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When it comes to more time or more money, most Americans would take a bigger check over more personal time.
7/28/2014
Pay Raise vs. Vacation Time?
An overwhelming majority of Americans say that they'd rather be compensated more robustly than additional time to themselves.
 
Workers compensation insurance for business owners can help provide entrepreneurs with the funds needed should an employee be out of work for an extended period of time due to injury.
6/13/2014
Most employees say they've worked while being ill
An OfficeTeam poll indicates that approximately 70% of Americans have put in an eight-hour day on the job even though they were sick.
 
Nearly 6 in 10 then brides-to-be - 57% - said that they saw "the moment" coming all along.
6/4/2014
Women who would change their wedding proposal
A new survey reveals that half of women would alter some aspect of the moment when their significant other popped the question.
 
A growing number of Americans are starting to wonder whether the long-established SAT is an accurate portrayal of students' abilities.
5/6/2014
Poll: Many Americans unconvinced of SAT accuracy
A minority of U.S. adults think the SAT correctly demonstrates math and reading comprehension, according to a YouGov survey.
 
This survey captures a sentiment we often encounter - that consumers want insurance education, but often don't know where to begin.
3/24/2014
Newlywed discrepancies regarding insurance
The National Association of Insurance Commissioner releases a guide to help couples mine through insurance matters.
 
The poll also revealed that approximately one in every three respondents had not consulted with an insurance agent in the past year.
3/11/2014
Few Americans scrutinize insurance policies before buying
Four in 10 consumers say they've never researched insurance prior to purchasing a plan, according to a survey from the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America.
 
Penny-pinching consumers can provide greater protection for their gifts by adding them to standard homeowners or renters insurance policies.
12/23/2013
Will the shutdown affect holiday purchase activity
Recent polls suggest that the shuttering of government spending may have had a heavy influence on buying behavior this holiday season.
 
There’s something to be said for attending a two-year college prior to a four-year university.
11/18/2013
Two-year college leads to four
American Education Week is 11/18 and people around the country are looking to schooling to help prepare themselves for a more robust career.
 
Viewers’ attention spans appear to be highest when watching programs on their mobile devices.
10/17/2013
Study: Attention spans elevated while watching TV on small mobile devices
New analysis points out that mobile television viewers are keenly aware of what's being broadcast.
 
Many consumers are showing they are living well within their means since the economic downturn.
10/10/2013
Consumers adhering to frugal spending practices
New economic data shows how Americans are being more cautious when buying.
 
Living at home is the norm for many 20-somethings nationwide.
9/27/2013
More young adults living at home, studies show
New numbers show that grown children are opting to stay at the home of their mother and father, mostly because of economic concerns.
 
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9/6/2013
More grandparents serving as primary caregivers
The U.S. Census Bureau reveals how grandparents are often intimately involved in their grandchildren's lives.
 
Personal belongings vacationers take with them are often covered under their homeowners insurance policies.
8/28/2013
Still planning a getaway? Residential coverage provides financial protection for rentals
The Insurance Information Institute reminds travelers that the coverage they already have will help shield them from potential losses.
 
Fewer property crimes occurred in 2012 compared to a year earlier, an FBI report found.
7/26/2013
FBI: Fewer property crimes committed in 2012
The Federal Bureau of Investigation says that home invasions and car theft was slightly less common last year.
 
Lemonade stands in neighborhoods nationwide will likely be prevalent once again this summer.
7/24/2013
How to make lemonade stands come to life
A lifestyle expert provides parents with some words of advice they can impart to budding business owners.
 
Selective works hard to maintain a high A.M. Best rating.
7/23/2013
Highly Rated Insurance Organizations Recognized by A.M. Best
Selective is proud to be one of many companies nationwide to maintain a high rating by the agency.
 
There has been a sharp rise in the divorce rate in recent years.
7/18/2013
Divorce more common among Americans 50 and over
Lawyers say they've seen a spike in baby boomer clients ending their marriages.
 
The TRIA helped businesses affected by the events that took place at the Boston Marathon this year.
7/1/2013
The timely renewal of the Terrorist Risk Insurance Act
TRIA provides essential financial assistance for business owners after man-made disasters.
 
Instances of dog bites reduced across the country in 2012 from the year before.
6/27/2013
Dog bites fall in frequency
The Insurance Information Institute reports that claims involving dog bites declined last year, but they remain a costly injury to treat.
 
There appears to be an increasing amount of stay-at-home dads nationwide.
6/10/2013
Dads taking on position typically occupied by moms
Stay-at-home fathers are more common today than they have ever been before.
 
May 31 is World No Tobacco Day.
5/31/2013
Societies unite in goal to stamp out tobacco use permanently
May 31 is World No Tobacco Day.
 
More consumers appear to be putting their tax returns into their bank accounts.
5/20/2013
Tax refunds being devoted to savings and debt this year
Nearly half of consumers say that what they get back from the government will go toward improving their finances.
 
Consumers enjoy using technology for business, but prefer meeting with insurance agents one-on-one to secure policies.
5/14/2013
Customers opt in favor of agents over technology for purchasing insurance products
When it comes to buying coverage policies, insurance customers say they'd rather buy from an actual person versus through a digital medium.
 
Teacher Appreciation Week celebrates educators throughout the nation.
5/8/2013
America celebrates its nurses and educators
This is the week to honor two professions that have made lasting impressions on lives.
 
Aspirations of homeownership are high among multiple demographics, including millennials.
5/6/2013
Homeownership intentions more robust
Renters say that they're as motivated as ever to purchase a home of their own.
 
Numerous Americans have noted they’ve made mistakes with their personal finances.
4/30/2013
Can I take that back?
Survey data says that approximately half of Americans have made financial moves that they'd reconsider the second time around.
 
A reports shows few renters actually secure renters insurance.
4/16/2013
Renters seldom obtain insurance, new poll shows
Recent analysis indicates renters may be taking a gamble by not purchasing coverage for their belongings.
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