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GLASCOCK & MEENAN INSURANCE BLOG

  • Learn More About Car Theft Prevention
    Kathy Simpson Was Your Car Broken Into? After having decreased for 23 years in a row, the number of stolen vehicles...
  • 4 Tips for Space Heater Safety
    When the weather starts to drop, staying warm often becomes a priority. From plush blankets to heavy-duty sweaters, those...
  • 6 Ideas to Cut Heating Costs This Winter
    The cost of heating and cooling accounts for 42% of energy use in a typical home in the United States, and...
  • 5 Car Features That Will Soon Be Standard
    Justin Stoltzfus Car manufacturers are selling a lot of cars worldwide, Statista reports total 2016 sales at over 76 million and projecting...
  • Preparing Your Fleet for Winter
    When fleet vehicles are not available for use, your company can experience a trickle-down effect. You may have to...
  • Safest and Most Dangerous States for Pedestrians
    Emily Guy Birken Generally, we don’t think of walking as a hazardous activity, but pedestrians are vulnerable any time foot traffic and vehicular...
  • Don’t Help Crooks Steal Your Car
    Jordan Perch After having decreased for 23 years in a row, the number of stolen vehicles increased in 2015*. According...
  • Renting Out Your House or Investment Property: 10 Things to Consider
    Investing in a rental property to become a landlord could be a smart way to generate extra income for...
  • Safeguard Your Business with a Distracted Driving Policy
    Employees who drive during the course of their work may also drive up their employer’s risk factors if they...
  • Four Steps to Safer Drivers
    If you want a safe fleet, start with safe drivers. Studies have shown, again and again, that your drivers are...
  • 6 Considerations Before Joining a Nonprofit Board
    It may be the last thing you are thinking about when you volunteer on the board of a nonprofit,...
  • How Does Cyber Insurance Work?
    The cost of dealing with a data breach goes beyond repairing databases, strengthening security procedures or replacing lost laptops....
  • 3 Steps for Data Assessment, Inventory & Classification
    Know Your Data and How to Protect It. Because businesses and organizations collect many different types of information, to help...
  • Boost Your Cyber IQ [Tool]
    Boost Your Cyber IQ Click to take the test!
  • 9 Key Elements of a Data Security Policy
    While the conversation around the water cooler may be about the latest cyber breach, protecting your data against cyber...
  • Agribusiness Insurance
    To succeed in today's evolving agribusiness landscape doesn't just mean knowing your farm, ranch, stable or vineyard. These days,...
  • What is Personal Liability Insurance Coverage?
    Personal Liability insurance is about financial protection - for you and your family. The personal liability coverage within your homeowners...
  • Preparing for the Risks of 3D Printing in Manufacturing
    In applications ranging from the automotive and aerospace industries to healthcare, food and consumer goods, 3D printing can shorten...
  • Cyber Risks and Your Business [Video]
    Small and medium-sized businesses may be at the greatest risk of a cyber breach, and the least prepared to...
  • What is Personal Property Coverage?
    Personal property insurance coverage can cover your belongings, such as furniture, clothing, sporting goods or electronics, in the event...
  • 8 Elements of a Fleet Safety Program
    Fleet vehicle accidents are among the most costly of injury claims for business. The average cost of a loss...
  • Dwelling Coverage
    Dwelling coverage is a main component of a Home Insurance policy that can help pay to repair or rebuild...
  • Rental Car Insurance: Does My Insurance Cover It?
    It's a situation many of us have found ourselves in: you're at the rental car counter, checking in to...
  • Why You Need a Renters Insurance Policy
    Many renters don't realize how much they could benefit from having an insurance policy that can help protect their valuables in...
  • 5 Questions to Ask Your Insurance Rep About Renters Insurance
    While renters insurance offers broad protection for tenants, it's important for consumers to choose the policy that best suits...
  • How Does Renters Insurance Work?
    If you rent an apartment or home, you might not be thinking about insurance. After all, you don’t own...
  • How the Home Insurance Claim Process Works
    Owning a home can mean dealing with the unexpected – from a tree falling on your roof to a...
  • Information You May Need for a Homeowners Insurance Quote
    Getting a homeowners quote can only take a few minutes when you have all of your information at hand....
  • Is Your Home Insured to Its Replacement Cost?
