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7 Home Insurance Coverage Differences You Need to Know Before You Have a Claim

August 4, 2016

Blog, Chalk Talk

Insuranceez?  That is what it sounds like to most people when you hear terms like HO3 and HE7/21. The terms refer to different home insurance policies available in North Carolina.  If you are like most people your home is the single biggest asset you will ever purchase.  You want to make sure you have it protected and covered...

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5 Ways To Stay Cool in Extreme Heat

July 28, 2016

Blog, Chalk Talk

The heat index in Charlotte has been brutal for the last couple of weeks.  It is hot when we wake up and hot when we go to bed.  Not much relief in sight for cooler temps.  Makes me long for October. Do you know what the head index is?  It is defined in a quick...

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No Matter What The Weather We Are Here To Service You: O’Connor Insurance’s Emergency Plan

July 28, 2016

Blog, Chalk Talk

This summer North Carolina has seen a fair number of thunderstorms complete with winds that have knocked out power in various parts of town. Our office has not be affected.  We wanted you to know our emergency plan if we should ever have an emergency that renders our office without power or Internet. Phones:  Our phones...

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Read This Before You Drive Your Car With a Passenger In It

July 28, 2016

Blog, Chalk Talk

This past Saturday I grabbed the mail and started to quickly shuffle through. I almost passed on opening a letter from my car manufacturer thinking it was a solicitation for the next tune up.  When I opened the letter I was surprised to learn my car was part of the massive airbag recall that is...

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3 Key Things to Consider When Hiring a Commercial Insurance Agent

July 7, 2016

Blog, Chalk Talk

As a business owner hiring new employees is something you are very familiar with.  In order to have a growing and prosperous business, you have to have great team members that treat your clients the way you want them to be treated.  Surrounding yourself with quality employees drives your growth and success. Your insurance agent...

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5 Ways to Keep Your Dog Safe in the Heat

June 23, 2016

Blog, Chalk Talk

They don’t call it the Dog Days of Summer for no reason. Summer heat is already upon us and it is only June!  While I am not a huge fan of it being 95 degrees with 65+% humidity my sweet little doggie, Lucy is really not a fan.  As soon as the temp spikes she...

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Attention: Erie Insurance Clients Do You Have A Road Trip Planned?

June 23, 2016

Blog, Chalk Talk

Are you insured with Erie Insurance Group? If you are take a look at your declaration policy and see if you have Roadside Assistance on your cars.  The coverage is very inexpensive on both personal and business policies.  If you have it put this information in a safe place for future reference.  Erie Insurance has...

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Working Mom Juggles Multiple Balls

June 23, 2016

Blog, Chalk Talk

School is finally out for the summer. Months ago I started thinking about how to juggle being a Mom for the summer with running a business where I work full-time.  Is it possible that I can do both?  Every summer since my 10-year-old was born I have tried to find some kind of home/work balance. ...

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Don’t Leave Home With Out These Emergency Items for Your Car

June 2, 2016

Blog, Chalk Talk

When I turned 16 back in 1990 my Dad showed me the emergency car kit and gave me the basics for lighting a flare and jumping a car. Yup I actually do know how to use jumper cables. He even showed me how to change a tire and where the tire iron and spare tire...

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6 Things You Need to Know if You Witness a Car Accident

May 5, 2016

Blog, Chalk Talk

Last month we shared tips about what to do if you are involved in an accident. You can check out the blog 8 Steps To Take When You Have a Car Accident if you missed it. Now let’s talk about what you need to do if you witness an accident.  According to Erie Insurance 5.4...

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