Category Archives: HOW TO

HOW TO: Stay Safe in Your Vehicle

Though improvements in technology help to lower the number of car accidents that occur each year, it still remains that most accidents are the result of human error. In order to lower your risk of getting into an accident it is vital to practice safe driving skills. Regardless of whether you are a first time…

HOW TO: Reduce Basement Flooding Risk

It is not uncommon for rain showers to wreak havoc on any home’s basement, no matter the location. Simply resolving an obvious gutter or downspout leak can solve most basement water problems. Though a few water problems may have some causes that are difficult to identify and fix. In this post, Long Island Insurance Executive,…

HOW TO: Reduce Accidents at Home

Accidents and injuries occurring at your home are painful, emotional and stressful and they can be expensive! Accidents that damage your home or property, or injuries that occur there can increase your insurance premiums and initiate your deductible responsibilities. Gregg S. Marcus, a Long Island Insurance Executive lists some simple steps you can take that…

HOW TO: Protect Your Home From Burglaries

Now that the shorter days and cooler weather are upon us, burglary statistics tend to be on the rise. According to national statistics, burglaries can increase as much as 20 percent between summer and winter. In this post, Long Island Insurance Executive, Gregg S. Marcus, lists some easy ways to avoid your home becoming part…

HOW TO: Save Money On Your Driving Expenses

A car’s upkeep doesn’t need to break the bank. By making a few changes, you could save hundreds or more over the course of the year. In this post, Gregg S. Marcus, a Long Island Insurance Executive shares litter changes that you can make to shave down the cost of your driving expenses. Maintenance Always…

HOW TO: Properly Insure your Business

There are risks in any endeavor and a business is no different. According to the Insurance Information Institute, 25% of businesses that close their doors due to disaster never open them again. The process of selecting the proper insurance for your business may be daunting, but it is of the utmost importance! “Before you officially…

HOW TO: Complete a Home Inventory

When a homeowner has a Homeowner’s Insurance Policy  they need to have a home inventory to give to the insurance company in the event of a claim. A home inventory is simply a list of your personal possessions. It is important to carefully document all of the belongings in your home so that in the…

HOW TO: Create Business Connections Utilizing LinkedIn

You may think of LinkedIn as just another social media site. If you use the site correctly, however, you can gain many new connections that can eventually be used to grow you business.LinkedIn is one of the most powerful social media channels that exists for business and if you aren’t active on it, chances are…

HOW TO: Cut Your Car Insurance Costs

According to the Insurance Information Institute, the average American driver spends over $900 per year on car insurance. There are many factors that impact the amount a driver pays for their automobile insurance.  In this post, Gregg S. Marcus, a Long Island Insurance Executive, discusses what steps to take to cut those high premiums down!…

HOW TO: Write a Demand Letter & Settle Your Car Insurance Claim

If you’ve been waiting to settle a car accident claim and are confident about how much you think your claim is worth, you can preempt the adjuster’s settlement offer with your own settlement proposal, also known as a demand letter. This letter would outline fault (if this is an issue in your claim), damages and…