O’Connor Insurance Associates, Inc. Included in IIABA’S Best Practices Study

August 31, 2018

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CHARLOTTE, NC, August 31, 2018 – O’Connor Insurance Associates, Inc. continues FOR THE 9th YEAR to be part of an elite group of independent insurance agencies around the United States participating in the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (IIABA or the Big “I”) Best Practices Study Group. The...

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5 Things You Need to Consider Before You Change Your Business Entity in North Carolina

January 17, 2018

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If you are considering changing your business entity there are some things you should consider. Taxes – This can be a very big consideration. There are tax differences between the various types of business entities.  Every business is different.  Consult with a reputable CPA to discuss your business.  As a...

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

August 15, 2017

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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”)...

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Does My Business Need Employment Practices Liability Insurance (EPLI)?

June 20, 2017

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How do you know if your business needs Employment Practices Liability Insurance (EPLI)?  You have heard a million times that small business owners wear “many hats.”  As a small business owner you are well aware just how many hats you wear because if you are like me (owner of O’Connor...

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Business Lessons from 17 Years in Business

January 17, 2017

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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...

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New Year New Resolutions or Expected Results?

January 5, 2017

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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...

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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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Independent Contractor or Employee? Answering 2 Simple Questions Can Save Your Business from Financial Ruin

February 24, 2016

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When you started your business I bet you never contemplated all the different things you would have to learn in order to make your business a success.  Even if you started with just one person out of the spare bedroom in your house I am sure you quickly realized you...

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Is Your Business on FIRE?

January 28, 2016

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Have you heard O’Connor Insurance is the corporate sponsor for a podcast called Carolina Business on Fire? Podcasts are awesome internet radio stations that are on demand to you.  The best part is you can listen to them over and over again since they are archived and you can share...

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