Archives for 2014

Celebrate a Safe Holiday Season in Your Home

The holidays are a wonderful time for families and friends to get together. It’s important that you take measures to keep both your family and your guests safe in your home. You also should ensure that your homeowners insurance has you covered should an unexpected accident take place. Holiday decorations make your home more festive, but also have specific dangers that you need to be... Read Article

Is a Side Job for Extra Money Right for You?

If you’re not too tired after working your demanding day job, you might consider picking up a side job for extra money (a.k.a. “moonlighting”). It’s especially worth looking into before the holiday shopping season gets in full swing. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, nearly 6.8 million Americans work more than one job. That equates to 4.6 percent of all employed people. There are... Read Article

As the Weather Chills, Here Are 10 Tips to Stay Warm and Healthy

As a local insurance agency providing life insurance coverage, our agents are very aware of the increased health risks over the cold winter months. Injuries as a result of car accidents in wet or icy conditions, slip and fall accidents, and cases of injury from prolonged exposure all rise over the winter months. Those who are not properly prepared for the weather, and those who are already predisposed to injury... Read Article

Three Small Business Tips to Plan for the Unexpected

I cofounded my business NutraBella, Inc. in 2005 after hearing my pregnant friends complain about horse-pill-sized prenatal vitamins. We dreamed of giving women better vitamin options with Bellybar, our brand of prenatal snacks and vitamins. So my business partner and I launched our business with passion, dreams and optimism, expecting that we would be wildly successful. What we never could have predicted were all of... Read Article

Recognizing Neurodiversity in the Workplace

Most people are aware of the importance of a diverse workforce. When men and women from different backgrounds and generations work together, we all benefit from the unique perspectives everyone brings to the table. Race, ethnicity, age, sex and religion are commonly recognized when considering diversity. But what about the different ways each of us learn and process information? Defining neurodiversity Business owners, employers and... Read Article