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July 20th, 2017 by Point Insurance

Energy Saving Tips for Hot Summer Months

Keeping your home cool in the hot summer months can be as costly as keeping it warm in the wintertime. These energy-saving tips can help you minimize your electricity bill while staying cool and comfortable during the heat of the summer months: Set your thermostat to 78° or higher. This can lower your cooling bill by approximately 12%. While you are away from home, set... Read Article

5 Behaviors That Can Raise Your Life Insurance Premiums

Your hobbies, lifestyle, and overall health impact how much you pay for life insurance. For example, if you have decided to take up scuba diving, mountain climbing, rock climbing, BASE jumping or decide that you want to get involved in skydiving, these activities will affect the cost of your policy. Essentially, your life insurance policy is a legal contract between you and the company that... Read Article

Prevent Cyber Crime from Happening to Your Business

As a business person, you are naturally concerned with making your business immune to cybercrime exposure, and with good reason. According to an article on CNBC, cybercrime cost the global economy $450 billion in 2016. Prevention is your best line of defense against cyber criminals. You will want an IT security expert to assess your company’s current vulnerabilities and needs. In addition, there are certain... Read Article

The Importance of Key Person Insurance for a Startup

If you are the founder of a startup, chances are that you and your co-founders live and breathe the business, and without you, the enterprise would not exist. That is why key person insurance is essential for your startup. What Is Key Person Insurance? Think of it as life insurance for your company. While a regular life insurance policy is designed to compensate the spouse... Read Article

Driving Tips to Stay Safe During Your Summer Vacation

Longer days, warm, sunny weather, and roads free of snow and ice make summer the perfect time for vacation road trips. In fact, Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) statistics reveal that more fatal traffic crashes occur over the summer months than over the winter months. Contributing factors to the increase in serious accidents during the summer include congested roads due to vacation travel with... Read Article