Home insurance claims are filed 365 days a year, but did you know that 51% of them are filed in the winter months? From frozen pipes to slips and falls, wind damage, and more, your risk of experiencing an accident is more likely from December through March in New England. The best way to reduce your risk is to take preventative measures and always be mindful of potential dangers.
Frigid temperatures, snowstorms, icy roadways and surfaces, and strong winds are all a product of New England winters. These conditions present hazards to everyone, not the least of which are employees who spend a significant part of their workday outside. From illness to injuries, exposure, and even fatalities, it’s important for employers to take necessary precautions to protect them.
What sets us apart at Eastern Benefits Group is our amazing team of employees. Thanks to their outstanding leadership, we’re not only able to provide superior customer service to our clients but also uphold our commitment to giving back to our community year-round. As we continue to spotlight our team members here at EBG, we’re proud to introduce you to Vice President, Benefits Administration, Michelle Nelson.
Whether you just made your first big purchase and need to obtain an auto insurance policy, or you’ve been working with your local agent for decades, there is a lot of insurance jargon written into your policy that you may not be familiar with. The first step in understanding your coverage and making sure it fully suits your needs is to learn the language.
In 2009, there were 12.4 million ransomware attacks reported. In 2021, that number has skyrocketed to 812.67 million, with 92% coming through email. As we continuously shift to a technology-driven society, these numbers are only expected to rise along with the cost to individuals and businesses who fall victim to an attack.
When you purchase a new home, it’s standard practice to buy homeowners insurance, as it is usually a requirement from your mortgage company. However, when it comes to renting, only 37% of renters are insured. Why is it that so many people choose to forego this important financial safety net?
At Eastern Insurance, our employees are an essential part of what sets us apart from other agencies. Each member of our team plays an integral role in the outstanding level of service our clients receive and we’re proud of the work they do every single day. From his commitment to supporting our customers to his dedication to giving back to the communities we serve, we’re pleased to introduce you to our next Eastern Insurance Staff Spotlight, Josh Bender!
To those just entering the workforce, the insurance industry may not seem like the most appealing career to consider, but we’re here to debunk that idea. In fact, a career in insurance can offer a number of exciting benefits, including work-life balance, opportunities for growth, and various career paths to take.
Whether you’re starting your own small business from scratch or growing a side hustle into a larger business, it’s essential that you understand your insurance options. On average, less than half of all small businesses (500 employees or fewer) will survive beyond five years.