I , like many other business owners, have been inspired by the challenge of Covid-19 to re-evaluate how I do business and refocus on what will truly add value for my clients.
As an Insurance Professional with 35+ years of experience, I am proud to be able to help people protect the things that matter most to them ; their homes, their cars, their businesses and most importantly, their families. To further my mission, I am aligning my agency into 3 “Pillars of Protection” to better…Continue
Added by Gerry Dolan - Farmers Insurance on August 23, 2020 at 10:18pm — No Comments
Since the Covid-19 health crisis hit our shores earlier this year, I've been busy "quoting" auto insurance in response to a significant increase in demand for that product. For an insurance agent, that's good news, especially in light of the challenges in many parts of our economy. The bad news, is that people are shopping strictly for price. The vast majority of people I’ve spoken to over the past 4 months are either unaware of the type and scale of coverage they really need or are simply…Continue
Added by Gerry Dolan - Farmers Insurance on July 27, 2020 at 12:02pm — No Comments
As the world edges toward getting back to business, I thought about what a small business owner should be reviewing with their agent, if possible, prior to re-opening. Actually, anytime before you have a loss, is a good time to take a hard look at your Risk Management program. That means identifying and priortizing the risk's that your business faces each and every day and evaluating the potential effectiveness of your insurance program.
As many have discovered, insurance does not…Continue
Added by Gerry Dolan - Farmers Insurance on June 3, 2020 at 7:10pm — No Comments
Check Insurance Rates before You Buy a Car...
At some point you're going to be in the market for your next car, be it used or new. If you've narrowed your search down to the type of vehicle you'd like to own, you should check insurance rates before you buy.
Often we will get calls from people who bought a new vehicle and gave no thought to the insurance rates and who were shocked to learn that, in some cases, their monthly premiums were more than their monthly car payments. That…
Added by Gerry Dolan - Farmers Insurance on May 29, 2020 at 11:11am — No Comments
Thought I'd share a link to a terrific article highlighting the risks business owners now face in a remote work environment and the steps we can take to manage those risks and ultimately thrive in the new world we operate in...…Continue
Added by Gerry Dolan - Farmers Insurance on May 6, 2020 at 9:20am — No Comments
Just thought I'd share a link to an insurance industry resource page that contains articles dedicated to helping individuals and business owners deal with the economic effects of the COVID-19 virus. And especially for small business owners who are vulnerable to business interruption.
If you own a business, it may be a good idea to reach out to your insurance agent for a policy review... get a handle on what's covered, what’s not and come up with a "risk management"…Continue
Added by Gerry Dolan - Farmers Insurance on March 15, 2020 at 6:30pm — No Comments
One misconception about homeowner's liability insurance coverage is that it only covers incidents in the home.
In fact, the coverage under the comprehensive personal liability portion of your homeowner's policy is generally not limited by location. It is, however, limited by the liability caps on your policy.
Here are some examples of what likely would be covered by the personal liability portion of your policy:
Sports incidents. For example, you are playing golf…Continue
Added by Gerry Dolan - Farmers Insurance on February 28, 2020 at 12:28pm — No Comments
Nothing describes your company like a well thought out personalized mission statement. From the heart, it explains not just what your business is, but why you're in it.
So,here goes my "expanded" version... thanks for reading !
Gerard T. Dolan Insurance Agency
Our mission is to provide financial security & peace of mind to families and business owners in our community. We’ll do this by providing professional advice, caring attention and personal…Continue
Added by Gerry Dolan - Farmers Insurance on November 30, 2019 at 4:08pm — No Comments
One of the biggest mistakes owners of growing businesses make is not keeping up their insurance coverage to account for the expanding assets and potential liabilities.
Let's say you started your business 10 years ago with just a small space and computer desk. Today, you have an office full of employees and equipment. If you still have the same insurance coverage as you did a decade ago, or even three years ago, the chances are high that you are underinsured.
Added by Gerry Dolan - Farmers Insurance on November 1, 2019 at 10:54am — No Comments
Great "Insurance" News for the Long Island and Greater New York area... Plymouth Rock Assurance is open for homeowner insurance business on Long Island.
There are several key advantages ...
* NO Coastal Restrictions - product is available throughout the downstate market.
* Building construction date as early as 1870.
* Replacement Values up to $3M.
* "Guaranteed" Replacement Cost on dwelling available by endorsement.
What this means for…Continue
Added by Gerry Dolan - Farmers Insurance on October 2, 2019 at 9:22am — No Comments