Archives: July 2016

Hail Insurance Issues

Nature Nurtures: The Power of the Great Outdoors Everyone knows what research now proves: nature is good for you. Be they gardeners, dog walkers, or wilderness wanderers, people simply feel healthier in the great outdoors. But why? In a recent column, gardening expert Mark Cullen tells us it's all about trees. He writes, "We know we feel better when we spend time in the natural...

Summer Rental Insurance?

It's a Dog's World, Thanks to Home Tech It's not only humans who benefit from the boom in home technology. As a recent article from RISMedia suggests, pets are reaping the rewards, too. Smart thermostats allow homeowners to monitor temperature in each room and adjust for weather conditions from their smartphones or tablets. This can be a lifesaver for pets, who often suffer when owners...

Preventing Cyber Attacks

Technology Is Forcing Change - in a Good Way In the past few years, technology has been disrupting global commerce. But, as it turns out, that's not a negative. Some call it "creative disruption," and it means breaking long-held patterns to encourage positive change. In LinkedIn Pulse, Devin Wenig, president and CEO of eBay, writes, "The transformative effect of smartphones and tablets, not just on...

Filing A Homeowners Claim?

Filing a Homeowners Claim? Follow These 4 Easy Steps If you're one of the fortunate souls who has never had to file a homeowners insurance claim, be forewarned: the process can be intimidating. However, while it's important to follow certain procedures, the actual steps are fairly simple. If your house or personal property is damaged or burglarized, here's what to do: Contact your insurance company...