Archives: February 2016

The Hidden Value of Employee Sick Days for Business Owners

While it can be easy to see how sick days would be beneficial to your employees, they are equally valuable to you as an employer. Taking a day or two off from work affects immediate productivity, but the consequences of employees “toughing it out” and coming to work sick are far greater.  Coming to Work Sick: Why Not to Do It When there’s a lot to be accomplished...

3 Insurance Questions

Insurance comes in a wide array of choices for a variety of consumer and business needs. Even the best-educated consumer who spends time researching insurance issues will come across a topic he or she doesn’t understand....

'Jeopardy!' Category: Hurricanes

The answer may be “Blowing in the Wind,” but the question is, “Are You Ready?” No, this is not a game show category about the songs of rock bands Dylan and Grand Funk, but a serious question: If a hurricane strikes, is your disaster plan in place?...

Death and Taxes: The Uncertainty of What Happens With An Insurance Policy When A Loved One Dies

As Benjamin Franklin said, “…in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” While we all know that April 15th is the day our taxes are due, death has a way of sneaking up and surprising us. When a loved one dies there are many issues that their family and friends are left to deal with, but as family and...

Don’t Unwrap a Coverage Problem: Insuring Your Gifts

Are you one of the people from the car commercials who will find a surprise in the driveway with a big bow on it Christmas morning? For most of us, the answer is probably not, but just like you’d insure a new car, you may want to look into insuring some other gifts this holiday season. Certain gifts, such as cars, obviously require their own...