Manage Your Risk

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Manage Your Risk

  • Protecting Your Personal Property: What You Should Know

    Protecting Your Personal Property: What You Should Know

    You’ve probably heard the stories of the wedding ring left in the hotel room after the family vacation, lost in the ocean during the honeymoon, or even falling down the…

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  • Don't Leave the Dock Without It

    Don’t Leave the Dock Without It

    The temperatures are warming and the water looks inviting! Spring is in the air, and boats are everywhere. If you’re considering buying a boat, or putting a boat on the…

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  • Don't Skip a Rung in Ladder Safety

    Don’t Skip a Rung in Ladder Safety

    If you're like many other homeowners, you probably have a DIY project in some stage of construction in your backyard, basement, or even attic. Or perhaps you're one of the…

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  • Top Five Winter Safety Tips for Your Car

    Your personal vehicle is likely well-prepared for the clear roads and blue skies of summer, but it might not be ready to tackle winter's heavy snowfalls, icy streets, and decreased…

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  • Protect Your Home from These Holiday Hazards

    Protect Your Home from These Holiday Hazards

    The holiday season is officially upon us, and unfortunately, many of our seasonal traditions present a special set of risks for homeowners each year. As you gear up for the…

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  • Navigating a Tricky 2020 Halloween

    Navigating a Tricky 2020 Halloween

    Adding to an already scary year is the idea that we may have to give up some of the classic traditions tied to one of our beloved holidays—Halloween. But just…

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  • 6 Essential Fall Maintenance Tips for Homeowners

    6 Essential Fall Maintenance Tips for Homeowners

    There are probably a lot of activities on your fall to-do list, like picking apples, drinking pumpkin-spiced lattés, and taking hikes to enjoy the fall foliage. While you're enjoying autumn's…

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  • Car Maintenance Checklist for Road Trips

    Car Maintenance Checklist for Road Trips

    Whether you want to visit friends and family or you're just ready for a change of scenery, the urge to pack up and hit the road can sound awfully tempting.…

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  • How to Build an Accessible Website

    How to Build an Accessible Website

    Website accessibility is a concept many organizations take for granted. While many websites are built with the assumption that all users can see or hear the content being presented, some…

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  • How to Prepare for Severe Weather

    How to Prepare for Severe Weather

    The early summer months are the perfect time to go outside and enjoy the warmer weather. But for much of the country, late spring and early summer also bring a…

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  • Beware of Coronavirus Scams

    Beware of Coronavirus Scams

    The novel coronavirus—or COVID-19—pandemic has led to an unprecedented economic disruption at a global level. Businesses around the world are being forced into telecommunication solutions by government orders, meaning many…

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  • How to Recognize a Phishing Attack

    How to Recognize a Phishing Attack

    In a world of ransomware and data theft, phishing attacks remain one of the biggest cybersecurity threats to businesses. According to the FBI’s 2017 cybercrime report, fraudulent emails resulted in…

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  • 6 Worst Password Ideas You Should Avoid

    6 Worst Password Ideas You Should Avoid

    In the Mel Brooks classic Spaceballs, there's a scene where the main villain, Dark Helmet, remarks on the stupidity of using a password like "12345," remarking it's the kind of…

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  • How to Stay Secure on WiFi Networks

    How to Stay Secure on WiFi Networks

    Whether you're working from home or a hotel, it's important to exercise caution with wireless networks. If you are running a wireless router at home, make sure you are using WPA…

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  • Marijuana Legalization & the Office: Creating a Policy

    How to Create a Marijuana Policy for Your Office

    Once only theorized, marijuana legalization becomes more of a reality every year with more states passing legislation allowing for its medical and/or recreational use. To date, 11 states—and Washington, D.C.—have…

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  • 7 Cybersecurity Tips for Working Remotely

    7 Cybersecurity Tips for Working Remotely

    Employees working remotely is trending upward in recent years with employers becoming more open to the concept. While having the choice of your work environment may seem like a great…

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  • 6-Spring-Cleaning-Tips-for-Your-Home

    6 Spring Cleaning Tips for Your Home

    As warmer weather thaws the snow and ice outside, hibernation is finally coming to an end. Springtime is a season of renewal and rebirth, but it can also come with…

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    Cybersecurity: A Growing Threat [Infographic]

    In 2018, there were nearly 4 billion Internet users. That's half of the world's population of 7.7 billion. With the Internet growing at an alarming pace, businesses are having a…

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  • The Jock Tax and Other Weird Tax Laws
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    5 Bizarre U.S. Tax Laws

    In your years as an accountant, you’ve likely come across tax laws that have left you furrowing your brow and shaking your head. It’s easy to get frustrated by our…

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  • How to Boost a Property’s Value with Lawn Care
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    How to Boost a Property’s Value with Lawn Care

    April was National Lawn Care Month. And though the event is now over, recent research shows that yards are too important for real estate professionals to ignore: 79% of Americans…

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  • Our Fair Housing Act Overview for Realtors
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    Raising Awareness of Fair and Equitable Housing Issues

    The Fair Housing Act (FHA) was passed over 50 years ago, but we continue to recognize its importance each year during the month of April. The significance of this legislation…

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  • How Cloud Computing Lifts the Accounting Industry
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    How Cloud Computing Lifts the Accounting Industry

    Last month, the internet turned 30. And while it can be hard to remember life before the World Wide Web, the way the internet has completely transformed businesses across the…

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  • Make the Most of Your Accounting Internship Program
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    How to Ensure a Five-Star Rating for Your Internship Program

    Most of us can probably recall that internship in college when we made coffee, moved boxes, and filed endless stacks of paper. We added it to our resume, but did…

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  • Women in Real Estate Who Are Making Waves
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    Women Making Waves in Real Estate

    March is women's month, and we can't let it pass without giving a shout out to all the fierce ladies slaying the real estate industry one property at a time.…

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  • The Future for Women in Law
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    The Future for Women in Law [Infographic]

    What does the future hold for women in law? Check out our infographic to see the current representation of women in the legal field and how law firms are addressing…

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  • Your Tax Season Survival Guide
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    Your Tax Season Survival Guide

    Tax season officially started on January 28. …cue hair pulling and pillow screaming… Okay, maybe that's over-exaggerating just a bit. But we're sure you've had moments during tax season where…

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  • Boost Sales with Minimalist Staging
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    Boost Sales with Minimalist Staging

    As real estate agents, it's your business to know what's trending in the marketplace, so it's probably not a surprise to hear today's home buyers are attracted to a balance…

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  • Upgrade Your Downtime with These Legal Podcasts
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    Upgrade Your Downtime with These Legal Podcasts

    The life of a lawyer is a busy one. So busy, in fact, that stealing a few minutes for yourself throughout the day can feel impossible. But what about those…

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  • How to Succeed in the Succession Planning Process
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    Secure Your Future with Effective Succession Planning

    Who Are Your Firm's Future Leaders? For many senior professionals, thinking about who will succeed them and determining their exit plan and next phase of their life often brings about…

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  • Succession Planning for Accounting Firms
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    Future-Proof Your Business with a Succession Plan

    Don’t leave the future to chance. Succession planning has been an important topic for many years, but it's become a bigger concern as Baby Boomers retire. Just look at an…

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