Termite Damage to Home

Can Insurance Cover Damage From Vermin?

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Review your insurance to determine if you’re protected against critter damage.   Wherever you are in the country, critters can be an issue for homeowners. Whether it’s rodents, vermin, insects, or wildlife, an infestation can quickly get out of hand.  Do you know if your homeowner insurance will cover the damage caused by vermin?  Contact your Read More

Higher Liability Limits

Protecting Yourself Against Lawsuits with Higher Liability Limits

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How higher liability limits can protect you from catastrophe.   A personal umbrella liability policy provides additional protection above and beyond what your automobile and homeowners insurance policies provide. An umbrella policy “kicks in” after the limits of liability of your underlying, or primary policies (auto and homeowners) have Read More

Water Shut Off Valve

What You Should Know About Your Home’s Water Shut-Off Valve

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Do you know where your water shut-off valve is?  You may often find the valve in an outside corner of your house. If you must turn off the water to your home, it is worth learning how and where to turn off the main water supply.    Home water systems contain two types of shut-off valves: 1) the main or master shut-off valves for stopping the Read More

Medicare D Prescription Drug Open Enrollment

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MEDICARE D – PRESCRIPTION DRUG PLAN COVERAGE 2017 Open Enrollment Dates - Mark your Calendar!! OPEN ENROLLMENT PERIOD: 10/15/17 – 12/7/17 Every year, seniors have the opportunity to make changes to their Prescription Drug Plan. This year open enrollment begins on October 15th and ends on December 7th. Changes to your drug plan will begin Read More

HOFFMAN BROWN Teammate Finishes “Avon 39 The Walk to End Breast Cancer”

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We are so proud of Michelle!! The entire team at Hoffman Brown Company is so proud of Michelle Ritter for supporting, participating and completing the 39.3 mile walk for “Avon 39 The Walk to End Breast Cancer.”  Michelle has also received a lifetime achievement award for fundraising over $33,000.  The two-day walk started on 9/8/17 in Santa Read More

Equifax Hack Announced On 9/7/17

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Equifax Hack occurred from mid-May through July, 2017 Equifax is a consumer credit bureau that collects financial, credit and other data on every U.S. consumer. It has names, birth dates, social security numbers, drivers license numbers, bank account numbers, mortgage data, payment history and a myriad of personal details. This information is Read More

Drone Marketing

Do You Have a Drone? Coverage May Be Necessary

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Drone owners may need to have insurance coverage.    Over the past couple of years, drones have really taken off. For filmmakers, surveyors, agricultural industries, wildlife monitors, and even kids, the world of drones has opened new possibilities. Drones can help us look at fires, wildlife and even help in searching for missing Read More

Back to School Safety

Tips for Back to School Safety

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Safeguard your children by reinforcing these safety habits.     The summer has disappeared and back to school season is already upon us. As you prepare children of all ages to enter the new school year, now is a great time to review common safety issues and discuss the ones that apply to your family with your kids. Although this highlights Read More

September Anniversaries

HBC Honors September Anniversaries of Teammates!

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Claims Marianne Evans 36 years   Leadership Steve Brown 27 years   Commercial Insurance Deborah Paladino 23 years   Administration Catherine Bambadji 20 years   Personal Insurance Ash Shariff 6 years   Commercial Insurance Anita Heilig  1 year Read More

Estate Planning? Discover Why It’s Important to Insure Your Trust to Better Protect Your Assets

Estate Planning? Discover Why It’s Important to Insure Your Trust to Better Protect Your Assets

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Find out why it’s important to tell your insurance agent if you put your assets in a Trust, LLC or in any other entity. Trusts and Limited Liability Corporations (LLCs) have become a popular way to protect assets. They are often used in estate planning, which has brought changes to the insurance industry. In some instances, Trusts and LLCs have Read More