Wateridge Insurance Services Blog: 8_2016
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Friday, August 26, 2016Construction workers, farmers and landscape workers take note: insect-related deaths are most likely in your line of work. As reported by The Wall Street Journal’s The Numbers blog, a new report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) finds that insects, arachnids, and mites were involved in 83 fatal occupational injuries from 2003 to 2010. READ MORE >>
Friday, August 19, 2016It's no secret; having a good credit score has many benefits. It can help you get approved for loan and get lower interest rates, but there's even more. News 13's Jeff Platt shows us an unexpected way good credit can save you big money. READ MORE >>
Friday, August 12, 2016Up to 47% of American households have a dog, and for insurance companies, these households represent a risk. In 2013, homeowners insurance policies paid out some $483 million in dog bite liability claims. Obviously, insurance companies would rather not be shelling out hundreds of millions of dollars over dog bites. READ MORE >>
Friday, August 5, 2016It's a decision many baby boomers are grappling with: Should I buy long-term-care insurance? The decision has never been more difficult. According to researchers at Georgetown University and Pennsylvania State University, about 70% of individuals 65 and older will need long-term care—whether at home or in an assisted-living facility or nursing home. READ MORE >>