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Why Your Employees Should Understand Life Insurance

Posted on: August 2nd, 2017 by Jamie Mowery Lewis
1 in 3 households would have immediate trouble paying living expenses if the primary wage-earner died, according to the 2016 Insurance Barometer Study by Life Happens and LIMRA. And the study also found that 40% haven’t bought life insurance or more of it because they’re unsure of how much or... Read More

Different Insurance for Different Farms

Posted on: August 1st, 2017 by Jamie Mowery Lewis
In order to enjoy good profits, be adequately covered for liability exposures, and for “peace of mind”, farmers need to assess and minimize their risk.    First Determine if You are in Fact a “Farm” This may seem like a silly question, but with the growing number of hobby and... Read More

Who is responsible for notifying PennDOT when you change insurance companies?

Posted on: August 1st, 2017 by Jamie Mowery Lewis
If you are switching your motor vehicle insurer, it is important to know that vehicle owners, not insurance companies, are responsible for making sure the state has the correct information on file. When a driver cancels a policy, the state is notified by the insurance company, however if the... Read More

Employees Who Vacation Perform Better

Posted on: July 3rd, 2017 by Jamie Mowery Lewis
Now that summer is in full force, it time to make sure that you and your employees are using your vacation days! According to a report from HR platform, low performers in the office actually take substantially less vacation time than high performers, 14 days compared with 19 days on average. Such... Read More

What dog breeds are prohibited on homeowners policies?

Posted on: July 3rd, 2017 by Jamie Mowery Lewis
We recently celebrated "Bring Your Dog to Work Day" at Gunn-Mowery, LLC. As you can see from the collage of pictures, it was hard to tell who had bigger smiles on their face that day...our employees or their dogs! Many people consider their dogs part of the family, however some breeds are... Read More

Medicare Part D Creditable Disclosure Reminder

Posted on: June 13th, 2017 by Jamie Mowery Lewis
All group health plans that provide prescription drug coverage to Medicare Part D eligible individuals (whether actively working, retired, or disabled) are required to notify CMS whether or not the coverage that is provided is creditable. This disclosure is required whether the coverage is... Read More

Electrical Hazards in the Workplace

Posted on: June 1st, 2017 by Jamie Mowery Lewis
Some people have the idea that you must be working around a high voltage line to be at risk for electrocution. That's not true. Electrical hazards are a danger in just about any workplace.   Electric shock can cause a range of painful and disabling injuries. These include brain damage,... Read More

Insurance & Uber: What’s covered?

Posted on: June 1st, 2017 by Jamie Mowery Lewis
Thinking of making “Uber” money through ridesharing? Not being covered is not so cool!   Ridesharing is becoming more common around the state and the nation, particularly in large cities. Capitalizing on the new “sharing economy”, this simple concept is thriving. Drivers for... Read More

7 Ways Ransomware Could Invade your Company

Posted on: May 1st, 2017 by Jamie Mowery Lewis
According to the Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology (ICIT), this is the year when “ransomware will wreak havoc on America’s critical infrastructure community”. Ransomware attackers are 21st century highwaymen, “threatening the lifeblood of their victims — information”... Read More

Be Prepared for Spring/Summer Weather!

Posted on: May 1st, 2017 by Jamie Mowery Lewis
Prepare Your Home & Property Remove damaged trees and trim tree limbs. Check all rain gutters and downspouts and secure them if needed. Unclog areas to prevent water damage to your property. If you own a boat, remove it from waters and secure it in a safe place. Consider... Read More