The Upside Blog

May 16th, 2019

Personal Lines Agent Open Position

Gunn-Mowery, LLC, named one of the Best Places to Work in Pennsylvania for 12 consecutive years, is looking for a Personal Lines Agent to add to our team! In this position, you will analyze and answer requests from policy holders, producers and carriers for information concerning insurance...
April 30th, 2019

Who is Liable When a Tree Falls?

Many homes have one or more types of trees on their property. Trees provide shade and complement landscaping nicely. However, they can also cause major disputes when they fall. Whether the tree falls due to improper maintenance, ill-health, or because of a storm, a property owner is often left to...
April 1st, 2019

You Can Now Use Your HSA or FSA Card on Amazon

  If you have a Health Savings Account (HSA) or a Flexible Spending Account (FSA), you can now use your HSA or FSA card to pay for eligible items on Amazon. This change lets you put your balance towards dozens of health and hygiene items, including deodorant, eye drops, vitamins, lip balm,...
April 1st, 2019

Eyes on the Road: April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month!

April is known for many things: showers that bring May flowers, a day for fools and pralines! But of all of the April observances, one stands out for it’s potential to save lives: Distracted Driving Awareness Month. According to the National Safety Council, everyday at least nine people...
March 20th, 2019

How Healthcare Mergers Affect Health Insurance Plans

  If you find out that your insurance provider is part of a merger or acquisition deal, you probably have many questions about why it’s happening and how it will impact your healthcare overall. The world of healthcare mergers and acquisitions may initially appear confusing, but an...
March 20th, 2019

Insurance for Entrepreneurs

Insurance is always essential, but it takes on new significance when you’re an entrepreneur. Striking out on your own to start a business is exciting and rewarding. It’s tempting to focus on building your venture while leaving insurance for another day, but getting the proper coverage...
February 26th, 2019

Guide to Auto Insurance Discounts and Savings

Americans are paying more for car insurance than ever before according to the 2018 State of Auto Insurance Report — current rates are 20 percent higher than they were in 2011, and rates have increased six percent within just six months. With car insurance rates continuing to increase, it’s no...
February 25th, 2019

Insurance Concerns for Businesses with Telecommuters

According to SHRM, 59% of U.S. employers allow employees to work from locations outside of the office. And as technology continues to get better, we see that percentage increasing in the future. In order to understand the insurance concerns for telecommuters and employees on business travel,...
February 1st, 2019

When is it time to buy Life Insurance?

  Life insurance is a crucial step in planning for your future. Not only can life insurance provide assurance for your family if you are no longer around, there are life insurance policies that offer benefits while you are living. At Gunn-Mowery, we understand the life insurance needs of our...
January 29th, 2019

Winter Freeze Precautions!

Most of us worry about the dangers of snow in the winter, but what about freezing?  The Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety says a frozen pipe that bursts can cause more than $5,000 in water damage. “We see about 2,200 claims per day during an average January winter,” says...