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GLASCOCK & MEENAN INSURANCE BLOG

  • 10 Tips to Taking Great Photos with Your Smartphone
    Michael Kelly A great moment photographed will always make for a great photograph. It doesn’t matter what the image resolution,...
  • Safeguard your business from data breaches
    If you’re like many small business owners, when you hear the words “data breach” you think of the highly...
  • PREPARING YOUR VEHICLE FOR WINTER
    With winter's cold air and precipitation already beginning to show up across the United States, now is a good...
  • WINTER PREPARATION: A CHECKLIST FOR YOUR HOME
    Winter can be very tough on a home, especially if you have not taken the necessary steps to prepare...
  • The History of New Year’s Resolutions and Ideas for Creating Your Own
    Michael Kelly and Sarita Harbour A new year is upon us. With that comes the opportunity for a fresh start...
  • Why Hands-Free Devices May Still Distract Drivers
    Nancy Mann Jackson Think your Bluetooth or other hands-free technology makes it safer to use your cell phone while driving?...
  • 5 Cool Tips for Heating Your Home Safely
    Alaina Tweddale One cold January day, Mark Scott brought his teenagers into the backyard, struck a match to their old,...
  • 9 Ways to Minimize Holiday Fire Risks
    Johnna Kaplan The winter holidays are beloved for the warmth and light they bring to a cold, dark season. But...
  • How Distracted Driving Can Increase Your Premium
    Emily Guy Birken Most drivers are aware of the dangers of driving while distracted. However, something that many drivers do...
  • Finding Your Best Used Car Bargain
    Nancy Dunham It’s still a golden time to buy a used car thanks in large part to the number of...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...