Start the Summer Right with Grilling BBQ Safety

Start the Summer Right with Grilling BBQ Safety  Summer for many people means friends and family gathering for fun in the sun, time in the pool  and grilling. There is no better time to freshen up on grilling safety tips! Maintain Your Grill – Check your grill hoses for cracks, holes or brittleness. Run a soap solution (one part liquid Read More

Summertime Means Minors in the Workplace

Summertime Means Minors in the Workplace  As summer approaches, many young people will be looking for summer job opportunities in small businesses and with these young and eager workers comes a set of rules that many employers may not familiar with. The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) sets rules for what kinds of jobs and hours minors of Read More

Keep Your Cool: AC Maintenance to Prevent Costly Breakdowns

Keep Your Cool: AC Maintenance to Prevent Costly Breakdowns As summer heats up and air conditioning in your home is one of the best ways help to cool down. Prevention is the key though to avoiding an air conditioning emergency in the hottest parts of summer. Clean Your Coils – Dirt buildup can cause machinery to work harder. Be sure to Read More

How to Stay Connected – Finding a Business Email Address

How to Stay Connected – Finding a Business Email Address It used to be easy to find people, as long as you knew someone’s name you could open a phone book and find their address. In today’s age of technology it can be a challenge to find an email address for someone. To assist with this problem tools and resources have been created to help you Read More

Oh No, My Phone Got wet! These Tips Might Just Save Your Phone’s Life

Oh No, My Phone Got wet! These Tips Might Just Save Your Phone’s Life So you dropped your phone in the toilet, you knocked a glass of water onto it or you jumped into a pool and forgot it was in your pocket. There are a million different reasons how you phone ended up soaking wet but when it happens after the immediate panic you need a plan on Read More

Cinco de Mayo with Allan Block Insurance!

Cinco de Mayo with Allan Block Insurance! This year the staff at Allan Block Agency celebrated Cinco De Mayo with lunch brought in from Tomatillo! Tomatillo is a local restaurant in Dobbs Ferry, NY specialized in fresh Farm-to-Burrito foods using ingredients right from the Hudson Valley. You can see their full menu at www.mexchester.com . Read More

The Cost of Driving: Why insurance premiums are on the rise

The Cost of Driving: Why insurance premiums are on the rise Does the cost of driving seem to be a bigger drain on your wallet then it used to? It very well could be. Here are some trends that may be contributing to the increasing cost of driving. Driving Distractions – Today we have more distractions then ever causing us to take our eyes off Read More