Does Homeowner’s Insurance Cover Solar Panel Windstorm Damage?

Residential solar panels have seen a recent surge in popularity, as more people consider the impact of their personal energy consumption on the planet. Long term, installation can help reduce your electricity bill and carbon footprint at home. Yet solar panels are not a set-it-and-forget-it solution. You will need to update your carrier regarding the…

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Save Money on Energy in Your Household

According to the National Energy Assistance Directors Association, energy costs will reach a decade-long high this winter. Heating costs are predicted to rise 28% for U.S. households relying on natural gas and 27% for those using heating oil. Electricity costs are also anticipated to increase 10% per the U.S. Energy Department. Read on for tips…

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The Impact of Cyberattacks on Small Businesses

While larger business may look more attractive to cybercriminals in terms of the monetary reward, small businesses experienced a 40 percent increase in ransomware attacks last year. According to Coalition’s 2022 Cyber Claims report, these events raised insurance claim costs by over 50 percent. Small businesses look more vulnerable and are seeing a growing number…

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Cybersecurity Tips for Online Shopping During the Holidays

During the holiday season, it’s often easier to shop online to find gifts for your loved ones. But while online shopping can save you the trip to the store, it also comes with cybersecurity risks. Online shoppers are often top targets for cybercriminals – especially during the holidays. In fact, according to a recent survey…

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Supply Chain Issues Affecting Craft Breweries

Most businesses have felt the effects of supply chain shortages and delays during the COVID-19 pandemic. Craft breweries are no exception, as they often need specialty ingredients, whether sourced domestically or overseas, for more exclusive beverages. With delays at ports and trucking shortages at home, consumers are continuing to see the price of alcoholic beverages…

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