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

September 16, 2016

Blog, Chalk Talk

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...

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1st Day of School from Mom’s Perspective

August 29, 2016

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The 1st day of school has arrived.  It is always a mix of emotions for me.  By this time of the summer my household needs a little “structure” but I am sad our summer fun has come to an end.  Back in May when I was trying to figure out...

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

August 4, 2016

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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...

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5 Ways To Stay Cool in Extreme Heat

July 28, 2016

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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...

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

July 28, 2016

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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...

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

July 28, 2016

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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...

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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...

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5 Ways to Keep Your Dog Safe in the Heat

June 23, 2016

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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...

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

June 23, 2016

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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...

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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...

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