The Daily Staple
Learn more about the latest insurance industry news, tips and trends with our blog, The Daily Staple. We cover a wide range of topics that we think you will find useful whether you are an individual, a business, or an employer.
At Stapleton Insurance Group, we are committed to providing you with the information you need to confidently protect what matters most.
We’d like to take this time in the New Year to discuss the importance of having a personal umbrella liability policy. Lawsuits claiming high damages are becoming more common every day. You’ve probably read about them in the papers or heard about them from friends. An unfortunate incident or accident often leads to a large lawsuit. Even when you win, the defense costs alone can be substantial. The best way to protect your assets is with a personal umbrella liability policy.
Don’t let cold temperatures wreak havoc on your car. Keep these five car-care tips in mind as the mercury plummets. You don’t want to be stranded by a dead battery or get into an accident because you can’t see out your windows. If you haven’t taken some of these preventive-care steps, do them as soon as you can so you’re prepared for the next big chill.
The thought of a house fire is incredibly scary, but most home fires are quite preventable. As Benjamin Franklin famously said, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. In the case of home fires, that couldn’t be more accurate. Follow these 10 fire prevention tips to protect your family and your home.
The Vision Council reported that more than 70% of Americans don’t know—or don’t believe—that they could suffer from eye strain. The reality is that most adults are on digital media for about four to six hours each day. If your job involves working on a computer and you’ve been logging on from home, you may be racking up even more hours than normal in front of a brightly lit screen.
As the holiday season is upon us, Stapleton would like ensure you are properly protected as you celebrate. Here are some tips to consider for your insurance needs to help keep you safe and covered:
Federal agencies and state officials are warning the public of a new phone scam that’s increasing in popularity. Unfortunately, scammers are taking advantage of the legitimate method of contract tracing and preying on people’s fears over the COVID-19 pandemic to catch them off guard.
As the temperature begins to drop, the risk of damage due to cold weather increases. With Fall officially here, now it a great time to start preparing to winterize your primary or seasonal home:
Did you know that a home burglary occurs every 26 seconds, with an average loss of $2,799?
Plus, most home burglaries occur during daytime hours, when thieves expect you to be at work, school or running errands. Even the safest neighborhoods can be targets for intruders. Help secure your home with these tips…
Once your teen receives their learner’s permit, be sure to get in the car with them as they practice. You should take this time to offer them guidance, while also setting crucial rules about traveling with passengers and driving at night. State rules vary on night driving and passenger restrictions for teen drivers are surprisingly lax considering the evidence around the hazards, so it’s important to adopt your own rules.
Email is a powerful and convenient communication method that we use every day. However, email is also a favorite tool for fraudsters, so it’s important to know how to recognize fraudulent email activity, also known as “phishing.”