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5 Things to Know About Stolen Tools Insurance

5 Things to Know About Stolen Tools Insurance

Is there anything worse than stolen tools? When you’re a contractor relying on your tools and equipment to get the job done, the answer is a definitive no. Luckily, you can protect your tools and equipment against theft with a special type of contractor insurance. 1. Stolen Tools Insurance is Called Tools and Equipment Coverage Business owners want to protect their assets, no matter the industry. But insuring a contractor’s tools and equipment isn’t as straightforward as ...
5 Ways to Save on Bike Rental Insurance for Your Shop

5 Ways to Save on Bike Rental Insurance for Your Shop

Reducing operating costs can be crucial for the success of your bike rental shop. Some of your costs are pretty fixed: rent, utilities, payroll, workers’ comp, replacement parts. So, so many replacement parts. But there is room to reduce your costs when it comes to insurance for your business. When every dime counts, here are five ways you can save on bike rental shop insurance. 1. Carry the Right Coverage Think of your bike shop insurance like your ...
5 Benefits of Outdoor Sports Insurance

5 Benefits of Outdoor Sports Insurance

Opening an outdoor sports business isn’t for the faint of heart. It’s for risk takers with a love for the great outdoors and entrepreneurial spirit, making money doing what they love. However, these types of businesses come with their own unique set of challenges. With outdoor sports insurance, you save the risk-taking for your outdoor adventures, not your bottom line. 5 benefits of outdoor sports insurance include: 1. Custom tailored coverage 2. Protection for all outdoor businesses 3. Coverage ...
What Your Business Needs to Know About Intellectual Property

What Your Business Needs to Know About Intellectual Property

Innovation drives business and changes our world. From small, home-based businesses to global corporations, a new idea or concept is created every day. If you’re in business, it’s important to understand the value of your intellectual property - and how you can protect it. What is Business Intellectual Property? Your intellectual property includes the ideas, concepts, and processes that your business owns. Consider the mouse whose ears are one of the most recognizable cultural icons in the ...
Insuring Your Second Home

Insuring Your Second Home

There’s a lot to consider when deciding to purchase a second home. Do you want it to be close to the ocean or in the mountains? Do you want to use it exclusively as a family vacation home or rent it out for extra income? Regardless of where you decide to buy and how you choose to use your second home, you’ll want to be sure that it is protected. With the right policies in place, you ...
Do You Need Very High Fire Hazard Severity Zone Insurance?

Do You Need Very High Fire Hazard Severity Zone Insurance?

Do you need Very High Fire Hazard Severity Zone Insurance? From San Diego to Siskiyou, CAL FIRE has identified very high fire hazard severity zones (VHFHSZ): areas at extreme risk for wildfire. Every county in the entire Golden state has - at the bare minimum - moderate fire hazard severity zones. Many CA counties consist almost entirely of high or very-high fire hazard severity zone areas. In other words, if you live in California, there’s a ...
How to Start an Outfitter Business

How to Start an Outfitter Business

Want to make a living outfitting? If you love the great outdoors, don’t mind hard work, and have no problem getting up at 4 a.m. to work an 18-hour day, you may have what it takes to start an outfitting business. But a love for the wild and a lifetime of hunting or fishing experience isn’t the only thing you need to get going. A Practical Guide to Starting an Outfitting Business Here’s what you’ll need to consider ...
What Insurance Do You Need for Your Vacation Rental Property?

What Insurance Do You Need for Your Vacation Rental Property?

The purchase of investment rental vacation properties is on the upswing. Over two-thirds of second home owners rent out their properties for a portion of each year to help cover the costs for their vacation home. Because most vacation rental properties are located in places with higher exposure to risks – such as wildfires, flooding, hurricanes, theft, and vandalism – investors are in need of insurance that will help cover the costs. Additionally, renting out a vacation ...
7 Things to Know Before Investing in a Vacation Rental

7 Things to Know Before Investing in a Vacation Rental

You’re planning on investing in a vacation rental but don’t know where to start. Embarking on a new business venture can be daunting, but knowing these 7 things before investing in a vacation rental property can help you on the road to success. 1. Be Prepared to Pay a Higher Mortgage When you apply for an investment property mortgage, expect to face higher interest rates than you see when you buy a home you plan to occupy. ...
Top 10 Construction Resources

Top 10 Construction Resources

Operating any business takes a lot of skill, organization, sound advice, and maybe even a pinch of good luck. This is particularly true when you’re building and expanding a construction business. We rounded up some of the best construction resources available to help you – publications, blogs, podcasts, and websites that can give you the most assistance as you grow. 1. SBA Website The SBA website is the cornerstone of business advice, no matter what your speciality ...

 

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