7 Ways to Protect Yourself from Identity Theft

Posted by Deb May on Feb 23, 2017 11:18:00 AM

According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics, Massachusetts ranks 18th in the nation for instances of identity theft. New Hampshire and Rhode Island come in at 9th and 11th respectively. It seems we're being constantly bombarded with threats - at home on our computers or phones and while shopping at our favorite stores. You think you're being careful and know not to fall for the calls from the "IRS", but identity thieves are getting quite sophisticated. Here are seven key areas where the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) suggests you keep your guard up.

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Topics: disaster planning, identity theft

Why businesses should protect themselves with earthquake insurance

Posted by Jim Pietro on May 1, 2012 5:08:45 AM

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Topics: Jim's Blog, disaster planning, business insurance, earthquake insurance

Are you prepared for a homeowner insurance claim?

Posted by Jim Pietro on Apr 30, 2012 7:46:00 AM

Imagine for a moment what happens to a family whose home is destroyed by a fire, hurricane, tornado or other disaster. As they survey the ruins, they find it difficult to remember all of their possessions. Or supposing a woman comes home from work to find that her jewelry box has been stolen. Would she be able to recall exactly what was inside? And even if she remembered that her mother's engagement ring was among the missing items, would she be able to document its value or even prove that it had been in her possession?   Jim

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Topics: home inventory, Jim's Blog, disaster planning, replacement cost, insurance claim, home insurance

Why Small Business Owners Need Business Interruption Insurance

Posted by Jim Pietro on Jun 28, 2011 11:29:15 AM

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Topics: Jim's Blog, disaster planning, business interruption insurance, business insurance

Why every business needs a crisis plan

Posted by Jim Pietro on Apr 22, 2011 12:56:09 PM

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Topics: Jim's Blog, business crisis plan, disaster planning, business insurance

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