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24 May

Loré Baker Earns Insurance Designations and Promotion

Arthur Hall Insurance congratulates Loré Baker on achieving two new insurance designations. She has also been named the agency’s Senior Claims Advocate/Department Manager. Building upon her existing knowledge as a Claims Advocate and with an Associate in Claims (AIC) designation, Loré adds both the Associate in Insurance (AINS) and the Associate in Claims – Management (AIC – M) to her list of accomplishments. Both designations build upon a thorough knowledge of the insurance industry. As the agency’s Claims Department Manager, Lore oversees a team of claims professionals who provide service for all levels of commercial and personal lines insurance claims. The Arthur...

26 Jan

Don’t Underestimate Your Worth

Every year during the holidays, many Americans receive gifts worth $1,000 or more or splurge on one for themselves or a household member. Whether or not they consider these high-value items' implications for their home insurance has been an open question – until now. Selective Insurance recently released the results of a research study it commissioned to find the answer to that very question. The research was conducted online by The Harris Poll a few days after Christmas among over 1,700 U.S. adults who have a homeowners or renters policy (defined as policyholders throughout). It g A little over half of policyholders (53%) received...

19 Jan

The Impact of Inflation on the Commercial Insurance Market

Over the past year, inflation has become a growing concern. Inflation issues have largely resulted from a culmination of labor and supply trends brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, and they are clearly reflected within the country’s rising Consumer Price Index (CPI). According to the latest data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the CPI for all urban consumers surged by 7.9% in the last twelve months—representing the largest increase over this amount of time since 1982. Inflation issues could create a number of challenges in the commercial insurance market, affecting both insurers and their policyholders. With this in mind,...

21 Dec

Arthur Hall Insurance Helps Brighten Holidays

Arthur Hall Insurance Helps Local Non-Profit Brighten Holidays [caption id="attachment_5961" align="alignleft" width="360"] Arthur Hall Team Members Lore Baker, Nava Noles, Prepared to Thrive Executive Director, Megan Wing, Cynthia Chmelewski, Beth Stanley of Arthur Hall Insurance[/caption] Arthur Hall Insurance announced its support for Prepared to Thrive as the recipient of their holiday charity donation drive. During the holidays, communities come together to help and provide support to children and families. The agency is proud to help Prepared to Thrive’s mission of giving critical items to families facing various basic need insecurities. To this end, agency team members donated not only children’s toys, books, games,...

16 Nov

Managing End-of-Life Software

At some point, all software will reach the end of its life. This means manufacturers will no longer develop or service the product, discontinuing all technical support, upgrades, bug fixes and security fixes. As a result, end-of-life (EOL) software will have known vulnerabilities that cybercriminals can easily exploit. This article discusses the risks of continuing to use EOL software and discusses best practices for organizations to mitigate this risk. Risks of EOL Known but unmitigated vulnerabilities are among the highest cybersecurity risks. One survey found that 60% of data breaches stemmed from unpatched known vulnerabilities. Another report found that 3 of 4...

15 Nov

Give Your Chimney a Clean Sweep

Homeowners with a wood-burning fireplace or solid fuel stove or insert can protect your property and your family by having a qualified professional inspect and clean your chimney at least annually. Maintaining a chimney through an annual inspection and cleaning is critical, especially as winter approaches and temperatures drop. According to data from the Consumer Product Safety Commission, fireplaces, chimneys and flues account for a significant number of home heating fires each year. The buildup of chimney deposits is a major factor in chimney fires. Creosote, a tarry residue caused by incomplete combustion of wood, can build up in chimneys and ignite a...

14 Nov

The Importance of Two-Factor Authentication

As cyber attacks become more and more common, protecting your data is increasingly difficult. In fact, a study from Juniper Research found that by 2023, cyber criminals are expected to steal an estimated 33 billion records. In light of the growing number of cyber attacks, many companies are turning to two-factor authentication (also commonly called 2FA or multifactor authentication) to enhance their cyber security. While no cyber security method is foolproof, using two-factor authentication can add an extra layer of security to your online accounts. So how exactly does two-factor authentication work? What Is Two-factor Authentication? While complex passwords can help deter cyber...

3 Nov

Fire Pit Safety: What You Need to Know

With the cooler weather coming, you might have visions of spending brisk evenings gathered around the fire pit with your family in the backyard. A fire pit is a great way to turn your yard into a second living room, allowing you to enjoy it year-round. However, you still want to keep some home fire safety tips in mind to make the most of your fire pit. Following these will help keep your family and visitors safe and warm while they're enjoying their s'mores around the fire. Here's what you need to know about fire pit safety. What to consider when choosing a...

5 Oct

Cyber Risk Guide for Boards of Directors

Before examining what boards can do to manage cyber risk, organizations need to understand who cybercriminals are, what they want and what’s at stake. In today’s hyper-connected world, nearly every business has some form of cyber exposure. Whether you process payments or store sensitive customer information,  chances  are cybercriminals have already placed a target on your organization and are primed to strike. Arthur Hall Insurance offers this guide designed for an organization's board members to plan for and respond to cyber incidents.  Please contact one of the professional insurance advisors at Arthur Hall Insurance to discuss potential cyber risk.  ...