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Millennials and Insurance: Paving the Way to Innovation

Posted by Parker Beauchamp on Feb 23, 2016

Insurance is present in nearly every aspect of our lives—from the food and products we consume, to the cars we drive and the healthcare needed to care for our families.

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Topics: Insurance News & Trends

Stolen Identities: How to Recover from Identity Fraud

Posted by Parker Beauchamp on Feb 17, 2016

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According to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), more than than 10,000 impersonation scam calls are made every week.

Imposter fraud occurs when a criminal poses as a trusted person, vendor or organization in an effort to trick individuals into handing over their personal information. The thief attempts to impersonate a professional from a utility, bank or insurance company (or even the government), to assert their authority and gain the victim’s trust.

Most often, the attack comes through an illegitimate request to change account information or a service offer, where a payment or access to a customer’s account is requested.

It’s the oldest trick in the book, but in the digital age this scamming method has made a major comeback.

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Topics: Risk Management, Personal Insurance

How the 13-24 Drive In Hit Record Attendance in 2015

Posted by Parker Beauchamp on Feb 11, 2016

Drive-in theaters may be a nostalgic tradition—but with some innovative updates, the 13-24 Drive In has seen growth that would compete with the drive-in heyday of the 1950s. The theater reached record-breaking numbers this past summer — welcoming 20,742 guests, of which 7,689 were children

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Topics: Community Investment

Glove Box Guide: How to File an Auto Insurance Claim

Posted by Parker Beauchamp on Feb 03, 2016

Should you need to file an auto claim this year—don’t get caught like a deer in headlights. 

While the goal should be to avoid losses at all costs, you should always be prepared to reduce additional headaches in the unfortunate event of an accident. After you’ve secured coverage from a trusted insurer, follow the guide outlined below to ensure filing an auto insurance claim is as stress-less as possible.

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Topics: Personal Insurance