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November 30th, 2017 by Cumberland Insurance Agency

Will Your Auto Insurance Cover Your Passengers?

The Holidays are the time for good cheer, family togetherness, and road trips. Unfortunately, the holiday season (particularly Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve) is one of the most dangerous times to be on the road. Heavy traffic, fewer daylight hours, colder temperatures, holiday alcohol consumption, and increased chances of rain, snow, and freezing weather make road trips during the holidays riskier for both you... Read Article

Do You Need Business Insurance When Working Out of Your Home?

Many small businesses in the U.S. today are home-based. For a small business owner or entrepreneur, working out of the home has many advantages. It is convenient, cost-effective, and comfortable, and you can skip the daily commute and wear pajamas or sweats all day if you like. However, conducting business in the comfort and convenience of your own home does not make it risk-free. You... Read Article

Does Homeowners Insurance Cover Landscaping?

Your yard is an important part of your home, and requires a great deal of time, effort, and money to maintain. Landscaping can suffer damage from fire, theft, and vandalism, just like the inside of your home. If you have worked hard and invested a lot of money to create a beautifully landscaped yard, you may be wondering whether homeowners insurance will cover your trees,... Read Article

7 Exclusions to Your Typical Life Insurance Plan

Life insurance is one of the most effective ways to ensure your family is protected. Should you suddenly become incapacitated or pass away, life insurance funds can be paid at once to the named beneficiaries without any concern about taxes or delays related to probate. However, when buying a life insurance policy, the one person who truly has your back is your agent. Every life insurance... Read Article

The Importance of Key Person Insurance for Small to Midsize Businesses

Key person insurance is life insurance on a proprietor, partner, or a valued employee who is key to the successful operation of a business. Small and midsize businesses typically have one or a few key persons who are primarily responsible for generating revenue. Examples include the partners in a two-attorney law firm, the sole cosmetologist in a small beauty salon, or the owner-founder chef of... Read Article