Congratulations to Ayres-Rice Insurance Agency, which has been named #9 of the Auto-Owners Insurance Company Western Michigan Region Top 10 Agencies! The Top 10 Agencies qualified by showing the greatest increase in Property/Casualty written premium in 2015. The Top 10 agency representatives met today with Jeff Tagsold, President & COO and Cathy Adcock, Regional Vice […]
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Most teens see graduation as the end of adolescence and the beginning of their next phase of life: a rite of passage into adulthood. It is a time for celebration, but both parents and graduates should consider ways to keep the celebration safe. STUDENTS Share your graduation and post-graduation party plans with your parents. Make sure your […]
We’re breaking down misunderstood insurance terms to help you understand coverages that could benefit your business or farm. Like this one: What exactly is equipment breakdown coverage? Just think about the variety of equipment your business or farm needs to run. From computers to generators to refrigerators, you rely on equipment to keep things working. […]
As the United States truck driver shortage intensifies, it’s important for fleet managers to be reminded of good hiring practices. The challenge for fleet managers will not only be to fill increasing numbers of vacant positions, but also to ensure safe drivers are behind the wheels of company vehicles. From the interview to requirements for […]
There are more breweries operating in the United States now than at any other time in history. Data from the Brewers Association (BA), the trade association representing small and independent American brewers, shows that in 2015, 4,269 breweries provided nearly 122,000 jobs nationwide. Covering these employees for workers’ compensation can be expensive for brewery owners, […]
Data breaches make the news when big retail chains get hit with a cyber attack. You may even be notified of the breach by the retailer if they have reason to believe your data was compromised. Or, you may read about data breaches when you receive a new credit card or are offered identity theft protection. […]
If you are one of those people who do not think they need life insurance, think again. There are very clear benefits for purchasing a life insurance policy. Remember that the money generated by your life insurance policy when you finally go 6 feet under can address a number of fundamental needs of your surviving […]
Services errors and omissions coverage is an important part of your insurance portfolio if you’re in the hospitality business. From small conferences and banquets to elaborate weddings, event hosting is big business. Most hotels, golf and country clubs, banquet centers and restaurants with meeting spaces and ballrooms host events on a weekly, and often daily, […]
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, farming is the fourth most dangerous job in the United States. Farmers know risks can come from all parts of their operation; machinery, livestock, and the day-to-day labor on a farm all pose an inherent risk. What’s always true: Working on a farm demands constant care and caution. […]
Losses that occur on property you own can affect your livelihood and that of your tenants. They also can affect your insurance rates and eligibility. Without the proper controls in place, you could be saddled with the responsibility of owing for injury or damages that you did not cause. RECOGNIZE THE RISKS When you understand […]
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