    If you lost your home in a fire, how much would it cost to rebuild it? The answer may...
  • Three of the Most Dangerous Boating Conditions
    While spending time near water or on a boat can be an enjoyable way to spend a summer day,...
  • Should I File a Property Damage Claim? Three Questions to Help You Decide
    Homeowners insurance can protect you from the unexpected. If your home is damaged or your belongings are stolen, it...
  • 6 Home Renovations that Can Affect Your Insurance
    If you're planning a home renovation, you may want to call your insurance agent first because this decision can...
  • Saving Money on Your Homeowners Insurance
    Save money on your homeowners insurance by “bundling” when you have more than one insurance policy with a single company. This...
  • What to Do When a Disaster Is Imminent
    It can be tempting to procrastinate planning for difficult situations. Planning a party is one thing, but planning how...
  • How To Create a Home Inventory
    If you experience a disaster and need to file a claim with an insurance company, it will be extremely...
  • GENERAL DRIVING TIPS
    Something as quick and simple as putting on your seat belt or getting your windshield cleaned can mean the...
  • Driver Safety Tips for Teenagers
      Always wear your seat belt. Obey the speed limit. Going too fast gives you less time to react....
  • How to Lower Car Insurance Costs
    Having enough car insurance to cover potential losses is important for any car owner, but no one likes to spend more...
  • 10 Ways to Save on Your Car Insurance
    Car insurance is a necessary expense for many people, and there are a variety of ways to save on this...
  • Preparing Your Home and Your Family in the Event of a Wildfire
    In some areas of the United States, regions that used to have designated “wildfire seasons” are finding that these...
  • 5 Tips to Protect Your Possessions with Valuable Items Insurance Coverage
    You may think that a homeowners insurance policy provides adequate coverage for all your valuables, but policies may provide limited or...
  • Why Do You Need Wedding Insurance?
    The Wedding Protector Plan from Travelers helps couples protect their special day, which can be a significant financial investment. Hoping,...
  • What to Do If Your Identity Is Stolen
    The fastest-growing white-collar crime in the United States is identity fraud. ID fraud is when someone commits a crime...
  • Do You Need a Workplace Safety Committee
    The general purpose of a safety committee is to minimize risk as well as ensure the safety and health...
  • High-Tech Cars: What's New in Car Safety Features?
    High-tech cars are here to stay. Car safety technology is evolving quickly, bringing scores of often unpronounceable abbreviations for...
  • Driving in Fog Safely
    Fog can be one of the most dangerous weather conditions for both new and experienced drivers. Fog has the...
  • Are you driving under the influence of your phone?
    While there are many distractions on the road today, your mobile phone is one of the worst offenders. Take...
  • Dangers of Distracted Driving
    Distracted driving is any activity that could divert your attention away from the main task of driving.1 It is something...
  • Distracted Driving Statistics
    A recent study from the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute found that manual-visual tasks associated with hand-held devices, such as...
  • Distracted Driving: The Treehouse: Howard’s Unfinished Story
    Each day nine people are killed by distracted driving, leaving their stories unfinished. We honored Howard by bringing his...
  • Keep a Disaster Kit at the Ready: Here’s What It Should Include
    f you had to evacuate due to a natural disaster, you would need to take a wide range of...
  • Don't forget your FREEE CAR WASH!
    Don't forget your FREE CAR WASH! With a no-obligation insurance quote BUSINESS • HOME • AUTO Walk-ins Welcome Limit one per customer, while supplies...
  • Teen Driving Statistics
    Consider these sobering statistics on teen driving: Automobile accidents are the number one killer of our nation's youth. Drivers...
  • FREE Car Wash
    With a no-obligation insurance quote BUSINESS • HOME • AUTO Walk-ins Welcome Limit one per customer, while supplies last. 410-535-0222 45 West Dares Beach Road...
  • Apps to Help Keep Your Teen Driver Safe
    Obtaining a driver’s license is a major rite of passage for millions of young people across the country. Getting...
  • Free Car Wash!
    With a no-obligation insurance quote BUSINESS • HOME • AUTO Walk-ins Welcome Limit one per customer, while supplies last. 410-535-0222 45 West Dares Beach...
  • Emergency Preparedness Tips and Checklist for Boaters
    On the shore or out on the water, being prepared to handle an emergency situation is one of the...