Posts by Beacon Insurance Agency

Do You Collect Personal Information?

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Churches of all sizes look for best practices in how to protect personal information online. Today, a congregation can engage with the church community in many ways. Because of that, the sign up for such participation often comes digitally. Online signup forms for volunteer opportunities, church camps, classes or ways of giving to the church…

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Do You Offer Online Tithing?

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In our fast-growing digital society, tithing online is more mainstream than ever. We know that tithing is a cornerstone of church growth and stewardship. Offering tithing online modernizes churches and makes it even easier to give. Especially for the millennial generation, tithing online is the norm and a must for the churches they frequent. However,…

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Four Key Risks Of 15-Passenger Vans

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Churches, nonprofit organizations and private schools are becoming increasingly mindful of the insurance cost for 15-passenger vans. Vans of this size are attractive because of size and efficiency. The ability to carry large groups of youth, sports teams, campers and the like, while promoting fellowship is a real advantage. However, while these vans hold that attraction, they also hold…

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The Facts About Flood Insurance Claims

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In Florida and along the Gulf Coast, we live in an area that is constantly at the mercy of weather – much of which involves damaging waters caused by torrential rainstorms throughout the year and hurricane season. Flooding is a genuine threat to both residential and commercial properties, so the need for coverage is even greater than…

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Sexual Misconduct: How to Prevent Sexual Abuse

At Beacon Insurance Agency, one of our highest values to our clients is our expertise. With sexual misconduct, the knowledge and resources we bring to churches, non-profits and private schools keeps them protected and highly informed. With that, we are called by a recent rise nationally in these claims to help our community with sexual…

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What Is an Umbrella Insurance Policy?

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Insurance is one of the most important things a business can have, as there are so many types of damage that have the potential of bringing about financial ruin on a day-to-day basis. Unfortunately, the same holds true even for churches, Christian schools and non-profit organizations; but over and above standard policies that protect the…

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Hacking Attacks and How to Avoid Them

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As much as we’d like to tell ourselves otherwise, none of us is impervious to the dangers of cyber hacking. Even despite our best efforts, it often takes a skilled hacker only a few minutes to obtain banking and identity information that places us at risk to all kinds of danger that compromise our finances…

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The Importance of Cyber Risk Management

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As more and more companies and organizations outsource the hosting and storage of their virtual information and use virtual systems for driving business, the ways that their assets are significantly compromised and threatened also increases. For that reason, cyber risk management becomes even more vital to securing them, as managing this risk utilizes organizational strategies…

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Can Ministers Save on Car Insurance?

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Due to the nature of their work, ministers often fall into a category of their own in terms of professional expenses and business practices. They often live in homes funded by their congregation or parish, drive cars provided by their ministry and incur certain types of expenses that other professions would not. With such considerations, it’s important…

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What is EIFS?

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What Is EIFS and Does it Matter? If you’ve never heard of EIFS, you’re not alone. But that doesn’t mean that you – as a building owner – don’t actually deal with it and its complications on a daily basis. These complications are a common problem across the nation, causing damage to homes and buildings…

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