Nov 25 Be Safe for Thanksgiving


With Thanksgiving just days away, we want to pass along some turkey safety tips:

Nov 20 Avoid Fines by Training Workers


Not training your workers regarding COVID-19 can result in fines and lawsuits.  Sixteen states have passed emergency temporary standards requiring employers to train their workers on COVID-19 workplace safety protocols.  Every state enforces things differently, so it is important you know what your state requires.

Nov 13 Ten Most Deadly Vehicles


According to the National Safety Council, an estimated 38,880 people lost their lives and more than 4 million required medical attention.

Oct 30 Daylight Savings Time


It is finally here – you get an extra hour of sleep.  So don’t forget to set your clocks back an hour. 

Oct 23 6 Money Saving Tips for Teen Drivers


According to a recent article in NU Property Casualty 360, they reviewed the six ways to save money on insurance for teens.

Oct 16 Winter is Coming - Prepare Your Car


With winter months almost upon us, now is a good time to make sure your car is ready.  Here is quick checklist for winter driving.

Sep 18 Life Awareness Month


September is Life Awareness Month and Life Happens, a non-profit organization, is dedicated to helping educate consumers on the importance of life insurance and related products.

Sep 11 September is National Preparedness Month


September is a time to promote family, community, and business disaster now and throughout the year.  With COVID-19, hurricanes, wildfires, and floods, there is no better time to get involved.

Sep 04 Happy Labor Day


A day to honor the hard work that you have put in.  A day to relax and enjoy.

Aug 28 OSHA COVID-19 Materials


OSHA has issued new posters and guidance booklets for businesses.  They are free and available in multiple languages.  Go to https://www.osha.gov/pls/publications/publication.searchresults?pSearch=coronavirus%7Cadd+to+cart and select the materials right for your business.

Aug 21 OSHA Reverses Recordkeeping Rule


OSHA has updated their guidance to employers regarding completion of the OSHA 300 Log and the reporting of employees cases of  COVID-19 as “work-related”.

Aug 14 Surviving an Email Attack


According to the FBI, business email compromises cost businesses $26 billion between 2016 and 2019.  This represents a serious threat to your business.

Jul 31 Stroke Warning Signs


Stroke kills about 14,000 Americans each year – that’s 1 out of every 20 deaths.  Someone in the United States has a stroke every 40 seconds.  Every 4 minutes, someone dies of stroke.  Every year, more than 795,000 people in the United States have a stroke, according to the CDC.

Jul 24 Protections for Working Safely in Summer Heat


Temperatures are soaring across the United States and are creating hot and hazardous working conditions.  OSHA has issued a trade release with suggestions to help mitigate heat hazards.

Jul 17 Protecting Your Home From Tropical Storms or Hurricanes


We are in the midst of the hurricane season which generates tropical storms throughout the United States.  2019 is predicted to produce 16 name storms and reach tropical-storm strength or greater, with eight hurricanes with at least one potentially hitting land-fall.

Jul 10 Tips to Keep Working from Home Secure


If you are working from home, here are six tips to help you do so securely.

Jun 26 D&O rates are set to climb


According to a report by AM Best, Directors and Officers liability insurance rates are likely to double in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic as insurers respond to increased shareholder litigation over the past three years and future litigation over coronavirus-related exposures.

Jun 26 At Fish-Johnson Insurance We Insure Everything under the rainbow.


At Fish-Johnson Insurance we insure everything under the rainbow.  Call us at 319-233-3335 to discuss all your insurance needs.

Jun 19 Happy Father's Day


Thank you for all the ways you go above and beyond every day for your family.  On behalf of all of us at the agency, we wish you a Happy Father’s Day.

Jun 05 Smart Cameras, Baby Monitors Vulnerable to Hackers


If you use baby monitors or wireless cameras, you are at risk for being hacked by cybercriminals.

May 22 Memorial Day - Remember & Honor


To all the first responders, nurses, doctors, health care workers and those that gave their lives to protect this great nation – we remember, honor, and thank you for your service.

