Personal Insurance

Look Out For These Scams When Improving Your Home

Remodels and other home improvements are an important part of being a property owner. When done correctly, these projects can add value to a home and make it more attractive to future buyers. Unfortunately, hiring a contractor to complete home improvement projects is not always simple. The average homeowner is often unaware of the average [...]

By | October 3rd, 2017|Categories: Construction, Personal Insurance|

What You Can Do and How To Avoid Scams this Weekend for Hurricane Harvey Victims

The damage caused by Hurricane Harvey is prompting people to help in whatever ways they can. Harvey's catastrophic flooding will continue to cause devastation throughout the week. There are many organizations to send donations to that will help the affected areas. Unfortunately, there are dishonest people who prey on good intentions, creating fake charity campaigns [...]

By | September 1st, 2017|Categories: Insurance, Personal Insurance|

Are You Covered During Your Ride-Share Shift?

With the introduction of ridesharing in New York, many are confused with coverage, who’s covered and when they’re covered. This confusion has brought upon several inquiries for when commercial and personal policy usage come into play. If you have decided to make the venture into the ride sharing business in New York, there are a [...]

By | August 4th, 2017|Categories: Personal Insurance|

7 Safety Tips for Bike Commuters

7 Safety Tips for Bike Commuters As the snow is melting and the weather begins to warm up, more commuters may consider biking to work. If you work in Downtown Buffalo, there are even a few main roads with designated bike lanes. Biking to work is not only a great source of exercise, but you [...]

By | April 18th, 2017|Categories: Personal Insurance|

6 Tips for Trick or Treating

The Vanner Team expressed their creativity and dressed up for the Halloween festivities.  In an effort to keep everyone safe while trick or treating tonight, please take proper precautions to protect yourself and children. Here are some tips to help you do just that: Do not let children wear costumes that are long, baggy or [...]

By | October 31st, 2016|Categories: Personal Insurance|

Bullying Prevention Day – Cost of Workplace Bullies

October 3 is World Day of Bullying Prevention Day. On this day we raise awareness of bullying, not only for children at schools, but also in the workplace. Workplace bullying can cause emotional and physical damage to employees. Employees may feel inadequate or a sense of low self-esteem, which can lead to anxiety, depression, hypertension [...]

By | October 3rd, 2016|Categories: Business Insurance, Personal Insurance|

Tips for the Grill Master

The weather is getting warmer and grills are coming out for backyard BBQ's, pool parties, and fun summer festivities. As the family grill master, you pride yourself on the perfection of your skill. But in spite of your perfectly charcoal hot dogs and enticing bbq aroma, gas and charcoal grills account for an average of 10 [...]

By | May 27th, 2016|Categories: Personal Insurance|Tags: , , |

All About Allergies For Allergy Awareness Month

Got the Sniffles? May is National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month. Throughout this month, we will provide health tips to soothe your stuffy nose and sneezes. With allergy season in full swing, your negative reactions may occur when coming in contact with normally harmless substances. According to the American Academy of Allergy and Immunology, about [...]

By | May 2nd, 2016|Categories: Personal Insurance|Tags: , , |