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GLASCOCK & MEENAN INSURANCE BLOG

  • 7 Tips to Prevent Your Pup from Becoming a Liability When Renting
    PIPPA ELLIOTT Finding a decent rental property isn't easy, and it's especially hard when one of your family is four-legged....
  • Finding the Best Commercial Auto Insurance
    (Because your business is going places) Chances are your business doesn't operate on magical teleportation travel yet. It requires the...
  • Have You Talked to Your Pets Lately? There's an App for That
    JENNIFER DIGIOVANNI Have you ever wondered who's really responsible for all those socks and shoes that go missing while you're...
  • The Car Insurance Cheat Sheet
    (The nuts and bolts of finding the right coverage) MAGGIE TIEDE It doesn’t matter if you drive a rust bucket or...
  • Winter Flooding: Know Your Risk and How to Prepare and Respond
    Kathy Simpson   When most people hear the word “flood,” they think of rivers overflowing their banks in the springtime and...
  • Valuable Items Blanket Coverage: Lavish Gifts Deserve Protection as Special as They Are
    Mike Kelly The most valuable possession that you own is probably your home. It’s also one of the most vulnerable....
  • Do You Have Any of These 10 Home Fire Hazards Where You Live?
    Emily Guy Birken Most homeowners know the drill for reducing the risk of a house fire: They keep a smoke...
  • 3 Tips for Prepping Your Boat for Winter
    Now that autumn is upon us, it’s time to think about preparing your boat to brave the winter. By...
  • It’s Turkey Time! The Benefits and Drawbacks of Eating Turkey
    Roasted Turkey Breast. This Thanksgiving, there’s a lot to be thankful for. And if you’re one of the 250,000,000 people...
  • 20 THANKSGIVING FUN FACTS THAT WILL TOTALLY IMPRESS THE KIDS
    BY KIM GRUNDY Did you know that turkey wasn't even served at the first Thanksgiving and that the Pilgrims didn’t...
  • 24 Thanksgiving Games to Entertain the Kids While You Cook
    Priorities, people! BY WOMAN'S DAY STAFF Nothing will distract the kids while you cook Thanksgiving dinner better than a slew of competitive games. The...
  • How to Host a Disaster-Free Thanksgiving
    Thanksgiving is one of America’s favorite holidays. Every year, millions of people across the nation take to the roads, rails and...
  • Seven Habits That Science Says Increase Longevity
    Sarita Harbour As more people live well into their 90s and even surpass their 100th birthdays, scientists and researchers are...
  • How to Retire on the Road in an RV
    Emily Guy Birken Seeing America on the open road in the comfort of a recreational vehicle (RV) is a common...
  • Seven Ways to Approach Retirement Challenges
    Sally Abrahms Shortly after he retired, my friend attended a cocktail party. He had been head of a high profile...
  • 10 Unique Ideas for the Perfect Holiday Gift
    The holidays are upon us, which means purchasing thoughtful presents for our loved ones is top of mind. Whether you’re...
  • How to Cyberproof Your Smartphone
    Nancy Mann Jackson You may call it a “phone,” but that smart device in your pocket is actually a tiny...
  • The 70 Best Moving Tips
    Johnna Kaplan If you’re one of those people packing up your entire life and heading someplace new, you might be...
  • Can I Put My Car Insurance On Hold?
    Yes, you can certainly put your insurance on hold but there are some important considerations when suspending the entire...
  • A Step-by-Step Guide to Storing Your Car for the Winter
    Whether you are traveling to a warmer climate for the winter or you own a convertible or classic car...
  • What’s Your Accident Risk?
    We all want to be safer drivers, but it can be difficult to improve something if you don’t have...
  • Sommelier and wine enthusiasts selected Vault Field Vineyards In a blind taste test!
    In a blind taste test of select wines from 14 wineries, a panel of a professional sommelier and wine...
  • The 5 Biggest Financial Threats to Your Small Business
    Remember, no household is free from fire risk. And risks will change over time. It’s a good idea to...
  • 14 Tips to Prepare Your Home for Fall
    Danielle Gunraj I love fall, especially early fall. Maybe it’s because the sweltering heat and the humidity of the New...
  • Distracted Driving: It’s Not Just Your Cellphone
    Distracted driving has been a matter of concern ever since the first cars rolled off the assembly line. In...
  • 5 Steps to Buying the Perfect Fixer-Upper
    (Time to take that house from drab to dream) Sara East Some people see an old home and say, “ew, grody.”...
  • Finding the Best House Plan for You
    (Before you go swinging that hammer, we should talk) Sara East  Whether you’re trying to add a fancy new west wing...