May 08 Happy Mother's Day


Mothers – You’ve Been Keeping the Family Together During These Trying Times.

Apr 17 Scams During COVID-19


Millions of Americans are working at home, holding virtual meetings, educating their children, and communicating with family and friends.  But are you exposing yourself to the latest scams.

Apr 07 Fish-Johnson Insurance Achieves "Preferred" Level at West Bend


West Bend Insurance Company recently recognized Fish-Johnson Insurance Agency as achieving their “Preferred” level of recognition in the company’s Preferred Partners agency awards program.  The Preferred Award achievement level is based on the agencies profitability, growth and West Bend’s position within the agency.  Fish-Johnson Insurance has been recognized for such an award in each of the last two years. This award earned Fish-Johnson a trip to Nashville, Tenn., however the trip has been canceled due to the Coved 19 virus.  Fish-Johnson has represented West Bend Insurance since 1990.

Mar 27 Working at Home - Here's Some Tips


Ann Henry, who has worked at home for over 11 years, wrote an article for Gossip That Matters, to offer tips for workers new to working remotely.  Here is her advice.

Mar 24 OSHA 300A & The Coronavirus Brochure


OSHA has reminded employers of their reporting requirements for workers with coronavirus, and provided guidance as to how to complete the form.  In addition, they created a brochure, “Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19”, which you can download.  If you need any assistance, please contact us at the agency.

Mar 13 Coronavirus Prevention Tips


Here are five things to remember to help protect yourself from becoming infected with the coronavirus. Follow flu prevention tips.

Mar 06 Change Your Clocks on Sunday


Daylight Saving Time begins Sunday, March 8th.  So set your clocks forward one hour to “spring ahead”, which means you lose one hour of sleep. 

Feb 28 March 2nd Deadline for Form 300A


The deadline for employers to electronically submit their 2019 Summary of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses is due March 2nd.  To determine if your business, with 20-249 employees, is required to submit this form, use this link.

Feb 26 Workers' Compensation Drug Formulary Model Adopted


To combat the opioid crisis and lower drug costs, the National Council of Insurance Legislators adopted the Worker’s Compensation Drug Formulary Model Act.  The purpose of the act is to establish a drug formulary for use in states’ workers’ compensation systems in order to facilitate the safe and appropriate use of prescription drugs in the treatment of work-related injury and occupational diseases.  Each state will use this framework to establish their own policy.

Feb 14 Happy Valentine's Day - Buying Jewelry


If you are planning on giving jewelry, we recommend you have it appraised, and then call us so we can protect it with the right insurance.  February is also National Heart Month.  We encourage you and your loved ones to schedule a check-up to help fight against cardiovascular illnesses and disorders.

Feb 07 Wear Red Today


Wear Red Day is dedicated to raising awareness about heart disease in our communities.  Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States.  Pledge to be more active to protect your heart by moving more, eating healthy, managing stress, not smoking, and getting quality sleep.

Jan 31 Is a home security system worth the investment?


Besides providing you with peace of mind, home security systems can help with:

Jan 24 Are you guilty of password passivity


Cybercriminals are hacking both individuals and corporations every minute of every day.  One area they love is cracking passwords.

Jan 17 Clean Out Your Inbox Week


Next week is Clean Out Your Inbox.  It is a great time to start 2020 with an organized inbox.  Here are some ideas as to how to sort and file all those pesky emails.

Jan 10 Want to Know What the Top Pick Ups Were for 2019?


According to Statista, the top selling pick up trucks were:

Jan 03 Review Your Employee Handbook


As we start 2020, it is a great time to review and update your Employee Handbook.  With the advent of ransomware and cyber breaches, it is important to communicate to your employees the procedures to be followed as it relates to electronic communications.

Dec 27 Planning on Hosting a New Year's Eve party?


Everyone is excited to attend your New Year’s Eve Party – but are you ready?  Erie Insurance prepared a list of eight tips to help you and your guests have a safe New Year’s Eve event.

