Wednesday, January 4, 2017
When it comes to hiring an employee vs. contractor, which is the
best way to go? The answer can be tricky. There are benefits to
hiring both types of workers, but there are some legal risks as
Sunday, January 1, 2017
How is marriage different for partners who marry later in life? You
could be more set in your ways, financially and otherwise. This can
be a good thing, if you’re financially secure and begin...
Tuesday, December 20, 2016
State Farm, which insures one of every three vehicles in Illinois,
has just imposed its largest single rate hike in 14 years. Drivers
insured by the Bloomington-based giant saw their rates jump,...
Thursday, December 15, 2016
From 30-way adjustable seats to a pickup bed that can turn itself
into a giant audio speaker, here’s a look at the latest high-tech
automotive systems coming to dealers’ showrooms for the 2017...
Tuesday, December 6, 2016
As you know, many contractors in fields such as landscaping and
road work also provide winter services (such as snow removal) to
supplement their off-season income. If you’re considering this
Saturday, December 3, 2016
Employees of Mphasis Corporation in New York City enjoy a few
unusual benefits. If a manager is particularly impressed with a
team member’s performance, they may give out a voucher good for a
Wednesday, November 16, 2016
When the matriarch of the Harris family died five years ago,
her home was handed down to her son. He continued to pay the
mortgage and the insurance policy, and the appropriate name changes
Thursday, August 11, 2016
Imagine it’s Friday night, just two days away for your company’s
new product launch. You’re almost there, but there’s still a lot of
work to be done with no budget left. Good thing your team...
Wednesday, August 10, 2016
HARTFORD, Conn.--Four out of 10 small businesses are likely to
experience a property or general liability claim in the next 10
years, according to an analysis of The Hartford’s small
Tuesday, August 9, 2016
Though you may find it hard to believe, the U.S. Chamber of
Commerce estimates that 75 percent of all employees steal at least
once in their lifetime, and half of those that steal do so
Monday, August 1, 2016
Are your employees lifting, pushing, pulling and carrying objects
more than they need to? According to the National Safety Council,
overexertion from manual material handling activities like these...
Monday, July 25, 2016
Keeping Toddlers Safe at Home As children grow older and are able
to move around by themselves, their curiosity increases. To prevent
toddlers from suffering an injury at home, the Home Safety...
Friday, July 22, 2016
Swimming Pool Liability Precautions Fun in the sun is even better
when you have a swimming pool in your backyard to stay cool on hot,
summer days. Despite all the entertainment that a swimming...
Thursday, July 21, 2016
What You Need to Know About Renters Insurance Renters insurance
provides financial protection against the loss or destruction of
your possessions when you rent a house or apartment. While...
Monday, July 18, 2016
Smoke Detector Maintenance Smoke detectors are one of the most
important safety devices you can install in your home to protect
your personal belongings and your family. The good news is, they
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
When A Guest Causes Damage Part of the benefit of being a homeowner
is having an intimate space to entertain friends, family and other
guests. But what happens when something goes wrong and a...
Tuesday, June 28, 2016
Airbnb estimated that over 1 million people would celebrate
the beginning of 2016 in an Airbnb rental. Many people are using
the popular option of renting out a room in a home or renting out
Friday, June 10, 2016
Live Green in Every Room in Your Home Living green, building green
and surrounding yourself with earth-friendly products minimizes the
negative impact you have on the natural world. At the same...
Monday, June 6, 2016
Night Driving 101 Did you know that the rate of traffic deaths at
night is three times greater than driving during the day? It is
more difficult to see hazards ahead on the road, and often the lack