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Is Your Non-Profit Organization Protected with Directors and Officers Insurance?

Is Your Non-Profit Organization Protected with Directors and Officers Insurance? Being asked to serve as a board member for any non-profit organization may seem like an honor and a privilege; however, there is more to your role than assisting in making executive decisions and facilitating organizational success and growth. One essential step before agreeing to serve as a board member is to research whether that non-profit has Directors and Officers (D&O) Insurance. If it doesn’t, you may want to reconsider to avoid any legal challenges you could face without insurance protection. Is your non-profit organization protected with Directors and Officers insurance? Directors and Officers (D&O) Insurance D&O insurance is designed to protect directors, officers, and [...]

Is Your Non-Profit Organization Protected with Directors and Officers Insurance?2024-06-21T13:47:15-05:00

Restaurant Insurance Needs for Your N.C. Business

Restaurant Insurance Needs for Your N.C. Business  Restaurant owners face numerous responsibilities, all while striving to create an inviting atmosphere with outstanding food and exceptional customer service. However, disaster can strike at any moment, potentially destroying everything you have worked so hard to build. Without proper insurance protection, you could face financial ruin. Assessing your restaurant insurance needs for your N.C. business is essential to obtaining the necessary protection you deserve. There are “one size fits all” insurance policies available, often promising coverage at an enticingly low price. However, such coverage may not be tailored to your specific needs or risk factors, leaving gaps in your protection. You don’t want to discover that your insurance [...]

Restaurant Insurance Needs for Your N.C. Business2024-06-13T15:33:17-05:00

Typical Life Insurance Myths

Typical Life Insurance Myths  Discussing life insurance may not be high on your list of preferred topics, but perhaps it should be. Many people have numerous questions about how much coverage is necessary, if it is needed at all, and what type of life insurance to purchase. This type of insurance doesn't have to be complicated if you are aware of some typical life insurance myths. You might not realize that life insurance is designed to protect the people who love and depend on you. Imagining what life might look like for your family if something unexpected happens to you is difficult. However, if you have loved ones counting on you financially, it is recommended [...]

Typical Life Insurance Myths2024-06-06T08:16:10-05:00

How a Consent to Rate Letter Affects You 

How a Consent to Rate Letter Affects You  Perhaps you have heard of a Consent to Rate form, but never paid much attention to what it involves, until NOW.  You just received one in the mail and now you NEED to know how it pertains to you.  Find out how a Consent to Rate Letter affects you and what you need to do should you receive it.   First of all, you need to know what a Consent to Rate Letter is before you can know how it may impact you and your N.C. homeowners and auto insurance premium rate.  The N.C. Insurance Commissioner endorses rates for both homeowners and auto insurance policies for the state of North Carolina, [...]

How a Consent to Rate Letter Affects You 2024-05-30T07:28:05-05:00

Dangerous Dog Breeds-Best Friends or Foes? 

Dangerous Dog Breeds-Best Friends or Foes?  Owning a dog can be very rewarding, but may come with its share of risks, especially if your dog bites someone.  Approximately 4.5 million people are victims of dog bites per year according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  Although your N.C. homeowner’s insurance typically provides liability coverage for dog bites, up to the acquired limits of liability, you may find yourself in a financial bind if you are the owner of a certain breed(s) deemed as “dangerous.”  Before you purchase or adopt a dog, you may want to reflect on what is considered to be “dangerous” dog breeds.  Some insurance carriers may refuse homeowners coverage for [...]

Dangerous Dog Breeds-Best Friends or Foes? 2024-05-28T10:25:19-05:00

Unmarried Couples Living Together and How It May Affect Their Auto Insurance

Unmarried Couples Living Together and How It May Affect Their Auto Insurance  The number of unmarried couples living together continues to rise, potentially saving individuals money initially. However, what many don't realize is that these couples may face lawsuits or denied auto insurance coverage. Such risks could be financially overwhelming. Learn more about the impact of unmarried cohabitation on auto insurance. A standard N.C. auto insurance policy specifically states that insurance follows the car and not the driver.  For instance, if you permit your friend (who resides separately) to drive your car while her car is undergoing repairs and she causes an accident, the insurance on your car is deemed primary. Keep in mind two [...]

Unmarried Couples Living Together and How It May Affect Their Auto Insurance2024-05-28T07:22:00-05:00

Price Isn’t the Only Factor When Choosing Your N.C. Business Insurance

  Price Isn’t the Only Factor When Choosing Your N.C. Business Insurance  As a business owner, you must prioritize day-to-day operations, assess potential risks that could threaten your business, and minimize those risks by investing in the right type of insurance protection.  While it may sound easy enough, there are many factors to consider when purchasing business insurance for your livelihood.  While price may be an initial concern, it should not be the only factor when choosing your N.C. business insurance.  Business Insurance Shouldn’t be One Dimensional  While many business insurers claim to offer the best price, will it provide adequate protection when a catastrophic incident happens, or will you be subject to holes in [...]

Price Isn’t the Only Factor When Choosing Your N.C. Business Insurance2024-05-23T10:14:25-05:00

Being Prepared to Handle a Total Loss 

Being Prepared to Handle a Total Loss  Regardless of how careful you are, accidents can still happen and when they do, stress abounds.  It is never convenient to incur auto damages, but what if your car is rendered a total loss?  With rising costs of auto repair/replacement parts, along with soaring labor fees, a total loss may not be as surprising as it once was.  Being prepared to handle a total loss situation won’t prevent accidents but can help reduce stress and help you get back on the road as soon as possible.  Imagine having a car that is only a year old when someone hits you in the rear.  You get out and inspect [...]

Being Prepared to Handle a Total Loss 2024-05-23T08:33:35-05:00

Saving Money As Your Car Ages

Saving Money As Your Car Ages  Just a few years ago you purchased a car that was brand new, but as the years have gone by and the mileage has increased, you may find your N.C. auto insurance policy may need to be adjusted.  When you drove out of the car lot, you most likely took out full auto coverage, either by choice or required, depending on whether there was a lien on the car.  This full auto protection was necessary then, but is it now or are you paying for some coverages you no longer need?  Saving money as your car ages is indeed possible if you are aware of some key tips.  N.C. [...]

Saving Money As Your Car Ages2024-05-22T12:27:43-05:00

Public Wi-Fi And the Dangers

Public Wi-Fi And the Dangers  In our world today, everything revolves around technology.  Whether in cars, grocery stores, restaurants or coffee shops, you'll find people staring at their phones or working on their computers. While there are many perks to this, there is also a significant downside.  Did you know that some of those people you may see on their laptops and/or phones may be trying to steal YOUR identity?  So, before you think about signing onto your computer, you need to know about public Wi-Fi and the dangers associated with it.  Free Wi-Fi May Cost You   The ability to work on phones and laptops from anywhere is an amazing feat, but the growing trend [...]

Public Wi-Fi And the Dangers2024-05-22T07:30:22-05:00
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