Identity Theft – What to do after your identity has been stolen

If you’ve stopped in the office, there is a chance you may have spoken to Danielle that has been working with me for about 8 years. She’s not only an employee, she’s also a client. Recently she was dropping her son off at baseball practice and locked her car. When she came back five minutes … Read more

How to Avoid Frozen Pipes

I think I’m not alone when I’m ready to begin complaining about the heat of summer! With these cold temperatures there is a risk of freezing pipes. I know I spent two days trying to gingerly thaw the pipes in my kitchen. I think I heard a chorus of angels above me when the water … Read more

Prepping Rental Properties Against the Winter

If you own rental properties, there are five things you should do to help prevent a costly claim. Don’t rely on the renter because if these basic steps aren’t followed, it’s your pocket not the renter’s that will be feeling it. 1. Salt and shovel the stairs and sidewalk. 2. If you have an oil … Read more

A Collection of Party Planning Tips for Your Holiday Celebrations

The holiday season is quickly approaching! Many people will be hosting both professional and personal parties in appreciation for clients and employees or to celebrate the incoming New Year. The parties may be fun for the attendees but often the hosts are left overwhelmed with the planning. Ruth Santiago of Plan Ahead Events, gives us … Read more

Rental Car Insurance: Do you really need it?

Will you be renting a car during the holiday season? Whether you’ll be renting at your destination or renting a vehicle and driving to your destination, you’ll face a barrage of questions when you get to the rental car counter: Do you have auto insurance? Can I see your insurance ID card? Do you want … Read more

Wills: Common Questions

I often talk about the importance of life insurance and planning for your death when I sit down with my clients during their insurance review. It’s an uncomfortable subject in most families, but one that needs to be discussed.   I just recently sat down and spoke with Heather Turner, Equire of the Law Office … Read more

Real Disasters Happen Everyday. Are You Prepared?

As an insurance agent and someone who deals with other people’s disasters for a living, you would think I would be prepared. A few years ago there was a tornado warning in Philadelphia in the middle of the night. The warnings seemed credible for our area, so my husband and I made the difficult decision … Read more

Annual Insurance Review: 5 Important Tips

Often when a new potential client calls me for an insurance quote they often ask me to do an apples-to-apples comparison. If I hand you two perfectly red luscious apples that look identical on the outside, but once you cut them open, one of those apples is rotten, would you still want to eat both … Read more

Teen Texting and Driving: Tips To Help them Stop

We all know that teen texting and driving is a huge problem, especially when it comes to young drivers. I even find myself tempted to read a text when I hear that bing. This article written by Christy Millweard of KFVS gives some helpful tips for not only teen drivers, but also adults on keeping … Read more

The Sharing Economy and the Risks

In the wake of the financial crash of 2008, proliferation of mobile technology and some brilliant entrepreneurs the perfect storm for a Sharing Economy is occurring. Sharing of cars such as Uber and renting out space in your home with Airbnb have allowed people an alternate stream of income, but there are risks associated with … Read more