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    8 tips for safer travel during the holidays

    Posted by Soules Insurance on Tue, Dec 11, 2018

    If you are traveling anywhere this holiday season, expect to have some company on the road — about 107 million fellow travelers according to AAA. Just over 97 million are expected to drive and another 6.4 million will be flying.

    The holidays are a busy time and drivers are already distracted by their phones, auto technology and passengers. Throw in thousands of shoppers or pedestrians who are texting or talking and you can see the dangers rise exponentially.

    Here are several tips to help keep everyone safe while traveling over the holiday season.

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    Tags: Holiday Risk, Holiday, Safe Driving, Holiday Safety, Holiday Season, Reduce risk during the holidays, Season, Holiday Travel, Driving, Traveling

    Beware of Porch Pirates This Holiday Season

    Posted by Soules Insurance on Fri, Dec 7, 2018

     

    The holiday season is a time of year filled with joy — but unfortunately, it’s also a time filled with risk. There are many dangers to be aware of in the midst of holiday celebrations — including porch pirates vying for a chance to swipe unattended deliveries.

    Here are a few ways you can prevent having your gifts stolen this holiday season.

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    Tags: Holiday Theft, Theft, Holiday Season, Home Theft, Online Shopping, Holiday Shopping, Porch Pirate, Package, Package Thieves, holiday package

    4 Tips for Avoiding a Holiday Liability Hangover

    Posted by Soules Insurance on Fri, Dec 8, 2017

    The holidays are here, and if you are one of the millions of Americans who will be hosting a gathering of friends and family this holiday season, your party to-do list is likely a mile long already. 

    To ease the burden, you might consider turning to outside vendors to help with party logistics. From catering and valet to bartenders and decorators, having an extra set of arms and legs can go a long way to ensure your holiday party goes off without a hitch. But between deciding on the menu and going over decorations, it’s understandable why thinking through your related personal liability exposure isn’t top of mind.

    Unfortunately, while personal liability doesn’t exactly excite much holiday cheer, overlooking such exposures can put you, your family and your assets at risk. To ensure a joyous — and safe — holiday season, here are four guidelines you should follow when engaging with vendors to reduce your liability exposure.

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    Tags: Home Insurance, Holiday Season, Reduce Risk, Vendors, Bartenders, Reduce Risk Exposure, Reduce risk during the holidays, Liability Insurance, Catering, Valet, Outside Vendor