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How clever is your password? If it’s on the list below, your password is just as easily stolen as it is remembered. Protect yourself by making sure you’re not using one of the top 25 most commonly stolen passwords of 2017, as determined by IT security firm SplashData. READ MORE >>

The Telephone Consumer Protection Act The Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991 (TCPA) is a federal law that protects residential customers from unwanted telephone calls and faxes. It was created in response to consumer complaints directed at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) reg... READ MORE >>

Trucking is a dangerous industry, with a high occurrence of injury and death due to the long hours and inclement conditions truck drivers must endure. You know that it is important to protect your employee drivers with workers’ compensation, but are you offering equivalent protection to your independently contracted drivers? READ MORE >>

According to the National Fire Protection Association, supplemental heating equipment is the leading cause of home fires from December through February, and the second leading cause of home fires year-round. Keep the following safety precautions in mind when using such equipment, like space heaters. READ MORE >>

Focus on Treatment, Not Cost Cancer is the second leading cause of death in both children and adults: nearly 50 percent of men and 33 percent of women will develop cancer during their lives, and the risk only increases with age. While more life-saving treatment options are being developed every day, fighting cancer can leave you with costly medical bills. READ MORE >>

Opening foreign markets to U.S. products and services is an important part of sustaining America's economy. According to the Bureau of Economic Analysis, international trade accounts for nearly one-third of the U.S. Gross Domestic Product. READ MORE >>

Illness Advise for Workers During flu season, influenza is a serious concern in the workplace. You work closely and come in direct contact with others frequently, which means germs and bacteria can spread easily from person to person. READ MORE >>

Many employers may not realize the impact that the flu season can have on their company. If a major influenza outbreak hits your community, you may face highly elevated employee absenteeism rates, which could lead to business interruption and lost production. READ MORE >>

Every business has unique risks that can seriously harm an organization’s operations if not properly protected against. As a business utilizing technology to produce and deliver products and/or services, it’s important to recognize and take precautions against risks that your commercial general liability (CGL) coverage doesn’t include. READ MORE >>

In the event that someone is injured on your property and you are found legally responsible, you could be faced with a costly financial burden. In fact, without a personal umbrella liability insurance policy, any expenses beyond the limits of your standard policy are your responsibility. READ MORE >>

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