  • Crash Test Doggies: Prevent Your Pet from Becoming a Projectile
    Do you regularly put your dog in danger? If your pet travels unrestrained in any vehicle, then the answer is...
  • 18 Questions to Ask References Before Hiring a New Employee
    Anne Shaw Before you sign a contract with a third-party logistics provider or even with a new cleaning service, you...
  • Do I Need Business Liability Insurance for My Small Business?
    Michael Kelly Many small business owners wonder whether or not they need business liability insurance. The quick answer is: You...
  • 7 Things You Should Know About Insurance Deductibles
    Have you ever wondered how deductibles work when it comes to homeowners and auto insurance? Many people do –...
  • The 5 Most Important Financial Decisions Entrepreneurs Face
    Business owners are responsible for a number of tough decisions, from the fine tuning of an initial business plan...
  • 7 Surprising Dangers of Driving with Pets
    What do your dog, your cell phone, and a hamburger have in common? Answer: They are all potentially lethal distractions...
  • 7 Tips to Prevent Your Pup from Becoming a Liability When Renting
    Finding a decent rental property isn't easy, and it's especially hard when one of your family is four-legged. Owning...
  • Hunting Safety
    As hunting season comes to a head, many professionals are gearing up to find game for the holidays. Whether...
  • Fire Prevention: Rare Fires That Have Happened
    The possibility of a fire starting in an unusual way is a lot more common than one might think....
  • Is Your Dog the Subject of Prejudice?
    Pit Bull Prejudice: Why You Need Pet Liability Insurance is Your Dog the Subject of Prejudice? Do people cross the road...
  • Protecting Your Business With Surety and Fidelity Bonds
    When it comes to securing your business and its activities, one important issue to include — as you consider...
  • The Basics of Business Insurance for Small Business Owners
    Risk comes with the territory when you run a small business. Negative cash flow, personnel issues, accidents on your...
  • 7 Things You Should Know About Insurance Deductibles
    Have you ever wondered how deductibles work when it comes to homeowners and auto insurance? Many people do – this...
  • When the Fire’s Below, How Do You Escape from Above
    You live in a multi-story home. Some or all of the bedrooms are located on the upper floor. If...
  • Keith Meenan, President of Glascock & Meenan Insurance Agency (right), presents a $5000.00 check
    Keith Meenan, President of Glascock & Meenan Insurance Agency (right), presents a $5000.00 check to Bill Freesland, Chairman of...
  • The Best Time of Day to Make Critical Business Decisions
    There’s a truth behind the phrase, “sleep on it.” As a small business owner, every decision you make impacts...
  • What To Do Before, During And After A Hurricane
    Hurricanes can leave you vulnerable to major losses, as most home and business insurance policies will not cover flooding...
  • Disasters Happen. Prepare Now. Learn How.
    Disasters Happen. Prepare Now. Learn How.
  • Don't get scammed when renting a residence
    When searching for a rental property - whether it is for vacation or your home - you can't help...
  • Ways to Avoid a House Fire
    The thought of all your belongings literally going up in flames is a frightening one indeed, but every year,...
  • Know Before you Go: Car Care Tips for College Students
    By performing routine maintenance on your vehicle, you can decrease your chances of getting into an accident, which in...
  • Win a free T-Shirt!
    Win a free T-Shirt! As your agent, I want to be sure I’m taking care of your insurance needs. If...
  • Our phone lines are working again!
    Our phone lines are working again, just give us a shout if we missed your call yesterday!
  • Our phone lines are down!
    August 28, 2018: Our phone lines are down due to construction in the area. Please contact us by email, thanks!
  • More Women Ascending Business Owner Ladder
    Historically, both in the United States and elsewhere, men have represented the majority of the labor force. However, as...
  • National Golf Month!
    Why Do Dimples Help A Golf Ball? The reason for golf balls having dimples is to do with drag. The...
  • Compliment your Agent
    Mr. Meenan, I'm sending you this email to compliment your agent, Susan Strickland.    I spoke to Susan yesterday about uncertainty...
  • The 5 Hardest Things About Working from Home in My Slippers
    ANGELA TAGUE What could possibly be difficult about working in the comfort of my own home each day? My commute...
  • Small Business Nightmare: My Career Almost Went Up in Smoke!
    ANGELA TAGUE Every small business person dreams of the project that will catapult them to the next level in their...
  • 12 Aha! Ideas for Keeping Your Home Cool This Summer
    Keeping your home cool in the summer can be a challenge at best. Here we’ve compiled 12 of the...