umbrella insurance

What Is an Umbrella Insurance Policy?

By Beacon Insurance Agency / March 5, 2019 / Comments Off on What Is an Umbrella Insurance Policy?

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

By Beacon Insurance Agency / February 13, 2019 / Comments Off on Hacking Attacks and How to Avoid Them

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

By Beacon Insurance Agency / February 8, 2019 / Comments Off on The Importance of Cyber Risk Management

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?

By Beacon Insurance Agency / January 22, 2019 / Comments Off on Can Ministers Save on Car Insurance?

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?

By Beacon Insurance Agency / January 11, 2019 / Comments Off on What is EIFS?

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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The High Danger of Winter Water Leaks

By Beacon Insurance Agency / January 8, 2019 / Comments Off on The High Danger of Winter Water Leaks

Even in states with warmer weather, wintertime puts everyone at risk for frozen pipes. More than just an annoyance, they’re actually a hazard and often cause major damage, in the event that frozen water pipes break and cause leaks. It’s important, then, to know how to detect a water leak. It’s also a great idea…

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What Is a Phishing Scam?

By Beacon Insurance Agency / December 14, 2018 / Comments Off on What Is a Phishing Scam?

Anyone with a phone – no matter whether it’s a cell phone or a landline – is familiar with the annoying calls that come in on a regular basis from parties claiming that they are banks, lenders and credit card companies informing you of alarming activity on your account. And according to the voice on…

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Free Wi-Fi at Church

By Beacon Insurance Agency / November 20, 2018 / Comments Off on Free Wi-Fi at Church

It doesn’t seem to matter where someone goes, the desire to have constant access to the Internet is one that never ceases. So much so that hotels, coffee shops, restaurants and even doctor’s offices provide free Wi-Fi connectivity. It stands to reason, then, that churches are increasingly reaching the decision to offer free Wi-Fi throughout…

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Field Trip Preparation Practices

By Beacon Insurance Agency / November 8, 2018 / Comments Off on Field Trip Preparation Practices

Field trips are a great tool for ministries – whether those ministries are church youth groups, nonprofit organizations or Christian school classes. Regardless of which type, they offer a unique opportunity for the youth to learn, connect with their peers and have an impact on the world around them. Before these trips can begin, however,…

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Cybersecurity 101 – Safety Tips

By Beacon Insurance Agency / October 29, 2018 / Comments Off on Cybersecurity 101 – Safety Tips

With so much sensitive information stored digitally these days and such a great deal of web-based communication going on all the time, security breaches happen with an increasing frequency that’s alarming. Almost constantly, there are new tools, products, platforms and upgrades put into use that create new challenges for maintaining protective barriers against data breaches…

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