Telematics: It’s not what you think

Written By Charlotte Insurance on June 18, 2018. It has 0 comments.

The idea that we’re being watched all the time isn’t just in our heads. Thanks to things we keep learning about social media and privacy plus all the data Google collects, the idea of “Big Brother” isn’t paranoia. But not all systems are as nefarious as we’ve been lead to believe, either. Some things are truly designed to help people but only with your permission. This includes telematics.

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Every RV Deserves the Proper Insurance Coverage

Written By Charlotte Insurance on June 15, 2018. It has 0 comments.

Whether you have a modest travel trailer or a larger-than-life home on wheels, you need the proper insurance coverage for your RV. When you consider insurance coverage, the value of your trailer or RV is only part of the decision. You also need to consider everything you store inside of your RV, as well.

Before you get on the road for a summer of fun, make sure your RV is covered with the right amount and kind of insurance.

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Builder’s Risk Insurance: What it is and why you need it

Written By Charlotte Insurance on June 13, 2018. It has 0 comments.

Your property is protected by your homeowners insurance while you occupy it, but what about while you’re building it or adding onto it? If you think your general contractor’s insurance will cover you, think again. A general contractor is usually only required to carry liability insurance for losses due to their own negligence. Your homeowners insurance typically doesn’t cover pre-construction and buildings under construction.

So how are you supposed to protect your property while it’s in the process of being built or remodeled? To do that, during the construction phase, you need builder’s risk insurance.

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What to be Rewarded for being a Safe Driver?

Written By Charlotte Insurance on May 18, 2018. It has 0 comments.

Are you a driver who keeps your cell phone safely out of arms reach, sticks to the speed limit, and never has an accident? Yet even with no tickets or accidents, you may have seen your premiums go up each year. It doesn’t seem logical that you’re paying more even though you’re being safe out on the road. But now, we have a reward for that!

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The History of Worker’s Compensation Insurance

Written By Charlotte Insurance on May 1, 2018. It has 0 comments.

You might think that workers’ compensation insurance is a 20th century invention, but you’d be wrong. While workers’ comp as we know it in the United States only dates back to the early 1900s, the idea of compensating injured workers is an old practice.

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How to Spruce Up your Rental

Written By Charlotte Insurance on April 26, 2018. It has 0 comments.

Being a renter doesn’t mean you have to live with beige everything or never decorate for fear of losing your security deposit. All it means is that you need to be a bit more creative in how you spruce things up. Just because you don’t own it, doesn’t mean you can’t love it or have fun!

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Saving the Earth One Tree at a Time

Written By Charlotte Insurance on April 17, 2018. It has 0 comments.

We only have one planet, and it’s a beautiful one. Whether you love Crowders Mountain or Mountain Island Lake or you’re happy with the park in your neighborhood, it’s easy to see the beauty of Planet Earth. With Earth Day (April 22) and Arbor Day (April 27) fast approaching, you might wonder what you can do or how you can help.

Before you tell yourself the problems of taking care of the planet are too big or that you’re just one person, remember that even small things can make a big difference. What can you do this year? Maybe it’s time to plant a tree in your backyard.

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April Showers may bring…Floods. Preparing for Workplace Disasters

Written By Charlotte Insurance on April 13, 2018. It has 0 comments.

As a business owner, you have a lot to worry about – from payroll to inventory, from customer complaints to managing income and expenses. One thing you don’t need to worry about is how you’ll handle a disaster. You can’t prevent disasters, but you can prepare for them.

When you put together a workplace disaster plan, you’ve taken one more step in protecting your business and your employees. Here’s how to put together and implement a workplace disaster plan.

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Safely Sharing the Road with Motorcycles and Bicycles

Written By Charlotte Insurance on March 27, 2018. It has 0 comments.

With the weather warming up, cold snaps notwithstanding, bicycles and motorcycles are being pulled out of garages and hitting the roads. We all have to share the road with each other, so it’s important to look out for anyone on two wheels.

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Protecting your Home from Flooding

Written By Charlotte Insurance on March 22, 2018. It has 0 comments.

Anywhere it rains, it can flood. You don’t have to live right on the coast or near on a lake to be in danger of flooding. We can’t always prevent flooding from impacting our home. That doesn’t mean we shouldn’t try to prevent as much damage as possible.

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