Wake-Up Call on Walking

A new report projects that 6,227 pedestrian fatalities occurred in 2018, the highest number in nearly three decades. Pedestrians will account for 16% of all traffic deaths in …

Read More

Rideshare Scares

Personal auto insurance has always been more complicated than most policyholders realize.

But with the advent of ridesharing services leading many individuals to use their personal vehicles for …

Read More

Driving Down Hacks

The growing incidence of car hacking has insurers on high alert.

Armed with just $15 in electronics gear that he purchased from RadioShack, a 14-year-old boy successfully hacked …

Read More

Getting Personal

The Personal Lines insurance marketplace continues to grow, greatly influenced by the strength of an economy that continues to improve. Since 2014, personal lines direct premiums written have …

Read More

Built to Last

You’ll be pleased to learn that my daughter, Emily, is now a college graduate. Her double major: anthropology and sculpture.

The anthropology is interesting, definitely. But the sculpture? …

Read More


It All Adds Up

According to Investopedia, the “Pareto Principle” states that for many events, roughly 80% of the effects come from 20% of the causes. Management consultant Joseph M. Juran suggested …

Read More



Successful Producer Hiring

There comes a point in the life of any agency when the owner needs to ire a producer to assist him/her in growing the agency’s book of business. …

Read More