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  • cyber security

    Cyber Security for Employees Working at Home

    Remote work has become the new norm. As a result, Security Boulevard reports that 23% of information security professionals have experienced increased cybersecurity incidents. Cybercriminals are finding new opportunities as the COVID-19 pandemic abruptly changed the way we do business. The Society for Human Resource Development (SHRM) warns that, “Remote-access technologies are exposed to more […]

    May 26, 2020

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    Riding Your Motorcycle in the Utica Area During the Shutdown

    Motorcycle season is upon us, but so is Corona-19. What should you do differently when riding during the shutdown? First, a disclaimer. You must check local and state guidelines for the latest on the current situation. So go to the websites of Oneida, Herkimer, and Madison Counties for local info. Those along with the New […]

    May 18, 2020

  • stressed dog

    How To Help Your Stressed Out Dog

    You think you’re the only one stressed being with your family 24/7? Your dog may be wondering what happened to their quiet time. After all, you and the kids are usually away from home all day. Now with the COVID-19 shutdown, the house is packed. Man’s best friend may be having a hard time adjusting. […]

    May 12, 2020

  • Happy Mother’s Day Mohawk Valley!

    Mother’s Day 2020 is this Sunday, May 10. It will be different this year for our Mohawk Valley friends and family. Most of the stores are closed. And worse, many will not be able to visit their mothers because of the COVID-19 shutdown. But it’s such an important time to honor our mothers. So we […]

    May 5, 2020

  • work at home

    How to Work Better at Home

    We thought this a good time to get advice on the new normal, working from home. Not only could most of our clients use it, but we could too! So we checked with Upwork, a community that serves freelancers who, for the most part, work from home. One of the issues people face working at […]

    April 28, 2020

  • walking covid 19

    Working From Home, Walking On Breaks

    The sun is out. It’s getting warmer. With so many working from home it will be easier for people to get outside on breaks. It might mean more pedestrians than before. And at odd times of the day. So we thought it a good idea to remind our customers and friends in the Mohawk Valley […]

    April 21, 2020

  • car insurance discounts

    Quick List of Car Insurance Discounts

    There are lots of ways to save on your car insurance. Lower rates are one. But there are also plenty of car insurance discounts available from our companies. We realize that money is an issue for many during the COVID-19 shutdown. Peoples’ incomes may be in flux. So we thought this would be a good […]

    April 14, 2020

  • covid 19 utica, ny

    For Policyholders: Important Info from NYS Dept. of Financial Services

    Dear Valued Insurance Customer, We hope that this message finds you and your family safe and healthy. These are difficult times. The New York Legislature and Department of Financial Services have been implementing emergency measures in an effort to protect insurance policyholders who have been hit with financial hardship because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Regulations […]

    April 7, 2020

  • banking charity scams

    Scam I Am: Typical Banking and Charity Scams

    Crooks are everywhere online and through the mail. And the internet has made connectivity not only a blessing, but also a curse. Transactions are so much easier now with online commerce. We forget the days it was all done by phone, mail, or personally. But the downside is that scammers can get to us from […]

    March 31, 2020

  • closed business utica ny

    What Insurance Agents May Not Be Telling Their Business Clients…But We Are

    You may be able to get premium relief NOW if your business is shutdown. Here’s how… Closing or reducing your business during this national coronavirus emergency is extremely difficult. But some insurance carriers are agreeing to adjust premiums to help businesses cope. This applies to commercial insurance policy premiums based on revenue. As you know, […]

    March 24, 2020