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How To Protect Your Small Business from a Data Breach

Data breaches are becoming increasingly more common, particularly for small businesses. Cyber attacks are a means for hackers to collect personal information for fraudulent purposes. Small businesses may have budget and staffing limitations that make them more vulnerable to attack. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to protect your company from a data breach. Understand How Data Breaches Occur Data breaches can happen in...

Why You Should Consider Travel Insurance for Your Next Cruise

With summer coming to an end, you may be planning one last family trip before school starts again. If a cruise is on the horizon, you might want to consider travel insurance. COVID-19 has shown us how important this type of coverage could be, with the number of cancellations that have occurred.  Benefits of Travel Insurance for a Cruise People generally book cruises to relax...

Can I Buy Health Insurance on My Own?

You may be considering buying health insurance and could use some advice. The Affordable Care Act dramatically changed the rules, eradicating the insurance company's ability to deny insurance for preexisting conditions. Much of the Act is still in place, with some changes. Yes, you can buy health insurance on your own, but you may find the process surprisingly complicated and confusing. What plan is best...

How Much Life Insurance Do I Need?

Calculating how much life insurance involves evaluating your financial circumstances, which vary widely from family to family. In essence, you want a policy that will cover income loss due to death, provide your family with the capacity to pay off all bills, and provide your family with the financial support your dependents need. A basic calculation is to purchase a policy that pays out ten...

Business Income Coverage vs. Business Interruption Insurance: What's the Difference?

Protecting your business with insurance is essential. It starts with understanding what each type of business insurance covers. Business income coverage and business interruption insurance are terms often used interchangeably – but is there a difference? All business insurance policies vary in what they cover. You may have access to a policy that protects repairs to a facility, damaged inventory, and lost income, or you...