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Happiness – Is there an APP for that?

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Happiness vs Pleasure

News flash! 2018 is behind us and 2019 is here. Per usual, for the past two months probably all of us have offered greetings to friends, family, associates, and perfect strangers: “Happy Thanksgiving,” “Happy Hanukkah,” “Merry Christmas,” “Happy Kwanzaa,” and “Happy New Year!” As we extended these greetings, maybe we struggled with what types of gifts to consider for our loved ones, particularly our children. Perhaps we want(ed) to believe…

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Risk Management – Is Your Business Connected?

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Technology Smart Sensors Risk Management

Do you own a business? Or perhaps you serve on the risk management team for your employer? Over the years, via our blog and as a service for our John Bailey Company commercial customers, we often discuss new aspects of risk management. Considering the internet of things (IoT) is critical in all aspects of our lives, today we pose a question: Risk management – is your business connected? Predicting and…

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Children and Technology – Minding the 5 C’s

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Children and Technology - Minding the 5 C's

As 2018 winds down, many families are preparing for the December holidays. Perhaps this Thanksgiving holiday you spent time with multi-generations of your family. If so, did you notice how many kept their eyes focused on their iPhones, iPads/Tablets, or Smartphones? Did you really engage with each other or did the day pass with limited personal interaction? With this in mind, it occurred to our John Bailey Company team that…

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Teen Driver Safety Is A Family Affair

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Teen Driver Safety

In late October we learned about National Teen Driver Safety Week which took place October 21-27, 2018. While researching more about this important campaign, we concurred with the United States Department of Transportation (USDOT) that conversations between teens and parents should take place every week to stress important safety rules and practices in an effort to save lives and prevent injuries. It’s true, teen driver safety is a family affair….

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Long Term Care Insurance – Are You Prepared?

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Long Term Care Insurance

Chances are you’ve had family members or close friends who suddenly found themselves being responsible to provide care for an aging parent or a disabled child. According to the American Association of Retired Persons, now simply referred to as AARP, currently 20 million Americans provide care for their aging parents. So, today let’s discuss Long Term Care Insurance, are you prepared? Activities of Daily Living, aka ADLs ADLs are part…

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Enhancing Safety Through Ergonomics

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National Ergonomics Month 2018

Did you know October is National Ergonomics Month (NEM)? Yes, it was in 2003 when the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES) made the decision to reach out to the general public, as well as professionals and students, in the workplace to promote the benefits of ergonomics. Today’s post will serve as a resource for our present and future clients to appreciate that enhancing safety through ergonomics should be everyone’s…

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Is Flood Insurance in Your Forecast?

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Flood Insurance in Your Forecast

Do you ever think about the word forecast? It is a word that is both a noun (a prophecy, estimate, or prediction of a future happening or condition) and verb (to calculate or predict [some future event or condition] usually as a result of study and analysis of available pertinent data). Many start and end each day reviewing forecasts – financial, business, school, traffic and almost always weather forecasts. For…

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Life is a Journey – Will You #TakeThePledge?

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#TakeThePledge

September is Life Insurance Awareness Month. It is this time of year when our John Bailey Insurance Agency team reaches out to our current and future clients to start a conversation about life insurance. This year we want to emphasize life is a journey – will you #TakeThePledge? So why have Life Insurance Awareness Month (LIAM)? If you follow the news, whether in your local or national newspapers or on…

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Employee Crime Is Real

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Employee Crime Is Real

In a perfect world, business owners would need only take precautions to prevent theft by outsiders. For example, one might install an alarm system, consider improved lighting with security cameras, steel doors, a vault and monitor how much cash is kept on hand. All good ideas which complement a business’ risk management plan. But what about insider theft? Owners of every business, small to large, need to understand employee crime…

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Campgrounds May Be Seasonal – Risk Management Is Not

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Campground Insurance

This coming weekend we will celebrate Labor Day. For most Americans this holiday marks the end of the summer season. And, as such, many seasonal businesses which operate chiefly in the spring and summer months will prepare to close. These types of businesses vary by geographical location, but can include pool maintenance, children’s summer camps, lawn and yard maintenance, water raft excursions, and both public and private campgrounds. And while…

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