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What’s on our mind? You can read about it in our blog. Whether it’s ideas from the industry or emerging trends, you can read about it here. And once in a while, we may throw in a movie review or some other surprise. So keep checking in. We’re glad to have you reading along.

Friday, January 13, 2023

Whether you didn’t want to see it end or couldn’t wait for it to be over, 2022 did not go out with a whimper.Record cold temperatures. Record blizzards. Record rainstorms. No matter what our plans were for the holidays,...

Saturday, January 7, 2023

If you’re reading this, you’re online. Nearly everyone is now, from kids with phones to grandmas looking at those kids on social media.Unfortunately, if you’re online, you’re also vulnerable to cyber attacks....

Sunday, January 1, 2023

A new year is on the horizon. Each day that comes presents something new and exciting both for you and the people in your life.Is this the year you open the door to something new and exciting? Embark on some new travel adventure? Or...

Tuesday, December 20, 2022

The weather is cooler. The music is festive. The air is alive with the smells of pine, nutmeg, and commerce. The holidays are here, which means family, friendship, and presents.But let’s talk about those gifts.Most valuables are...

Sunday, December 11, 2022

It’s hard to believe it, but it’s official: The end-of-the-year holidays are here.Thanksgiving is right around the corner, kicking off some of the busiest traffic weeks of the year. Whether you are flying across the country...

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Sunday, December 4, 2022

In Hawaii, among the verdant natural beauty and warm and welcoming waters, there stands a monument. The Pearl Harbor National Memorial marks the destruction of the U.S.S. Arizona, the final resting place of 1,102 soldiers who lost...

Friday, November 25, 2022

Thanksgiving will be here soon. The holiday always gives us a chance to appreciate what we have – friendships, relationships, and a sense of togetherness. These gifts are priceless.This holiday is also an appropriate time for me...

Friday, November 18, 2022

If you’re like many Americans, you’ve been hit by a hefty dose of winter recently.Even if you aren’t used to snowstorms, heavy rains, or bitterly cold temperatures, you should keep a few things in mind to either limit...

Saturday, November 12, 2022

As hurricane Ian reminded us, natural disasters are a part of living on Mother Earth.Insurance was designed to help during events just like these. But what should you do if you have a claim during one of these disasters?Knowing how to...

Tuesday, November 8, 2022

On November 11, we honor the bravery and sacrifice of those who have served America in the armed forces. It is also a time to appreciate the commitment of our active military personnel and their dedicated families.Let us honor their...

Wednesday, November 2, 2022

The leaves are falling, the weather is getting colder, and the sun is setting earlier. Sure enough, Daylight Saving Time is about to end for the year. I just thought I would remind you.DST ends this year at exactly 2:00 am on the first...

Saturday, October 29, 2022

October is coming to an end, and that means Halloween will be here before you know it. Are you ready for the holiday? If you have kids, no doubt they are!All Hallows Eve is celebrated in many ways today; they are all enjoyable. So,...

Monday, October 17, 2022

How long has it been since you’ve reviewed your Medicare policy? With open enrollment fast approaching, there are a few questions you may want to ask yourself before you renew, add, drop, or switch coverage.Have you switched...

Friday, October 14, 2022

Like most Americans, you're probably feeling the impact of inflation across your finances — including insurance costs.As the price of materials and supplies increases, each claim can become more expensive than the last.Try these...

Wednesday, October 12, 2022

Are you obsessively checking home prices on your favorite real estate app, even if you aren’t in the market to buy or sell?You’re not alone. Homeowners across the country are wondering how high interest rates and falling...