ATLANTA INSURANCE ARTICLES

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How to create a disaster response plan for your business

September 21, 2017

Many businesses faced with disasters never open again. There are many types of disasters, from big (think hurricanes) to small (minor fire or flood.) But even the less severe disasters come with a deluge of difficulties and problems for a business owner. It’s important to make sure that you have a plan to cope with … Read more

A home security system can help you save on your home insurance.

Why a home security system can help you save on your insurance premiums

September 19, 2017

If you’ve ever gotten a quote for your home insurance, you’ve probably been asked the question, “Do you have a monitored burglar alarm?” At the time, you might have wondered why that’s any of the agent’s business. Why should they care if you do or don’t have a security system in your home? Well, it … Read more

Are you controlling your business's cyber risks?

How to reduce cyber and computer risks at your small business

September 14, 2017

It’s impossible to escape the influence of technology in our lives. If you’re a small business owner, you may have had to make changes to adapt to the constant evolution of technology. While technology and computers certainly make our lives easier and help us be more efficient, they also present risks to your business in … Read more

Clothes dryers can be fire hazards.

Fiery secrets: Did you know your clothes dryer is a fire hazard?

September 12, 2017

  Modern appliances are wonderful. They’re convenient. They’re fast. And they spare us from a lot of hard work. One of the appliances that we’ve grown accustomed to in daily life is clothes dryers. We throw laundry into the dryer without even thinking about it, but did you know that your dryer, your innocent, wonderful, … Read more

General liability will protect your business from claims of bodily harm or personal injury.

What does general liability insurance cover?

September 7, 2017

If you’re a business owner, general liability insurance is one of the most important ways to protect your business. It’s kind of the bread and butter of your insurance policy. General liability is a lifeline if you ever face a liability-related claim, meaning that someone is bringing charges against your business because they think you … Read more

Do you know these ten home insurance facts?

10 things you need to know about home insurance

September 5, 2017

Home insurance can get complicated. There are a lot of big, fancy words, exclusions, additions, and fine print to contend with. Sometimes it seems beyond the comprehension of mere mortals – and don’t worry, agents feel that way, too! Befuddlement is a common side effect of insurance. That’s okay. We’ve got ten things you need … Read more

Employment practices liability insurance can help you business in the event of a lawsuit.

Does my business need employment practices liability insurance?

August 31, 2017

Employees are the force that keeps your business going. They’re the heart, blood, and life of your company. But sometimes you might end up in a situation with an employee that turns into an employment-related practices lawsuit. The Equal Employment Opportunities Commission estimates that there are at least 100,000 employment practices claims every year. That’s … Read more

Flooding from heavy rain can cause lots of damage to your home.

8 tips to help you avoid a flooding catastrophe from heavy rains

August 29, 2017

Flooding is a major problem, especially when you live in Atlanta and get deluges of heavy rain in the summer. Many an Atlantan has encountered a soggy basement due to summer storms (or any-time-of-the-year storms.) Many floods are caused by poor or blocked drainage, where the water has nowhere to go and just continues to … Read more

What you need to know about workers’ comp insurance

August 24, 2017

Your employees are the backbone of your business. They work hard every day to make your company successful. They’re invaluable and dedicated, and they make your business run like a well-oiled machine. But sometimes accidents happen in the workplace. If one of your employees gets hurt on the job, you want to be able to … Read more

Having a breed of dog that's considered dangerous can affect your home insurance.

Why some dog breeds are blacklisted by home insurance companies

August 22, 2017

You might have heard that insurance companies will deny coverage for homeowners who have “dangerous” dogs – dog breeds that are on the insurance doggie blacklist. That can leave people in the dilemma of choosing their pet or their home insurance, which is a position that no one wants to be in. Your four-legged pal … Read more

Do you need insurance for your home-based business?

How do I insure my home-based business?

August 17, 2017

You’ve decided to start that business that you’ve dreamed about for years. It’s a small business based out of your home. You’re doing what you love and you’re ecstatic to get started. Everything’s all set and ready to go…except the insurance. How are you going to insure your home-based business? The truth of the matter … Read more

How to prevent carbon monoxide poisoning

August 15, 2017

You know it’s your job to protect your family. You do everything you can to keep your loved ones safe, but there’s a threat that you might not have considered because it’s completely invisible. It’s colorless, tasteless, and odorless. We’re talking about carbon monoxide (kind of like carbon dioxide, but with one less oxygen atom.) … Read more

Car insurance: Collision coverage vs. comprehensive coverage for your car

August 10, 2017

What kind of coverage does your car have? Do you know what your auto insurance does and does not cover? A car is a pretty big investment…perhaps second only to the insurance! Insurance can get confusing, especially when it comes to vehicles. Today we tackle several questions relating to the car portion of your car … Read more

Make sure that your college student is properly insured.

How to make sure your college student is properly insured

August 8, 2017

The moment has arrived. Your baby is headed off to college. They’re all grown up and ready to venture into the world. They’ll be moving out for the first time. You know that it’s time for them to spread their wings. And you’ve got a lot on your mind, too, with your student heading off … Read more

Childproofing the home is essential for keeping kids safe.

The childproofing jackpot: 17 helpful tips for parents to keep kids safe

August 3, 2017

As a parent, you know it’s your responsibility to keep your child safe. They count on you to chase away the monsters under the bed, but they also need you to protect them from very real dangers around the house. You want your home to be a safe, loving place for your children, so it’s … Read more