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Aegis Insurance Markets Voted Best Insurance Agency in North Lake Tahoe & Truckee

Aegis Insurance Markets Voted Best Insurance Agency in North Lake Tahoe & Truckee

We're delighted to announce that Aegis Insurance Markets has been voted Best Insurance Agency in North Lake Tahoe and Truckee by Sierra Sun readers! About Aegis Insurance Markets Aegis Insurance Markets has been serving businesses and families in the Tahoe-Truckee region since its inception in 1999. We are an independent insurance agency with access to the top-rated insurance providers in the country. That means we shop through the various programs and policies offered by these top-tier ...
How Inland Marine Insurance Protects Contractor Tools

How Inland Marine Insurance Protects Contractor Tools

When you've invested heavily in tools and equipment for your artisan contractor business, the last thing you want is those investments to get stolen, lost, vandalized, or damaged. That's why contractors rely on inland marine insurance (also known as tool and equipment insurance) to protect these vital business assets. What is Inland Marine Insurance? Inland marine covers business property such as tools and equipment while in transit over land or when stored at an off-site location. Inland ...
Business Insurance for Freelancers and Solopreneurs

Business Insurance for Freelancers and Solopreneurs

Is commercial insurance for freelancers necessary, or is it something you can skip until your business gets bigger? Freelancers and solopreneurs don't often consider insurance coverage for their businesses, particularly when they're just starting. Yet, your freelance business is just as likely to run into a potential risk as the full-service agency down the street — the one with 35 employees and seven-figure profits. The only difference between you is that without insurance coverage, a single ...
7 Events in Truckee for Summer 2022

7 Events in Truckee for Summer 2022

What's your favorite local Tahoe-Truckee event? Whether you live for ski season or love the nostalgia of the annual Fourth of July parade, there’s nothing quite like the memories made at community events. Summer 2022 will be full of exciting local events for families, music lovers, beer connoisseurs, and more. 7 Summertime Events in Truckee, CA Truckee Farmers Market Enjoy fresh, crisp apples, local cheeses and chocolate, and other goodies from Truckee businesses at the Farmers Market. ...
Amazing Small Business Statistics to Inspire Entrepreneurs

Amazing Small Business Statistics to Inspire Entrepreneurs

Are you a small business owner or entrepreneur? Building a business takes a lot of courage, time, and financial resources. But the payoff can be incredible: earning money doing something you love and serving an audience you care about. If you're a small business owner or dream of becoming one, these amazing small business statistics will inspire you to keep going on your entrepreneurial journey. Small Businesses Make Up 90-99% of All Businesses Only about 10% of companies ...
12 Questions About Homeowners Insurance Answered

12 Questions About Homeowners Insurance Answered

When it comes to risk coverage, homeowners insurance is essential. Homeowners insurance covers the roof over your head, and it may even cover the shirt on your back, too! Homeowners insurance is designed to protect your home, property, and belongings and protect your financial assets in the event someone gets injured while visiting your home. Do you have questions about homeowners insurance? We've got answers to some of the most common queries you might ask ...
3 Questions About Environmental Liability Insurance

3 Questions About Environmental Liability Insurance

Pollution events often make the news, from major oil spills to industrial disasters. The results can be devastating for the responsible entities. But a small pollution event can be just as damaging to a company's profits and reputation, even if it's as tiny as site runoff after heavy rainfall. Luckily, you can insure your business against lost costs, lawsuits, and reputational damage after a pollution event with environmental liability coverage. What is Environmental Insurance for Contractors? Environmental liability ...
15 Tips for a More Sustainable and Ecofriendly Business

15 Tips for a More Sustainable and Ecofriendly Business

How green is your business? Creating eco-friendly policies in the workplace can help your company positively impact your environment. Not only do green workplace policies help make the world a healthier place, but they can also positively impact the health and wellbeing of your employees while reducing your operating costs, too! Here are fifteen ways you can create a more sustainable business. Go Paperless Paper is the third-largest industrial pollutant for air, water, and soil. During production, ...
10 Things to Know About Flood Insurance

10 Things to Know About Flood Insurance

Do you need flood insurance? 99% of counties in the United States have been impacted by a flood event, according to FEMA. Even the driest places in America, like Death Valley, have dangerous flash floods. Even the smallest amount of flooding can cause significant damage. According to floodsmart.gov, just 1 inch of water can cause $25,000 of damage to your home. 10 Things to Know About Flood Insurance If you have questions about flood insurance, take a look ...
Faces of Aegis: Green Envy, Inc.

Faces of Aegis: Green Envy, Inc.

This post is part of our Faces of Aegis series. We're spotlighting our clients, the people and businesses who are making an impact in our Tahoe-Truckee community and beyond! Read more of our client spotlights here. Living in the Tahoe region means respecting and being good stewards of the natural environment. Aegis client Green Envy, Inc. is doing their part to keep Tahoe green with custom landscaping services and BMP installations.  Learn more about the ways ...

 

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