Dec 20 Annual List of the 10 Worst Toys of 2019


As you are preparing to finalize your gift-giving, take a look at this list of toys that you should avoid giving according to the 47thannual report by World Against Toys Causing Harm (WATCH):

Dec 13 10 Things To Do To Close Out Your Year


As we start to wind down the year, it’s a perfect time to take action on these ten tasks:

Dec 06 Planning an Employee Holiday Party?


Planning on a holiday party for your employees?  Here are some suggestions from Katie Kuehner-Hebert, courtesy of NU Property Casualty 360.

Nov 29 Black Friday Safety Tips


In-store Shopping:

Nov 15 National Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day


National Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day is observed annually on November 15. Get together a soap and hot water filled bucket, disinfectant, a sponge and a garbage bag, and you are ready for the day!

Nov 08 Veterans Day on the 11th


As we come together as a nation to celebrate Veterans Day, take a moment to remember friends, family members and colleagues who served in our military.  It is thanks to them that we live in the home of the free and the brave. Also, it is a great time to hire a vet.

Nov 01 Daylight Savings Time Ends


Don’t forget: Daylight Savings Time ends for much of the United States at 2AM Sunday November 3rd.

Oct 26 Buying Flood Insurance - Questions to Ask


Flooding conditions can continue through the winter months. You might be considering a flood insurance policy but don’t know what questions to ask.  This post from FEMA should be helpful.

Oct 18 Is Your Business Continuity Plan Up to Date?


As the international community celebrated ShakeOut Day to promote earthquake resiliency and preparedness, now is the time to review your established business continuity plans or create an appropriate plan if you don’t have one.

Oct 11 October is Crime Prevention Month


According to Alarms.org, every 13 seconds a burglary occurs.  Two thirds of the 2.5 million burglaries were home break-ins. 

Oct 10 Fish-Johnson Insurance Achieves Premier Level


West Bend Insurance recently recognized the Fish-Johnson Insurance Agency as achieving the “Premier” level of their Agency Awards Program.  This recognition earned Fish-Johnson Insurance a trip to Chicago where they participated in West Bend’s celebration of their 125th year in business.

Sep 12 September is Life Awareness Month


Life Happens, a non-profit organization, has an entire website devoted to life insurance. September is Life Awareness Month and you will find calculators to assist in determining the insurance coverage you need, along with helpful videos and educational pieces.  Go to https://lifehappens.org to find out what you need to protect your family and then call the agency to discuss.

Aug 30 History of Labor Day


Labor Day, celebrated the first Monday in September, pays tribute to the contributions and achievements of American workers.  It was created by the labor movement in the late 19thcentury and became a federal holiday in 1894 by Grover Cleveland.  Labor Day weekend also symbolizes the end of summer.

Aug 26 Fish-Johnson Insurance Receives Recognition from SAFECO


Safeco Insurance Company has recognized Fish-Johnson Insurance Agency, as a Safeco Elite agency based upon outstanding performance and commitment to serve its customers as a trusted advisor.

Aug 23 Driver Safety in School Zones


Last week’s post dealt with child safety, today we’d like to provide tips for drivers in a school zone.  Please review and be prepared for back to school traffic.

Aug 16 Going Back to School


Getting your children ready to start school is a perfect opportunity to review keeping them safe. 

Aug 09 August 12-18 is Safe & Sound Week


Safe & Sound Week is a nationwide event held each August that recognizes the successes of workplace safety and health programs and offers information and ideas on how to keep American’s workers safe.

Jul 19 Safety Tips for Warm-Weather Work


Employees should understand the factors that lead to heat susceptibility.  With temperatures rising, it is a good time to review.

Jul 05 Grill Safety


Lots of barbecues are happening this weekend.  It’s is no better time to pass along some grill safety tips to make sure your party is fun and incident free.  Here are some statistics to illustrate the point.

Jun 28 RV Safety


Getting ready to explore the US in your RV.  Take a look at these safety tips provided by Property Casualty 360 to ensure you have a wonderful risk-free trip.

