8 Tips for Keeping Your Pets Safe During the Holidays

December 16, 2016

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Little furry friends are especially vulnerable during the holiday season.  With all the good food, decorations and company in the house it is easy for our pets to be put in danger.  Here are 8 things you can do to keep your pets safe: Just Say NO to Chocolate: Keep...

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Thought You Knew How to Protect Your Home from Burglars? Think Again.

December 10, 2016

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Think you have heard it all when it comes to how to protect your house from burglars?  This exclusive news piece from a station in Oregon, KGW8, is nothing short of fascinating.  The KGW8 news station sent questionnaires to 86 inmates serving time for burglary in the Oregon Department of...

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4 Things You Don’t Want to Leave Home Without While Traveling

December 9, 2016

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Just this week in the news there were several major pileups on interstates across the United States.  One pileup hit just a little too close to home.  My parents were just about to get on Interstate 90 in Erie, PA when the interstate was closed.  Folks around Erie, PA are...

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

November 15, 2016

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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...

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

October 21, 2016

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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...

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October is National Fire Safety Month Fire Prevention & Safety Tips

October 20, 2016

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At ISU O’Connor Insurance Associates we know how important it is for your family to fully understand the magnitude of fire safety.  Below are 6 things for you to do this month to ensure you family stays safe! Smoke and carbon monoxide detectors – make sure you have at least...

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Answering The Million Dollar Question: How Much Life Insurance Do I Need?

September 19, 2016

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One of the hardest things to imagine is how much money your family would need if you were no longer here. People that work have an estimation based on what they earn but anyone that stays home knows while the job description is amazing the pay is in kisses and...

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Life Insurance: The Story You Need to Read About the Insurance You Need

September 19, 2016

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No one really wants to talk about life insurance. Most people feel as if uttering the very words may make a black cloud suddenly form over your head.  Many of our clients feel that exact same way.  Over the 16+ years that O’Connor Insurance has been in business, we have paid...

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5 Things You Need to Know About Life Insurance Before You Start the Process

September 16, 2016

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Technology has changed a lot of things in our lives.  We are accessible 24/7 via our phones, tablets, email the list goes on and on.  Information is available at our fingertips.  You want to know about the Australian Dingo just pull up a web browser on any of your devices...

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

September 16, 2016

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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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