Jonathan Geissler January 3, 2018 No Comments

An Insurance To-Do List for 2018

Improving Your Financial Health   Let’s face it — your New Years resolution to eat healthier, exercise more, or work a little less doesn’t always last the full calendar year. There are, however, several steps you can take right now that will have long-range, positive implications on your financial health. Insurance serves as a financial […]

Jonathan Geissler December 27, 2017 No Comments

Tips to Prevent Your Pipes from Freezing

The Hudson Valley faces nearly 2 weeks of continuous below freezing temperatures. Not only that — we’re looking at teens and low twenties during the day and single digits every single night. Extreme low temperatures like these can bring about frozen pipes, which not only create an inconvenience, but can also cause major damage to […]

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 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, […]

Jonathan Geissler October 10, 2017 No Comments

Driving on Wet Leaves: As Dangerous as Black Ice?

When we consider fall in the Hudson Valley and Tri-State Area, we tend to think of the beautiful, crisp weather and the rich tones of yellow, red, and orange leaves sweeping across the landscape. We think of our favorite fall traditions, like hay rides, leaf peeping, pumpkin picking, and trips to the local apple orchard […]

Jonathan Geissler August 14, 2017 No Comments

Preparing for the Great American Solar Eclipse

It’s being labelled the “Great American Solar Eclipse” as anticipation of the biggest astronomical event in several decades follows across the U.S. A solar eclipse occurs when the moon moves between the Earth and the sun, temporarily blocking the sun’s rays from shining on our planet. The last time a total solar eclipse was visible across the entire contiguous […]

Jonathan Geissler July 31, 2017 No Comments

Peace of Mind Well Spent: A Lesson from Ireland

Garrett Durland, fresh off his Ireland family vacation, with an important story and lesson to share with you…   Let’s set the scene.  It’s day two of vacation in Ireland, where you drive on the left hand side of the road and shift your manual transmission with your left hand — from the right seat!  I […]

Jonathan Geissler July 21, 2017 No Comments

Backyard Fire Pit Safety

It doesn’t get any better than spending time with friends and family around a blazing fire in your backyard fire pit — unless, of course, that fire blazes just a bit too much! A fire pit can be a fantastic addition to your home, but it’s also a potentially dangerous one if you’re not prepared. […]

Jonathan Geissler July 17, 2017 No Comments

10 Most Stolen Vehicles in the U.S.

As drivers, we face all sorts of risks and exposures: animals, road conditions, reckless drivers, distracted drivers, and even sheer bad luck. While some risks are easier to counteract than others, the very model car we own is itself a risk! A new report from the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) identified the 10 most […]

Jonathan Geissler July 12, 2017 No Comments

Online Shopping Safety Tips

It is important to take steps to protect yourself when shopping online   As consumers in this digital age, we open doorways to cyber attacks whenever we shop online with more of our personal information exposed and tied to corporate retail data. With that in mind, here are some quick tips to ensure a safe online shopping […]