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Commercial auto insurance for large and small businesses

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014

Several states require individuals and business owners with vehicles to carry auto insurance. Auto insurance protects everyone involved in an auto accident or should theft of a vehicle occur. There are different types of auto insurance policies available for businesses of all sizes. As a business owner, carrying an auto insurance policy protects you and…Read More

Prevent Wildfires: Keep safe with these fireplace tips

Monday, February 10th, 2014

Fires can cause damage any time, even when the weather is cold and dry. Protect yourself with some basic prevention, and you will be glad you did. The first thing you can do to prevent your home’s loss to wildfires is to look at the perimeter for fire dangers. Do you have an improperly ventilated…Read More

Identity Theft: Watch For Old Tricks

Wednesday, February 5th, 2014

These days, identity thieves will try just about anything to get to you and your money. But if you do not know the old tricks, you can still become a victim. Follow these basic tips to protect your identity and keep your business transactions safe. Though most criminals prefer to get access to many credit…Read More

New California Law Closes Texting Loophole for Teens in 2014

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014

The year 2014 brings hundreds of new laws to the state of California. The laws involve aspects of the economy, labor, the environment, traffic and more. In October of 2013, Governor Jerry Brown signed SB 194, prohibiting drivers under the age of 18 to engage in any form of texting. This includes voice-activated hands free…Read More

Residential Burn Laws For Californians

Friday, January 17th, 2014

The state of California has burn laws put into place that are intended for both fire safety and to ensure healthy air quality. The laws were established by Title 17 of the California Code of Regulations and the the California Health and Safety Code Section 41800. Regulations encourage Californians to find alternatives to open burning…Read More

Four Steps to Creating an Effective Business Continuity Plan

Tuesday, January 14th, 2014

A successful business starts with implementing an effective continuity plan. Careful analysis of your market will help you realize your potential even during tough times. Here’s a four-step plan that works: Identify risks. Well-known competitors, natural disasters, untrustworthy employees and other factors could destroy your business. What kind of obstacles do you have to face? Analyze…Read More

Do Not Allow Emotional Thieves Opportunities to Steal your Holiday Spirit

Wednesday, January 8th, 2014

With the holiday season right around the corner, make sure you have ample insurance coverage provided by 1st Community Insurance. Protect your newly purchased gifts from prospective thieves by locking your car door when shopping at your favorite department store. However, the most important aspect that affects your appreciation of Christmas and the approach of…Read More

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