Personal Risk Matters

Perspectives on timely and trending topics from our insurance and risk experts.

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Flooding: What Are the Chances?

Posted by Lifestyle & Legacy Monday, May 07, 2018

Flooding is one of the most common and destructive natural disasters — and also one of the most underinsured loss events. The possibility of experiencing a flood is greater than many people realize.

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Does Aid Discourage Insurance Buying?

Posted by Lifestyle & Legacy Thursday, April 05, 2018

Are homeowners and businesses that opt not to buy flood insurance rolling the dice on a bailout, expecting government assistance to make them whole again? Research suggests that may be the case.

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International Private Client Security: Do You Know How to Recognize, Avoid and Respond to Elicitation?

Posted by Jennifer Mackovjak Friday, December 15, 2017

Elicitation is a common surveillance and intelligence-gathering approach used by some nation-states, businesses and organized advocacy groups to gain insight about an individual or sensitive information.

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Holiday Gifts: Will Your Valuable Gift be Properly Protected?

Posted by Lifestyle & Legacy Friday, December 15, 2017

The season of giving is upon us! As you search for that perfect gift,  anticipating the smile on your loved one’s face when they open it, you may not necessarily wonder if the item will be covered on our insurance policy.

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Assignment of Benefits: Avoiding Contract Scams

Posted on Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Assignment of benefits (AOB) scams stem from contractors and attorneys taking advantage of homeowners. Talking to your advisor may help you avoid contact scams.

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The Convergence of Risk

Posted by Pete Walther Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Today, more than ever before, successful individuals and families are facing a convergence of personal, commercial, strategic, and financial risks, with increasing levels of complexity and ambiguity. 

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Managing Family Wealth: Establishing Family Office Insurance Standards

Posted by Kimberlee Connell Thursday, October 19, 2017

Each family office and its respective family is uniquely different, but one thing all family offices have in common is the need to establish insurance standards for family members.

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Repairing or Rebuilding Your Home After a Natural Disaster: Risk Mitigation and Insurance Considerations

Posted on Wednesday, September 20, 2017

As you begin to make repairs and renovations to your home and property after recent storms, be sure you are aware of risk mitigation and insurance considerations.

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Dealing with Long-Term Power Outages

Posted on Monday, September 18, 2017

Utility companies are working to restore services to the millions left in Florida and Texas without power . Here are a few tips to help you stay safe during a power outage. 

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Post Harvey Resources

Posted on Friday, September 15, 2017

To assist our clients in Texas who may be impacted by Hurricane Harvey, Marsh PCS has compiled the following list of resources.

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