Lightning kills more people in the U.S. each year than any other natural disaster other than floods. A Carnegie-Mellon study found that lightning affected 33 percent of US businesses at some point. So what can you do to protect your people and property from lightning?
The National Weather Service says Continue reading “When Lightning Strikes”
When you renewed your commercial property or business package policy, your insurer might have included a notice regarding terrorism insurance coverage. What’s this all about?
Continue reading “Understanding Your Terrorism Coverage”
With the recession of the past few years, many individuals’ credit scores have taken a hit. In addition to affecting your ability to get a mortgage, loan or credit card, your credit score can also affect how much you’ll pay for your insurance. Continue reading “How Your Credit Score Affects Your Insurance Costs”
Carbon monoxide poisoning causes an estimated 15,200 people to visit an emergency room or miss at least one day of work per year. But because carbon monoxide exposure creates nonspecific effects that are easily misdiagnosed, the actual toll of carbon monoxide poisoning is probably much higher. Continue reading “Protect Yourself from Carbon Monoxide Poisoning”
About 46 percent of self-employed workers conduct their business from home, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. If you have a home-based business, you have special insurance needs.
The broader availability of wide-band or wireless Internet access and faster, cheaper computers have made working at home an increasingly viable possibility for millions of entrepreneurs. Continue reading “Insuring Your Home Based Business”