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Create Employee Safety Advocates to Improve Results

Picture this: You’re driving on the highway and a local delivery driver swerves in front of you. One of your passengers happens to notice the ubiquitous “How Am I Doing?” sign on the back of the van and jots down the contact information. It’s safe to say you’ll probably be...

Millennials & Life Insurance: The Time to Invest is Now

There is always a common trend among those in their 20s – they think they’re invincible. While they’re in relatively good health and starting families of their own, you don’t really hear any conversations about life insurance. But why would they, they’re invincible…right? Millennials have officially passed Baby Boomers as the...

Top Tips for Parents to Share with Teen Drivers

There’s nothing quite as exhilarating as seeing your teen take their first solo drive down the road without you. Chances are, you’re a mix of emotions swirling between pride and anxiety. Will they remember everything you or their driver’s ed teacher taught them? Since your teen is still in learning mode,...

Myth Busting: Flood Insurance For Homes

I’m sure you’ve heard hundreds of reasons you shouldn’t get flood insurance, because believe me I have heard it all throughout my career! Some of the most popular reasons I usually hear are that a homeowner doesn’t live in an area that can flood or that homeowner’s insurance should cover...

What Does the CVS/Aetna Merger Mean for Your Health Care?

We’ve been hearing rumblings about this merger for quite some time and it has finally happened. CVS Health announced that it plans to acquire Aetna, one of the nation’s leading diversified health care benefits companies that serves about 44 million people. Assuming this is approved by shareholders and gets the green...

Social Media & Workers’ Comp Fraud

It’s pretty black and white: if you’re an employer in California, you are required to provide workers’ compensation benefits to your employees. As an agent, I’ve seen more than my fair share of fraud stories. According to the National Insurance Crime Bureau, workers' compensation fraud costs California between $1 billion...

How To Stay Safe While Driving At Night

Summer has ended and with the upcoming time change, many of us will drive home from work in the dark. According to the National Safety Commission (NSC), more than 50% of fatalities for vehicle occupants 16 and older occur between 6pm and 6a,. Safeco Insurance put together some helpful tips...