Jun 21 First Day of Summer


Today is the first day of summer and the longest day of the year.  Your children are out of school, and vacation plans are underway.  Get prepared for summer by following these maintenance tips provided by Heather Turner from Property/Casualty 360:

Jun 14 Happy Father's Day


To all the fathers we hope you have a great weekend.  May you enjoy the celebrations of Father’s Day with your children and father.  We send warm greetings to you all.

Jun 07 Teen Drivers & Summer Driving


School is wrapping up for the year, and teen drivers are ready to hit the road this summer.

May 31 Hurricane Season Starts June 1st


Hurricane Season officially begins June 1st.  This Spring has been tumultuous with weather activities such as tornadoes, heavy rain and flooding. Now, Hurricane Season is here and experts predict 13 named storms. While activity is slow in the beginning of the season, now is the time to purchase a flood policy to protect your home or business from the devasting effects of water and flooding.  Remember, It takes 30-days for a policy to take effect.

May 24 Memorial Day


Please take a moment this weekend to honor all those who have served and died for our country.  It is because of them that we enjoy the freedoms we have.  Happy Memorial Day!

May 17 Cyber Drills - Minimize Risk


Most companies will suffer a cyberattack at some point. Making a plan and practicing for a cyber event can help minimize risk and expedite recovery.

May 07 National Small Business Week


As a small businessowner, it is difficult to keep up to date with the latest topics and issues.  The SBA is offering a free online conference hosted by the US Small Business Administration and SCORE.  For today and tomorrow you can register and attend all or pick and choose the sessions you wish to attend.

May 03 Car Care Tips


Spring is here and what better time to tackle the job of checking your car for any winter weather damage.

Apr 26 Contractors & Water Damage


Zurich has presented a series of innovative tools to help contractors prevent water damage on a construction site.

Apr 19 Happy Easter!


On behalf of all of us at Fish-Johnson Insurance, we wish you a Happy Easter!

Apr 12 Spring Lawn & Garden Checklist


Gardner’s Edge has been assisting homeowners and avid gardeners since 2005. Follow their spring checklist to ensure a healthy, lush lawn and garden this season!

Apr 05 Flooding This Spring


Flooding is a coast-to-coast threat to parts of the United States nearly every day of the year.  The National Weather Service has created a site to help keep you safe in a flood event.

Mar 29 Spring Cleaning Checklist


Make these 15 preventative maintenance tips part of your spring cleaning to-do list this year

Mar 22 March Winds


Weather has a definite impact on your home.  March typically signifies the start of destructive spring weather patterns, such as hail, tornadoes, wind, and lightning according to HVAC Investigators.  Over $2 billion in damages have been paid out by insurers.

Mar 15 Businesses Using Chatbots in 2019


2019 is predicted to see an increase in the number of businesses using chat bots. 

Mar 08 Daylight Savings Time Arrives


Don’t forget that Daylight Savings Time kicks in on Sunday. You need to move your clocks ahead an hour. There goes an hour of sleep. But, you can feel safer that children will be leaving for school in daylight rather than in the dark.

Mar 01 Looking for a dependable car?


According to J.D. Power, the top rated overall vehicle dependability brands are:

Feb 22 Flood Insurance - Why You Need It!


No matter where you live, water causes severe damage.  With winter thaw, flooding is more than possible. However, flood insurance is not part of your standard homeowners insurance.  

Feb 15 Cold Weather Playing Havoc


Cold temperatures across the United States have caused consumers havoc both in their homes and in their cars.

Feb 08 Valentine's Day - Buying Jewelry?


If you are considering buying jewelry for Valentine’s Day, here are five tips from Anne D’Innocenzio of The Associated Press.  

Feb 01 Super Bowl - Have Fun But Be Careful


If you are celebrating the Super Bowl at a restaurant or sports bar, we’d like you to be safe. Remember to plan ahead for safe transportation if you are planning to drink.  Be careful with your credit card information, as with all the activities, identity theft rings are working to steal your information, and finally, with lots of people in one location, it is important that you know where the exits are.

