Why and How You Should Create a Home Inventory for Insurance Purposes

Posted on: February 8, 2018 by titan-goodrich

Most people have heard that they should keep an inventory of the things they own in their home, but very few actually do. And those that do, rarely have one that is kept up-to-date. The good news is that putting together an inventory isn’t hard. It’s just very time consuming to make a list of […] Read More

How Will Adding a Teenage Driver Impact My Car Insurance?

Posted on: January 16, 2018 by titan-goodrich

So, your teen is ready to get their license. It’s an exciting time for them! And maybe for you too, although you may have a number of concerns when it comes to adding a less experienced driver to your insurance plan. There’s the matter of their safety, whether or not they will break certain rules […] Read More

Addressing the Biggest Challenges for Small Biz Owners

Posted on: November 30, 2017 by noelopez3

The first few years of operation are always the most challenging for small business owners. Whether you’re trying to grow the business, find dedicated employees, or manage the ever-changing market fluctuations, there is no shortage of challenges to overcome. In this article, we’ll dive deeper into some of the most common hurdles that you have […] Read More

Most Homeowners Don’t Know to Do These 4 Things

Posted on: October 30, 2017 by noelopez3

Homeownership is a huge life accomplishment. Most new homeowners know they need to budget for repairs and taxes, but there are some other factors that most new owners don’t even consider. In this article, we’ll explore four of the main things that might be unexpected and unplanned. Most importantly, protect your new investment with a […] Read More

Can Your Restaurant Refuse Service?

Posted on: September 21, 2017 by noelopez3

In such a litigious society, it can be difficult to toe the line between legal and illegal. Any restaurant owner wants to serve and feed the people of their communities, but there’s always exceptions. In this article, we’ll explore the reasons you can and CANNOT refuse service to someone in your restaurant. Your daily operations […] Read More

Teens & Driving: Road Safety

Posted on: August 8, 2017 by noelopez3

As inexperienced drivers, teenagers are liable for a lot of accidents each year. As they gain more experience and put some miles on the car, it’s important to remind your teenaged kids about the risks they face. For the safety of your kids, your vehicle, and those around them, share this information with them and […] Read More

4 Negotiation Tactics to Avoid

Posted on: July 18, 2017 by noelopez3

As a small business owner, there are going to be plenty of opportunities for you to negotiate a good deal. While it’s easy for inexperienced negotiators to have their confidence shaken, familiarizing yourself with these common tactics can give you a leg up on the competition. In addition, protect your business with a comprehensive Newport […] Read More

4 Customer Service Mistakes to Avoid

Posted on: June 23, 2017 by noelopez3

As a retailer, your customers are the backbone to your success. Quality customer service is invaluable to your business not only to uphold your reputation, but to keep people coming back. In the age of automation, it can be easy to overlook some key components that result in a more positive customer experience, so we […] Read More

Expert Car Buying Tips

Posted on: May 5, 2017 by noelopez3

If you’re like most people, the thought of buying a new car is nothing short of daunting. While it might be a necessity to get from point A to point B, the process doesn’t have to be a stressful one. Armed with these simple tips and strategies, you can confidently shop for, evaluate, and purchase […] Read More

Considering the Price of a Fixer Upper

Posted on: April 7, 2017 by noelopez3

As part of our series on Weighing Your Options for Buying a Fixer Upper, we’re going to take a closer look at evaluating the price of the home. While a lower price tag in relation to the rest of the neighborhood might sound appealing, it’s important to consider what the real cost of purchasing the […] Read More

Weighing Your Options for Buying a Fixer-Upper

Posted on: March 17, 2017 by noelopez3

If you’re in the market for purchasing a new home, you’re not alone. While you might have a long list of must-haves, you have to be realistic when weighing your wants versus what your budget will allow. If you’re working with a strict budget, it might be time to consider a fixer-upper. Granted, these old […] Read More

Building a Successful Online Retail Store

Posted on: February 10, 2017 by noelopez3

In today’s immensely digital landscape, not having a website is essentially letting your business die. As the majority of customers are acquired and maintained virtually, having a sleek and modern website to promote your goods is a must. As we explore the components that make for a great website and, in turn, a great online […] Read More

Machine Learning and Your Business

Posted on: January 30, 2017 by noelopez3

Being a business owner in 2017 means that you have to be familiar with a variety of different lingos and cyber vocabulary. From tweeting to cyber liability to virtual reality, technology has essentially created a whole new world that business owners must master. In addition to these common themes, “machine learning” is evolving and changing […] Read More

Virginia Contractors Insurance: Customized Policies for Your Needs

Posted on: December 22, 2016 by noelopez3

As a Virginia contractor, you face on-the-job risks every day. The nature of your business presents unique risks that other businesses don’t face. Virginia Contractors Insurance Programs are designed to protect you from these exposures. Depending on the size and type of contracting business you operate, you can benefit from one or all of the […] Read More

The Importance of Contractors Insurance

Posted on: December 15, 2016 by noelopez3

If you are a carpenter, drywall installer, electrician, landscaper, mason, or any other type of contractor and are not already aware of the importance of Contractors Insurance Programs, you’re jeopardizing your business! Contractors face risks every day, and can be held responsible for myriad liability issues. Insurance is a safety net that can protect you […] Read More