Year: 2015

What’s the Most Dangerous Part of an Employee’s Workday? 8 Tips to Keep Your Staff Safe

For many businesses, the most dangerous part of the workday is the time the employees spend in their vehicles. In fact, transportation crashes are the number one cause of on-the-job deaths in the country, according to the Department of Labor. The leading causes of accidents are often distractions. From eating, drinking and reading to using a navigation system, adjusting the radio or talking on a... Read Article

The Best Cities for Millennial Entrepreneurs

We’ve shared the best cities for female business owners, advised senior-preneurs on how to start a business in retirement and shed some light on which states are the easiest to get a business up and running. When it comes to entrepreneurship, we can’t forget Millennials. Right now, 24.7 percent of entrepreneurs are between 20 and 34 years old.  And according to the U.S. Chamber of... Read Article

Planning Tips for the Perfect Holiday Season

For those of us who love family get-togethers, parties and events, this is a favorite time of year. Get started on your planning early so you have a safe and special holiday. At J.S. Smith Insurance Agency, we have gathered together some great planning tips that will help you make your holiday fun and safe. Holiday Decorating Making your home festive is a lot of... Read Article

How to Organize Your Important Paperwork, Once and For All

Editor’s note: Navigating your finances, not to mention your life, in your 20’s can feel overwhelming… but it doesn’t have to be. Follow our blogger Abby as she figures it all out in her new series “Adulting: I Can’t Even… and So Can You!” I’ll admit it: Now that I’m closer to 30 than to 20, I’ve got my grown-up swagger going on. During the... Read Article

Insurance Veterinarians Need to Protect Their Practice

As a veterinarian, you most likely need coverage for your building, your business personal property, the personal property of others in your care, liability and employee on-the-job injuries. And that is probably just the beginning, because veterinarians face some pretty unique risks. Below are some common industry-specific risks that can help you think about insurance you may need. Not every insurer or policy offers coverage... Read Article