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GLASCOCK & MEENAN INSURANCE BLOG

  • 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...
  • Driver's Ed: Worth It or a Waste?
    In 2008, teen drivers were responsible for 6,428 fatalities on our nation’s roadways. In fact, Wayne K. Tully, Chief...
  • How To Purchase a Home: A Step-by-Step Guide
    (Because at some point, you've gotta stop looking at the picture and sighing) GREG LEWERER | May 17, 2018 You've found a home...
  • Purple Heart Day!
    Purple Heart Day! No person was ever honored for what he received. Honor has been the reward for what he...
  • 7 Surprising Dangers of Driving with Pets
    PIPPA ELLIOTT What do your dog, your cell phone, and a hamburger have in common? Answer: They are all potentially lethal...
  • Boating Safety Tips
    Boating Safety Tips Life Jackets for All Seasons Just because it’s not summer, it doesn’t mean the end of safe boating...
  • Pit Bull Prejudice: Why You Need Pet Liability Insurance
    PIPPA ELLIOTT | December 12, 2014 Is Your Dog the Subject of Prejudice? Do people cross the road to avoid your canine companion?...
  • This Is the Best Park in Every U.S. State
    By MONEY STAFF May 25, 2018 This summer, get yourself, your family, or even your pet outdoors and explore the hidden natural...
  • 10 Things You Should Know About Buying a Condo
    People choose to buy condos over single-family homes or to rent an apartment for several reasons. Whether it's the...
  • Car Depreciation: How Much Have You Lost?
    A car is by far one of the best investments you can make… if you’re looking to lose money...
  • What Car Should I Buy?
    Whether you are purchasing your first car or your 10th, shopping for a new vehicle can be both exciting...
  • 3 POOL SAFETY TIPS FOR HOMEOWNERS
    A backyard pool can be the center of summertime fun, family time, and exercise. Having a pool at home...
  • FIRE SAFETY TIPS FOR SMALL BUSINESS
    Fires can be devastating to any business, but smaller firms tend to have less cushion financially and more to...
  • HOW MUCH RANSOM WOULD YOU PAY FOR YOUR ONLINE INFORMATION?
    Information security has become one of the gravest threats facing organizations, consumers and government entities in the past decade....
  • PROTECTING YOUR BUSINESS FROM CYBERSECURITY BREACHES
    Most people see cybersecurity as something that governments and corporations have to worry about. After all, they hear about...