunished.  Familiar with that expression?  Well, if you’re a homeowner in Florida, you are probably all too familiar with that sentiment.   […]
April 23, 2013

5 Common Hiring Mistakes (And How You Can Avoid Them)

Before you hire your next employee it’s important you read this. Having worked directly with hundreds of businesses owners over the years we’ve seen firsthand how […]