Monthly Archives: July 2018

MOLD HAZARD AND PREVENTION: THE INSIDE STORY

The bad news: Exposure to indoor mold can trigger serious allergic reactions and even infections among workers and visitors to your building, leading to lost productivity – not to mention the costs and hassles of litigation. The good news: Taking precautions against this risk can help prevent health problems, limiting your exposure. The potential for… Read more »

You Should Consider Flood Insurance

Don’t wait until the weather forecast calls for prolonged heavy rains before buying flood insurance. While this practical insurance can be purchased anytime, the policy does not take effect for 30 days. As the most common natural disaster in the country, flooding ruins millions of dollars of homes and property every year. Even so, flooding… Read more »

Commuting to Work? Take a Second Look at Your Auto Insurance.

As traffic increasingly approaches gridlock in urban areas, and higher housing costs cause workers to push their homes ever further from work, it’s no surprise that commuting times have lengthened considerably. Longer trips to work mean that more and more car-bound commuters are looking for ways to pass that seat time either productively or pleasantly…. Read more »

STAY SAFE ON THE FREEWAY!

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), of the more than 5.4 million auto accidents in the U.S. during 2010, 1.54 million resulted in injuries, killing 32,788 Americans. Although improved vehicle design and tougher road safety standards have reduced these figures dramatically during the past two decades, they remind us of the need… Read more »

ATTITUDES TOWARD THE EFFECTS OF BECOMING DISABLED DIFFER AMONG PROFESSIONS

A new study by MassMutual Life Insurance Company suggests that your chosen profession could indicate how you react to the thought of a potential disability. MassMutual commissioned Harris Interactive during September 2006 to conduct a Web survey of 1,023 U.S. career professionals to determine how they would react to a prolonged loss of income due… Read more »

LIFE INSURANCE: KEEP YOUR BENEFICIARIES INFORMED!

Believe it or not, millions – or possibly billions – of dollars from Life insurance policies are going unclaimed every year The primary reason: Many people fail to tell their loved ones when they take out a Life policy or don’t let them know that they are the beneficiaries.If the funds from a policy go… Read more »

CURBING WORKPLACE DRUG AND ALCOHOL ABUSE

$100,000,000,000 a year. That’s how much the federal government estimates that drug and alcohol abuse costs American businesses. Nearly three in four adult abusers are employed — some of them perhaps by you. You might know these people by their absentee records: They’re likely to be gone at 2.5 times the rate of the average… Read more »