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1/25/2017 3:00 PM | 0 Comments

Nonprofit organizations provide essential services that benefit communities and their members. These organizations cannot survive without a solid volunteer Board of Directors. Iit is imperative that your organization and Board of Directors understand the risks involved as volunteers, their responsibilities as board members, and the ways in which they can protect themselves from personal liability.


1/19/2017 11:30 AM | 0 Comments

Winter is officially here with freezing temperatures and snowstorms. Heating your home in the winter can lead to an expensive utility bill. According to the U.S. Department of Energy, space heating is the largest energy expense in the average U.S. home, accounting for about 45% of energy bills. Here are some tips to reduce your heating bill while maintaining comfortable temperatures in your home this winter. [...]

12/18/2016 12:15 PM | 2 Comments

The holiday season is here! Time to get into the spirit with friends and family by singing songs, watching the classic holiday programs and celebrating with your guests at your home. Even with all the festivities, there can be unintended events that will turn your cheerful gathering into a liability nightmare. Reduce the chances of filing a claim this holiday season by following our tips.

12/11/2016 6:33 PM | 0 Comments

‘Tis the season for sniffling and coughing around the office. Tissues and cough drops are strewn across desks and it seems like everyone has been hit with a runny nose. As a business owner or manager, it can be hard to encourage a productivity boost at the end of the year when the majority of your employees are taking sick days. Luckily, we’re here to help. Put some of these ideas into practice this season to stop the cold and flu from lingering around until the new year.


11/21/2016 12:00 PM | 0 Comments

As a business owner, there are many risks you must manage on a daily basis, especially if you own a brick and mortar location. From vandalism to theft to flooding, many situations could turn catastrophic if you do not take the proper precautions. We put together a comprehensive guide on how to prevent theft and damage and the steps to take if these events do occur.


11/14/2016 6:54 AM | 0 Comments

It’s that time of year again — when we turn back our clocks and lose an hour of precious daylight. With the end of daylight savings time, traffic and accidents increase at evening rush hour due to the lack of visibility. Don’t fall back on road safety! Practice these cautionary tips for night time driving.


10/24/2016 11:31 AM | 1 Comments

Nonprofit organizations must take care in selecting employees and volunteers to avoid putting themselves at risk of liability lawsuits and legal damages. Background screening of prospective employees and volunteers is an effective risk management tool that can reduce employee turnover, deter theft and embezzlement, and prevent liability and litigation troubles. Here are our tips on how to screen your nonprofit volunteers and employees with background checks. 


10/12/2016 10:36 AM | 0 Comments

As a homeowner, fire prevention should be at the top of your to-do list. Eastern Insurance created a list of reminders to help keep your house and family safe and minimize the possibility of unexpected blazes. Check your home from top to bottom with our tips to ensure that every room is clear of fire hazards [...]

9/26/2016 4:07 PM | 0 Comments

Moving and storage companies face many risks due to the nature of moving households or businesses. Whether your company is large or small, it doesn’t matter — you’re still dealing with other people’s stuff! And many times, the value of the items you’re moving and storing is extremely high. Luckily, you can program your insurance protection with the right coverage to respond to expensive claims and pay for the legal defense to settle a loss. These are the insurance policies and bonding you need if you own a moving or storage business. [...]

9/11/2016 11:05 AM | 0 Comments

If you are thinking about putting your car to work for you, or if you have already signed up with one of these services, understand the insurance implications and if you will be covered in the event of an accident or collision.