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Tuesday, May 8, 2018Starting a new business can be challenging. Even if you have a great idea or product, you may not have many customers right away. Money for marketing might be tight, too. Here are five free and low-cost ways to help you market your small business:
Network At Community Events
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Monday, May 7, 2018A pickup or a large SUV can safely drive through floodwater. FALSE. 12 inches of water can carry off a small car. 18 inches can sweep away the SUV! Moreover, the road beneath the water may be damaged and the water much deeper than it appears. Do not take the risk. READ MORE >>
Thursday, May 3, 2018Garage door damage can happen to many people. No matter why it happens, home insurance will usually only cover damage from unavoidable events. Take a closer look at your home insurance policy. Learn what you can expect from your insurer if you find your door damaged.
You Hit the Garage Door with Your Car
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Wednesday, May 2, 2018Lisbon, or Lisboa, is the capitol and largest city of Portugal. Much of Lisbon was destroyed in the 1755 earthquake. Lisbon is from whence the famous Portuguese explorers like Vasco Da Gama and Ferdinand Magellan sailed as they explored the unknown world between the 14th and 16th centuries. READ MORE >>
Tuesday, May 1, 2018Every driver should operate a safe vehicle. When this does not happen, accidents are more likely. You can avoid car accidents by being proactive about protecting the car.
Drivers have auto insurance to help minimize the risk of having to pay for damage to many risks. Yet, it is far easier to simply prevent them. READ MORE >>
Monday, April 30, 2018Flash floods are only a concern for areas near streams and rivers. FALSE. Flash flooding is caused by heavy rainfall. Flash flood are the most dangerous kinds of floods because they combine the destructive power of floodwaters with incredible speed. READ MORE >>
Thursday, April 26, 2018Preparing for a workers' compensation audit can seem overwhelming. If your business insurance provider requires an audit, you’ll need to prepare.
Fortunately, workers' compensation audits usually aren’t too difficult to manage. Below, we’ll cover the important facts about them.
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Tuesday, April 24, 2018As a homeowner, you believe you own your home. When you buy it, you assume that you can do so without risk or fear of someone else claiming it.
Yet, there are risks associated with purchasing any structure. Title insurance is a type of protection that can minimize this key risk. READ MORE >>
Friday, April 20, 2018The term “100-year flood” means a flood event might occur only once every 100 years, “500-year flood” once every 500 years, and a “1000-year flood” once every 1000 years. FALSE. These terms, from the 1960s, are rather outdated and misleading misnomers. READ MORE >>
Thursday, April 19, 2018As you shop, a driver sideswipes your vehicle in the parking lot. They leave. What are your options? Private property damage is not uncommon. It can occur at your home, in a parking lot, or just about any other location. The police may be able to help. Your auto insurance agent can help you, too, depending on the type of insurance you have. READ MORE >>