Tuesday, June 27, 2017

The i's On Insurance: The Claim Game: Auto

Filing an auto insurance claim is never fun. But with these simple steps from the Insurance Information Institute (http://www.iii.org), you can save yourself a lot of time and trouble.

Saturday, June 24, 2017

Evacuation: The 10 Minute Challenge

Two families take the Ten Minute Challenge to see if they can evacuate their homes in just ten minutes. Erica and Jason Bish have prepared ahead of time and know what to pack and who will do it. Alex and Steve Gorman have not. The Insurance Information Institute says the key is to plan ahead. Gather insurance policies, wills and deeds, marriage licenses, home inventory and other financial documents in one place. Be sure to pack medicines, toiletries, and clothing for three days. Candysse Miller of the Insurance Information Network of California says families should ask themselves "If I had just ten minutes to get out, what would I take?"

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

It’s A Big World. Let’s Protect It Together.

We believe that only by working together can those of us whose work affects the safety of others — from electricians to engineers to first responders — build a network of intelligence to keep our increasingly complex world safe. NFPA is committed to leading this charge, working tirelessly with tradespeople and professionals to stay ahead of problems and to create real-time solutions to prevent loss to life and property.”

Sunday, June 18, 2017

Federal Tax Reform

Reviewing federal tax reform efforts at the CalChamber Capitol Summit on May 31, 2017 is Lanhee J. Chen of the Hoover Institution.

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Overcome Small Business Cash Flow Woes

Whether it’s extending payables as long as possible or maintaining cash reserves, small business owners have a lot of tools at their disposal to help create more breathing room. Here are five tips to put you in a better financial spot.

Monday, June 12, 2017

Government-Run Health Care Proposal Update

CalChamber Policy Advocate Karen Sarkissian provides the latest information on the government-run health care proposal at the CalChamber Capitol Summit on May 31, 2017.

Friday, June 9, 2017

Small Businesses Can Beat Big-Box Stores At Their Own Game

It might not seem like it at times, but small business owners have a lot of advantages over their bigger competitors. Whether it’s offering better customer service or providing higher quality items, here’s how David beats Goliath.

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Teenage Drivers

Teenage drivers are involved in four times as many fatal crashes than any other age group. On average, six thousand teens are killed each year in crashes that often involve alcohol. Neil Bernstein, adolescent psychologist, says teens are often reckless and think they are invulnerable. Dr. Allan Williams, Insurance Institute for Highway Safety says laws establishing night time curfews, lowering the legal blood alcohol content, and raising driving age are helpful. He also says driving privileges should be phased in through graduated driver's licenses. This video is from the Insurance Information Institute.

For more information about insurance, go to the I.I.I. Web site at http://www.iii.org

Saturday, June 3, 2017

CalChamber - Helping Businesses Thrive

How California Chamber of Commerce helps business entrepreneurs like 2017 Chair Susan Corrales-Diaz of Systems Integrated do well and create jobs.