With March upon us, Spring is in the air. Time to remind your insureds to set their clocks forward and to change the batteries in their smoke and carbon monoxide detectors. It’s also a good time to issue tips about spring maintenance chores for their property and their auto. We’re getting close to tax time, so it’s also good to remind anyone about tax implications if they’ve had losses. Plus, there are plenty of fun excuses for communicating with your clients too, from March Madness and St Patrick’s Day to Pi Day and National Puppy Day! We have a list of March insurance themes, events and links to get you started.
In the wake of Google’s surprise announcement that they are shutting down Google Compare just about one year after the online insurance shopping venture initially launched, there’s a lot of celebrating going on. We hate to be the fly in the ointment, but put those party hats down. To paraphrase the late, great Mark Twain’s famous line: the reports of its death may be greatly exaggerated.
Walking is generally considered a healthy activity; we are encouraged to . But if we use our cell phones while walking, we are no longer engaging in a healthy activity: with unsafe walking, we are at risk for injury – even death.
Founder, President of Renaissance Alliance Bruce Cochrane recognized for innovation, pushing the industry forward
J. Bruce Cochrane, founder and President of Renaissance Alliance, the region’s premier network of independent agencies, insurers and service providers, was named to the “Hot 100” for 2015 by Insurance Business America. Cochrane is one of only 9 New-England based insurance executives named to the list.
We are approaching Super Bowl weekend, which may or may not interest you: you may feel indifference perhaps due to the absence of the Patriots, or you may simply have no interest in this great American obsession. However you feel about the game, you may want to reflect on the career of Kenny “the snake” Stabler, star quarterback for the Oakland Raiders in the 1970s.