Jonathan Geissler December 14, 2017 No Comments

Home Business? Coverage Denied!

Garrett Explains | Episode 6 Are you operating a business out of your home? If you run any sort of home business, like an office out of the house or a contracting business, don’t assume that you have coverage under your homeowners policy. As long as your business occupies your home’s premises, you are leaving yourself […]

Jonathan Geissler December 11, 2017 No Comments

How Cybercrime Affects Accountants and Healthcare Providers

Cybercrime is the second most reported economic crime worldwide and has affected at least one-third of all U.S. companies. When a business has been breached, its customers’ credit cards, social security numbers, and other identifying information can be used for immediate identity theft exploits. That information is then collected and sold. It’s a business in […]

Jonathan Geissler November 27, 2017 No Comments

Talking Small Business Cyber Risk

Garrett Explains | Episode 5 Do you store ANY customer data on a computer? Do you use SOME form of technology to do business? If so, you face cyber risk every day. In Episode 5, Garrett examines some mind-boggling statistics, breaks down why your small business is at risk, and explains how to protect it […]

Jonathan Geissler November 14, 2017 No Comments

4 Ways Renters Insurance Has You Covered

You probably lock the door and close the windows every day when you leave your apartment. Your whole life is in there, after all. But are you covered against damages and theft? For some reason, many renters don’t take advantage of the insurance available to them. They should: It’s affordable, accessible, and can save them […]

Jonathan Geissler November 10, 2017 No Comments

International Fraud Awareness Week

International Fraud Awareness Week is November 12 – 18. We hope you do your part to minimize the impact of fraud this week — on both yourself and your business.   Protect Yourself Against Cyber Risk Cyber risk is increasing rapidly for everyone – and not just for business and organizations. As consumers in this digital age, we […]

Jonathan Geissler November 10, 2017 No Comments

Cyber Security Stats Small Business Owners Need to Know

While cyber breaches at Target and Ebay make all the headlines, many entrepreneurs and small business owners don’t realize that they are just as much at risk for cyberattacks as larger, big-name corporations. According to a 2017 report: 50% of small businesses in the U.S. have been breached in the past 12 months. 43% of […]

Jonathan Geissler November 2, 2017 No Comments

2017 I Am Jean Elie Hudson Valley Basket Brigade

As we enter the holiday season, our minds preoccupied with candy and turkey, parades and parties, shopping and cleaning, gifts and decorations, it is easy to lose perspective and get caught up in the madness. We forget that the holidays are a time to be thankful for what we have and give back to those […]

Jonathan Geissler October 25, 2017 No Comments

Insurance: You Get What You Pay For

Garrett Explains | Episode 4 Saving that 15 percent (or more!) on your insurance sounds enticing, but is it worth it in the long run? In Episode 4, Garrett explains what’s at stake in the decision with a personal, real-life claim scenario and a truly teachable moment. Garrett examines the realities of minimum liability limits […]

Jonathan Geissler October 23, 2017 No Comments

Product Recalls: Are You Covered?

Recalls Don’t Have to End Your Business   A manufacturer’s main focus is to produce quality products that consistently meet or exceed customer expectations. Unfortunately, even for the very best, things can go wrong, whether it’s a storm delaying delivery, a defect with raw materials, or a manufacturing process breakdown. If the unexpected happens, there […]

Jonathan Geissler October 18, 2017 1 Comment

Trick-or-Treat Safety Tips: Protection from Halloween Horrors!

For our children, Halloween is one of the best days of the year. However, trick-or-treating can be dangerous if kids (and parents) aren’t careful and practice sound judgement. To ensure a safe evening out, take a look at these trick-or-treating tips before the fun begins: Put your children in costumes that are bright and reflective, […]