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Q&A: How Much Does Rental Property Insurance Cost?

Posted by Parker Beauchamp on Aug 04, 2017

There are 111,271,029 renters in the United States and 22,857,491 landlords. With numbers such as these, it’s apparent the rental property industry can serve as a good, quality investment. But, how solid is your investment without the proper protection in place? Additionally, how much does it cost to keep your investments profitable and rental operations running smoothly?

To answer these question and more, we interviewed INGUARD vice president Emerson Poort. Poort specializes in property/casualty risk management and insurance consulting for real estate, rental and leasing.

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Topics: Business Insurance

How You Can Win While Supporting the 13-24 Drive In

Posted by Parker Beauchamp on Aug 03, 2017

Wouldn’t it be great to win one of many prizes while keeping alive one of Wabash’s oldest and finest traditions? 

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Topics: INGUARD News, Community Investment

New Innovation Space Opens at INGUARD for Entrepreneurs and Changemakers

Posted by Parker Beauchamp on Apr 11, 2017

Famous innovator Steve Jobs once said: “Innovation comes from people meeting up in the hallways or calling each other at 10:30 at night with a new idea.”

We agree. That’s why we opened a state-of-the-art innovation space in our downtown Wabash, Indiana headquarters. The space hosts entrepreneurs, changemakers and students building the next big ideas in technology, insurance and business. Members can co-work, network and attend events designed to accelerate their ventures.

“This space is unlike anything local entrepreneurs have seen,” says Parker BeauchampINGUARD CEO. “We bring a slice of Silicon Valley, complete with tech and mentorship, right here to Wabash and Northeast Indiana.” 

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4 Hidden Business Insurance Costs You Should Know About

Posted by Larry McSpadden on Mar 21, 2017

When contemplating a possible major accident, lawsuit, fire or cyberattack, it’s easy for an executive or owner to comfort herself with the thought, “Well, we’ve got insurance, so if something happens we’re covered.” While it’s certainly preferable to have insurance in such an event, it’s important to understand that many costs accompanying major losses are not reimbursed by insurance.

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Topics: Business Insurance

How to Prepare for Your Nonprofit Insurance Consultation

Posted by Parker Beauchamp on Mar 14, 2017

Nonprofits are a vital part of U.S. communities, providing a wide variety of critical services and support to those in need. As essential as nonprofits are to our society, so is the role of protecting these organizations from the risks and exposures inherent to their operations.

Your organization can’t live out its mission if a devastating event wipes out your operation, cutting into precious funding. With the help of an insurance provider, your nonprofit can receive the protection it needs to succeed.

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Topics: Business Insurance