Jan 25 Small Business-Regulatory Issues


To keep your business compliant in 2019, here are ten regulatory issues to watch out for:

Jan 18 Corporations Top Concerns


According to a recent survey conducted by Allianz in their annual Risk Barometer, the top perils to corporations are cyber incidents along with business interruption events.  In addition, workforce skill shortages and legislative/regulatory changes rank as key concerns.

Jan 11 5 Homeowner's Resolutions for 2019


To assist you in protecting your home in 2019, here are five tips to help prevent a claim.

Jan 04 Prepare Your Business for 2019


It is a fact that 25% of small businesses never reopen after a catastrophe. Here is a simple checklist to start 2019 with a good disaster-prep program:

Dec 28 New Year's Safety Tips


With New Year’s Eve approaching, here are a few things to consider as you get ready to party:

Dec 21 Holiday Safety Tips #3: Last Minute Shopping


Here are some safety tips to follow when you are shopping at the holidays:

Dec 14 Holiday Safety Tips #2: Hazardous Toys


If you are giving toys this season, here are ten toys that WATCH (World Against Toys Causing Harm) suggest you avoid:

Dec 07 Holiday Safety Tips #1


Holiday Season is a special time of year. And with it comes careless and vulnerability to theft and other holiday crime. For the month of December, we will post a series of safety precautions to help insure you have a wonderful holiday. Our Tip #1 features Shopping at Malls. 

Dec 03 Thank You For Visiting Us


We would like to thank all of our valued clients who stopped by in the month of November for our Open House. We were happy that over 150 of you were able to see the new office and sign up for the raffle.

Nov 30 Fireplace Holiday Preparation


With the holidays, we want to feature our fireplaces with holiday decorations.  Here are a few tips to keep your safe this holiday season.

Nov 26 Cyber Monday is Here


Cyber Monday is expected to set new online records with a 17.5% increase from last year or $7.7 billion in sales. If you are one of the millions shopping online, here are some safety tips to follow:

Nov 16 Holiday Cooking Safety Tips


Here are some cooking safety tips to follow as you get ready for Thanksgiving:

Nov 09 Thanking Our Veterans on Veteran's Day


Twenty-five million veterans are living among us today.  These men and women selflessly set aside their civilian lives to put on the uniform and serve us.  On behalf of all the members of our agency, we want to say “thank you” to all our Veterans.

Nov 02 Daylight Savings Ends


Sunday, November 4th, is the end of Daylight Savings Time.  What does that mean, you gain an hour of sleep?  So don’t forget to turn your clocks back an hour before going to be on Saturday, November 3rd.

Oct 19 Are your wedding rings insured?


Couples spend thousands of dollars on their wedding rings.  Did you know that your renter’s and homeowner’s insurance has limits? Most policies only pay out a maximum of $1,500 to $2,500, a fraction of what you might have spent.

Oct 12 Renovations


How They Affect Your Homeowners Premium

Oct 05 Falls Drive Up Construction Workers' Comp Costs


More than 30% of workers’ compensation claims stem from construction sites are the results of falls from elevated surfaces according to Nationwide Mutual Insurance.

Oct 01 Fish-Johnson Recognized as Elite Agency by SAFECO


Safeco Insurance Company has recognized Fish-Johnson Insurance Agency, as a Safeco Elite agency based upon outstanding performance and commitment to serve its customers as a trusted advisor.

Sep 14 Safety Driving Tips in School Zones


With children back in school, now is a good time to remind you about safety tips in a school zone.

Sep 11 September is National Preparedness Month


Emergencies can create a variety of hazards for workers in the impacted area. Preparing before an emergency incident plays a vital role in insuring that employers and workers have the necessary equipment, know where to go, and know how to keep themselves safe when an emergency occurs. These Emergency Preparedness and Response pages supplied by OSHA can  provide information on how to prepare and train for emergencies and the hazards to be aware of when an emergency occurs. The pages provide information for employers and workers across industries, and for workers who will be responding to the emergency. Go to https://www.osha.gov/SLTC/emergencypreparedness/index.html for specific plans for tornadoes, floods, wildfires, and hurricanes.

