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November 3rd, 2017 by Lightship Insurance

Keep the “Steal Me” Sticker Off Your Car

How to Keep the ‘Steal Me’ Sticker Off Your Car No one wants to attract the attention of thieves. Yet the actions of many vehicle owners practically beg thieves to take a crack at their cars. What are you doing that might tempt thieves? And, just as important, what are you doing to deter them? Vehicle owners can easily reduce the risk of car theft and resulting... Read Article

How Much Life Insurance Do You Need?

How to Calculate Your Life Insurance Needs It’s hard to generalize when it comes to life insurance. What one family needs may differ drastically from what another family in similar circumstances requires. How can you know if you have enough? One way to determine how much life insurance you need is to peg it to 10 times your yearly income. This method, however, doesn’t provide... Read Article

Prepare Your Property for the Colder Months

Prepare your property for colder months… Summer is ending, and the season change is a good time to review key items on or around your commercial property. Keeping tabs on these items each fall will help you avoid claims year-round. For healthy maintenance of your property, don’t head into storm season without checking: The roof. Summer storms often cause roof damage. If it’s minor, it can... Read Article

New Season New Insurance Needs?

Just Married? ‘Insure’ Your Future and Live Happily Ever After If you tied the knot this summer, congratulations! Marriage changes things forever, including your insurance needs. If you’re a newlywed, ensure you consider these issues now for a happily-ever-after future. Multiple policies: As you combine your households, do the same for your insurance coverage. Most couples have separate policies, often with different companies. Combine multiple... Read Article

Perseverance the Key to Success?

Communication Styles Can Hamper Business Success While a difference in communication styles can lead to simple misunderstandings, it can also threaten your relationship with customers and ultimately endanger your business success. Notes Sherrie Bourg Carter in an article for Psychology Today: “…’communication stress’ can be one of the biggest sources of stress in relationships. After all, we’re all talking the same language, aren’t we?” Not... Read Article