Given that back pain is one of the most common reasons that U.S. employees give for missing work, it should be a major concern for employers. The American Chiropractic Association reports some 31 million Americans experience low-back pain at one point or another during a year. Back pain, although common, isn’t necessarily always serious in […]
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In the insurance world, you truly get what you pay for. Companies that specialize in providing low-cost insurance policies have grown in number and popularity in the last few years. Online services and build-your-own-policy features have convinced millions of customers they’re getting a good deal. But it doesn’t take long for some customers to find […]
It is very difficult to evaluate what Health insurance plan is the best fit for you if you don’t have a basic knowledge of insurance industry lingo and terminology. An insurance provider can describe the various insurance plans ad nauseam, but unless you understand the technical terms, you are not likely to be any wiser […]
September is National Preparedness Month, providing an opportunity for agents to reflect on helping their clients be proactive. Disaster planning is also an agency’s greatest defense in the event of an emergency though. Has your firm taken the necessary precautions to survive and succeed during a natural disaster? “We have quite an extensive recovery plan […]
An East Coast earthquake? Suffering damage from a seismic shift isn’t a risk many homeowners outside of California worry about. Most standard homeowners, renters and business insurance policies do not cover damage from earthquakes — specifically, the potential losses from the shaking and cracking that can destroy a building and other property. Nationwide, earthquake premiums […]
Trusted Choice independent insurance agents of Oklahoma are proud to be sponsoring the Food for Kids Backpack Program of the Regional Food Bank. Now through September 30 Trusted Choice insurance agents will be one of four sponsors to match contributions made to the Regional Food Bank. So for every dollar contributed the amount will be […]
Insurance Journal announces 10-year-old firm is now one of nation’s largest Oklahoma City – Just 10 years after its founding, Oklahoma Agents Alliance is now one of the United States’ largest independent property/casualty insurance agencies, according to the August issue of Insurance Journal. OAA entered the list at No. 87 and is one […]
As the fall approaches across the United States, millions of young people will embark on that great journey we call life on a college campus. Others entering their golden years and their families will consider the benefit of moving into an assisted living facility. Still others, uninterested in or unable to secure a home loan, […]
Over the past few months, A.M. Best Co. has grown increasingly concerned with the heightened level of global economic uncertainty. Continuing economic weakness in certain European countries and the debt crisis in the United States have elevated the risk profile of U.S. insurers. The hard-won agreement between Congress and the Obama administration to increase the […]
The number of workers covered by workers’ compensation dropped by 4.4 percent in 2009, the biggest decrease in two decades. Also, according to a report by the nonprofit National Academy of Social Insurance, employer costs for benefits fell by 7.6 percent to $73.9 billion in 2009, reflecting the overall decline in employment. “As one might […]