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Addressing Small Business Talent Challenges

Employers of all sizes continue to face attraction and retention challenges. Successful efforts to win over workers can require significant time and carry high costs, but failing to attract talent or losing existing employees is particularly costly for small businesses. Unfortunately, small businesses often don’t have the excess resources to invest in attraction and retention…

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July is National Vehicle Theft Prevention Month

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is raising awareness about vehicle theft prevention for vehicle owners in July. A vehicle is stolen every 32 seconds in the United States, on average. Passenger cars historically account for about 74% of all stolen vehicles. Vehicle theft is a prevalent problem disrupting daily routines, incurring expensive financial…

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Workplace Safety Committee Assessment Checklist

Safety committees help organizations prevent workplace injuries and illnesses. However, managing an effective committee takes effort, planning and coordination. This assessment checklist is designed to assist your organization in auditing their workplace safety committees to ensure they run smoothly and foster a strong safety culture. Click to download our free checklist: Workplace Safety Committee Assessment…

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Deeley Insurance Group Recognizes Outstanding Client Advisor Hope Thomas

Deeley Insurance Group is pleased to announce Hope Thomas as the agency’s Top Client Advisor for the Month of February. The distinction is awarded to the associate with the strongest sales performance, and this marks the fifth time in 12 months that Thomas has been named Deeley’s Top Advisor. Thomas joined Deeley in October 2016,…


Who is on Your Board?

Getting volunteers to serve on the Board of a Community Association can be difficult. After weeding out the people who may have joined for personal agendas, you are left with a few dedicated individuals who selflessly give of their time, knowledge and energy to run the association. Even with professional management, running a community association…

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Fannie Mae Loan Requirements

What’s happening? Effective 2/7/2024, new guidelines were rolled out regarding condo master insurance policies in relation to conforming loans with Fannie Mae. The Issues Replacement Cost Value The master property insurance policy must provide for claims to be settled on a replacement cost basis. Property insurance policies that provide for claims to be settled on…

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Mandatory Recommendations – Electrical Panels, Trimming Trees, Fire System Inspections…

The insurance renewal is completed, the coverage is procured, and the Board and management let out a collective sigh of relief.    Due to market conditions, many communities are changing carriers. When writing new property, or every few years, carriers will send a Risk Inspector out to view what they are insuring and make sure the building…