Aug 31 Attention T-Mobile Users - Data Breach


On August 20, 2018, T-Mobile contacted their customers to alert them of an unauthorized person accessing certain personal information.  The data that was compromised was name, phone number, email address, account number, and type.

Aug 24 Do You Know What the Most Costly Home Property Damages Are?


These five causes of home damage were identified by the Travelers in their recent report which tracked claims from 2009 to 2016.

Aug 17 Cyber Protection is More Than Insurance


No matter what your business, cyber-attacks are an increasingly common occurrence. They not only affect the Internet, but also attack your core business systems. In addition to your cyber liability coverage, you need to implement risk management support. 

Aug 10 Back to School


August is Back to School Safety Month.  With the new school year about to start, it’s a good time to remind motorists to be extra careful at all times.  Here are some safety reminders for drivers:

Aug 03 Take the Pledge


What are the 100 deadliest days for teens?  It’s from Memorial Day to Labor Day, when accidents among teens drivers spike by 15%. Join the millions who have pledged to drive distraction free.  From checking emails to posting on social media - all of it can wait.

Jul 27 Going Boating?


8 Things to Leave Behind

Jul 20 Food Safety


During the Summer Months

Jul 13 Preventing Worksite Fatigue


According to a recent survey by the National Safety Council, 32% of reported injuries and near-misses are due to fatigued employees.

Jul 06 Check Your Deck


For Summer Safety

Jun 29 Business Continuity


Are You Prepared?

Jun 22 Small Business Optimism Nears 45-Year High


In May, Small Business Optimism rose to 107.8 - the second highest level in the 45-year survey history according to JobCreators.  Income increases hit a 45-year high with a net 35 percent reporting raises for their employees, while positive sales trends are at the highest since 1995.  Business expansion plans are the most robust in survey history. 

Jun 15 Thinking of Buying a Motorcycle?


You will need to consider obtaining coverage for your motorcycle.  While you can easily add it to your personal auto policy, there might be a better way to provide protection due to numerous gaps in coverage since auto policies were not designed with motorcycles in mind.

Jun 08 Adding a dog to the family


Breeds that are not Family-Friendly

Jun 01 Ways to Maintain Your Home


And Prevent Losses

May 25 Keep Safe


During This Memorial Day Weekend

May 18 Mobile Device Threats


According to Michael Ogden in his recent article in PropertyCasualty 360, there are five mobile devise threats and how to prevent them.

May 04 Support Local Business


This Weekend

Apr 20 Beware the latest Medicare scam


The Coalition Against Insurance Fraud is warning seniors of an identity-theft scam targeting Medicare recipients.

Apr 13 Tax Day


April 17th is right around the corner and that is when we submit our tax filings to our state and federal government. Tax deductions can help you cut down your 2017 tax bill.

Apr 06 April is Stress Awareness Month


Since 1992, April has been designated as Stress Awareness Month.  According to the American Institute of Stress, about 90% of all visits to primary care physicians are for stress related disorders, ranging from stomach trouble to heart disease.  Job related stress costs American businesses about $150 billion a year.

Mar 30 Data Breach at Orbitz


Do you use Orbitz to book your travel?  If so, you might be one of over 880,000 payment card number and related information exposed to a data breach.  These were two breaches which occurred:

Feb 23 Malicious Cyber Activity


Costs US up to $109 billion in 2016

Feb 19 February is Insurance Career Month


Have you considered a career in insurance?  It’s more than a job, it’s more than “selling” – it’s about working with a client to provide them with the very best insurance coverage to meet their needs and mitigate their risks. It’s a rewarding career.

Feb 09 Winter Flooding and Its Effect


Throughout the coldest months of the year, winter flooding is a country-wide risk.

Feb 02 Groundhog Day


Will Spring Be Far Behind?  Not according to Phil!

