Emergency Preparedness Information

While we continue to hope and pray that Hurricane Irma will take a hard right straight out to the Atlantic ocean it is clear we need to take steps to be prepared for our area to be affected by the storm(s). Here are 7 things we think you need to know.  Please read and consider printing anything […]

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O’CONNOR INSURANCE ASSOCIATES INCLUDED IN IIABA’S BEST PRACTICES STUDY

CHARLOTTE, NC, August 15, 2017 – O’Connor Insurance Associates retains its Best Practices status, once again becoming a part of an elite group of independent insurance agencies around the United States. This status comes by participating in the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (IIABA or the Big “I”) Best Practices Study group. The […]

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Giving Your Valentine the Gift of Life Insurance

Not exactly a gift in a beautiful box filled with a sugary goodie tied with a bow on it right?  While life insurance many not be what you would typically consider a gift; statistics show a third of people wish their spouse or partner had life insurance or wish they had more of it.  Have […]

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Best Sites for Photo Storage Backup

A lot of New Year’s Resolutions revolve around getting organized.  If you surf Pinterest you will see millions of ideas for getting your house, closet, car, basement, attic, kitchen, bath and just about anything else you can think of organized.  There are also countless Pins for getting your paperwork and photos organized after you get […]

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Business Lessons from 17 Years in Business

Thank You for 17 Years! On every business anniversary, I reflect to the day O’Connor Insurance Associates officially hung the proverbial “Shingle” (or open sign).  The business was started by Terry out of our spare bedroom.  That is the norm now but back in 2000 there wasn’t a lot of talk about virtual space.  It […]

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New Year New Resolutions or Expected Results?

It’s January so talk of new year’s resolutions is in full swing.  Read a great article about it.  Rather than making “resolutions” or setting “goals” Jeffrey Gitomer suggests we drop our resolutions and goals and refer to what you want as “my intended and expected achievement.”  Think about it if you are just throwing a […]

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Nominate Your Favorite Small Business and #ShopSmall on November 26th

There is a lot of advertising hype surrounding shopping on Black Friday.  Ads have been “leaked” ahead of what has become a shopping holiday.  But, have you heard of Small Business Saturday? We want to create a shopping buzz around the many amazing small businesses. This year Small Business Saturday is on November 26th. Here […]

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Everything you need to be prepared for your Workers Compensation Premium Audit

Prepare for Your Workers Compensation Premium Audit Workers compensation audits are routine for any business that has workers’ compensation insurance.  There are lots of things you can do throughout the year and immediately before the audit to make the process painless.  More importantly if you keep up with this all year long you drastically reduce […]

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5 Questions Savvy Business Owners Need to Ask Themselves about Life Insurance

Most discussions about life insurance are focused on spouses and children not businesses.  Your business together with your employees and customers are your second family.  If you are a savvy business owner these are the top 5 questions you should not just ask yourself but take the steps to have an answer for: Will my […]

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