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7 Tips to Protect Your Property from Wildfires

Wildfire risk may be increasing. Property owners should take steps to maximize their insurance and prepare their properties.

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FICOH Creates Instagram Series to Teach Insurance Basics

First Insurance Company of Hawaii (FICOH) has a new Instagram video series designed to teach insurance basics to the youngest demographic of insurance customers.

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Preparing for Sudden Disasters

Some disasters come with advance warning. Others strike with little or no notice. For unpredictable events like earthquakes or wildfires, you need to always have a solid plan and resources in place and be ready to move quickly.

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Understanding Commercial Inland Marine Insurance

Commercial inland marine insurance is often a source of confusion among business owners. Even if your company’s operations have nothing to do with the sea, you may need inland marine insurance.

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How to Work Together to Improve Pedestrian Safety

Pedestrian deaths have surged in recent years. Drivers and pedestrians can work together to promote pedestrian safety.

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Homeowners Insurance: Tips for Seniors

These homeowners insurance tips for seniors will help you understand your coverage and get more value from your homeowners policy.

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Insurance Industry Careers: Four Hiring Trends

Remote work, career advancement opportunities, corporate giving, and advanced technologies are shaping insurance industry careers.

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Why Hawaii’s Aging Condos Can’t Afford to Defer Maintenance

Condo owners face increased costs and hard choices in a state that already has a high cost of living.

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Kick Off 2024 With an Insurance Coverage Checkup

Everyone has their favorite New Year’s tradition, their own special way of saying goodbye to the old and ringing in the new. It’s the perfect time to reflect on where we’ve been and where we’re going.

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10 Common and Costly Business Insurance Claims

Make sure your business is prepared for the most common and costliest business insurance claims – from fires and floods to theft and car crashes.

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Is Your Business Insured for Growth?

As your business grows, so will your business exposures. A robust insurance package can help you control these risks and avoid unexpected expenses. 

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Can a Landlord Require Renters Insurance? What Renters Need to Know

Many landlords require renters insurance. Even if your lease doesn’t require coverage, you may want it.

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Four Tips to Reduce Risks to Your Business Vehicles

Lower your vehicle maintenance, commercial auto insurance, and workers’ compensation costs by taking steps to reduce risks to your business vehicles.

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What Happens If a Friend Crashes Your Car?

Before you hand over your keys, consider what would happen if a friend crashes your car. Depending on the details, your insurance could take a hit.

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Insurance Scam: Beware of False Agents and Fraudulent Policies

Watch out for phony insurance agents. Although the majority of insurance agents provide an honest service, there are bad apples.

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