Jan 19 Cold & Flu Prevention


In the Workplace

Jan 12 Start the New Year


With Safety Checks

Dec 29 Happy New Year!


On behalf of all of us at the agency we want to wish you a Happy New Year!  Be careful this week-end when driving; and, if you are planning on drinking, please have a designated driver.

Dec 14 2017 Ten Most Hazardous Toys


The non-profit, World Against Toys Causing Harm, has released its 2017 list of the ten most hazardous toys. W.A.T.C.H. says consumers buying toys on the Internet are already at a disadvantage, as they are unable to touch and physically inspect a toy and its packaging at the time of sale for more obvious hazards. In some cases, limited product information on e-commerce sites can lead to misinformed, and potentially dangerous, consumer toy purchases.

Dec 08 Holiday Decoration Safety Tips


The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission issued a Holiday Decoration Safety Tips Flyer and here are some tips to keep in mind as you decorate your home and business for the holidays:

Dec 01 Holiday cyber security tips


To ensure safe holiday online shopping

Nov 03 Daylight Savings Time to Standard Time


Change Your Clocks on Sunday

Oct 27 Trick or Treat Safety Tips


Here are some tips to get ready for Halloween to insure you have a safe outing.

Oct 20 Tree Maintenance & Care


Fall is a great time to prepare the trees on your property for winter.  The trees in your yard can enhance your property, provide shade and offer abundant environmental benefits. However, trees can also pose a safety hazard to your family and your home if they are not properly inspected and maintained.

Oct 14 Fall Driving Tips


Being prepared for fall’s inclement weather and hazardous driving challenges is half the battle.

Oct 06 The Ultimate 8 Fall Maintenance Tips


With spring cleaning far behind, and summer fun all but over, it’s time to start fall home maintenance.  Fall is the perfect time to perform important maintenance to your home so you’re not caught in the middle of winter with a drafty house or a malfunctioning heater.  We’ve compiled the top eight fall home maintenance tips, along with what you can do to ensure your home stays warm and comfortable this winter.

Sep 29 Disaster Preparedness


With National Preparedness month wrapping up, it’s a good time, in light of the hurricanes and storms, to remind you to prepare.  One project to consider is a Family Communication Plan.

Sep 15 Child Passenger Safety


September 17 to 23rd

Sep 01 Labor Day


We want to take the opportunity to celebrate Labor Day by dedicating our prayers and resources to the people in Texas as they deal with the devastation from Hurricane Harvey.

Aug 25 Back-to-School Safety Checklist


School is starting and is your child ready?  Keeping him/her safe from injury is extremely important.  To assist you, we have provided a Safety Checklist from the National Safety Council which speaks to walking to school, riding a bike to school, riding the bus, and then school safety tips such as back-pack related injuries and preventing playground injuries.

Aug 18 Solar Eclipse Safety


We are set for unique experience on Monday, August 21st –  a total coast-to-coast solar eclipse. During that time, the sun will be blocked for two minutes and create eerie diamond rings of light, weather permitting.  So, if you are watching on tv or seeing it in person, you should be awed. 

Aug 10 Safety Items for Back to School


You received your list of supplies your child needs to go back to school. Here are some safety items you might consider adding to your list.  Each is designed to provide immediate ways to protect your child from unwanted attention.

Aug 04 Family Fun Month


August is Family Fun Month and keeping everyone safe while enjoying the outdoors can be challenging.  Here are some safety tips to ensure you have a wonderful experience from the NYSPCC. Practice water, sun, bike, barbecue, and fire safety.  To read the entire article, click here.

Jul 14 Watercraft Thefts


Recreational boating continues to grow in both popularity and in risk.  Boats are on the lakes, in the ocean, and on the rivers, all during the summer. 

May 26 Remembering on Memorial Day


As we enjoy this weekend with our friends and family, let us take a moment to remember those heroes who have given their lives, who have served, or who are serving, to protect our precious freedom. They are our true heroes. On behalf of all of us at Eustis Insurance & Benefits, we wish you a Happy Memorial Da