Tips for preparing your family’s disaster kit

No one wants to think about what would happen if a disaster or hurricane were to hit their home, but being prepared is everything. To help your family get through a disaster, there are a few things you need to do, including preparing an evacuation plan and packing up a disaster kit. If you’re wondering where to start when preparing your disaster kit, we’ve got some things for you to keep in mind as you assemble it.

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CoverYou is now part of InsuranceHub!

We’ve got some really exciting news! CoverYou Insurance is now part of the InsuranceHub family, and we’re thrilled to welcome all of our new additions to the office!  We’re happy to welcome Ed, Melanie, Jon, Frannie, … Read More

Tips for staying safe when traveling abroad

With summer just around the corner, you might be planning a grand overseas adventure. Traveling and seeing new places can be a very impactful experience, and having the opportunity to absorb a culture that’s not your own is exciting. However, it’s important to stay safe while you’re traveling. You don’t want a disaster to ruin your painstakingly planned trip, right?

There are a few things you can do before your trip and after you arrive at your destination to make sure that you have the best trip humanly possible.

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How to handle a data breach in your company

Your clients entrust your business with their personal information on a regular basis. You swipe credit cards, make sales, take phone numbers or addresses, and might need even more sensitive information at times. We’d like to think that our computer systems and IT are secure, but they’re not. They can come under attack at any time, and if they fall you need to know how to face the consequences.

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Eight things you need to know about boat insurance

It’s now officially spring, and spring means warmer weather. Warmer weather means finally taking the boat out of storage and going to the lake, right? As the temperature creeps upwards, it becomes more and more inviting to get out on the water. Swimming, tubing, picnics—all top-notch warm-weather fun. But before you set sail, you need to understand the essentials of boat insurance. 

If you have a boat, there are a few things you need to know to make sure that you have the right coverage for your watercraft. Like a lot of fun things, boats are dangerous. And that’s where insurance comes in. Below we’ve come up with the top eight things you need to know when it comes to insuring your boat.

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Sip & Swine BBQ Festival 2017: Success!

The second annual Sip & Swine BBQ Festival took place at Coolray Field over the first weekend of March, and we were so excited to be the title sponsor of the event! Sip & Swine is a two-day BBQ festival and competition, and the goal of the event—besides eating some great BBQ—is to fundraise for the Home of Hope at Gwinnett Children’s Shelter.

Home of Hope is a shelter that provides housing, food, and care for children and their single mothers who are in need of a place to stay. All of the proceeds from Sip & Swine go to the Home of Hope. We were so happy to be involved in an event that benefits such a worthy cause! It was inspiring to see all of the businesses and patrons who came out to support Sip & Swine and raise money for the Home of Hope.

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The ultimate guide to getting the best (and cheapest) home insurance

Have you ever been completely baffled when it comes to home insurance? Does it make your brain hurt a little? Do you kind of cringe inside when you think about it? Don’t worry. You’re not alone. It gets complicated, and that makes a lot of us want to shove it out of our minds so we don’t have to deal withf it.

But we’re here to help decode the strange language that is homeowners insurance. By the end of reading this article you’ll be fluent. We’ve sectioned this guide into four basic categories to help you with getting not only the best, but also the cheapest homeowners insurance in your state.

We’ve broken this article into four sections that each tackle a home insurance mystery.

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Safety can help you save money on your workers' compensation premium.

How to lower workers’ comp premiums

When an employee gets hurt on the job, the top priority is making sure that they’re okay and that they get the care that they need. So it’s important for employers to have sufficient workers’ compensation coverage to make sure that their employees and their families are provided for if an accident happens on the job. However, there are still a few things that you can do to manage the cost of your workers’ compensation premium. We’ve put together a list of six tips that will help you understand what goes into determining your workers’ compensation premium and explain how you can lower it.

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Why is a home inventory important for your home insurance?

Okay, we get it. Taking a home inventory is hardly an exciting way to spend a weekend. Walking around, writing things down on a clipboard…yeah, maybe not the most fun thing to do on a Saturday. But it is very important when it comes to your insurance. A home inventory is basically a list of all the items in your house. No one wants or asks for their home to be destroyed, but if the unthinkable happens and a fire or burglary strikes your house, you’ll be better off if you have a detailed list of everything you own.

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What to do if someone breaks into your car

You decide to stop at the grocery store for some milk and eggs on your way home from work. You’re gone for maybe ten minutes, but by the time you wander out of the store and into the parking lot something terrible has happened. You squint as you approach your car—something looks funny about that window…

And just like that, your day, which has been great so far, isn’t very great anymore. Your car has been broken into. And you’re not alone, either. According to the Insurance Information Institute, almost 710,000 vehicles were reported stolen in 2015, and CNN reports that 1.85 million car thefts (break-ins) occur every year.

If this ever happens to you, there are a few things that you can do that will help the police and your insurance company help you. We’ve created a list of seven tips.

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