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Thursday, November 21, 2019

There's good news and bad news for weather-conscious drivers in New York this winter. According to the Old Farmer's Almanac, which has been forecasting the state's weather since around 1792, winter temperatures are going to be "much...

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Student life. It's a busy time for them and an expensive time for you. On top of all the mounting college costs, you still need to find the money to keep them on your family insurance policy. Or do you? There may be options, including...

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Getting a boat of jet ski ready for the season can seem like big chore. You know you have to do it but you just want to get out on the water. But there's a way to make the task easier and faster, without missing any key jobs. It's...

Monday, February 25, 2019

How to be a Pro When Winterizing your Home Just when we least expect it, winter can still strike a deadly blow in our region. It not only puts personal safety at risk but also can lead to costly damage to homes. Yet, a few basic...

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Pinktober: Test Your Breast Cancer Awareness and Help Others Do the Same October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month -- not just in New York State, not just in the US, but also in many countries across the world. That gives some idea both...

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Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Don’t Be A Distracted Driving Statistic Technology has transformed our driving lives, mostly for the better. It can guide us to previously impossible-to-find locations and entertain our kids. And now it's learning to drive our...

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Keeping our Children Safe at School With most schools now back in full session and darker nights drawing in, this is the time our thoughts turn to issues of student safety, from kindergarten to college. When we think of school safety,...

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Peace of Mind When You Travel -- Understanding Off-Premises Insurance If you have good homeowners or renters insurance, you probably leave home for your annual vacation trip or business travel with a sense of peace of mind -- knowing...

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Got wheels? Are they and the seasonal vehicles that travel on them ready for spring? Even if the weather is highly unpredictable, as it is this time of year, now is the perfect time to ensure your RV or motorcycle is fully prepped for...

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Getting Your Boat Ready For Launch Prepping your boat for the forthcoming season may not sound like a lot of fun. But you can put a positive spin on it by thinking of the task as the exciting launchpad for months of messing about on...

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Top 20 Tips To Get Your Home Ready For Spring Persephone is on her way back. You knew of course, but for those who don't, Persephone is the Greek goddess of spring. According to mythology, like the rest of us, she hides away for winter...

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Why Your Business Needs Employment Practices Liability Insurance What do you think is more likely in your business -- that you'll suffer a small fire or that an employee will sue you? Your answer may reflect your past experiences, of...

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Why Umbrella Insurance Is Important Everyone knows an umbrella is a useful, perhaps even essential, protector for our tough New York winters. Even when it's sunny, we all know how quickly things can change and how easy it is to be...

Thursday, September 21, 2017

If you're in business, how high would you rate your chances of being hacked? If you answered "zero" it must be because you don’t use computer systems. Or perhaps you're not aware that, every year, over 43 percent of all small and...

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

The dramatic start to the hurricane season in southern states has thrown into sharp relief the question of flood insurance much further north. Experts say there's a stronger than usual chance New York could be hit by a major storm this...

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Every year, more than a million students start or return to school during August and September in New York. But safely getting your kids to school actually affects every one of us who share the roads with them. And, by the way, safely...

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Family Leave Plan Management It's been described by New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo as the most comprehensive family leave plan in the nation. And there's no doubt that the state-wide introduction of Paid Family Leave (PFL) next...