Insurance News Center

In today’s supermarket, it’s normal to see the same produce available year-round. However, that doesn’t mean the quality always remains the same. Eating seasonally means you are simply taking advantage of the harvest schedule and enjoying fully mature produce at the peak of its growing season. Seasonal eating can also help encourage you to eat more fruits and vegetables daily.

The 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommends 2 cups of fruit and 2 ½ cups of vegetables daily....

READ MORE

When a company experiences significant increases in workers’ compensation costs, it usually triggers internal activities aimed at reducing insurance costs and spending. The key to spending fewer dollars is more than just stopping a few accidents; it is having a sound safety program designed to continuously improve. This is where a safety program that, at a minimum, is compliant with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards can yield significant savings for by...

READ MORE

You may also downloand a PDF version of this infographic. Click here.

Though basking in the sun is relaxing and fun, it’s also dangerous for your health. Skin cancer is both dangerous and common—it’s the most common form of cancer in the United States and over 2 million people are diagnosed annually.

Even more startling, sun exposure is the primary cause of over 90% of non-melanoma skin cancer cases reported in the United States. Keep reading for more information about risk factors for skin cancer and how to stay safe in the sun.

Risk Factors...

READ MORE

As cyberattacks become more frequent and severe it is increasingly important for organizations to practice good cyber hygiene to minimize their exposure to risk. Cyber hygiene refers to habitual practices ensuring critical data and connected devices are handled safely.

This article discusses the importance of cyber hygiene for organizations and best practices.

Importance of Cyber Hygiene

Cyber hygiene helps keep computers, networks and data safe from threats, including...

READ MORE

May is Motorcyclist Awareness Month. With warmer weather, more motorcyclists will be on the road. This means surrounding drivers should increase awareness of their surroundings to help prevent accidents.

To help keep motorcyclists safe on the road while you’re driving your vehicle, follow these safety tips:

  • Check lanes twice before changing. Double-check to be sure you didn’t miss a motorcyclist who may have been in your blind spot.
  • Be...
READ MORE

Taking care of your mental health is a lifelong journey, and there are many different tools to support you through it.

But understanding which tools would best help you in different situations can be hard. That's why OneDigital has created this episode of Byte-Sized Benefits focused on making mental health a little less complex through the advice of Educational Psychology PhD, Lucy Roberts.

 

...

READ MORE

Psychological resilience refers to the ability to mentally withstand or adapt to uncertainty and adversity. Building resilience to life’s inevitable changes and challenges can help you cope with and manage stressors. Resilience can also help protect you from various mental health symptoms. As the pandemic rolls into year three, health care professionals are noticing stress and anxiety developing into greater mental health concerns. Mental Health Awareness Month, observed annually in May, is...

READ MORE

Commercial property losses and insurance premiums have significantly increased over the past two years due to environmental and economic factors. Undervaluation of the replacement costs for a damaged building or equipment can also be linked to commercial property insurers experiencing high loss costs. To compensate, insurers continue to increase premiums, with rates rising 8.7% in the fourth quarter of 2021, according to the Council of Insurance Agents & Brokers.

The following...

READ MORE

Spending money on gas is inevitable when you drive a vehicle. Although it’s hard to avoid spending money on gas, there are ways you can save the amount you’re spending. To start saving, practice the following gas-saving driving tips:

  • Avoid high speeds. As speed increases, so does aerodynamic drag, which can use cause more use of gas.
  • Keep your tires properly inflated. Keeping air pressure at maintained levels can improve your gas mileage.
  • Cut down on A/C use...
READ MORE

Pages

Subscribe to Insurance